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Coty buys controlling stake in Kylie Cosmetics for $600m

Kylie Jenner is selling a 51% stake in her beauty business Kylie Cosmetics to multinational fragrance and cosmetics company Coty for $600 million...

18 Nov 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdone

Beyond Meat [recently] reported quarterly earnings of $67.3 million - much better than market expectations of $52.7 million...

By Paul Wood 25 Sep 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Distilled Spirits Council brings American spirit(s) to SA

Six American distillers will have their spirits introduced to the South African market as part of the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States' series of tasting events around South Africa this year...

30 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

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...

16 Apr 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

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

SOUTH AFRICA

Mondelez invests in functional foods startup Uplift Food

Mondelez International has taken a minority investment in Uplift Food, a US-based early-stage startup focusing on prebiotic functional foods...

20 Mar 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Brewing giant Anheuser-Busch acquires Cutwater Spirits

Beer giant Anheuser-Busch, a wholly owned subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev, has announced that San Diego-based spirits and canned cocktail company Cutwater Spirits is joining its Beyond Beer portfolio...

26 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Nestlé rolls out first Starbucks-branded products after licensing deal

Nestlé has announced the global launch of a new range of coffee products under the Starbucks brand. The new range consists of 24 products as well as the first Starbucks capsules developed using Nespresso...

15 Feb 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Blockchain systems are tracking food safety and origins

When a Chinese consumer buys a package labelled "Australian beef", there's only a 50-50 chance the meat inside is, in fact, Australian beef. It could just as easily contain rat, dog, horse or camel meat...

By Nir Kshetri 30 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

L'Occitane buys skincare brand Elemis for $900m

Global beauty products maker and retailer L'Occitane International S.A., has agreed to buy beauty and skincare brand Elemis for approximately $900 million...

23 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Tetra Pak ramps up carton packaging customisation with digital printing

Food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak is to become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages...

17 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019

Throughout the year, the chefs at Campbell Soup Company monitor the biggest food trends across the globe to compile Trendscape - a list of what and how you'll be eating in the coming year...

10 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Startups turn waste into opportunity

Global food waste is a problem that weighs 1.3 billion tonnes a year. A third of all food produced never gets eaten; a fact that has launched a food rescue movement...

10 Jan 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

Prada shelves 'blackface' figurines decried as racist

Luxury fashion label Prada has been lambasted for selling monkey-like figurines with overly large red lips in a style reminiscent of racist caricatures of black people...

19 Dec 2018

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