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Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures
Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measuresArticle

Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change
Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to changeArticle

It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...

Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020

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New seed varieties help cocoa crops thrive in CameroonArticle

A new seed variety called "Brazilian cacao" is now widely in use, providing far better yields to Cameroonian farmers...

18 Mar 2020

Spanish chocolate brand Valor arrives in SA
Spanish chocolate brand Valor arrives in SAArticle

South African retail shelves will for the first time be stocked with premium chocolate brand Chocolates Valor...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Jan 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Natural Herbs & Spices and Red Bull
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Natural Herbs & Spices and Red BullArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Dec 2019

The top 2019, 2020 food trends according to Uber Eats
The top 2019, 2020 food trends according to Uber EatsArticle

Uber Eats has released its takes on the trendiest food seen in 2019 as well as what it thinks will be trending tastewise in 2020...

6 Dec 2019

#FoodNextAfrica: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavours
#FoodNextAfrica: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavoursArticle

Young entrepreneur Sipamandla Manqele is using food to inspire pride in indigenous African ingredients, while uplifting the small-scale farmers and communities involved in their cultivation...

Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Sep 2019

Heating up with the Table Bay Hotel's winter high tea
Heating up with the Table Bay Hotel's winter high teaArticle

Here's why macarons, that delicate meringue-y take on the cookie sandwich and not the claggy, coconutty macaroon they're often confused with, are the dainty star of The Table Bay's pastry chef, Lee-Andra Govender's show this August...

Leigh Andrews 14 Aug 2019

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CTA awards 4 grants to support blockchain use in agricultureArticle

With CTA's support Bioversity International, the International Center for Tropical Agriculture, Erba 96 and Nitidae will implement blockchain projects in Côte d'Ivoire; Papua New Guinea; Sierra Leone; Trinidad and Tobago; and Uganda...

1 Jul 2019

How Hotel Verde's Nuovo Restaurant is going green
How Hotel Verde's Nuovo Restaurant is going greenArticle

The Nuovo Restaurant unveiled its new sustainable menu at the Hotel Verde Cape Town Airport on 3 April 2019...

5 Apr 2019

Diamond Thug on The Cure, cosmic wolfs and convos of the universe
Diamond Thug on The Cure, cosmic wolfs and convos of the universeArticle

Dreamy indie pop band Diamond Thug will be adding their unique celestial electronica/psychedelic-rock to the upcoming Rock On The Lawns lineup, alongside headliner English pop rock icons The Cure...

Ruth Cooper 18 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The future of flavour innovation
#BizTrends2019: The future of flavour innovationArticle

The global food and beverage space is bubbling over with creativity and innovation, with an eager audience of brave consumers with bold taste eager to sample the next big thing...

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jan 2019

10 female-run food businesses to champion in 2019
10 female-run food businesses to champion in 2019Article

From one-woman-shows to family businesses to major career U-turns, these are 10 of the food and drinks brands we're excited about right now...

Studio H 22 Jan 2019

3 predominately vegetarian and vegan eateries in the south peninsula and southern suburbs
3 predominately vegetarian and vegan eateries in the south peninsula and southern suburbsArticle

Cape Town is arguably the continent's capital when it comes to choice and the sheer number of vegetarian and vegan eateries. Full 'raw' restaurants rival both of these...

Shellee-Kim Gold 26 Nov 2018

Ads24 shares literal and figurative Food For Thought
Ads24 shares literal and figurative Food For ThoughtArticle

"I'm so pleased we're wearing aprons as this is so slurpy!" This might not be typical business dialogue, but these and similar exclamations were par for the course at the Cape Town version of Ads24's Food For Thought event...

Leigh Andrews 11 Oct 2018

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Ruby chocolate makes its striking debut in South AfricaArticle

Belgian-Swiss cocoa company Barry Callebaut officially unveiled ruby chocolate in September last year, much to the delight of confectioners, chefs and average chocolate-loving consumers around the globe...

Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Sep 2018

Climate change initiative to strengthen forest, farming communities
Climate change initiative to strengthen forest, farming communitiesArticle

"Forest and farm producers are more powerful when organised. By building their capacity, the Forest and Farm Facility initiative will help more producers and their organisations withstand the effects of climate change."

23 Jul 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabs
#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabsArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Jul 2018

AGT Foods Africa expands focus to launch superfoods
AGT Foods Africa expands focus to launch superfoodsArticle

AGT Foods Africa has announced that it will soon be hopping on the superfoods trend with the launch of its own line of superfoods...

