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Pioneer Foods expects first-half headline earnings per share to drop 38%-55%

Pioneer Foods Group expects headline earnings per share in the six months to March to decline 38% to 55% from a year ago...

By Matthew Stevens 2 hours ago

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Phenomenal growth in South African blueberry industry

The South African blueberry industry is in a period of robust growth, due to high demand from the UK and the EU for blueberries, in particular, as well as nascent domestic interest...

20 hours ago

US grocery stores are getting rid of ‘sell by' dates on food
US grocery stores are getting rid of ‘sell by' dates on food

In an effort to cut down on confusion about labels on food items, grocery manufacturers and retailers are being urged to get rid of terms like 'sell by' and 'best before'...

1 day ago

Kaap Agri keen to list on JSE
Kaap Agri keen to list on JSE

Highly profitable farming community retailer Kaap Agri is investigating a JSE listing, possibly by as early as midyear...

By Marc Hasenfuss 1 day ago

Is the humanisation trend wagging the SA pet care market?
Is the humanisation trend wagging the SA pet care market?

Pets are becoming increasingly important, with a growing number of pet owners treating their pets as family members, and spending more on their pets. Can similar trends be seen in South Africa?...

Issued by Insight Survey 2 days ago

#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?
#DesignMonth: What's in your lunch box?

FOODwelove aims to change how offices eat by offering desk jockeys the option to have a healthy and wholesome lunch delivered in a cleverly designed box, straight to their desk...

By Cari Coetzee 2 days ago

Report identifies key areas in food losses
Report identifies key areas in food losses

A South African study has identified key areas of the global food supply chain where high losses occur, particularly in developing countries. Reducing food losses and waste can contribute to efforts to alleviate world hunger...

16 Feb 2017

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Local plum exports affected by smaller fruit

The plum season in South Africa is two-thirds underway, with varieties such as African Delight, Flavour King, Laetitia, Songold, Southern Belle and Angeleno currently being picked...

15 Feb 2017

Product inspection vital to reduce recalls in food manufacturing
Product inspection vital to reduce recalls in food manufacturing

Food safety is a key area of focus for manufacturers, brands and retailers alike. Consumers must trust the products they purchase, therefore if there is a quality issue...

By Neil Giles 15 Feb 2017

Estée Lauder teams up with Nigeria's Jumia
Estée Lauder teams up with Nigeria's Jumia

The Estée Lauder Companies has partnered with Nigerian online retailer Jumia to launch three of the company's brands – Clinique, Estée Lauder and Aramis...

15 Feb 2017

New health and wellness research shows increase in going natural
New health and wellness research shows increase in going natural

Euromonitor has released its new health and wellness research that indicates health and wellness continue to outperform the wider packaged food and soft drinks industries...

15 Feb 2017

SONA 2017 failed to address job losses, says Fair Play
SONA 2017 failed to address job losses, says Fair Play

In his 2017 State of the Nation address, President Jacob Zuma made frequent references to the need to create jobs and government's job creation initiatives...

14 Feb 2017

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Japan's Kirin selling Brazilian unit to Heineken

Japanese brewer Kirin said Monday it would sell its Brazilian unit to Dutch beer giant Heineken for $706 million, citing a "stagnant and competitive" market...

14 Feb 2017

Pernod Ricard posts positive South African results
Pernod Ricard posts positive South African results

Pernod Ricard has announced its first-half earnings, reporting high single digit volume growth for the first six months in South Africa...

13 Feb 2017

Poultry industry is efficient - experts
Poultry industry is efficient - experts

Astral Foods has presented research to dispute suggestions that SA's poultry industry operates inefficiently...

By Marc Hasenfuss 10 Feb 2017

Fair Play Movement takes EU to task over chicken dumping
Fair Play Movement takes EU to task over chicken dumping

The Fair Play Movement is bringing international experts to help stop the proliferation of the predatory trade practice of dumping worldwide...

9 Feb 2017

Is Banting moving the SA cheese market forward?
Is Banting moving the SA cheese market forward?

With the Noakes-induced Banting trend in South Africa prescribing the consumption of cheese, just what impact, if any, is this phenomenon having on domestic consumption trends?...

Issued by Insight Survey 9 Feb 2017

Sea Harvest lists on JSE to capitalise on growth potential
Sea Harvest lists on JSE to capitalise on growth potential

Brimstone Invest Corporation, which owns 85% of Sea Harvest's shareholding, has announced that it will list the company on the JSE...

9 Feb 2017

Deli Spices gets international expertise through French partnership
Deli Spices gets international expertise through French partnership

Deli Spices has announced a partnership with global flavour business, Mane, which sees the French business acquire a stake in the local business...

9 Feb 2017

Fire & Feast Butchers' Festival first in Johannesburg
Fire & Feast Butchers' Festival first in Johannesburg

The Fire & Feast Butchers' Festival, being held at the Ticketpro Dome from 31 March to 2 April 2017, will be the first of its kind in Johannesburg...

8 Feb 2017

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Astral Foods H1 profits to drop as high feed costs and imports bite

Astral Foods expects its first-half profit to come under tremendous pressure as high input costs and a steady stream of poultry imports take their toll...

By Andries Mahlangu 7 Feb 2017

PIC mum on detail of its Distell stake
PIC mum on detail of its Distell stake

Almost two months since the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) emerged as the unlikely purchaser of Anheuser-Busch InBev's (AB InBev's) 26% stake in Distell...

6 Feb 2017

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Update on agricultural commodity markets

Wandile Sihlobo, head of economic and agribusiness intelligence at Agbiz, shares highlights in his update on agricultural commodity markets...

6 Feb 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Shani Darden launches skincare range in South Africa
#FreshOnTheShelf: Shani Darden launches skincare range in South Africa

Shani Darden has launched her skincare classic Retinol Reform cream to South African consumers. With high profile clients that include Kelly Rowland, Jessica Alba...

6 Feb 2017

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FAO Food Price Index approaching two-year highs

Led by sugar and cereals, while global markets remain well supplied, the FAO Food Price Index rose significantly in January - averaging 173.8, its highest value in almost two years...

3 Feb 2017

Hot drinks grow fastest in MEA, coconut water market hits double digits
Hot drinks grow fastest in MEA, coconut water market hits double digits

Euromonitor International has released its new hot and soft drinks industry data, which indicates the fastest growth in hot drinks is in the Middle East and Africa...

3 Feb 2017

SA and EU spar over chicken meat 'dumping'
SA and EU spar over chicken meat 'dumping'

South Africa's poultry industry says it is on the brink of collapse due to hotly-denied accusations that the European Union is dumping cheap chicken...

2 Feb 2017

RCL interim earnings plunge in midst of industry crisis
RCL interim earnings plunge in midst of industry crisis

RCL Foods, one of SA's biggest chicken producers, says it faces a bleak future as it lays off 1,355 workers - or half the workforce - at its large Hammarsdale operations...

By Mark Allix 1 Feb 2017

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Better mango harvest indicated for 2016/2017 season

South African mango growers are reporting a better harvest for the 2016/2017 season compared with the previous season, with greater crop and fruit sizes and improved fruit quality...

1 Feb 2017

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