Witlof, also know as Belgian Endive, costs more to produce than many other leafy vegetables. A Witlof grower is now importing roots directly from The Netherlands to increase production at a purpose-built hydroponic facility in Ceres...
3 days ago
Perishable food products make up a large and important part of the country's supply chain. It is critical to ensure that effective and specialised temperature-controlled solutions are in place...
The Fourth International Symposium on Postharvest Pathology opened at the Kruger National Park, Skukuza Camp, 28 May 2017 with a little over 100 plant scientists
2 Jun 2017
Serco has invested in a new injection polyurethane foaming plant at its factory in Durban which is expected to improve the thermal properties of the insulated panels...
4 May 2017
Food services group Bid Corporation (Bidcorp), which was unbundled from industrial conglomerate Bidvest Group, grew its interim revenue 5% to R67.8bn...
Pericles Anetos 24 Feb 2017
Staying abreast of global trends and innovations is an important part of how Serco strives to give its customers the edge in a competitive African market...
10 Jan 2017
We've compiled our annual #BestofBiz 2016 lists across all our industries featuring our most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views. Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail portal over the past year below.
12 Dec 2016
Investment in a new, state-of-the-art cold storage warehouse enables improved service levels, turnaround times and supports clients' growth strategies...
11 Apr 2016
In a strategic business move, Barloworld Transport recently acquired 51% of leading refrigerated transport company Aspen Logistic Services...
3 Feb 2016
Energy management has become a necessity rather than a choice given South Africa's current power and energy situation, particularly in the retail environment...
Jaco Barnard 16 Nov 2015
WASHINGTON - A wave of Silicon Valley-style disruption is hitting the food industry...
6 Jul 2015
Two-a-Day's recent infrastructure investment includes a Flow Wrap machine that does not limit packing only to the traditional tray and bag packing...
18 Mar 2015
Agriculture in this country faces economic obliteration by a "bio-security threat" if steps are not taken to eradicate a fast-spreading animal disease that has already cost the country R15 billion over the past three years...
14 Jan 2015
The recent bout of nationwide power outages has once again highlighted the need for South African business owners to not only reconsider South Africa's electricity supply, but also to safeguard their businesses financially...
12 Dec 2014
If Woolworths' cold chain is broken for eight consecutive minutes, the retailer considers the products waste and dumps them. For Pick n Pay the "down time" is seven minutes...
12 Dec 2014
Energy Partners has announced the merger of its industrial refrigeration division with local industrial refrigeration specialists, RG Moolenschot and Associates (RGMA).
11 Sep 2014
RCL Foods (RCL) announced on Friday, 9 May 2014, that it had acquired a 49% stake in Senn Foods Logistics through one of its operating subsidiaries‚ Vector Logistic.
12 May 2014
Clover Industries Limited has announced a good performance for the six months to 31 December 2013 in a challenging operating environment marked by rampant inflationary pressures impacting both input costs and the consumer base.
Clover 18 Mar 2014
DuPont Nutrition & Health has introduced a new protective dairy cultures, which controls the contamination of fermented dairy products by yeast and mould.
30 Oct 2013
Ezemvelo, launched in August 2012 under the auspices of Massmart's Supplier Development Fund, is now operating in Limpopo, Gauteng, Mpumalanga and KwaZulu-Natal.
4 Sep 2013
Finally, what you've all been waiting for! Bizcommunity.com's 2013 Biz Trends Report is now available for downloading in pdf format - and this year we've improved the quality for a better tablet experience!
Bizcommunity.com 13 Feb 2013
There's a transformational shift happening and it's picking up pace in the New Year. Business and its far-reaching (some might say overreaching) arm, advertising, are becoming more responsible, more caring and more sustainable.
Thomas Kolster 22 Jan 2013
Oceana's takeover and control of V&A Cold Store was finally approved on Thursday, 20 September 2012, by the Competition Tribunal with specific conditions to allow for third party fish customers retaining access to cold storage facilities.
Amanda Visser 25 Sep 2012
SA's deep-sea trawler-caught hake fishery's Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) accreditation - essential for SA to hold on to its R2‚8bn export market - is secure for now‚ despite "red flags" being raised‚ the council's Southern African office said on Friday, 13 July 2012.
16 Jul 2012
An international index has forecast growth for the dairy industry from an expected rise in prosperity and buying power among consumers in emerging markets including Africa.
Hopewell Radebe 7 May 2012
We live in an information age of consumerism and globalisation. Product lifecycles are getting shorter. Customers are becoming ever more perceptive and fickle. Demand cycles are increasingly volatile. Goods need to go from research and development to the shelf in record time in order for companies to compete for a shrinking slice of a rapidly evolving market. Logistically, the goalposts are continually shifting.
Abe Uys & Ken Light 4 Nov 2011
Bizcommunity.com has now expanded its operations into 16 new sectors and will soon venture into another 17, providing a whole new range of target audiences for advertisers. The most critical aspect of this is the quality of content and this is a formal invitation to you to become a recognised contributor on Bizcommunity.
Bizcommunity.com 3 Oct 2011
Bizcommunity.com - South Africa's largest online B2B publisher - is set to grow even more with the introduction of 16 new content channels, with weekly newsletters, as from last week Tuesday, 20 September 2011.
Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2011