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Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber Nutrition

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 day ago

UCook Market Box launched to support small-scale farmers

Looking to help local, small-scale food producers make ends meet during the Covid-19 crisis, UCook has launched the UCook Market Box...

2 days ago

Back to business for restaurants, cinemas, theatres, casinos and others

Following new amendments, employers who operate restaurants, cinemas, theatres, casinos, museums, galleries, libraries, archives and conference centres as well as personal care services (e.g. hairdressers and tattoo parlours) may open again. Certain sporting (contact and non-contact) activities are also permitted to resume.

By Dhevarsha Ramjettan, Kirsten Eiser, Partner and Shane Johnson 3 days ago

Cinemas, casinos, theatres and sit-in restaurants allowed to re-open under strict conditions

The Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma, has signed and gazetted an amendment to the regulations for the advanced Covid-19 alert Level 3 lockdown - which will allow cinemas, casinos, sit-in restaurants and theatres to start operating again, albeit, under strict conditions...

26 Jun 2020

#YouthMonth: Jozi lovebirds blossom into business owners

Thula Ndema and Thato Masondo are partners in life and in work. Operating from their shop in Victoria Yards, they make artisanal sorbet in a range of seasonal combinations...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 26 Jun 2020

National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industry

A new national body has been formed to help transform South Africa's taverns into modernised and technology-savvy business enterprises...

23 Jun 2020

Vegan and Plant-Powered Show announces 2021 dates

The Vegan and Plant-Powered Show (VPPS) has announced its rescheduled dates. The show will now take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from Friday, 28 May 28 to Sunday, 30 May 2021...

23 Jun 2020

The new era of product placement

Kevin Levy, senior media planner at Meta Media discusses a new era of product placement...

By Kevin Levy 18 Jun 2020

Covid-19 pandemic: Should brands be doing more?

Are the health and safety standards at stores in lower-income areas as high as they are in affluent areas? In brief, no...

By Richard Wells 17 Jun 2020

CEO Luc-Olivier Marquet on Unilever's response to Covid-19

Many Unilever brands form part of South Africans' everyday defence against the coronavirus...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 15 Jun 2020

Webinar: Why food safety is everyone's business

In collaboration with Business Day Dialogues, South African National Accreditation System (Sanas) recently held a discussion highlighting the critical role accreditation plays in improving food safety...

15 Jun 2020

SA's franchise industry begins long road to recovery

From negotiating rental relief with landlords and royalty fees with franchisors to asking for relaxed loan repayments with banks, franchise operators continue their battle to survive the lockdown...

12 Jun 2020

Mr Yum food ordering platform arrives in South Africa

Mr Yum has launched in South Africa, allowing customers to order and pay for food from their favourite local restaurants through the Mr Yum website...

10 Jun 2020

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