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Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictions
Level 1: Alcohol industry concerned about off-consumption restrictionsArticle

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...

3 days ago

Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitals
Alcohol industry donates R20m worth of PPE to SA hospitalsArticle

The South African alcohol industry is assisting the government's efforts to combat the Covid-19 pandemic by donating PPE worth almost R20m over two months...

11 Sep 2020

Extension to deferment periods on excise duty payments
Extension to deferment periods on excise duty paymentsArticle

Due to the lockdown restrictions on the sale of alcoholic beverages and tobacco products in South Africa, the National Treasury implemented a deferment of excise duties for excise compliant businesses...

Virusha Subban and Prenisha Govender 28 Aug 2020

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

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

SA liquor industry partners with Community Policing Forums
SA liquor industry partners with Community Policing ForumsArticle

As part of its alcohol harm-reduction initiatives, the South African liquor industry is working with Community Policing Forums (CPF) in targeted hotspot areas in four provinces...

27 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'
#WomensMonth: Heineken SA's Millicent Maroga: 'Let your work speak for itself'Article

Corporate Affairs Director of Heineken South Africa Millicent Maroga shares her thoughts on female leadership and empowering women entrepreneurs, some of the challenges women in the industry face, as well as GBV...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 24 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmes
Alcohol industry to invest R150m in alcohol harm-reduction programmesArticle

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

Heineken SA entrepreneur profiles for Women's Month: Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela, CEO of Brewsters Craft
Heineken SA entrepreneur profiles for Women's Month: Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela, CEO of Brewsters CraftArticle

This #WomensMonth, Heineken South Africa has partnered with Bizcommunity to showcase the phenomenal work and impact of women entrepreneurs such as Apiwe Nxusani-Mawela...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 19 Aug 2020

Beer Association relieved to reopen trade after wave of bankruptcies
Beer Association relieved to reopen trade after wave of bankruptciesArticle

The Beer Association of South Africa said it's relieved that the sale of alcohol may resume under Alert Level 2 of the lockdown, especially for restaurants, bars and taverns...

18 Aug 2020

Let's #DoBizZA this September
Let's #DoBizZA this SeptemberArticle

The #DoBizZA Content Feature sponsorship will allow your organisation to be seen supporting local, homemade and homegrown heroes, across 19 sectors on Biz, in the month-long celebration of all things local...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 18 Aug 2020

Industry welcomes lifting of alcohol ban, will avail resources to fight Covid-19
Industry welcomes lifting of alcohol ban, will avail resources to fight Covid-19Article

South Africa's alcohol has welcomed the announcement by the Government to resume the trading and distribution of alcohol and place the entire country on Alert Level 2...

17 Aug 2020

Alcohol industry says ban poses risk to trade partnership
Alcohol industry says ban poses risk to trade partnershipArticle

The local alcohol industry has noted the concerns raised by spiritsEurope regarding imbalances in trade between South Africa and the EU, as a result of the continued prohibition on the sale of alcohol...

11 Aug 2020

#OrchidsandOnions: A real way with words...
#OrchidsandOnions: A real way with words...Article

Pendorings: creative method of conveying a simple message; deception from aware.org.za tarnishes what is a good message...

Brendan Seery 7 Aug 2020

Tavern Dialogues initiative launched to address GBV in townships
Tavern Dialogues initiative launched to address GBV in townshipsArticle

On Women's Day, 9 August, township taverns in South Africa will roll out a programme to help combat gender-based violence and femicide...

6 Aug 2020

Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beverages
Treasury grants 90-days deferral of excise tax due on alcoholic beveragesArticle

The alcohol industry welcomes the positive response from the National Treasury to its request for a deferment of excise tax on alcoholic beverages...

4 Aug 2020

Alcohol ban dampens SAB and Heineken's investment ambitions
Alcohol ban dampens SAB and Heineken's investment ambitionsArticle

SAB has halted R5bn in investments in South Africa over the next two years, while Heineken SA is reevaluating plans to establish a new major production facility in KwaZulu-Natal...

4 Aug 2020

SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industry
SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industryArticle

"By prohibiting all formal sales of alcohol, South Africa has chosen not to follow global trends in responding to the epidemic, and unfortunately this comes at a very high cost to the economy."

29 Jul 2020

Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support package
Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support packageArticle

The Tavern Relief Programme seeks to raise R100m to support 34,500 taverns over a two to three-month period by providing food parcels and other necessary supplies...

27 Jul 2020

Liquor traders, restaurants plead with govt to lift alcohol ban
Liquor traders, restaurants plead with govt to lift alcohol banArticle

Industry bodies representing South Africa's alcohol and restaurant industries have requested for the sale of liquor to resume based on a set of conditions to be agreed by both parties...

22 Jul 2020

Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise tax
Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise taxArticle

"The sustainability of the sector, now and in the post-Covid-19 era, is dependent on this deferment if job losses are to be avoided..."

20 Jul 2020

SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed ban
SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed banArticle

Stakeholders in South Africa's alcohol industry are requesting the research data that informed the recent reinstatement of the ban on sales and distribution of alcohol...

17 Jul 2020

Alcohol ban may spell disaster for industry as job losses loom
Alcohol ban may spell disaster for industry as job losses loomArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry has expressed its disappointment with the government's decision to reinstate the ban on the sale and distribution of alcohol...

13 Jul 2020

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How SA retailer Dry Dock Liquor adapted its strategy during lockdownArticle

Boutique liquor store Dry Dock Liquor has expanded from a local community business into an established online retailer as a result of the pandemic...

