Global cotton fabric imports totalled 2.3 million tonnes in 2016, remaining relatively unchanged against the previous year's level...
29 May 2018
Cape Classics is preparing to release its Indaba Wines brand in a 3-litre 'bag in box' format as changing consumer habits fuel the demand for higher quality BiB wine options...
22 May 2018
Combining their skills and strengths, Migiva Group and OZblu - currently one of the largest producers of blueberries in South Africa and Australia - have signed a joint venture agreement...
17 Jan 2018
American poultry expert Dr. Fidelis Hegngi briefed African government delegates on avian influenza and said that 24 hours from detection to depopulation is the ideal for effective avian influenza control...
21 Sep 2017
The successful merger of Dow and DuPont has been announced - operating as a holding company under the name DowDuPont with three divisions: agriculture, materials science, and specialty products...
4 Sep 2017
21 African social entrepreneurs have been named winners in the Resolution Social Venture Challenge. Impact evaluation data shows that an average of 3,200 community members benefits per fellowship awarded...
20 Jul 2017
A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large US corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1b in Africa over the next five years...
14 Jul 2017
The food industry is turning to the same technology used by virtual currencies to strengthen food safety and inventory management by tracking meats and crops...
6 Jun 2017
US farm equipment giant John Deere has dropped plans to acquire a unit of Monsanto amid concerns the merger would be challenged by regulators...
3 May 2017
A US startup says it has created the world's first "smart" bottle which can keep wine as fresh as the day it was uncorked for up to a month...
30 Mar 2016
WASHINGTON, US: Agriculture and seed giant Monsanto dropped its campaign to acquire rival Syngenta on Wednesday, saying the Swiss company...
28 Aug 2015
Following a four-year routine cycle of continuous improvement, the GLOBALG.A.P Board has announced the introduction of the update to Version 5...
24 Jul 2015
Mondelez International published its Call For Well-being 2014 Progress Report...
1 Jun 2015
South Africa and the USA have agreed to facilitate deliberations between the SA Poultry Association (SAPA) and the US Poultry and Egg Export Council towards the finalisation of discussions on market access for US chicken bone-in cuts...
26 May 2015
Oceana Group Limited and Oceana US Holdings Inc. today announced that it will acquire 100% of the share capital of the processing operations of Daybrook Fisheries Inc. and 25% of Westbank LLC, its related marine operations...
19 May 2015
WASHINGTON, USA: Scientists using GPS technology to study the extent of the western US drought said Thursday the water shortage is causing parts of the Earth's crust to rise.
22 Aug 2014
WARWICK, USA: At Little Bohemia Creek Farm, a tractor pretty much drives itself, weaving through rows of corn using GPS technology as it injects carefully dosed amounts of fertiliser into the lands.
30 Jun 2014
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: Internet overseers are keeping .wine and .vin online addresses bottled in the hope that a few months of 'aging' will make them more palatable.
8 Apr 2014
WASHINGTON, USA: Google, environmentalists and governments have unveiled a state-of-the-art database to track deforestation, hoping to increase levels of law enforcement to prevent it.
21 Feb 2014