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Food for thought: the global rise of dark kitchens and stores

Behind the door of a nondescript warehouse unit in Wynberg, north of Johannesburg, lies a microcosm of how we are going to buy food for the foreseeable future...

By Rael Levitt 18 Sep 2020

Call for food entrepreneurs to join the Cape's first kitchen incubator

The V&A Waterfront has taken the next step in making the Western Cape's first inclusive kitchen incubator a reality by calling for applications...

17 Sep 2020

Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictions

South Africa's alcohol industry welcomed last night's announcement by the government to place the entire country on Alert Level 1, but raised concerns about the continued restrictions for off-consumption sales...

17 Sep 2020

Social compact needed to restore SA's restaurant, fast food industries

The old saying used to be - "get bums in seats" but with regulations, sensitivity of customers to infection and concerns for employee safety, this is not part of the "new normal"...

By Craig Schwabe 3 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: KFC's Nolo Thobejane on achieving QSR success in Africa

Letlhogonolo Thobejane travels across the continent overseeing restaurant operations and contributing to the success of the KFC brand in Africa...

31 Aug 2020

It's all flame-grills-go as Burger King launches contactless collection options

Burger King South Africa announced that South Africans will now have more contactless options with the nationwide launch of its contactless click-and-collect and curbside pickup options...

Issued by Burger King 31 Aug 2020

Serving up zero: Covid hits the food and beverage industry hard

The current coronavirus pandemic and ensuing lockdown period continue to leave the food and beverage industry teetering on the brink...

Issued by UBU International 28 Aug 2020

Food is one aspect, but safe food is crucial

The Covid-19 crisis has magnified the incredible public health challenge our world face. Nowhere is this challenge more apparent than in food production...

26 Aug 2020

KFC pauses the use of It's Finger Lickin' Good slogan in advertising

KFC fesses up to slogan being a bit 'offbeat' and press pause on using it in their advertising, for now...

25 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: V&A Waterfront's Tinyiko Mageza sees opportunity everywhere

Tinyiko Mageza talks us through her serendipitous career journey, the women who have shaped her growth, and how the V&A aims to drive meaningful impact while adapting to the pandemic...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Aug 2020

Famous Brands sells stake in Tashas to founding family

Listed holding company Famous Brands has sold its controlling 51% stake in boutique café brand, Tashas, to the founding Sideris family, who hold the remaining 49%...

24 Aug 2020

Starbucks coffee shops set to open in Cape Town

The Starbucks footprint will soon be expanding to Cape Town, with the first batch of coffee shops set to open in the Mother City later this year...

21 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmes

The South African alcohol industry has commited to invest no less than R150m in direct harm-reduction programmes over the coming year...

21 Aug 2020

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