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#OutofOffice is where great brands are built
#OutofOffice is where great brands are built

Out of Office is no longer just an automatic reply, but a new talk series that features inspirational, informative and high-profile speakers in unusual spaces...

By Jessica Taylor 25 Nov 2014 08:58

Sauvignon Blancs welcome summer
Sauvignon Blancs welcome summer

Both Robertson Winery and Fleur du Cap have released a new Sauvignon Blanc for summer.

24 Nov 2014 10:38

Sauvignon Blancs welcome summer
Sauvignon Blancs welcome summer

Both Robertson Winery and Fleur du Cap have released a new Sauvignon Blanc for summer.

24 Nov 2014 10:38

Dieting done right with FitChef door-to-door delivery
Dieting done right with FitChef door-to-door delivery

Aimed at the health-conscious consumer who wants a convenient but sustainable eating lifestyle, FitChef offers a nutritional ready-meal alternative for a variety of dietary needs...

21 Nov 2014 16:15

Dieting done right with FitChef door-to-door delivery
Dieting done right with FitChef door-to-door delivery

Aimed at the health-conscious consumer who wants a convenient but sustainable eating lifestyle, FitChef offers a nutritional ready-meal alternative for a variety of dietary needs...

21 Nov 2014 16:15

Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa
Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa

Über Flavour Brews are made using 100% fresh fruit juice and Rooibos sourced from the northern parts of the Western Cape. High in antioxidants, they are available in three variants...

21 Nov 2014 12:50

Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa
Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa

Über Flavour Brews are made using 100% fresh fruit juice and Rooibos sourced from the northern parts of the Western Cape. High in antioxidants, they are available in three variants...

21 Nov 2014 12:50

Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa
Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa

Über Flavour Brews are made using 100% fresh fruit juice and Rooibos sourced from the northern parts of the Western Cape. High in antioxidants, they are available in three variants...

21 Nov 2014 12:50

Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa
Über new juice 'n tea brew launches in South Africa

Über Flavour Brews are made using 100% fresh fruit juice and Rooibos sourced from the northern parts of the Western Cape. High in antioxidants, they are available in three variants...

21 Nov 2014 12:50

Supplying locally with global quality
Supplying locally with global quality

In the UK, the debate raging is about the end of seasonality, with many young people not knowing when the season ends for a particular produce...

By Danette Breitenbach 20 Nov 2014 15:48

New salt range from Marina Sea Salt
New salt range from Marina Sea Salt

Marina Sea Salt has grown from a small family business to a leading national salt supplier in South Africa, and has launched a new Lighthouse Sea Salt Range, which comes in two packaging solutions...

20 Nov 2014 15:11

New salt range from Marina Sea Salt
New salt range from Marina Sea Salt

Marina Sea Salt has grown from a small family business to a leading national salt supplier in South Africa, and has launched a new Lighthouse Sea Salt Range, which comes in two packaging solutions...

20 Nov 2014 15:11

Polony in the pink as consumers boot poultry
Polony in the pink as consumers boot poultry

Chicken producers have cut back on volumes over the past two years as pressure on disposable incomes and strikes have forced some consumers to switch to other proteins...

By Nick Hedley 14 Nov 2014 14:36

Polony in the pink as consumers boot poultry
Polony in the pink as consumers boot poultry

Chicken producers have cut back on volumes over the past two years as pressure on disposable incomes and strikes have forced some consumers to switch to other proteins...

By Nick Hedley 14 Nov 2014 14:36

Reformulated Scottish Leader coming this December
Reformulated Scottish Leader coming this December

After 12 months of extensive global consumer research, what is now positioned as the Scottish Leader Original has been reformulated with improved body and balance...

12 Nov 2014 11:21

Reformulated Scottish Leader coming this December
Reformulated Scottish Leader coming this December

After 12 months of extensive global consumer research, what is now positioned as the Scottish Leader Original has been reformulated with improved body and balance...

12 Nov 2014 11:21

[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger
[Biz Takeouts Lineup] 113: Pete Case on the Gloo, Ogilvy SA merger

Tune in to the Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show tomorrow, 13 November 2014, from 9-10am, as show host Warren Harding chats to Pete Case and Jacqueline Lahoud...