29 Jun 2020

Liquor bounces back: Anticipated alcohol consumption post lockdown
Liquor bounces back: Anticipated alcohol consumption post lockdownArticle

The market is expected to witness a shift in the consumers' alcohol-buying behaviour as they settle into Level 3. Borderless Access, therefore, conducted a study to understand this change in behaviour and how it might impact the alcohol industry...

Issued by Borderless Access 17 Jun 2020

New click and collect drinks ordering platform targets taverns
New click and collect drinks ordering platform targets tavernsArticle

The Hola Club Click & Collect online drinks buying platform has launched in South Africa, offering a safer and more convenient option to sell and buy drinks at local taverns...

10 Jun 2020

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Level 3 liquor let-down looms, warns SapicsArticle

When SA moves down to lockdown level 3, alcohol sales will be permitted under specific conditions. But does this mean that your local liquor store will be fully stocked and ready to sell you your favourite tipple?

27 May 2020

Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumption
Alcohol industry welcomes opening of trade for home consumptionArticle

South Africa's alcohol industry has welcomed the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Sunday evening that the move to Level 3 would include the sale of alcohol for home consumption...

26 May 2020

Challenger Type - The Irreverent Maverick
Challenger Type - The Irreverent MaverickArticle

Witty brand communication that consistently attacks the comfort of the same-old-same-old, is a hallmark of an Irreverent Maverick...

Issued by eatbigfish 21 May 2020

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SA's alcohol industry pledges 40k litres of pure alcohol for sanitiser productionArticle

The SA Liquor Brandowners Association, the Beer Association of South Africa and Vinpro have collectively committed to donate 40,000 litres of pure alcohol for the production of sanitisers...

24 Mar 2020

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Alcohol industry places its own restrictions on its advertisingArticle

The alcohol industry in SA has put together a marketing code which voluntarily restricts the way they advertise their products to the public...

5 Feb 2020

Michael Lebona
#BizTrends2020: 5 spirits trends in South Africa for 2020Article

Curated, experiential and tailored experiences were at the forefront of South Africa's alcohol consumption trends in 2019...

Michael Lebona 8 Jan 2020

How alcohol companies are using International Women's Day to sell more drinks to women
How alcohol companies are using International Women's Day to sell more drinks to womenArticle

Many alcohol companies see International Women's Day as an ideal opportunity to market their products...

Carol Emslie 8 Mar 2019

Liquor industry signs guidelines for good business practice for SA companies in Africa
Liquor industry signs guidelines for good business practice for SA companies in AfricaArticle

The liquor industry has signed the Guidelines for Good Business Practice for South African Companies Operating on the African Continent...

1 Mar 2019

Global evidence suggests that alcohol advertisements increase adolescents’ favourable attitudes towards drinking. Shutterstock
How easy access to alcohol, and adverts, affect women in South AfricaArticle

Public health research suggests that concerns about alcohol advertising and accessibility warrant strong regulatory action...

Leslie London & Neo Morojele 30 Jan 2019

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Thousands of us die from these illnesses each day. Will it ever end?Article

Recently, the United Nations held its first-ever high-level meeting]on TB...

Yogan Pillay 11 Oct 2018

Alcohol companies in the EU promise to adhere to new industry rules on responsible marketingArticle

Eight of Europe's biggest alcohol companies, including AB InBev, Bacardi, Diageo, Heineken and SAB Miller have agreed the "Responsible Marketing Pact", being launched to cover the EU.

Debbie Marriot, Issued by Adams & Adams 4 Oct 2018

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Diagnostic tool help organisations focus on women in leadershipArticle

Yellowwood, a marketing and brand strategy consultancy, has created a simple diagnostic tool to help organisations that want to take advantage of the opportunities presented by women...

5 Sep 2018

What business is Castle Lite in?
What business is Castle Lite in?Article

Bogosi Motshegwa writes how Castle Lite has proved that one can build a brand thinking from the periphery...

Bogosi Motshegwa 29 Mar 2018

Western Cape takes a sober look at ways to curb drinking
Western Cape takes a sober look at ways to curb drinkingArticle

It's going to be much harder to buy a beer in Cape Town if the Western Cape government has its way...

Katharine Child 20 Sep 2017

Amendment to Liquor Products Act widely welcomed
Amendment to Liquor Products Act widely welcomedArticle

The Liquor Products Amendment Bill has been widely welcomed by alcohol industry players who say it will go a long way to curbing illicit trade...

Bekezela Phakathi 16 Aug 2017

Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic study
Alcohol industry criticises government's 'vague' socioeconomic studyArticle

The South African Liquor Brand Owners Association (Salba) has criticised the government's inadequate socioeconomic impact assessment...

Linda Ensor 21 Jul 2017

Smit is just as friendly in real life as he is on screen!
#BehindtheSelfie with... Andreas SmitArticle

This week we go behind the selfie with ‘total technophile' Andreas Smit - newly appointed at Isilumko Activate as Isilumko Business Partner - Marketing...

Leigh Andrews 20 Jun 2017

Nalisha Lalloo toasts new digital talent in her role as 2016 Bookmarks judge
Nalisha Lalloo toasts new digital talent in her role as 2016 Bookmarks judgeArticle

For Nalisha Lalloo, digital marketing manager for Pernod Ricard, innovation in digital marketing is vital to her job and is the main reason she jumped at the opportunity to be a judge for the 2016 Bookmark Awards...

Issued by IAB South Africa 23 Feb 2016

Beer allowed to be sold in Brazil's stadiums
Beer allowed to be sold in Brazil's stadiumsArticle

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL: Brazil fought hard when FIFA insisted it overturn its ban on alcohol in stadiums, but the World Cup hosts lost, and with the tournament beer is back

17 Jun 2014

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