Activating on African soil: the time is now
Activating on African soil: the time is now

Stephan Botha of ProActive outlines the reasons why FMCG brands wanting to expand business in Africa can benefit hugely from activations...

By Stephan Botha, Issued by Provantage Media Group 2 days ago

#FreshOffTheShelf: Flavoured bread to D'light your senses
#FreshOffTheShelf: Flavoured bread to D'light your senses

Albany has launched a new D'light range of breads that are infused with delicious flavours, such as Cinnamon & Popcorn, Butter, and Raisin & Cinnamon...

1 Jul 2016

Clover clinches first place in globally recognised reputation index
Clover clinches first place in globally recognised reputation index

Clover has claimed top spot in the Reputation Institute's study of the most reputable companies in South Africa in 2016...

Issued by Clover 9 Jun 2016

Astral chooses to take the acquisitive route
Astral chooses to take the acquisitive route

Astral Foods, the "big bird" of the local poultry sector, is on the prowl for acquisitions that will boost growth but warned hostile takeover attempts would not fly...

By Marc Hasenfuss 12 Feb 2016

AVI fishes for profit with R900m bait
AVI fishes for profit with R900m bait

Consumer goods company AVI plans to spend an additional R900m in the 2016 financial year on improving efficiencies in its operations, particularly the I&J fishing business where profits declined in the past year...

8 Sep 2015

Bread market 'competitive' in KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape
Bread market 'competitive' in KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape

The bread market in KwaZulu-Natal and the Western Cape has become "very competitive" on prices, according to Tiger Brands, which owns the Albany brand...

By Nick Hedley 12 Mar 2015

Polony in the pink as consumers boot poultry
Polony in the pink as consumers boot poultry

Chicken producers have cut back on volumes over the past two years as pressure on disposable incomes and strikes have forced some consumers to switch to other proteins...

By Nick Hedley 14 Nov 2014

Loving the loaves - Sasko's new range of speciality bread
Loving the loaves - Sasko's new range of speciality bread

Featuring four variants, the newly-launched Sasko Plus+ range is low-GI, enriched with vitamins and dietary fibre, has a softer texture and is loaded with all-round goodness. The range is also suitable for vegans and is Halaal and Kosher endorsed.

27 Oct 2014

Leaner meat industry with reduced GDP
Leaner meat industry with reduced GDP

The contraction of 0.6% in the gross domestic product (GDP) during the first quarter of 2014 does not bode well for the meat industry in South Africa, especially after the disappointing 1.9% growth in 2013.

By Jan van Zyl 25 Jun 2014

Hunters want shops to keep game meat
Hunters want shops to keep game meat

Low-priced game meat sold in the supermarket alongside beef and chicken could soon become a reality if South African game hunters have their way.

17 Jun 2014

Consumers nudge bakers to cut bread additive
Consumers nudge bakers to cut bread additive

Consumer opinion rather than health risk has led to the removal of a food additive used in baking bread which helped to keep the flour white, the dough stronger and the bread bigger and softer.

By Amanda Visser 5 Jun 2014

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