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Interest in local craft gin blossoms

The cool thing about a trend is setting it, not playing catch-up. And South African craft gins are right at the front of the pack, leading the revival of the white spirit.

By Ufrieda Ho 15 hours ago

RCL Foods shows strong growth in groceries
RCL Foods shows strong growth in groceries

The integration of RCL Foods' former subsidiaries (Foodcorp, Rainbow, TSB and Vector Logistics) into 'One RCL Foods' has been crucial in its move towards a more balanced portfolio. In its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2016, the group saw strong groceries growth in consumer division and solid performance from logistics division. There is a move towards a stronger, more balanced portfolio, because of significant progress with our strategic thrusts, with lowered dependency on the chicken and sugar business units.

15 hours ago

Jack Daniel's launches Tennessee Fire in SA
Jack Daniel's launches Tennessee Fire in SA

Jack 'Fire' is set to turn up the heat in South Africa, as Jack Daniel's releases its 'hottest' new member.

1 day ago

A good year for Chenin Blanc
A good year for Chenin Blanc

The Standard Bank Chenin Blanc Top 10 Challenge uncovered that pure fruit, more texture, greater structure, versatility and pushed boundaries is what Chenin Blanc is all about. Seven of the top 10 wineries have been included on the top ten list, confirming their reputation for making superior Chenin Blanc.

2 days ago

Three Ships Whisky launches limited edition 10 year old single malt
Three Ships Whisky launches limited edition 10 year old single malt

Three Ships Whisky has launched a limited edition 10-year-old single malt that carries a 2005 vintage statement. It follows the successful release of the first single malt launched in 2003 and the collector's tin series over a three-year period in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

2 days ago

#FreshOnTheShelf: Cerebos launches Lite Salt in line with Be Salt Wise campaign
#FreshOnTheShelf: Cerebos launches Lite Salt in line with Be Salt Wise campaign

Cerebos has launched Cerebos Lite Salt, which contains 65% sodium chloride with 35% potassium chloride, a salt alternative that will allow consumers to make healthy lifestyle choices to reduce their salt intake.

2 days ago

Heineken launches Strongbow Apple Cider in SA
Heineken launches Strongbow Apple Cider in SA

Heineken is launching Strongbow Apple Cider in South Africa this month, offering more variety and choice, including Gold Apple, Original Dry and Red Berries.

2 days ago

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Brewer AB InBev to cut 5,500 jobs after SABMiller merger

BRUSSELS - The world's top brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev will cut around 5,500 jobs after it completes its huge merger with rival SABMiller, a source with knowledge of the matter told AFP on Friday.

2 days ago

Skip Fashion Exchange drives sustainability in the fashion industry
Skip Fashion Exchange drives sustainability in the fashion industry

The Skip Fashion Exchange, featuring as a pop-up shop at Melrose Arch from 9am - 6pm on 26 August to 4 September 2016, offers participants a unique chance to exchange their high-end clothes for premium replacements. Amanda Du Pont, Palesa Mahlaba and Roxy Burger have all contributed to the exchange, so there are some celebrity fashion items in the mix.

25 Aug 2016

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SA students win award for nutritious version of Nutella

A nutritious version of Nutella has earned six Stellenbosch University food science students second place in the International Union of Food Science and Technology's (IUFoST) Food Science Students Fighting Hunger product development competition.

By Wendy Knowler 25 Aug 2016