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Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?
Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Carbonated Soft Drinks Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully uncovers the global and local carbonated soft drinks market (including the impact of Covid-19)...

Issued by Insight Survey 3 May 2021

Thirst revamps brand identity
Thirst revamps brand identityArticle

Thirst, South Africa's leading mobile bar and event business, has revamped its brand identity after over 15 years. The rebranding is part of a wider strategic diversification for Thirst...

Issued by Thirst Bar Services 28 Apr 2021

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Zambia must find a way to balance the economy and public health in tax policyArticle

The burden of noncommunicable diseases is growing rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa. The conditions, which include obesity and diabetes, are now leading causes of premature deaths...

Mulenga Mary Mukanu 23 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Banele Msimanga, brand manager of Hunter's Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Meet Banele Msimanga, brand manager of Hunter's CiderArticle

Banele Msimanga is the brand manager of Hunter's Cider and over the past year has worked on the brand creating great consumer experiences like Green Room events...

Evan-Lee Courie 22 Apr 2021

Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits shows
Final call for entries: 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine and Spirits showsArticle

The wine and spirits industries are reminded to submit their respective entries for the 2021 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show and Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show by Friday, 23 April...

16 Apr 2021

#StartupStory: Just Exists... to tell genuine African brand stories
#StartupStory: Just Exists... to tell genuine African brand storiesArticle

Just Exists was formed to showcase local talents and bridge the gap between disenfranchised youth creatives and corporates, making a tangible impact in their potential career paths and creating memorable work in the process...

Jessica Tennant 9 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: Cider
#BehindtheBrandManager: Lance Dodgen, Heineken SA's marketing manager: CiderArticle

Lance Dodgen, Heineken South Africa Marketing Manager: Cider is the custodian of the Dutch brewing company's Strongbow and Fox Cider brands...

Jessica Tennant 30 Mar 2021

TJ Njozela joins Grey Advertising Africa as creative director
TJ Njozela joins Grey Advertising Africa as creative directorArticle

TJ Njozela is a creative director with a curious mind. His work is based on insights that he gathers by spending his time immersing himself in real life; from the most remote rural places to lavish champagne gardens...

Issued by Grey Africa 24 Feb 2021

CCBSA expands B-BBEE employee share ownership scheme
CCBSA expands B-BBEE employee share ownership schemeArticle

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa has increased its B-BBEE ownership to a revised 20% target, with a significant worker ownership component...

8 Feb 2021

The Blue Train resumes its full service offering
The Blue Train resumes its full service offeringArticle

The Blue Train has announced that it will be resuming its full operations after a temporary shutdown due to the Covid-19 second wave alert in December 2020...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 4 Feb 2021

Can organisers be held liable by attendees of super-spreader events?
Can organisers be held liable by attendees of super-spreader events?Article

In videos and images shared on social media platforms of what have since been deemed Covid-19 'super-spreader events', there appears in some cases to have been total disregard of Covid-19 protocols. What legal recourse do attendees have against organisers?

Mthokozisi Maphumulo 3 Feb 2021

Cape-based non-alcoholic spirits maker garners global praise
Cape-based non-alcoholic spirits maker garners global praiseArticle

Abstinence, a local non-alcoholic spirits brand inspired by the biodiversity of the Cape Floral Kingdom, attracted global recognition at the international Low- and No-Alcohol Masters Competition...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Feb 2021

"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant owners
"To close, or not to close?" the question that plagues restaurant ownersArticle

With the curfew still in place and increasing fear around the new strain and second wave of Covid-19 infections, many restaurants are struggling to operate at a profit...

Evan-Lee Courie 21 Jan 2021

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SAB ordered to remove misleading labelling from Brutal Fruit productsArticle

SAB has had to stop using the non-compliant labels and remove or withdraw all marketing and advertising in respect of their Brutal Fruit products...

15 Dec 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fitch & Leedes, Bernini and Cadbury
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fitch & Leedes, Bernini and CadburyArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Dec 2020

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SANParks calls for shared responsibility in light of Covid-19 surgeArticle

SANParks fall within the jurisdiction of the identified hotspots in both the Eastern and Western Cape where an increase in Covid-19 cases have been reported...

10 Dec 2020

Bavaria range refreshed with new packaging and can size
Bavaria range refreshed with new packaging and can sizeArticle

Reacting to the growing demand for alcohol-free drinks, Bavaria has expanded its range of 0.0% malt beverages to include a new affordable 500ml can...

4 Dec 2020

Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020
Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show winners for 2020Article

South Africa secured the lion's share of the gold medals and trophies across most major classes in second annual Old Mutual Trophy Spirits Show...

26 Nov 2020

Esprit comes to the festive season party with a social distancing solution for the cool crowd
Esprit comes to the festive season party with a social distancing solution for the cool crowdArticle

Esprit's recently launched #OwnYourSpace campaign, sets out to raise awareness and to make social distancing the 'cool' thing to do - with bright and distinct Esprit armbands that signal to others to keep a safe social distance...

