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UNITED KINGDOM

Black model in Dove video says ad 'misinterpreted'

LONDON - The black model who appeared in a Dove advert which triggered accusations of racism insisted Wednesday that she was not a victim and that the commercial had been misinterpreted...

12 Oct 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Ale and hearty: Brew goes from a Zululand shed to the world

The Zululand Brewery, run out of a shed behind the George Hotel in Eshowe, Zululand, is the only South African ale that will be showcased at the JD Wetherspoon...

3 Oct 2017

GLOBAL

Pentawards 2017 - best of global packaging

The world's best product packaging was displayed at the Pentawards 2017 in Barcelona this past week...

27 Sep 2017

GLOBAL

Unilever making up to S.Korean skincare company

Anglo-Dutch food and consumer products giant Unilever said Monday it was buying a leading South Korean cosmetics and skincare company for €2.27 billion...

26 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Bain's takes gold at 2017 World Whisky Masters

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

17 Aug 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

British American Tobacco facing Africa fraud probe

British American Tobacco is being investigated for possible fraud regarding company activities in Africa, it announced on Tuesday...

3 Aug 2017

GLOBAL

L'Oréal to sell The Body Shop for €1bn

Beauty products giant L'Oréal has signed a contract to sell The Body Shop to Brazilian cosmetics maker Natura Cosméticos...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jul 2017

GLOBAL

Diageo buys George Clooney's tequila Casamigos for $1bn

Diageo, the British maker of alcoholic drinks, said Wednesday it had agreed to buy Casamigos, an upscale tequila brand co-founded by George Clooney...

22 Jun 2017

UNITED KINGDOM

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark...

19 May 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Tesco dives into red on accounting scandal

LONDON - Supermarket giant Tesco revealed on Wednesday that it fell into an annual net loss of 40 million due to a costly accounting scandal at Britain's biggest retailer...

13 Apr 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

Cool technology with a conscience

UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's has become the first company in the world to introduce a refrigerated delivery truck cooled by a liquid nitrogen powered engine, which the company says will eliminate all emissions associated with refrigeration...

14 Jul 2016

UNITED KINGDOM

Champagne house Taittinger to produce in Britain

LONDON - Famous French brand Taittinger on Wednesday announced plans to become the first Champagne house to produce premium English sparkling wine with the purchase of farmland in Kent...

10 Dec 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

SABMiller taps savings as AB InBev woos shareholders

LONDON - British brewer SABMiller went on a charm offensive, promising at least a billion dollars in annual savings as it tries to keep AB InBev from wooing away its shareholders...

12 Oct 2015

UNITED KINGDOM

Dry weather in Brazil drives up coffee price

LONDON, UK: The price of coffee rose to the highest levels for months on Tuesday, 4 February 2014, because of exceptionally dry weather in Brazil which could crimp harvests in the country, the world's biggest producer and exporter.

5 Feb 2014

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