Van Ryn's named Top Brandy Producer
Van Ryn's named Top Brandy Producer

Stellenbosch-based Van Ryn's has been named the country's Top Brandy Producer by the South African Wine Index (SAWi), which was established in 2009 with the aim of independently identifying the country's best wines in the hope of assisting with the international promotion of the industry.

1 day ago

The impact on business of Brexit
The impact on business of Brexit

The people of Britain have voted to leave the European Union and attention will increasingly focus on the direct impact on business, and the practicalities surrounding exit negotiations.

1 day ago

Anheuser-Busch InBev and SABMiller branded beers.
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Brexit vote grim news for SABMiller

The £44 a share offer for SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) became significantly less attractive for shareholders after sterling was battered in the chaotic response to the UK voting to leave the EU.

By Ann Crotty 1 day ago

Complete revamp for Boksburg Hypermarket
Complete revamp for Boksburg Hypermarket

In May 1975, the first hypermarket opened for business in Boksburg, bringing the concept of one-stop shopping to South African consumers. Today, some 41 years later, the Boksburg Hypermarket will reopen those very same doors to reveal a completely revamped store: open, easy-to-navigate spaces, a comprehensive product offering and a host of value-added services.

1 day ago

Unilever CEO Paul Polman says that eradicating poverty is the "biggest investment opportunity we have in the world today".
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CEO lines up Unilever goals with society

If you had to select a single global advocate and envoy for the modern notion of sustainable business, it would most likely be Unilever CEO Paul Polman, whose message to business, and the world, is so wide-ranging and heartfelt it verges on the messianic.

By Tim Cohen 2 days ago

Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination
Jumia to become Africa's one stop online destination

With a new vision, the Africa Internet Group is connecting its companies into Jumia's ecosystem which will give access to products and services from its e-commerce platforms.

24 Jun 2016

If food labels aren't simple, consumers may ignore them
If food labels aren't simple, consumers may ignore them

Consumers gather information about food from a variety of sources including their families, the media and through education. But another way that they can get the information is through food and nutrition labels. Nutrition labeling refers to the section on food labels that declares nutrient content. This includes a nutrition information table, a list of ingredients, the nutrient content claims made on food labels and any health endorsement logos.

By Nelene Koen 24 Jun 2016

Local Grill named SA's Steakhouse Champion 2016
Local Grill named SA's Steakhouse Champion 2016

The Local Grill in Parktown North takes top honours in The Wolftrap Steakhouse Championships for the third time and last year's champion Little Havana in Umhlanga Rocks receives the 2016 Runner-Up award...

24 Jun 2016

Heineken seeks brewers' pledge on fridge space and 'dirty tricks'
Heineken seeks brewers' pledge on fridge space and 'dirty tricks'

Major rival Heineken on Wednesday hit SABMiller and Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) with a slew of conditions it wants the Competition Tribunal to impose on the $108bn merger.

By Fifi Peters 23 Jun 2016

Nestlé to offer jobs training to 300,000 African youths
Nestlé to offer jobs training to 300,000 African youths

ABIDJAN - Swiss company Nestlé will offer on-the-job training for 300,000 African youths to offset high unemployment that poses "severe economic and social challenges" for the continent, the company announced on Tuesday.

23 Jun 2016