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Coca-Cola eyes African bottler to keep out of AB InBev's takeover sights

Within hours of Anheuser Busch InBev formally completing its takeover of SABMiller, the Coca-Cola company said it planned to exercise a change-of-control clause to buy SABMiller's 57% share in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa...

By Ann Crotty 13 Oct 2016

Manufacturing sector surprises with a rebound in production

Although manufacturing production rose more than expected in August, its contribution to third-quarter economic growth will be lower than that of the second quarter...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 12 Oct 2016

Manufacturing still in doldrums but outlook improves

Numbers coming out on manufacturing activity suggest the sector was not a big contributor to third-quarter growth...

By Ntsakisi Maswanganyi 5 Oct 2016

Data expected to confirm manufacturing weakness

The Barclays purchasing managers' index kicks off the economic data releases on Monday, with economists forecasting that its reading is likely to confirm the weak pace of activity in the manufacturing sector...

By Madeleine van Niekerk 4 Oct 2016

4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

27 Sep 2016

Union and retail motor sector to talk wages

Unions and employers in the retail motor sector are expected to meet this week to discuss a revised wage offer that could avert a strike at fuel pumps and some component manufacturers...

By Karl Gernetzky 26 Sep 2016

Manufacturing conference to address gender gap

The Amabhubesi Women in Manufacturing Textile & Leather Conference will take place at Emperors Place in Johanneburg from 26-27 October...

26 Sep 2016

Lowest investment in manufacturing in seven years

Investments by local manufacturers in the first half of 2016 dropped by the most in seven years as weak domestic demand, declining orders and pressure on selling prices eroded profits...

By Fifi Peters 22 Sep 2016

Is your food labelling in line with global best practice?

Food manufacturers who focus on the European market - as well as those who wish to keep pace with international benchmarks - are gearing up for more complex labelling requirements under the new EU Food Information Regulation...

Issued by Pyrotec 21 Sep 2016

Start-up funding now available in reopened project

The manufacturing competitiveness enhancement programme (MCEP) was partially reopened on Monday, after a year-long suspension, to accommodate black industrialists in need of start-up funding...

By Fifi Peters 21 Sep 2016

Growth in wholesale trade sales slows to 1.2% y/y in July

Wholesale trade sales rose 1.2% year on year in July, following a revised 1.7% increase in June, Statistics SA said on Thursday...

16 Sep 2016

Small labels can function as big labels

In the majority of industries, product packaging is a multifunctional device that needs to not only contain and protect a product, but also inform the target market about product characteristics. In many cases, packaging also adds value as a promotional platform...

Issued by Pyrotec 8 Sep 2016

Local tea company celebrates 21 years of success

Joe Swart and Jonathan Kelsey formed Joekels Tea Packers in 1994, believing there was a gap in the market for an affordably priced, quality tea and so the Phendula brand (which means "to turn around or change" in Zulu) was born...

2 Sep 2016

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