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SA's lower food price inflation story could soon be over

South Africa's food price inflation numbers continue to surprise us. The figures recently released by Statistics South Africa show that food price inflation remained unchanged in March 2019 at 2.3% for the third consecutive month...

By Wandile Sihlobo 5 hours ago

Pernod Ricard signs deal to acquire Malfy gin

Pernod Ricard is to acquire Italian super-premium gin brand Malfy from Biggar & Leith for an undisclosed sum.

1 day ago

Campbell sells fresh food producer Bolthouse Farms for $510m

Campbell Soup Company will sell Bolthouse Farms to an affiliate of private equity firm Butterfly Equity, for $510 million...

2 days ago

Meet the family behind SA's new Loxtonia Cider brand

Loxtonia Cider's Larry Whitfield and his daughter Ali prove that the apple certainly does not fall far from the tree...

3 days ago

New director and marketing manager join Heineken SA

Heineken South Africa (Heineken) has announced the appointment of Natalie Jantjies as digital transformation director and management team member, as well as Lauren Muller as marketing manager for Heineken...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 3 days ago

SA's fruit industry - Doing more with less

Doing more with less is a theme that's found its way into the narratives of all our economic sectors, in one way or another. The agricultural sector - and the fruit industry - has certainly not been spared, especially when it comes to the dwindling natural resource of water...

By Konanani Liphadzi 12 Apr 2019

Tetra Pak develops connected packaging platform

Tetra Pak has launched its connected packaging platform, which will transform milk and juice cartons into interactive information channels, full-scale data carriers and digital tools.

11 Apr 2019

R400m food manufacturing plant launches in Gauteng

The doors have officially opened to a new 22,700m² food production facility belonging to In2food, in the OR Tambo Special Economic Zone in Johannesburg...

10 Apr 2019

From grain to glass: Pernod Ricard's roadmap to sustainability

Drinks giant Pernod Ricard has launched its 2030 Sustainability and Responsibility roadmap as part of the company's Transform and Accelerate strategic plan...

10 Apr 2019

Nestlé bets on plant-based food with new burger products

Nestlé is launching a new 'cook from raw' 100% plant-based burger this month...

8 Apr 2019

Support local food gardens w/ Checkers Market Day

Checkers is hosting it's fourth Market Day on Thursday, 4 April presenting an opportunity for customers to support local food gardens as all proceeds go to the garden, which in most cases have commercial ambitions...

3 Apr 2019

Sign of the future? The creativity of April Fool's Day pranking in the retail industry

April Fool's Day has come and gone, but we should nurture the creativity involved in putting together some of the more elaborate ideas. Here's a round-up of some of the best retail industry April Fool's Day pranks we've seen this time around, and why we shouldn't rule out seeing similar innovation for real in the future...

By Leigh Andrews 2 Apr 2019

Mondelez to add Cocoa Life / 'Helping Farmers to Grow' symbol on chocolate products

Global snack company Mondelez International, Inc. has announced plans of adding the message 'Helping Farmers to Grow' on its chocolate products, in considering environmental, social and ethical factors when choosing where to source key ingredients...

2 Apr 2019

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