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#FreshOnTheShelf: BOS launches 'Big BOS' 3 litre pack
#FreshOnTheShelf: BOS launches 'Big BOS' 3 litre pack

BOS ice tea has launched a new 3l pack, just in time for summer, as its convenient packaging makes it so much easier to take camping, to the beach, on picnics, to parties or at large family get-togethers...

1 hour ago

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SA to export pigeon peas, pork, mango to India

As part of ongoing efforts by member states to improve intra-BRICS trade, South Africa has been granted an opportunity to export pigeon peas, pork, mango, and persimmons to India...

20 hours ago

The mystery of the SA mass market
The mystery of the SA mass market

There is mystery surrounding the mass market, and very few people understand the complexities and how this market has changed over the last 10 years...

Issued by Surveway 23 hours ago

4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia
4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

1 day ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: Simonsberg is becoming 'Président'
#FreshOnTheShelf: Simonsberg is becoming 'Président'

French cheese brand, Président is partnering with Simonsberg...

2 days ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: RAW offers urban solution to growing fresh produce
#FreshOnTheShelf: RAW offers urban solution to growing fresh produce

RAW is a new range of seeds for household planting that includes everything from Zebra tomatoes, scallop squash, mardi gras beans, rainbow beetroot to blue shelling peas...

2 days ago

Cape Brewing Company wins six Golds at National Beer Trophy
Cape Brewing Company wins six Golds at National Beer Trophy

Cape Brewing Company won six gold medals at last week's South African National Beer Trophy.

2 days ago

Choppies pays hefty price for expansion
Choppies pays hefty price for expansion

Choppies Enterprises - the leading supermarket grocery retailer in Botswana - continued with its expansion strategy into the rest of Africa in the year to end-June, but the moves into new territories came with a more than 50% cost to the company's earnings...

By Colleen Goko 22 Sep 2016

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SARS could lose out on AB InBev bonanza

The Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) takeover of SABMiller may not prove to be as big a bounty for the taxman as initially thought, if South African-based retail investors opt to use Section 42 of the Income Tax Act to delay paying Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on their profits from the £45-a-share offer...

By Ann Crotty 21 Sep 2016

South African whisky imports drop 9% in the first half of 2016
South African whisky imports drop 9% in the first half of 2016

South African Scotch whisky imports decreased 9% during the first half of 2016 to 18.7m bottles but SA moved one spot higher to being the seventh-largest export market for the product, according to the Scotch Whisky Association...

By Pericles Anetos 21 Sep 2016

Unilever buys eco-conscious US brand Seventh Generation
Unilever buys eco-conscious US brand Seventh Generation

THE HAGUE - Dutch food and cosmetics giant Unilever said on Monday it was acquiring eco-conscious US cleaning products group Seventh Generation, expanding its range of environmentally friendly brands...

20 Sep 2016

#FreshOnTheShelf: All Gold adds two new sauces to its range
#FreshOnTheShelf: All Gold adds two new sauces to its range

All Gold recently added two new additions to its range of sauces, namely Hot & Spicy Tomato Sauce, one of the only flavoured tomato sauces currently on South African shelves, and Light Tomato Sauce, which is Weigh-Less approved...

20 Sep 2016

#NatureRemix at SA launch of Strongbow Apple Ciders
#NatureRemix at SA launch of Strongbow Apple Ciders

Eight thousand origami butterflies were unexpectedly released from a skyscraper above a crowd of cosmopolitan city dwellers on Saturday, 17 September at the official launch of Strongbow Apple Ciders in South Africa at the Neighbourhoods Market in Braamfontein...

20 Sep 2016

French giant invests in Cape wine
French giant invests in Cape wine

After snapping up L'Avenir and Le Bonheur in Stellenbosch, French wine giant AdVini has bought 50% of Forrester Vineyards, aiming to double its sales in the next few years...

