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Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chain

Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil...

By Lisa Jack 7 hours ago

The decrease in honey production and its impact on local producers and consumers

Six questions and answers around the decrease in production of honey and the hive of concern around its impact on local producers and consumer markets...

2 days ago

Using IoT smartly, turning data into decision making

“The technologies to dramatically improve business and supply chain performance are readily available... The remaining challenge is to do it well and use it to your advantage."

3 days ago

Avian flu adds more woes to poultry sector

It spreads fast, is deadly to poultry and is potentially extremely costly, especially for an industry that is already reeling from the pressures of competing in global markets...

By Mark Allix 10 Aug 2017

New and improved Gala variety Bigbucks sees 93% pack-out

The improved Gala-variety apple strain Bigbucks, discovered by Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing's new variety expert, has delivered an impressive 93% pack-out - a 30% improvement on Gala strains...

10 Aug 2017

Pilot project shows robots streamlining warehouse operations

Technology group Wärtsilä and DHL have completed a successful pilot, where the companies tested mobile robots in the warehouse... (video)

2 Aug 2017

Eastern Cape plans to buy less red meat from other provinces

The Eastern Cape government intends to ensure that black farmers in red meat production become part of the mainstream economy. This would involve reducing the amount of meat bought from other provinces...

31 Jul 2017

Could 'buy online pickup in store' uplift brick-and-mortar retail?

The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels...

26 Jul 2017

Regional SAPICS conferences to focus on supply chain management

SAPICS, a knowledge-based association for the supply chain community across Africa will be hosting its regional conferences in Sandton, Durban and Somerset West...

26 Jul 2017

#CSIMonth: Leaving a legacy of good

Natasha Reuben, head of transformation at Dell tells us more about the 2020 Legacy of Good plan and how the company is making a difference through technology...

By Ilse van den Berg 25 Jul 2017

SA mobile startup helps informal traders compare and order stock

South African startup Last Mile for BoP is rolling out a mobile application that enables informal traders to compare bulk prices and order stock from their phone...

By Tom Jackson 24 Jul 2017

Pick n Pay ups Gauteng service with dedicated online distribution centre

Pick n Pay has launched a dedicated online distribution centre in Gauteng, which is expected to significantly improve service to online shoppers in the province...

24 Jul 2017

SA olive oil elite have 10 spots to compete for in Absa Olive Oil Awards

Absa, which previously sponsored the Absa Top Five Olive Oil Awards, will extend this honour to 10 exceptional olive oils. The very best gold award recipients of the SA Olive Awards will be chosen as finalists...

21 Jul 2017

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Bain's takes gold at 2017 World Whisky Masters

Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky, South Africa's first single grain whisky, was awarded gold by the panel of judges at the 2017 World Whisky Masters, held by the Spirits Business Magazine in the UK.

10 hours ago

Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

NEW YORK, US - As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings to make up for an exodus of department stores.

2 days ago

Austria confirms find of tainted egg products

VIENNA, Austria - Austria on Monday became the latest European country to confirm that it has found the insecticide fipronil in egg products imported from Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and Poland.

2 days ago

Turkish houseware manufacturers on trade mission in SA

Under the ambit of the Turkish Housewares Manufacturers & Exporters Association, 25 Turkish houseware manufacturers will hold B2B meetings with local business partners in Sandton on 15 August 2017.

11 Aug 2017

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