Unilever, WPP set up new team model in Singapore

Unilever and WPP have teamed with Unilever Foundry and its startup community to create an on-site collaboration in Singapore. This new team model, with expertise from various WPP agencies, is expected to provide innovative solutions for Unilever's numerous brands. The new approach draws on...

2 days ago

Dairy Milk Oreos now come in packs of six

Oreo Dairy Milk chocolate cookies are now available in a pack of six. Since its launch, last year, the Cadbury covered Oreo cookie was sold in a pack of two. The Cadbury Dairy Milk six-pack may be found at participating stores nationwide for R49,99.

22 May 2018

Plush Supreme introduces new spot/stain remover

Plush Supreme introduces Plush Supreme Pine Oil Spray Spot/Stain Remover. The stain remover is priced at R32,99 per bottle at retail stores.

11 May 2018

Unilever gives feedback on sustainable living plan

Unilever SA has shared an update on its Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) seven years after it was launched. The consumer goods company reports that its sustainable living brands grew 46% faster than the rest of the business and delivered 70% of its overall revenue growth. The update...

11 May 2018

Fat bastard Wines adds two new wines to range

Fat bastard Wines has included the Fat bastard Golden Reserve 2017 and the Fat bastard Pinot Noir Rosé 2017 to its collection. The Fat bastard Golden Reserve 2017 is a Bordeaux-style red blend with a retail price of R110 and R120. The Fat bastard Pinot Noir Rosé 2017 consists of grapes...

4 May 2018

London Spirits Competition awards Glencadam with gold, silver medals

Glencadam Distillery received a gold medal for its 19-year-old whiskey at the inaugural London Spirits Competition, which took place in London on 8-9 March 2018. The single malt Scotch whiskey producer also won silver medals for its 13-year-old and Origins. The London Spirits Competition judges...

19 Apr 2018

Moir's presents microwaveable mug cakes

Moir's has introduced a new range of single-serve, baked desserts that only require a mug and microwave for preparation. Each box of Moir's Mug Cakes consists of four individual portions that need milk, a stir, and two minutes in the microwave. Moir's Mug Cakes available in three variants: rich...

17 Apr 2018

EverBlock Jr is now available in SA

EverBlock Jr's range of lightweight, life-size building blocks is now available in South Africa. The Lego-type building blocks are made from recycled corrugated cardboard. Combo packs with 29 pieces containing a variety of sizes and colours are available from R870.

4 Apr 2018

Coca-Cola indicates beverage price increase as sugar levy comes into effect

Coca-Cola has indicated the price adjustments for its beverages as government's new health promotion levy on sugar-sweetened beverages comes into effect on 1 April 2018. The levy will affect the prices of beverages with added sugar. The prices of Coca-Cola beverages with lower sugar (less than...

29 Mar 2018

Fitch & Leedes launches cola

Fitch & Leedes has launched a range of soft drinks intended to accompany its spirits. The Fitch & Leedes Craft Cola is made in small batches using quadruple filtered water and select ingredients. It is sold in six-packs of 200ml cans and four-packs of 200ml glass bottles.

27 Mar 2018

Sandton City to upgrade its food court

Sandton City in Johannesburg is renovating its food court and will reveal the environmentally conscious food district in November 2018. The renovation started in March 2018 and while some facilities will not be accessible at all times, the food court will remain operational throughout the...

27 Mar 2018

Starbucks SA introduces its Cold Brew

South African coffee enthusiasts may now look forward to Cold Brew and Nitro Cold Brew on tap at Starbucks. Cold Brew is made by slowly steeping coffee grounds in cool filtered water for 24 hours, while Nitro Cold Brew takes the existing Starbucks Cold Brew recipe and infuses it with nitrogen....

12 Mar 2018

Thavhani Mall welcomes three new eateries

The Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo will welcome three new eateries; Burger King, Rocomamas, and KFC. Limpopo's very first Burger King will open at Thavhani Mall in April 2018, while Thohoyandou's first Rocomamas will open in March 2018. Thavhani Mall will house KFC from April 2018.

12 Mar 2018

KWV wins at World Gin Awards

The KWV Cruxland Gin was named Best South African London Dry Gin for Taste at the World Gin Awards. The winners of the 2018 World Gin Awards were announced at the Honourable Artillery Company in London. The World Gin Awards select the best in all internationally recognised styles of gin from...

5 Mar 2018

Clover breaks longest line of sandwiches record

Clover has successfully broken the Guinness World Records title for the longest line of sandwiches with its Cream O' Naise mayonnaise being the star ingredient. The previous record measured at 3,865.78m and the new record is 4,004.43m long.The record was broken on 3 March 2018 at the Maponya Mall...