12 Nov 2014 09:23

FoodSure helps industry to Be Sure, launches new service offerings - FoodSure
FoodSure helps industry to Be Sure, launches new service offerings

FoodSure, a food label verification company, has expanded its service offering, from its original standalone service of food verification to now assist retailers and manufacturers in closing the operational gaps in quality and safety...

Issued by FoodSure 6 Nov 2014 10:25

South Africa cleaning up its act - Analytix BI
South Africa cleaning up its act

With the major players competing on price, value and innovative technologies, South African consumers are benefitting from a wider choice of cheaper and multifunctional washing powders, according to Analytix BI's latest report...

Issued by Analytix BI 4 Nov 2014 11:34

Two new vodkas freshen the bar scene
Two new vodkas freshen the bar scene

For the festive season, two new vodkas have been launched on the South African market - Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean and Russian Bear Single Batch.

4 Nov 2014 10:00

Two new vodkas freshen the bar scene
Two new vodkas freshen the bar scene

For the festive season, two new vodkas have been launched on the South African market - Skyy Infusions Vanilla Bean and Russian Bear Single Batch.

4 Nov 2014 10:00

Loving the loaves - Sasko's new range of speciality bread
Loving the loaves - Sasko's new range of speciality bread

Featuring four variants, the newly-launched Sasko Plus+ range is low-GI, enriched with vitamins and dietary fibre, has a softer texture and is loaded with all-round goodness. The range is also suitable for vegans and is Halaal and Kosher endorsed.

27 Oct 2014 13:08

Loving the loaves - Sasko's new range of speciality bread
Loving the loaves - Sasko's new range of speciality bread

Featuring four variants, the newly-launched Sasko Plus+ range is low-GI, enriched with vitamins and dietary fibre, has a softer texture and is loaded with all-round goodness. The range is also suitable for vegans and is Halaal and Kosher endorsed.

27 Oct 2014 13:08

Young Airhawk Sauvignon Blanc soars to new heights
Young Airhawk Sauvignon Blanc soars to new heights

The Young Airhawk Sauvignon Blanc 2013 has reached new heights with a listing on the 2014 FNB Sauvignon Blanc Top 10 wines.

27 Oct 2014 11:21

FMCG companies need to re-examine channel roles and structures - Aperio
FMCG companies need to re-examine channel roles and structures

Channel marketing has evolved substantially since the 1990s as FMCG companies have realised the importance of enhanced shopper understanding to drive business growth...

Issued by Aperio 17 Oct 2014 15:08

House of Bubbly opens to promote South African Cap Classique
House of Bubbly opens to promote South African Cap Classique

Allan Barnard has co-founded 'The House of Bubbly', a wine shop that promotes South African Cap Classiques in the village of Riebeek Kasteel, adjacent to the iconic restaurant, Kasteelberg Bistro.

17 Oct 2014 14:45

New Rooibos website to celebrate Geographic Indicator status
New Rooibos website to celebrate Geographic Indicator status

In celebration of its newly acquired Geographic Indicator status, which will protect the name Rooibos, and allow it to capitalise and build on its geographical origin and global reputation, Rooibos Ltd has launched a new website.

17 Oct 2014 14:17

Pimp your Magnum at The Zone in Joburg
Pimp your Magnum at The Zone in Joburg

On 1 November 2014, the latest Magnum Pleasure Store opens in The Zone Rosebank in Johannesburg, joining other international cool spots in New York, Melbourne, Amsterdam, Paris and Istanbul. The store has been travelling the globe since 2013, drawing crowds of public and celebrities, alike.

14 Oct 2014 11:08

Nederburg adds more red and white to 56HUNDRED range
Nederburg adds more red and white to 56HUNDRED range

Nederburg has added a Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot to its 56HUNDRED range, adding to the original Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon.

10 Oct 2014 13:02

Nederburg adds more red and white to 56HUNDRED range
Nederburg adds more red and white to 56HUNDRED range

Nederburg has added a Sauvignon Blanc and Merlot to its 56HUNDRED range, adding to the original Chenin Blanc and Cabernet Sauvignon.

10 Oct 2014 13:02

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