Relying on imports to feed the nation
Relying on imports to feed the nation

The World Meteorological Organisation has referred to the ongoing El Niño as the strongest experienced in 15 years. Responsible for heavy rains in South America and forest fires in Indonesia, it has resulted in far below-average rainfall, and very high temperatures in Southern Africa adversely affecting agriculture in the region.

By Sindy Peters 4 Feb 2016 07:21

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Simba roars and 'copycat' comes up with crumbs

A small local potato crisp manufacturer has to change its logo and packaging after Simba Chips accused it of being a copycat.

3 Feb 2016 16:00

Neil Henderson and Dr Sujen Padayatchi
Acquisition to broaden Barloworld Transport's specialised offerings

Barloworld Transport, in a strategic business move, has acquired 51% of refrigerated transport company, Aspen Logistic Services. Barloworld Transport obtained the controlling share in a successful deal between Neil Henderson, Barloworld Transport chief executive and Dr Sujen Padayatchi, Aspen Logistic services managing director.

3 Feb 2016 10:39

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Milk glut sees cut in price and earnings

The current oversupply of milk is good news for consumers, who can expect to pay lower prices, but not for shareholders of Clover Industries, SA's biggest milk producer.

By Fifi Peters 2 Feb 2016 07:30

Game, set, Brand Match!
Game, set, Brand Match!

Adrian Naude, Pick n Pay's marketing director, explains just how Brand Match fulfils Pick n Pay's commitment to saving customers time and money and why John Robbie was selected as a specific ambassador in this regard, given carte blanche in investigating the efficacy of the promise...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Feb 2016 06:00