Call for Famous Brands to commit to cage-free eggs
Call for Famous Brands to commit to cage-free eggs

Multi-faith environmental NGO SAFCEI has launched a public campaign urging restaurant franchisor, Famous Brands, to commit to go "cage-free" for all its hens and their eggs by 2025...

3 days ago

Meet the Maker: Imagin Gin
Meet the Maker: Imagin Gin

Stewart Berry, owner of Bryanston based liquor store Berry and Bottles has a little secret up his sleeve. Not only does his store stock, a large and varied alcohol range, but he also happens to own some of them...

By Samantha Snedorf 21 Sep 2018

Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel
Emirates expands on inflight entertainment, launches food and wine channel

Emirates has launched its own food and wine channels comprising a behind-the-scenes look at how it creates its onboard menus...

20 Sep 2018

An overview of rural crime and prevention devices
An overview of rural crime and prevention devices

Theoretically, only three elements are needed for a crime to be committed: a motivated offender, the absence of a supervisor and an appropriate target...

By Mario van den Heever and WA Lombard 20 Sep 2018

Achieving sustainable food security in South Africa
Achieving sustainable food security in South Africa

South Africa is ranked as the most food-secure country in Africa and is 44th out of 133 countries worldwide...

By Wandile Sihlobo 20 Sep 2018

Russia a major destination for SA fresh produce exports
Russia a major destination for SA fresh produce exports

Russia continues to be an important market for South African fresh produce, says the Fresh Produce Exporters' Forum (FPEF)...

20 Sep 2018

New financing mechanism protects against climate change
New financing mechanism protects against climate change

A new climate risk financing mechanism offers reliable and predictable funding for early humanitarian response to extreme weather shocks...

20 Sep 2018

Food and agricultural technology can enable the emerging tourism sector across Africa
Food and agricultural technology can enable the emerging tourism sector across Africa

Despite travelling thousands of miles from home, travellers expect quality fresh produce; vegan options and healthy meals...

By Ogaufi Maripe 19 Sep 2018

8 lots of Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines pay it forward for young winemakers
8 lots of Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines pay it forward for young winemakers

This year's 34th Nedbank Cape Winemakers Guild Auction will see eight unique lots of previous Cape Winemakers Guild Auction wines will go under the hammer as individual charity items.

19 Sep 2018

CRU's Africa Fertiliser Agribusiness Conference 2018 to promote investment, partnership and innovation
CRU's Africa Fertiliser Agribusiness Conference 2018 to promote investment, partnership and innovation

This year's CRU's Africa Fertiliser Agribusiness 2018 conference takes place between 24 and 26 September 2018...

18 Sep 2018

Fresh produce trade in Africa continues to be a market leader
Fresh produce trade in Africa continues to be a market leader

Africa's under-utilised resources, rapidly-increasing urbanisation and modern demand-driven consumer food-buying patterns provide vast opportunities to sell fresh produce to the young, informed and modernising consumer...

18 Sep 2018

This Cape Town startup delivers restaurant-grade meat directly to your door
This Cape Town startup delivers restaurant-grade meat directly to your door

Buyfresh is online butchery supplying ethically-sourced, top quality meat at affordable prices to discerning Cape Town omnivores as well as the city's restaurant trade...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 18 Sep 2018

Could Zambia stimulate fresh produce trade in Africa?
Could Zambia stimulate fresh produce trade in Africa?

The fresh produce industry in Zambia brims with opportunities for the development of modern fresh produce markets that can also stimulate cross-border trade-flow in the entire region...

17 Sep 2018

Buttermilk and maas continues to increase in volume and value
Buttermilk and maas continues to increase in volume and value

South Africa's buttermilk and maas category has continued to increase year-on-year in both volume and value terms during 2017, states a recently released BMi Research report...

17 Sep 2018

African startups named winners of Pitch AgriHack
African startups named winners of Pitch AgriHack

Startups from across Africa have been named winners of the annual Pitch AgriHack competition, taking home cash prizes in various sizes...

By Tom Jackson 17 Sep 2018

Meet the Maker: Dry Dock Liquor
Meet the Maker: Dry Dock Liquor

Samantha Snedorf chats to Martin Pienaar, co-owner of Dry Dock Liquor - a boutique liquor store on 4th Ave Parkhurst in Johannesburg...

By Samantha Snedorf 14 Sep 2018

West Rand partners sign MoU, forms agri-processing hub
West Rand partners sign MoU, forms agri-processing hub

The hub will promote sustainable economic activity through the development of large-scale agriculture and bio-energy in areas of the greater West Rand district...

14 Sep 2018

The evolution of rooibos tea, and why we love it
The evolution of rooibos tea, and why we love it

Rooibos tea has become an integral part of South Africans' way of life and is considered by many as our national beverage...

14 Sep 2018

AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84m loan
AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84m loan

The loan will support the modernisation of beef, pork and fish production, with significant improvements to food and nutrition in the country...

14 Sep 2018

Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced
Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced

The top 10 nominees in the African Innovation Foundation's (AIF) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 have been announced...

14 Sep 2018

4 per 1000 initiative to help farmers with soil management, reverse degradation
4 per 1000 initiative to help farmers with soil management, reverse degradation

The aim of the initiative is to demonstrate that agriculture, and in particular agricultural soils can play a crucial role where food security and climate change are concerned...

13 Sep 2018

FairPlay's fight for VAT-free chicken picks up support in Parliament
FairPlay's fight for VAT-free chicken picks up support in Parliament

Chicken emerged as a favourite to be VAT-exempted for the support of South Africa's poor, when stakeholders presented their responses to the Woolard Panel of Expert's report in Parliament yesterday...

13 Sep 2018

Sesame oil market continues to see positive growth globally
Sesame oil market continues to see positive growth globally

The global sesame oil market reached 1,917k tonnes in 2016, expanding strongly over the last four years...

13 Sep 2018

What wine experts should know when insuring their collections
What wine experts should know when insuring their collections

"No matter which option you choose, damage from fire, theft, earthquake, flood, breakage and accidental damage should be standard."

13 Sep 2018

Sustainable packaging solutions needed to reduce food waste, scale up trade in Africa
Sustainable packaging solutions needed to reduce food waste, scale up trade in Africa

Food losses and waste are an enormous drain on natural resources. Roughly one-third of the annual food produced globally for human consumption is lost or wasted...

13 Sep 2018

Tim Atkin favours two SA vintages with highest honours
Tim Atkin favours two SA vintages with highest honours

Tim Atkin contends that the 2015 and 2017 vintages have produced a brilliant series of wines that surpass anything in South Africa's long history...

12 Sep 2018

Old vines take centre stage at CapeWine2018
Old vines take centre stage at CapeWine2018

"An increased focus on South Africa's old vines has accelerated an unprecedented interest from wine thought leaders around the world."

12 Sep 2018

Empowering small, subsistence farmers in SA
Empowering small, subsistence farmers in SA

Land reform has put rural development and food security at the top of the national agenda. However, subsistence farmers have limited skills and knowledge to manage their livestock effectively...

12 Sep 2018

Nigeria exports N85.9bn agric produce in three months
Nigeria exports N85.9bn agric produce in three months

Figures obtained from the National Bureau of Statistics show that the country recorded a total trade of N310.4bn from agric produce...

By Ifeanyi Onuba 11 Sep 2018

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