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Local potato industry appeals for support amidst EU dumping threats

Potatoes SA appeals to South African consumers, businesses and its government to embrace and support local growers and producers as this is the most powerful and promising measure of combating the effects of agricultural dumping...

2 days ago

How cannabis production can boost revenue for pandemic-stricken countries

Medical and adult use cannabis production could provide new sources of taxable revenue for countries seeking to recover financially following the pandemic...

By Darryl Bernstein 23 Jul 2021

NW completes poultry abattoir for emerging farmers

The facility is situated at Kgora Farmers Training Centre near Mahikeng, and it is the first of many projects currently ongoing at Kgora...

23 Jul 2021

NCC warns against inflated prices for essential goods

The National Consumer Commission has sent a strong message discouraging suppliers from inflating prices of essential items amid the unrest that engulfed the country the past few days...

20 Jul 2021

Citrus industry rolls out recovery plan amid riots

According to the Citrus Growers' Association of Southern Africa, the citrus industry was most critically affected by the closure of the Durban port.

19 Jul 2021

SA cider maker Loxtonia takes top prize in international competition

Loxtonia, a family-owned cidery in the Ceres Valley, has been named the overall champion at the 11th International Cider Challenge, the world's premier apple cider competition...

16 Jul 2021

Bos Brands launches its first product with Rainforest Alliance seal

Bos Brands has launched Bospresso, a Rooibos espresso that bears the Rainforest Alliance seal...

15 Jul 2021

200 liquor stores looted, along with SAB and Heineken facilities

South Africa's liquor industry is urging government to declare a State of Emergency as more than 200 liquor shops have been looted in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng...

15 Jul 2021

Violence and looting threatens SA's food security

The Consumer Goods Council of SA has echoed President Cyril Ramaphosa's warning that the ongoing destruction of property and looting of retail stores threatens supply chain continuity...

13 Jul 2021

Chocolate fix: How the cocoa industry could end deforestation in West Africa

Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana produce almost two-thirds of the world's cocoa, and face high rates of deforestation. But the cocoa industry could make changes to become more sustainable...

By Sophia Carodenuto 8 Jul 2021

Beefmaster calls for industry collaboration, commitment amidst FMD outbreak

"South Africa's livestock industry must focus on the implementation of proper traceability structures and biosecurity measures to contain the spread of localised Foot and Mouth Disease outbreaks".

7 Jul 2021

Tetra Pak partners with Synercore to accelerate food chain innovation in Africa

Tetra Pak's partnership with Synercore aims to accelerate innovation in health and safety regarding the commercialisation of shelf-stable food products in Africa...

2 Jul 2021

Rooibos tea: EU protection is good news for South African agriculture

Rooibos tea is the first African product to receive EU protected designation. What does this mean for the region where it's grown?

29 Jun 2021

US-based WPF releases video series to help Africa's farmers improve poultry production

The World Poultry Foundation's training series, with four videos dedicated to production, explains how farmers should store feed, proper feeding of poultry and how to prepare and manage zones of comfort to encourage proper brooding for chicks...

22 Jun 2021

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