By Dave Chambers 20 Sep 2016

Douglas Green introduces its first authentic Spanish Sherry range
Douglas Green introduces its first authentic Spanish Sherry range

Douglas Green has introduced its first authentic Spanish Sherry range comprising a Pale Cream, Medium Dry and Cream Sherry, each produced and bottled in Spain and fully imported for sale at selected outlets throughout South Africa under the Douglas Green brand...

20 Sep 2016

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Coming festive season drives 15% increase in meat prices

Due to tight supply and increased demand from consumers with the braai and festive season approaching, red meat prices are expected to trend higher by at least 9 to 15 percent...

19 Sep 2016

Tetra Pak 100% Juice Index reflects trend for premiumisation
Tetra Pak 100% Juice Index reflects trend for premiumisation

Notably, not from concentrate (NFC) is gaining share from reconstituted, despite its higher price point, reflecting the trend for natural, less processed products, as well as a general trend for premiumisation, meaning consumers are prepared to pay more for natural products that promote good health...

19 Sep 2016

Compass Group commits to cage-free eggs only in global supply chain
Compass Group commits to cage-free eggs only in global supply chain

Compass Group, with operations in 50 countries and serving around four billion meals a year, have announced that it will source only cage-free eggs for its global liquid and shell egg supply chain by 2025...

16 Sep 2016

Clover to launch low-sugar Tropika
Clover to launch low-sugar Tropika

Clover, which controls almost 80% of SA's dairy fruit juices market, will soon launch Tropika Slender, the low-sugar and low- calorie alternative to its bestselling beverage Tropika, as it seeks a safeguard against the looming sugar tax...

14 Sep 2016

KFC Head cook, Sam Mdluli (who has been with KFC for 25 years) and J’Something
KFC's return to 'It's Finger Lickin' Good'

In 2012, KFC changed their tagline to 'So Good', but South African consumers, stubborn as they are, never stopped licking their fingers...

By Cari Van Wyk 14 Sep 2016

FLM promoting good nutrition with collectible veggie plushies
FLM promoting good nutrition with collectible veggie plushies

Food Lover's Market recently launched The Goodness Gang - a line-up of fresh produce plushies to hero healthy eating and nutrition...

13 Sep 2016

Cafféluxe to launch Platinum Collection in collaboration with SA Fashion Week
Cafféluxe to launch Platinum Collection in collaboration with SA Fashion Week

SA Fashion Week (SAFW) has announced that SAFW visitors will be the first to sample the Cafféluxe Platinum Collection, a range of premium Nespresso® compatable aluminium capsules...

13 Sep 2016

Neil Ellis Wines scores highly in UK, US
Neil Ellis Wines scores highly in UK, US

Tim Atkin, British Master of Wine and the acclaimed US wine magazine, Wine Spectator, have both honoured Neil Ellis Wines with outstanding ratings...

12 Sep 2016

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FAO raises its world cereal production forecast

The expected increase in grain output is forecast to boost inventories and push up the global stock-to-use ratio to 25.3 percent, an "even more comfortable supply and demand situation than predicted at the start of the season."

12 Sep 2016

Chilli of Soweto spices up international Ark of Taste
Chilli of Soweto spices up international Ark of Taste

Hot off the press is the chilli of Soweto, the latest uniquely South African product to make it onto the international "Ark of Taste" catalogue...

9 Sep 2016

Small labels can function as big labels
Small labels can function as big labels

In the majority of industries, product packaging is a multifunctional device that needs to not only contain and protect a product, but also inform the target market about product characteristics. In many cases, packaging also adds value as a promotional platform...

Issued by Pyrotec 8 Sep 2016

Tokara launches Reserve Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013
Tokara launches Reserve Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013

As part of its Reserve Collection, Tokara has launched its Reserve Collection Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, which highlights the unique terroir of its vineyards and specifically the varietal character expressed from these vineyards...

8 Sep 2016

Worry over new limits for brined chicken
Worry over new limits for brined chicken

Chicken that was brined over the accepted limits would not be allowed on the shelves once the brine cap regulations kicked in during October, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said...

By Reitumetse Pitso 8 Sep 2016

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