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#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling
#SACSCCongress: Nigella Lawson on the role of food in storytelling

Internationally renowned food writer and TV cook Nigella Lawson has amassed a loyal following of food lovers charmed by her no-fuss approach to cooking...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2017

#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space
#SACSCCongress: The artisanal food revolution and the modern retail space

Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Sep 2017

Starbucks celebrates 99% ethically sourced coffee
Starbucks celebrates 99% ethically sourced coffee

On 9 September 2017, participating Starbucks store teams celebrated the group's position in 99% ethical sourcing, by writing 99 on customers' cups...

11 Sep 2017

#InnovationMonth: South Africa first with new Feastfox app
#InnovationMonth: South Africa first with new Feastfox app

Feastfox, a spontaneous dining-out app, which recently launched in South Africa aims to take the hassle out of last minute restaurant hunting and booking. We got in touch with co-founder Stuart Murless for #InnovationMonth.

By Ruth Cooper 7 Sep 2017

2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards introduces new three-part format
2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards introduces new three-part format

The winners of the 2017 Eat Out Mercedes-Benz Restaurant Awards will be announced at GrandWest in Cape Town on Sunday, 9 November, in an exciting new three-part format.

6 Sep 2017

McDonald's staff stage first ever UK strike
McDonald's staff stage first ever UK strike

McDonald's workers staged the first ever strike in Britain on Monday in protest at pay and working conditions at the US fast-food giant...

5 Sep 2017

Franchise survey results show growth, but uncertainty
Franchise survey results show growth, but uncertainty

The latest franchise survey shows growth in the franchise sector despite challenging economic conditions, but optimism about continuing growth has dropped...

4 Sep 2017

Seasoned Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gets gavel ready for 20th auction
Seasoned Cape Winemakers Guild auctioneer gets gavel ready for 20th auction

For the 20th time, Henré Hablutzel of Hofmeyr Mills Auctioneers, will have his gavel at the ready for this year's Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction...

1 Sep 2017

#MediaAlert! Windhoek Beer and Jupiter part ways
#MediaAlert! Windhoek Beer and Jupiter part ways

The Windhoek Beer account is out to pitch after parting ways with advertising agency, The Jupiter Drawing Room Cape Town...

31 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Convenient home-style meals with Why Cook
#WomensMonth: Convenient home-style meals with Why Cook

Why Cook is a Gauteng-based catering company that focuses on delivering modern home-style cooking made from fresh ingredients directly to one's door...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Aug 2017

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CCCC & H taps into coffee culture with Vida e Caffè

For an overwhelming majority of travellers, an excellent "cup of Joe" rates close to the top of the list of their hospitality expectations...

31 Aug 2017

Hello Tomato joins Fournews franchise group
Hello Tomato joins Fournews franchise group

Fournews, a South African franchise group, has acquired a 50% share in Hello Tomato, a brand specialising in pizza and pasta...

31 Aug 2017

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency
Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Ever wanted to eat fast food and invest in cryptocurrency at one place? No? What's wrong with you? Anyway, Burger King has announced the formation of a new cryptocurrency...

By Hadlee Simons 30 Aug 2017

Domino's, Ford explore role of self-driving vehicles in pizza delivery
Domino's, Ford explore role of self-driving vehicles in pizza delivery

ANN ARBOR, US: Domino's and Ford are joining forces to understand the role that self-driving vehicles can play in pizza delivery...

30 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Female family heritage Cooked into contemporary cuisine
#WomensMonth: Female family heritage Cooked into contemporary cuisine

Cooked is a quaint eatery serving up traditional Middle Eastern and Mediterranean fare infused with a contemporary twist...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Aug 2017

Farm to fork: Why farmers need to stay on top of consumer trends
Farm to fork: Why farmers need to stay on top of consumer trends

Key speaker at Free State Agriculture's 2017 Congress, Nadia van der Colff, provided delegates with some interesting insight on the farm to fork trend and why farmers should stay on top of consumer trends...

By Cari Coetzee 28 Aug 2017

McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply
McDonalds to limit use of antibiotics in chicken supply

McDonalds says it will start globally rolling back use of antibiotics in its chicken products from 2018 as part of efforts to curb microbial resistance to drugs...

25 Aug 2017

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Far beyond the vanilla veil at the Velvet Cake Co

There are quite a few new cakes in town, featuring everything from creamy pastel ripples to velvet drip and silver-rimmed chocolate dreams. These completely out of the cake-box cakey creations can all be found at the Velvet Cake Co...

By Leigh Andrews 24 Aug 2017

Can online take-away businesses deliver for investors?
Can online take-away businesses deliver for investors?

A queasy mix of excitement, hope and cash has for some years now been mixing together in the food delivery sector and that rarely proves to be a recipe for success...

By Kevin Murphy 23 Aug 2017

South Africa's first craft gin club launches
South Africa's first craft gin club launches

The Gin Box, founded by Jean Buckham, is a gin club that aims to introduce South Africans to the multitude of local craft gin brands...

23 Aug 2017

Innovation, product diversification drives forecourt retail growth
Innovation, product diversification drives forecourt retail growth

Expansion in the forecourt convenience retail industry continues, despite the general downturn of the retail industry as a whole...

22 Aug 2017

Gourmet can't beef up Famous Brands
Gourmet can't beef up Famous Brands

Famous Brands has joined the ranks of local restaurateurs buckling under the weight of global names...

18 Aug 2017

Retail sales grow more than expected in June
Retail sales grow more than expected in June

June's retail sales grew 2.9% from the same month in 2016, taking its growth for the second quarter to 2.2%...

By Robert Laing 18 Aug 2017

Sweet treats and creative eats - Tessa's Bakery opens in Cape Town
Sweet treats and creative eats - Tessa's Bakery opens in Cape Town

On an ordinary Tuesday afternoon, the very extraordinary Tessa's Bakery opened the doors of its brand new store. The ‘Made like Mom's' bakery chose a unique location in Milnerton, Cape Town, opting to stay near to the loyal client base they've built up...

By Angie White 17 Aug 2017

Verda Maluleka stands next to her stock at her LDP
CCBSA's innovative route to market creating opportunities for female entrepreneurs

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa have realised the benefits of utilising informal markets as an alternative distribution channel and it has seen an impressive growth of female-led LDP's across the business...

17 Aug 2017

Combatting food theft
Combatting food theft

In the food industry, the opportunities for theft are many, whether they involve giving away food and drinks without getting authorisation or taking food home...

16 Aug 2017

WeChat teams up with UCook
WeChat teams up with UCook

Since WeChat's move into South Africa in 2013, the messaging app has partnered with companies such as OrderIn, Picup and FitKey, and has now announced the addition of UCook...

15 Aug 2017

Spontaneous dining-out app launches in Cape Town
Spontaneous dining-out app launches in Cape Town

A new app, Feastfox, offers Capetonians the ability to book spontaneously at a lineup of over 60 top eating and drinking spots...

10 Aug 2017

Mr D Food expects to double downloads in six months
Mr D Food expects to double downloads in six months

Embracing online food delivery, Mr D Food's delivery service app has been downloaded more than 200,000 times in the last six months...

8 Aug 2017

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