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#ConsciousCapitalism - the new imperative for food and beverage manufacturers
#ConsciousCapitalism - the new imperative for food and beverage manufacturers

To feed the world in a new era of awareness and to sustain their own future, manufacturers need to change their mindsets...

By Roy Henderson 28 Apr 2020

Proudly SA launches marketplace for locally-made face masks
Proudly SA launches marketplace for locally-made face masks

The online marketplace links corporate buyers with local producers of masks...

24 Apr 2020

Pepkor donates over R2m towards Covid-19 relief
Pepkor donates over R2m towards Covid-19 relief

Pepkor is supporting the fight against Covid-19 by donating a portion of senior leadership's salaries to relief efforts and having its clothing manufacturing division produce face masks...

23 Apr 2020

L'Oréal begins production of hand sanitiser at Gauteng factory
L'Oréal begins production of hand sanitiser at Gauteng factory

L'Oréal South Africa has started producing hand sanitisers under its beauty brand Garnier...

22 Apr 2020

100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuity
100 Beautiful Things showcases SA's creative design and ingenuity

The V&A Waterfront's new 100 Beautiful Things initiative celebrates the creativity of the makers behind some of South Africa's most inspiring projects, products, ideas and experiences...

22 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Pumping the brakes on FMCG
Covid-19: Pumping the brakes on FMCG

A labour force that is at high risk of contracting Covid-19 has a major impact on the food supply chain...

By Serena Ho 22 Apr 2020

Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview
Not taking lockdown lying down: A 360 industry overview

An overview of Bizcommunity's Press Offices, companies and organisations putting the grit in integrity, by continuing to communicate and innovate despite the many challenges of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 21 Apr 2020

10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown
10 ways to stay connected on Biz during lockdown

Self-isolation, lockdowns, working remotely and physical distancing can get you down. Bizcommunity is the daily 'virtual commute' that brings you closer to 19 industry communities...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 15 Apr 2020

Defy to begin building ventilators in SA this May
Defy to begin building ventilators in SA this May

The company aims to help cater to the demand for medical equipment across sub-Saharan Africa...

14 Apr 2020

Covid-19 ripples into container industry
Covid-19 ripples into container industry

This rapid outbreak has impacted global markets in unprecedented ways since its arrival. As with many businesses and industries, the container industry has been and will be impacted...

By Kashief Schroeder 9 Apr 2020

Covid-19: Textile industry agrees on temporary relief for employees
Covid-19: Textile industry agrees on temporary relief for employees

Regulations giving effect to the government's commitment to assist ailing industries and workers through the Unemployment Insurance Fund are being gazetted...

By Tania Broughton 8 Apr 2020

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down
The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 6 Apr 2020

Business un-usual at BMi Research
Business un-usual at BMi Research

BMi Research continues to operate and is doing everything in its power to ensure that clients continue to receive reports and insights during the enforced 21-day lockdown period...

By Kevin Kruger, Issued by BMi Research 6 Apr 2020

How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property market
How Covid-19 will affect the industrial property market

The Covid-19 hurricane has engulfed the world and all businesses are entwined in a whirlwind of uncertainty...

By Tony Bales 6 Apr 2020

Enter the world of Audi...virtually
Enter the world of Audi...virtually

Despite the coronavirus pandemic and halted production, customers and fans can explore the high-tech production of Audi with the online AudiStream tour experience...

6 Apr 2020

Polo manufactures 250,000 'commuter face masks' at Atlantis factory
Polo manufactures 250,000 'commuter face masks' at Atlantis factory

Polo South Africa has pledged 250,000 cotton fabric masks for the City of Cape Town to distribute to commuters and essential service workers...

1 Apr 2020

There's no shortage of toilet paper in SA - Pamsa
There's no shortage of toilet paper in SA - Pamsa

The pulp, paper, packaging, recycling and tissue value chains will continue to operate as a critical business continuity service supporting the manufacturing, processing and distribution of essential goods...

30 Mar 2020

#Covid-19: Bizcommunity takes business virtual, as usual
#Covid-19: Bizcommunity takes business virtual, as usual

Bizcommunity has always been the place where virtual business gets done and is fully set up to seamlessly enable your business communications through the 21-day national lockdown, starting at midnight on 26 March 2020...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 25 Mar 2020

Olympic International to manufacture shoes with Vibram soles
Olympic International to manufacture shoes with Vibram soles

South African footwear brand Olympic International will this year become the first local brand to manufacturer its shoes using the Vibram outsoles, which are known for their excellent traction.

24 Mar 2020

Alpla to consolidate manufacturing in Gauteng with new plant
Alpla to consolidate manufacturing in Gauteng with new plant

Austrian packaging manufacturer Alpla Group is building a new factory in Lanseria near Johannesburg, which will bundles activities from five existing plants...

11 Mar 2020

Covid-19: Factory closures in China may swell demand for SA-made products
Covid-19: Factory closures in China may swell demand for SA-made products

Albert Louw from Lasher Tools says that the company has gained new business as a consequence of the outbreak of coronavirus in China and the closure of manufacturing in the country...

2 Mar 2020

Want instant branded content?
Want instant branded content?

Want instant branded content? Biz Content Features are the easy way to align a company or brand with market reports or industry event coverage...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 Mar 2020

Windhoek-based Caterserve goes off-grid
Windhoek-based Caterserve goes off-grid

Namibian food manufacturer Caterserve, which produces over 1,000 bottles of tomato sauce and mayonnaise daily, has installed a 200kW battery-solar off-grid system...

2 Mar 2020

On its 100th birthday, Jungle Oats opens R208m mill in Cape Town
On its 100th birthday, Jungle Oats opens R208m mill in Cape Town

Jungle Oats celebrates its 100th birthday this year, and the iconic brand has just revealed a new mill in Cape Town and a refreshed communication strategy...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Feb 2020

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City of Cape Town reiterates support for local clothing and textile sector

The City of Cape Town says it is committed to supporting the local clothing and textile sector by providing grant funding to strategic business partners...

24 Feb 2020

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4 important steps for delivering an Industry 4.0 factory and supply chain

In Africa, several developments are presenting opportunities for organisations that adopt Industry 4.0 technologies to capture significant market share and gain global relevance...

By Baljeet Nagi 17 Feb 2020

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Niche farming could pave the way for agricultural growth in SA

Experts are of the opinion that South Africa has a chance to gain enormous advantages, especially if farmers were to focus on smaller niche sectors, such as macadamia, pecan nuts, olives and berries; crops which are showing great expansion potential thanks to significant market demand...

17 Feb 2020

SA's Furniture Industry Master Plan roadshow concludes
SA's Furniture Industry Master Plan roadshow concludes

The South African Furniture Initiative and the Department of Trade and Industry completed their consultative roadshow in Port Elizabeth, after meeting furniture manufacturers across South Africa...

11 Feb 2020

Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production
Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production

Barry Callebaut is investing in dairy-free product development and production facilities to cater to the demand for plant-based products...

5 Feb 2020

Mattel launches building sets made from bio-based plastic
Mattel launches building sets made from bio-based plastic

Toy manufacturer Mattel is launching a series of bio-based plastic products under its construction toy brand, Mega...

3 Feb 2020

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