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Food Lover’s Market CEO Brian Coppin with TVMA founder Mmabatho Portia Morudi
The Village Market Africa triumphs in Food Lover's Seeds of Change initiativeArticle

The Village Market Africa is the winner of Food Lover's Market's Seeds of Change Supplier Development Partnership, launched to create an opportunity for social enterprises to join the retailer's supplier network...

28 Apr 2021

Honey-alcohol fermentation experiment with chopped “moerwortel” plant additive, Glia prolifera. Neil Rusch
Does alcohol have an undisclosed African heritage?Article

Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world. But where was the first alcoholic beverage brewed and consumed?

Neil Rusch 15 Sep 2020

'Bee-washing' hurts bees and misleads consumers
'Bee-washing' hurts bees and misleads consumersArticle

'Bee-washing,' marketing claims that purport to help bees, can diminish the important distinction between a honey bee and native bee...

Lila Westreich 24 Feb 2020

Bumblebees in crisis: Insect's inner lives reveal what the world would lose if they disappear
Bumblebees in crisis: Insect's inner lives reveal what the world would lose if they disappearArticle

A new study has found that European and North American bumblebee populations have shrank by a third since 1970...

14 Feb 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Copeland Distillery, Boland Cellar and An Dúlamán Gin
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Copeland Distillery, Boland Cellar and An Dúlamán GinArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Feb 2020

MSC Cruises launches sustainability tour programme, Protectours
MSC Cruises launches sustainability tour programme, ProtectoursArticle

MSC Cruises has unveiled a series of selected shore excursions specifically designed to help protect and preserve the Earth's natural beauty...

30 Jan 2020

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Growing demand for natural honey from happy beesArticle

The demand for certified organic honey is rising rapidly worldwide and supply cannot keep up with demand...

24 Oct 2019

Bees: How important are they and what would happen if they went extinct
Bees: How important are they and what would happen if they went extinctArticle

It's unlikely that all species of bees will go extinct anytime soon - but current losses could still have a terrible impact on food supplies and ecosystems...

Philip Donkersley 21 Aug 2019

Honey bees are the most important single species for crop pollination.
Managed bees versus wild bees? It's not that simple in South AfricaArticle

There's widespread concern about the global decline of honey bees and the associated loss of pollination services...

Tlou Masehela 10 Jan 2019

Honey bees, already at risk, face a new threat from a common herbicide
Honey bees, already at risk, face a new threat from a common herbicideArticle

Glyphosate is the world's most widely used herbicide. Because it's considered safe for animals, it's extensively used not only in agriculture, but also for weed control in urban areas and home gardens.

Sue Nicolson 3 Dec 2018

A bee economist explains honey bees' vital role in growing tasty almonds
A bee economist explains honey bees' vital role in growing tasty almondsArticle

It's sometimes reported that one in every three bites of food depends on bees. As is often the case when an easy to grasp notion spreads, there's a dose of truth and a dollop of exaggeration...

Brittney Goodrich 20 Aug 2018

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Embattled bees face yet another potential threat - virus-carrying hoverfliesArticle

Many countries have banned or restricted the use of pesticides such as neonicotinoids in farming because of their links to bee decline. But bee decline is much more complex than the idea that pesticides are driving all pollinators to extinction...

Emily Bailes 13 Mar 2018

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The decrease in honey production and its impact on local producers and consumersArticle

Six questions and answers around the decrease in production of honey and the hive of concern around its impact on local producers and consumer markets...

15 Aug 2017

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Common pesticides can harm bees, but the jury is still out on a global banArticle

Some of the world's most widely used pesticides can be harmful to bees, according to the first large-scale studies aimed at measuring the impact of compounds called neonicotinoids...

