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SA, US to discuss chicken issue
SA, US to discuss chicken issue

PRETORIA: South Africa and the United States have agreed to facilitate deliberations between the South Africa Poultry Association (SAPA) and the US Poultry and Egg Export Council towards the finalisation of discussions on market access for US chicken bone-in cuts into South Africa, says the Department of Trade and Industry (dti).

26 May 2015 11:05

Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up
Weaker Rand pushes laptop prices up

South Africans could see an increase in the price of laptops as the rand continues its downward slide against major international currencies, says a retailer.

By Duncan Alfreds 26 May 2015 10:55

All is well at Distell as head winemaker appointment announced
All is well at Distell as head winemaker appointment announced

The position of head winemaker at Distell may be a newly created role but as the name implies it will not be an easy task. It carries great responsibility and an extensive list of duties, which include overseeing style and quality across the company's entire wine portfolio as well as driving innovation, while providing a nexus for the exchange of specialist wine knowledge.

26 May 2015 08:31

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Ackermans receives recognition for SWATT project

Ackermans has won an accolade for its energy-saving project at this year's African Utility Week Industry Awards.

26 May 2015 06:43

Tetra Pak picks up WorldStar awards
Tetra Pak picks up WorldStar awards

Two Tetra Pak products, the Tetra Top with Separable Top and the Tetra Prisma Aseptic 1000 - each designed specifically to reduce environmental impact - have won prestigious WorldStar packaging awards.

25 May 2015 16:03

All roads lead to craft beer
All roads lead to craft beer

We have seen mainstream beer dominating with not many threats quickly making their presence felt... until now that is. Craft beer has become a force to be reckoned with and even turning heads of big guns such as SAB - a subsidiary of the second-largest brewer in the world, SABMiller. How then will the Goliath of SA beer win a stake in this gold mine?

By Mbongeleni Hlomuka 25 May 2015 15:33

All roads lead to craft beer
All roads lead to craft beer

We have seen mainstream beer dominating with not many threats quickly making their presence felt... until now that is. Craft beer has become a force to be reckoned with and even turning heads of big guns such as SAB - a subsidiary of the second-largest brewer in the world, SABMiller. How then will the Goliath of SA beer win a stake in this gold mine?

By Mbongeleni Hlomuka 25 May 2015 15:33

The evolution of e-commerce in South Africa
The evolution of e-commerce in South Africa

It is the age of direct communication and instant gratification. This is why online stores have become an integral part of the world's culture; everything we want is just a click away. What has previously prevented business owners in South Africa from setting up shop online is the costly charge-backs merchants face and of course, the threat of fraud that arises through online transactions and internet based payment solutions.

Issued by Just Perfect 25 May 2015 13:38

All about Atterbury at SAPOA 2015
All about Atterbury at SAPOA 2015

Newtown Junction, an 85,000m² mixed-use shopping, leisure and office development in Joburg's trendy Newtown precinct was opened in September 2014. On Wednesday, 20 May 2015, the development was declared the overall winner at the 2015 SA Property Owner's Association (SAPOA) Annual Innovative Excellence in Property Development Awards, after also scooping awards for best mixed-use development and the overall transformation award.

25 May 2015 12:02

FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day
FoodBank South Africa calls for 'Food Fast' on World Hunger Day

FoodBank SA is encouraging the people of South Africa to commit to fast for 12 hours from 7am to 7pm on 28 May 2015, World Hunger Day and make a R40 donation, which will cover the cost of providing food to someone for a month. Then, break the fast by getting together with family, friends and colleagues at the end of the day, share a meal, and reflect on the impact hunger has on the lives of millions of South Africans.

25 May 2015 11:28

SA is set to join the Krispy Kreme craze
SA is set to join the Krispy Kreme craze

Krispy Kreme, the American global doughnut company and coffeehouse chain has announced that it has signed a development agreement with local company KK Doughnuts SA to open 31 Krispy Kreme shops in South Africa over the next five years. This marks the company's first venture into Africa.

25 May 2015 10:20

Unpacking brand activation for FMCGs
Unpacking brand activation for FMCGs

Changes in the power dynamics along the path-to-purchase have introduced a new world order in which customers reign and love flaunting their freedom.

By Joseph Neusu 22 May 2015 13:19

We are because of PR - Bizcommunity.com
We are because of PR

A paraphrase of the definition of Ubuntu - we are because you are - goes some way to explain that apart from our pride in being Africa's premier B2B news distribution channel, Bizcommunity is also proud to be home to a great many of the continent's foremost PR, marketing and digital communications professionals.

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 May 2015 12:06