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SA attends AGOA Forum
SA attends AGOA Forum

Pretoria - Trade and Industry Minister, Dr Rob Davies, has arrived in Libreville, Gabon, where he will attend the 14th African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum...

26 Aug 2015 13:00

SAB explains The Beer Bottle Digest
SAB explains The Beer Bottle Digest

While many consumers put a beer bottle to their lips, do they know why the beer is housed in that specific bottle and what the beer bottle label is telling them? The South African Breweries provides a summary that may prove useful, as well as an example of Castle Lager's beer bottle label explained...

26 Aug 2015 12:40



Oh, what a waste, food produced in SA is wasted
Oh, what a waste, food produced in SA is wasted

Looking at data in the run-up to Pick n Pay's AGM, two figures stood out. The first was that more than half of those aged 15-25 in SA are jobless...

By Richard Brasher 24 Aug 2015 11:52

Facebook communities can rate their performance against industry benchmarks
Facebook communities can rate their performance against industry benchmarks

For the first time in South Africa, brands with Facebook communities will be able to rate their performance against a benchmark for the industry in which they trade.

24 Aug 2015 11:36

Voice technology adoption in SA supply chain companies
Voice technology adoption in SA supply chain companies

To help organisations drive efficiencies and productivity across their supply chains, voice technology is rapidly being adopted throughout South African...

21 Aug 2015 10:56

[#WomenInBiz] From HR to 'momtrepreneur', Q&A with Sedeeqa Kalam
[#WomenInBiz] From HR to 'momtrepreneur', Q&A with Sedeeqa Kalam

We sat down with wellness enthusiast and Organic Baby Online founder, Sedeeqa Kalam, to find out more about the latest South African retailer to hit the interwebs...

By Sindy Peters 21 Aug 2015 09:05

Distell full-year revenue rises as thirst for wine grows
Distell full-year revenue rises as thirst for wine grows

Stellenbosch-based liquor conglomerate Distell (DST) on Wednesday reported a surge in revenue driven by the domestic market as consumers' thirst for the group's wine brands grew...

By Colleen Goko 20 Aug 2015 10:50

Grande Provence grabs Gold at value-for-money wine awards
Grande Provence grabs Gold at value-for-money wine awards

Grande Provence Heritage Wine Estate has won three Gold medals at the 2015 Gold Wine Awards for its Angels Tears wines. The 2015 vintages of the Angels Tears Sauvignon Blanc, Rosé and Red all received Gold medals at this annual wine competition, which acknowledges great value-for-money wines...

19 Aug 2015 11:45

Drinkers move to the can
Drinkers move to the can

The beverage market in South Africa is experiencing a dramatic period of change as consumer drinking habits are moving more and more towards a can preference...

19 Aug 2015 09:50

The world's best bartenders do battle in SA
The world's best bartenders do battle in SA

After 12 months of regional and national heats, the 55 most talented bartenders in the world will be coming to South Africa for the Diageo Reserve World Class Bartender of the Year competition...

13 Aug 2015 11:00

MillerCoors Q2 underlying net income up 9.3% y/y to USD487.2m
MillerCoors Q2 underlying net income up 9.3% y/y to USD487.2m

SABMiller plc (SAB) reported on Thursday that MillerCoors' underlying net income grew 9.3% to $487.2m in the three months...

11 Aug 2015 09:17

Positive growth for dilutables, research finds
Positive growth for dilutables, research finds

Recent research released by full-service research house BMi Research has revealed that the dilutables market continues to show positive growth. The category has grown more than GDP for the past three years...

7 Aug 2015 15:15

[#WomenInBiz] "I was perceived to be the marketing girl ... not the distiller" - Q&A with Marlene Bester
[#WomenInBiz] "I was perceived to be the marketing girl ... not the distiller" - Q&A with Marlene Bester

Following a recent brandy and chocolate pairing in celebration of Women's Month, I thought I'd interview the host, who just so happens to be the only female master distiller in South Africa...

By Jessica Taylor 7 Aug 2015 11:00

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