Issued by Esprit 25 Nov 2020

New summer refreshments at City Lodge Hotel Group
New summer refreshments at City Lodge Hotel GroupArticle

As summer heats the pool ready for those first swims, the City Lodge Hotel Group has revamped the bar and snacks menus at its hotels...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 24 Nov 2020

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Taverners Summit addresses responsible trading and social responsibilityArticle

The tavern industry should play its role in promoting responsible behaviour and avoid the pressure to immediately recoup the financial losses suffered from alcohol sales ban during the coming festive season...

20 Nov 2020

Here are the 2020 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winners
Here are the 2020 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winnersArticle

The winners of this year's MTN Business App of the Year Awards have been announced. EasyEquities, an app for new and existing investors, took the top spot...

30 Oct 2020

Alcohol supplies cut off to 44 Western Cape traders flouting regulations
Alcohol supplies cut off to 44 Western Cape traders flouting regulationsArticle

The alcohol industry has cancelled supplies to the 44 alcohol outlets in the Western Cape whose licences have been revoked by the provincial Liquor Authority...

15 Oct 2020

Local spirit takes top accolade at inaugural SA Rum Awards
Local spirit takes top accolade at inaugural SA Rum AwardsArticle

De Vry Distillery's Die Warm Rasta Rum, produced in the Free State, has won the top award in the 2020 South African Rum Awards.

12 Oct 2020

It's a 'no' to Nosecco trade mark application
It's a 'no' to Nosecco trade mark applicationArticle

The UKIPO said that the name Nosecco would evoke the image of the increasingly popular geographical indication (GI) Prosecco in consumers' minds...

Merlene Engelbrecht 30 Sep 2020

Truman & Orange builds portfolio of non-alcoholic distilled spirits
Truman & Orange builds portfolio of non-alcoholic distilled spiritsArticle

Truman & Orange is betting on the growth of non-alcoholic spirits by introducing two new brands to its portfolio: the locally-produced Abstinence and the imported Fluére...

30 Sep 2020

New trends drive positive change across Africa's distilling sector
New trends drive positive change across Africa's distilling sectorArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted organisations across Africa to invest in distilling facilities for the first time, and prompted existing distillers and brewers to innovate and diversify...

30 Sep 2020

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...

17 Sep 2020

Maarten Ackerman, chief economist and advisory partner, Citadel
Latest GDP shocker the straw that will break the camel's back?Article

Latest GDP figures have laid bare the grim reality of Covid-19's economic effects, revealing an unprecedented 51% decline in economic activity in the second quarter of this year...

Maarten Ackerman 9 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

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

Blue Yonder to power Distell's supply chain digital transformation
Blue Yonder to power Distell's supply chain digital transformationArticle

Distell, the producers and marketers of alcoholic beverages, has selected Blue Yonder to power its supply chain digital transformation...

17 Aug 2020

Two Green Lemons leads the charge on sophisticated, alcohol-free sippers
Two Green Lemons leads the charge on sophisticated, alcohol-free sippersArticle

"Non-alcoholic products are not about sugary drinks anymore, it is about sophisticated sipping," says Hanneli van der Merwe, co-founder of specialist beverage developer Two Green Lemons...

Lauren Hartzenberg 13 Aug 2020

A bleak outlook for packaging in 2020, new BMi Research report shows
A bleak outlook for packaging in 2020, new BMi Research report showsArticle

South Africa's packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown enforced as a response to the coronavirus...

Issued by BMi Research 11 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

Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?
Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?Article

Contrary to popular belief, if you make something that people want illegal, it doesn't just go away...

Rowan Leibbrandt 3 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

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Jack Daniel's, Robertson Winery and The Sexton
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Jack Daniel's, Robertson Winery and The SextonArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 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

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

Are pampered pets boosting SA's pet care industry?
Are pampered pets boosting SA's pet care industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Pet Care Industry Landscape Report 2020 carefully uncovers the global and local pet care market, based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 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

Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at taverns
Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at tavernsArticle

Distell has launched Click2Collect.co.za to help South Africans order alcoholic drinks from more than 22,000 taverns countrywide in a simpler and safer manner...

2 Jul 2020

Maarten Ackerman, chief economist and advisory partner, Citadel
GDP numbers "better-than-expected", but a depression may be loomingArticle

The market expected the economy to shrink by 3.8% over the first quarter so the -2.0% print for Q1 2020 GDP might be slightly better than anticipated, but it almost means nothing...

Maarten Ackerman 1 Jul 2020

Michelangelo Awards now open to RTD beverages
Michelangelo Awards now open to RTD beveragesArticle

For the first time in South Africa, producers of Ready to Drink (RTD) beverages are invited to enter the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards...

1 Jul 2020

Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distillery
Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distilleryArticle

Diageo is building its first carbon-neutral distillery in the United States. The $130m distillery, which will produce Bulleit bourbon, is currently under construction...

30 Jun 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

National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industry
National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industryArticle

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

23 Jun 2020

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