5 Mar 2018

Defy records production of 12th million appliance

Defy recently recorded the production of its 12th million electrical cooking appliance. In light of national water shortages and increased eco-consciousness, Defy has been also working to find ways for its products to use less electricity and water.

1 Mar 2018

Evonik Industries acquires total take in EAA

Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA) no longer has any joint venture partners and will now operate as a wholly owned Evonik enterprise. The announcement comes after Evonik Industries AG acquired the 49% Ampa Plastics Group JV share in Evonik Acrylics Africa.

1 Mar 2018

Westcliff gin receives bronze at American craft spirits competition

Westcliff's copper pot distilled Joburg dry gin received a bronze medal in the best International Contemporary Gin category at the 2017 American Distilling Institute's (ADI) craft spirits competition. The dry gin was also named Best Gin at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards at the...

28 Feb 2018

World Whiskies award Scottish Leader with gold medal

Scottish Leader's 12-year-old whisky received a gold medal during a first round tasting at the World Whiskies Awards in the UK. The judges liked the whisky's smooth, rich, and sweet profile. The Scottish Leader 12-year-old is crafted with a blend of unpeated Highland and Speyside malts, combined...

28 Feb 2018

Malfy Gin Originale is now available in SA

Truman & Orange has launched the Malfy Gin Originale in South Africa with plans to introduce more of the Italian brand of gin to South African consumers. The Malfy Gin Originale is distilled using a recipe similar to that of Italian monks, who first distilled Juniper spirits at their monasteries...

13 Feb 2018

Stellenbosch Brewing Company receives awards at CT beer festival

The Stellenbosch Brewing Company received two awards at the Cape Town Festival of Beer. It received the Best Dark Beer award for its Eike Stout as well as the Best Beer in Show trophy. Forty-five Western Cape-based breweries showcased more than 230 different beers at the Cape Town Festival of...

12 Dec 2017

Maponya Mall hosts Bar One Squad challenge

Over 100 people participated in the Bar One Gym Squad 25-hour energy day challenge at the Maponya Mall parking lot, this past weekend. South African hip-hop artist Cassper Nyovest will host the official Bar One Gym Squad at the UJ Soweto Campus on 9 December 2017.

4 Dec 2017

Kahvé Road unveils online store

Kahvé Road's coffee capsules and coffee beans easily may now be purchased through its online store. The coffee producer recently launched its coffee capsule range, which offers five distinct signature blends.

22 Nov 2017

Sugarbird reaches Thundafund goal

One-hundred-and-fifty-five backers have helped Sugarbird Fynbos Gin raise R1,086,973 through its Thundafund campaign. Sugarbird Fynbos Gin will now be bottled and sent to retail stores across South Africa and will also expand to China and the United Kingdom....

15 Nov 2017

Krispy Kreme wins award at global summit

Krispy Kreme South Africa received the Impact Award for Best New Market at the 2017 Krispy Kreme Global Partner Summit, which was held in Orlando, Florida on 28-31 August 2017. The annual summit is attended by Krispy Kreme franchisees from all over the world. The conference highlights the...

14 Nov 2017

4 Africa Exchange gets CA Sales Holdings lisiting

Following the approval of PSG Capital, CA Sales Holdings has listed on the 4 Africa Exchange. The listing is an introduction to the market and no shares will be issued to the public. CA Sales Holdings Limited is a subsidiary of PSG Group Limited, where the company's investments are largely...

14 Nov 2017

Pioneer Foods to wholly acquire Heinz Foods SA

Pioneer Food Group Limited is to acquire the remaining 50.1% from Heinz Foods SA Proprietary, making it a wholly owned subsidiary of Pioneer Foods. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2018, pending regulatory approval. As part of the acquisition agreement, Pioneer Foods...

7 Nov 2017

Rhodes Quality launches new juice

Rhodes Quality recently released Squish 100% Pressed Juices, a range of juices that is 100% pressed fruit and vegetables. The juice is free from preservatives, colourants, flavourants, pips, pulp and added starch. Squish 100% Pressed Juices are available in 200ml juice boxes for the price of...

1 Nov 2017

Schick launches new disposable razor

Schick has unveiled the Schick Hydro Silk Disposable razor for the upcoming summer season. The product will feature water-activated moisturizing serum, five curve-sensing blades with extra protection skin guards and a handle with a soft rubber grip for full control. The razor is the latest...

26 Oct 2017

Cadbury introduces festive range

Cadbury will be introducing three new festive additions to its range. Festive Whisper, a Dairy Milk slab with malted honeycomb Whispers, Frosty Glee, a Dream slab with red jellies and green Astros, and Whispers Snowball, Dream coated malted honeycomb bites, have all been added to the Cadbury range...

23 Oct 2017

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