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John Dory's opens its doors at uShaka Village Walk Mall
John Dory's opens its doors at uShaka Village Walk Mall

uShaka Marine World, Africa's largest marine theme park's management team were recently in attendance to welcome a new addition to their Village Walk family, that of John Dory's restaurant...

Issued by uShaka Marine World 12 Jul 2017

Major travel trade shows team up to attract global buyers
Major travel trade shows team up to attract global buyers

Africa's Travel Indaba and We Are Africa has entered a partnership which will see the two trade shows bringing the world to South Africa to experience a range of travel products and services for two weeks every May...

27 Jun 2017

Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase developing and supporting SMMEs
Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase developing and supporting SMMEs

More than 100 enterprises recently showcased their products and services to potential buyers at a Tsogo Sun Supplier Showcase, providing market and development access for small, medium and micro-enterprises...

26 Jun 2017

Starbucks branches planned for Cape Town and Durban
Starbucks branches planned for Cape Town and Durban

Taste Holdings has announced plans to open Starbucks branches in Cape Town and Durban in 2017...

31 May 2017

No dividend from Famous Brands as acquisitions send interest bill soaring
No dividend from Famous Brands as acquisitions send interest bill soaring

Famous Brands shareholders will receive no dividend for its 2017 financial year as it digests a string of acquisitions...

By Robert Laing 30 May 2017

Image credit: Sunday Times
Spur rejects grilling, accuses union of ‘specific political agenda'

Spur CEO Pierre van Tonder accused Solidarity of trying to score "political points" yesterday after the union's CE penned an open letter...

26 May 2017

Nine global trends in food and beverage
Nine global trends in food and beverage

Globally, food and beverage are playing an increasingly important role in the reason people visit shopping centres...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 22 May 2017

Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%
Famous Brands shares fall 2.96%

Indigestion over Famous Brands' full-year trading update continued to weigh on its shares, as the stock fell a further 2.96%...

By Giulietta Talevi 18 May 2017

Retail sales rebound in March - but not enough to save quarterly decline
Retail sales rebound in March - but not enough to save quarterly decline

South African retail sales rebounded in March, but not enough to save a quarterly decline that may contribute to the country falling into a technical recession...

By Robert Laing 18 May 2017

Good Food & Wine Show 2017 headline chefs: Marco Pierre White, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen and Joao Da Fonseca aka J'Something.
Ready, set, go with the 2017 Good Food & Wine Show!

Calling all foodies! Fiera Milano Exhibitions Africa held the media launch for the Good Food & Wine Show (GFWS) 2017 at the Pavillion of the Table Bay Hotel last week, and it was a treat for the senses....

By Leigh Andrews 16 May 2017

Sea Point welcomes new indoor food, retail market
Sea Point welcomes new indoor food, retail market

After eight months of construction, the Mojo Market opened on 27 April 2017, over 80 stalls occupy the 2,000 sqm space...

8 May 2017

Nick Sarnadas
#AfricaMonth: What's on the menu for Food & Hospitality Africa 2017?

We chat to Nick Sarnadas from Food & Hospitality Africa, the largest pan-African food, drink, and hospitality trade show, to find out what's on the menu this year...

By Cari Coetzee 4 May 2017

UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA
UK-born restaurant brand Café Rouge to open in SA

Fast-food franchising company Gold Brands has announced the planned entry of UK casual-dining brand Café Rouge into the South African market...

4 May 2017

Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi and Samantha Ferguson
#Newsmaker: Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi + Samantha Ferguson = Flint & Tinder

Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi (the flint) and Samantha Ferguson (the tinder) of boutique events company Flint & Tinder Events celebrate a year of event planning...

By Jessica Tennant 1 May 2017

JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range
JC Le Roux introduces new premium dry range

Ah good ol' JC Le Roux, a sparkling wine synonymous with NYE parties from my student days. Its customary sweet flavour perfect for youthful undeveloped palates.

By Ruth Cooper 19 Apr 2017

Burgers, breakfasts and beyond with McDonald's SA
Burgers, breakfasts and beyond with McDonald's SA

McDonald's South Africa serves over a million breakfasts every month, meaning that its recent National Breakfast Day promotion...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Apr 2017

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Taste to focus on food in future

Taste Holdings has announced a strategic restructuring that will result in the group focusing in future on food, and probably selling its luxury goods division...

5 Apr 2017

Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber
Fresh flavours at Avondales's new Faber

Is there anything more delightful than enjoying a variety of top quality dishes in a beautiful setting? In my opinion, there are not many activities that top this...

By Ruth Cooper 5 Apr 2017

Food and beverage retail trends to be discussed at SACSC conference
Food and beverage retail trends to be discussed at SACSC conference

At the South African Council of Shopping Centres (SACSC) Research Conference, Dr Yvonne Court, partner & head of international consultancy...

17 Mar 2017

Vida e Caffè caters to demand for high street brands in corporate HQ
Vida e Caffè caters to demand for high street brands in corporate HQ

Vida e Caffè, which first expanded its business model into corporate HQs in 2012, has announced further store launches...

10 Mar 2017

World's first craft beer brewed to be enjoyed while flying
World's first craft beer brewed to be enjoyed while flying

Betsy Beer is the first beer designed and brewed to be enjoyed at high altitudes. Because senses are dulled by up to 30% during a flight, Cathay Pacific wanted to brew a beer that was perfectly suited to this environment...

10 Mar 2017

Countdown to Food & Hospitality Africa
Countdown to Food & Hospitality Africa

The second Food & Hospitality Africa (F&HA), powered by Hostex, will open at Gallagher Convention Centre on 7 May 2017...

7 Mar 2017

Cointreau selects finalists in Creative Crew grant scheme
Cointreau selects finalists in Creative Crew grant scheme

The Cointreau Creative Crew (CCC) Grant Scheme, which sought to identify and empower female creativity across South Africa, has selected 15 finalists...

2 Mar 2017

#OnceUponaNederburg interactive campaign launches in March
#OnceUponaNederburg interactive campaign launches in March

Nederburg is launching a creative, interactive promotional campaign in participating restaurants in South Africa in early March...

1 Mar 2017

Primi introduces interactive mobile game
Primi introduces interactive mobile game

Primi has introduced an interactive mobile device game making use of an innovative one-click engagement platform. Collaborating with Smirnoff...

27 Feb 2017

RocoMamas
Spur aims to grow thriving eateries

Restaurant franchisor Spur Corporation is relishing the opportunity to expand its recently acquired gourmet burger business RocoMamas...

By Marc Hasenfuss 27 Feb 2017

Burger King's parent buys Popeyes chicken
Burger King's parent buys Popeyes chicken

Restaurant Brands International, the parent company of Burger King and Canada's Tim Hortons doughnut shops, said on Tuesday it has reached a deal to buy American fried chicken chain...

23 Feb 2017

Gold Brands makes ‘hot' investment in Greek burger chain
Gold Brands makes ‘hot' investment in Greek burger chain

Gold Brands Investments has agreed to purchase a 50% stake in Hot Hot B Holdings, which owns Hot Hot Burger Bar, a themed burger restaurant chain...

15 Feb 2017

JAN holds onto its Michelin star for 2017
JAN holds onto its Michelin star for 2017

South African chef Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, recently learned that his restaurant, JAN, retained its Michelin star for 2017...

14 Feb 2017

OB CEO Grace Harding signs with Al-Ghunaim CEO Abdulghani Al-Ghunaim
Ocean Basket to open branches in Kuwait

Ocean Basket has signed an agreement with Kuwait-based food distributor Al-Ghunaim Trading Company to roll out five new stores in the country...

14 Feb 2017

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