According to Suzanne Ackerman-Berman, director of transformation at Pick n Pay, it is not acceptable for big players in the supply chain to insist on exclusivity in exchange for helping smaller suppliers.
24 Mar 2014 12:28
If you are considering a career in agriculture, horticulture, post-harvest technologies or the food industry, but still not sure about all your options, or want to know more about the bursaries or internships offered by various companies and organisations in the fresh produce sector, then the third Agri-Food Career and Bursary Fair at the campus of Stellenbosch University (SU) on 27 March 2014, is the place to go.
20 Mar 2014 10:49
At Waterkloof Estate, farm manager Christiaan Loots is on a 'green mission' to make a completely natural, sustainable fertiliser for the farm using only materials from the estate.
27 Feb 2014 14:49
Solar and wind-generated power will form the backbone of a provincial government programme to provide disadvantaged people in rural Eastern Cape with electricity.
By Zizi Hlungulu 14 Feb 2014 12:36
I think that because events like exhibitions, mall activations, etc, engage all of the senses, they represent the marketing medium that will champion sustainable growth and development in 2014 and beyond.
By Justin Hawes 23 Jan 2014 07:03
SA's manufacturing sector would expand if the government raised its demand for wind energy, industry players say.
24 Dec 2013 05:49
Buoyed by the success of the third round of its independent power producer (IPP) programme‚ which saw prices for clean-energy projects tumble‚ the government may now invite a fourth round of bidders‚ says Department of Energy director-general Nelisiwe Magubane.
By Razina Munsh 12 Nov 2013 07:17
At the One Young World annual summit at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg, Walter Fry, founding chairman of Fry's Family, the Durban-based producer and exporter of vegetarian products, urged delegates to eat less meat to reduce global warming.
17 Oct 2013 11:00
South Africa is making steady progress in implementing the National Climate Change Response Policy, despite having to balance its economic aspirations and environmental protection.
1 Oct 2013 09:59
Member states of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) including Japan, China, the EU and the US met yesterday, 26 September 2013, in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, to discuss problems related to illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing and conserving and managing tuna in the region.
27 Sep 2013 11:49
Centuries of being wasteful and not being resourceful have had a severe impact on the environment, but since we cannot go back in the past to correct our mistakes...
By Alan Kahn 13 Sep 2013 08:43
There is a growing interest in feeding babies organic food, with three out of four babies in the UK reportedly being fed organic food. There are a growing number of South African parents also choosing organic food for children.
28 Aug 2013 10:41
The Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival will be greener this year, thanks to its partnership with Pikitup, which will provide recycling and management of the event's waste.
19 Aug 2013 11:00
Semi-permanent vending kiosks are the flexible and portable alternative to fixed store rentals. This flexibility allows the vendor the freedom to relocate his kiosk as need be.
Issued by Right Stuff 16 Aug 2013 12:01
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