Phil Lester 3 Jul 2017

SASPA chair, Andre Smit, and Hortgro Science Advisory Council Chair and SAAPPA board member, Stephen Rabe, signed the Bee Charter. At the back Pieter Theron, Nelson de la Querra, Lynette Barnes, Hugh Campbell and Willem van der Pypekamp
Deciduous fruit industry signs charter to protect honey beesArticle

Deciduous fruit grower bodies falling under the Hortgro umbrella signed a Bee & Pollination Charter which aims to address the plight of bees in South Africa...

9 Jun 2017

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Meeting the dietary needs of honey bees is tough for South African beekeepersArticle

There are fears globally that bees may become extinct. This would have implications for food security: between 50% and 80% of the world's food supply is directly or indirectly affected by honey bee pollination...

Tlou Masehela 7 Jun 2017

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Ten years after the crisis, what is happening to the world's bees?Article

Ten years ago, beekeepers in the United States raised the alarm that thousands of their hives were mysteriously empty of bees...

Simon Klein and Andrew Barron 9 May 2017

A digital beehive could warn beekeepers when their hives are under attack
A digital beehive could warn beekeepers when their hives are under attackArticle

Honey bees are responsible for pollinating crops worth more than US$19bn and for producing about US$385m in honey a year in the United States...

Marcus Foth, Alethea Blackler and Paul Cunningham 4 Mar 2016

Act now to protect Western Cape's bees
Act now to protect Western Cape's beesArticle

South Africa's R7 billion a year fruit industry is threatened with potentially massive job and financial losses. It is a looming crisis...

Terry Bell 16 Sep 2015

Honey bee forage plants: what you can do to help our honey bees
Honey bee forage plants: what you can do to help our honey beesArticle

According to a recent study undertaken by the South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), gum trees, certain crops, indigenous trees and shrubs, flowering plants in suburban gardens...

Mbulelo Mswazi, Carol Poole 4 Sep 2015

Bee disease decimates stock in CT
Bee disease decimates stock in CTArticle

American Foul Brood disease is killing the bee population and this is threatening the pollination of next season's crop...

24 Aug 2015

Digital pollination for brands - The Ole! Media Group establishes HoneyKome - a specialist digital engagement division
Digital pollination for brands - The Ole! Media Group establishes HoneyKome - a specialist digital engagement divisionArticle

Digital media organisation, the Ole! Media Group has launched HoneyKome a specialist agency, which will focus on the creation and implementation of strategic digital engagement models for brands and companies.

Issued by Ole!Connect 11 Jul 2014

The pollinator
The pollinatorArticle

The Co-operative and Manchester based marketing company, Refinery, have created a fun gaming app highlighting the plight of the honeybee, whose numbers have drastically declined in recent years.

28 May 2012

DIFF anounces Talent Campus Durban finalistsArticle

The selection for this year's edition of the Durban International Film Festival Talent Campus Durban has been finalised. Those selected will also have the opportunity to attend screenings and events at the 31st Durban International Film Festival (DIFF). DIFF 2010 takes place 22 July - 1 August and Talent Campus Durban happens 23 - 27 July.

7 Jun 2010

Clio Gold for Grey SA, Net#work BBDO
Clio Gold for Grey SA, Net#work BBDOArticle

LAS VEGAS: Grey South Africa and Net#work BBDO Johannesburg both scooped Gold Clios in Radio at the 50th anniversary Clio Awards at The New Joint in the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, last night, Tuesday, 12 May 2009. South Africa also took three Silvers and four Bronzes in the Communications Awards, which honour Print, Direct Mail, Radio, Poster and Billboard, as well as the new Strategic Communications/Public Relations medium.

13 May 2009

One Show Silver, Bronze for SA
One Show Silver, Bronze for SAArticle

NEW YORK: Grey South Africa and Lowe Bull Johannesburg walked off with a Silver and Bronze Pencil respectively at the 34th annual One Show at the Frederick P. Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, on Wednesday night, 6 May 2009.

7 May 2009

Bee disease threatens honey and fruit productionArticle

Millions of bees have caught a highly infectious disease, which is threatening fruit export markets and honey production in the Western Cape. People, however, are not under threat of catching the bacteria.

5 May 2009

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