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Oceana on course to become big fish after R4.6bn US acquisition

Oceana could become one of the biggest fishing companies in the world after it confirmed a R4.6bn deal in the US on Tuesday, 19 May 2015...

By Marc Hasenfuss 20 May 2015 16:06

New CEO for Falke

Martin Grobbelaar has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Falke South Africa with immediate effect. Grobbelaar has been with the legwear company for the past 12 years...

20 May 2015 11:22

Astral hatching plan to expand presence in Africa

Poultry producer Astral Foods (ARL)‚ which released strong interim numbers on Monday‚ 18 May 2015, could enhance its fledgling African presence with a move into Ethiopia...

By Marc Hasenfuss 19 May 2015 16:36

Sovereign ups payout but 'market wary'

Poultry producer Sovereign Food Investments (SOV) more than doubled its dividend in the year to end-February‚ but the recent acquisition of a Gauteng-based abattoir business for R120m might put a question mark...

By Marc Hasenfuss 18 May 2015 15:22

Lucky Star and rock lobster shine for Oceana

Fishing conglomerate Oceana‚ which is set to announce a deal in the US shortly‚ saw its share plunging more than 14% on Friday after reporting a drop in interim earnings to end March...

By Marc Hasenfuss 18 May 2015 15:05

SABMiller acquires UK-based Meantime Brewing Co for undisclosed sum

SABMiller (SAB) said on Friday, 15 May 2015, it will become the new owner of London-based modern craft brewer Meantime Brewing Company...

15 May 2015 15:40

Tiger's Nigerian dough fails to rise

In another disappointing update, SA's largest food company, Tiger Brands, yesterday, 14 May 2015, warned that its first-half results would be negatively affected by foreign exchange losses in Dangote Flour Mills...

By Zeenat Moorad 15 May 2015 15:32

Nando's revamp and relocation programme on the cards for SA

Flame-grilled chicken restaurant chain Nando's is embarking on a major revamp programme in its South African stores‚ as it adds more outlets to its 300-plus local portfolio...

By Zeenat Moorad 13 May 2015 15:52

DuPont is on point with new painting technology

DuPont Titanium Technologies, ostensibly largest global manufacturer of titanium dioxide announced that it is expanding distribution of its product range throughout Africa and is launching Ti-Pure One Coat at the Coatings For Africa show this week...

13 May 2015 09:58

Generation Next provides insight on SA's 'coolest' brands

At the recent Sunday Times Generation Next Survey Awards, the youth of South Africa voted for its 'coolest brands'. The big winner of the awards night was Nike...

12 May 2015 08:58

Absolut releases new bottle design

The new bottle is a transformation of the original, featuring an updated two-line logo, a new script, a redesigned medallion, reduced glass weight and a new brand signifier...

6 May 2015 13:54

Africa, the final frontier... in luxury

Hennessy is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year with a rapidly growing market in Africa, built on its understanding that the only possible way to be successful in Africa was to adopt and adapt to the tradition of the continent...

6 May 2015 10:23

Rhodes Food Group sees rise in interim earnings

Recently listed food producer Rhodes (RFG) on Tuesday, 5 May 2015, said it expected to see its headline earnings per share (HEPS) increase by between 5% and 60% in the six months to end March 2015...

By Colleen Goko 5 May 2015 18:17

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