5 Jul 2018

Plain sailing: how traditional methods could deliver zero-emission shipping
Plain sailing: how traditional methods could deliver zero-emission shippingArticle

On 10 May 2018 the 43.5-metre schooner Avontuur arrived in the port of Hamburg. This traditional sailing vessel, built in 1920, transported some 70 tonnes of coffee, cacao and rum across the Atlantic...

Christiaan De Beukelaer 28 May 2018

Chef Luke Dale Roberts' launches The Test Kitchen pop-up restaurant in Mauritius
Chef Luke Dale Roberts' launches The Test Kitchen pop-up restaurant in MauritiusArticle

JHP Gourmet Guide curator, Jenny Handley, followed Luke and his team to attend the opening night of The Test Kitchen Mauritius pop-up restaurant at the Republik Beach Club & Grill at the Shangri-La Le Touessrok Resort & Spa in Mauritius.

Jenny Handley 13 Apr 2018

#BizTrends2018: Conscious consumption
#BizTrends2018: Conscious consumptionArticle

I'm not that big on food trends, to be honest. I find gimmicks and 'flavour of the month' offerings a very slippery slope. That said, I do think established chefs, producers and industry thought-leaders who have the ability to change with the times are critical for the industry.

Andy Fenner 1 Dec 2017

The candlelit MyUtopia studio. All images supplied.
Nourishing body, belly and soul at MyUtopiaArticle

It's no accident that premium lifestyle space MyUtopia is named just that, as 'utopia' is defined as 'An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.' Here's why you need stop imagining it and make balance and 'being your best self' part of your reality...

Leigh Andrews 24 Nov 2017

Honest Chocolate crowdfunds for Johannesburg launch
Honest Chocolate crowdfunds for Johannesburg launchArticle

The success of the Cape Town-based Honest Chocolate over the past three years, following a crowdfunding venture, has encouraged the company to expand...

30 Jun 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cereal
#FreshOnTheShelf: Plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cerealArticle

Fry Family Food Co. has launched a plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cereal called Kasha...

2 May 2017

Top local acts to perform at Jam Jozi
Top local acts to perform at Jam JoziArticle

The two-day music festival, Jam Jozi will take place at Montecasino from 29-30 October 2016.

17 Oct 2016

Gabi Esposito and Jarred Plug, Skinny Scoop founders
#InnovationMonth: The inside Scoop on award-winning ice creamArticle

Last week, Skinny Scoop won the Editor's Choice Award for the annual South African Food Review - a notable achievement for a product that has been in existence for just over a year. The founders of the delectable, health-focused ice cream, Gabi Esposito and Jarred Plug, share the backstory...

Pasqua Heard 13 Sep 2016

The Test Kitchen impresses at the World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards
The Test Kitchen impresses at the World's 50 Best Restaurant AwardsArticle

The Cape Town restaurant The Test Kitchen has been placed at number 22 at the 2016 World's 50 Best Restaurant Awards and was named Best Restaurant in Africa at a ceremony at the Cipriani Wall Street, New York City, earlier this week.

15 Jun 2016

Boost both body and brain with chocolate, say two new studies
Boost both body and brain with chocolate, say two new studiesArticle

More good news for chocolate lovers, with two new studies published this week finding that consuming a little dark chocolate can help boost physical as well as mental performance...

11 May 2016

The chocolate test
The chocolate testArticle

The world is filled with chocolates in every shape and flavour and of varying degrees of quality. How can you be sure that the chocolate you choose...

16 Jul 2015

The Test Kitchen is 'Best in Africa'
The Test Kitchen is 'Best in Africa'Article

The lineup of the 2014 World's 50 Best Restaurants has South Africa's Cape Town based restaurant, The Test Kitchen at 48th place and best in Africa. Chef Dale Roberts won the local Eat Out DStv Restaurant Awards Chef of the Year in 2011 and the restaurant clinched the Eat Out DStv Restaurant Awards Restaurant of the Year in 2012 and 2013.

30 Apr 2014

Chocolate wrapper design competition for Loom
Chocolate wrapper design competition for LoomArticle

To celebrate its one year anniversary, Loom, a men's multi-brand fashion store in Parkhurst has collaborated with Honest Chocolate to release a one year anniversary edition slab and it is inviting creatives to design the chocolate's wrapper.

20 Aug 2012

Cadbury Faircrows empower farmers via Fairtrade
Cadbury Faircrows empower farmers via FairtradeArticle

Following the launch of Fairtrade-certified Dairy Milk plain slabs last year, Cadbury this month launched Faircrows - an interactive campaign aimed at protecting and empowering small-scale cocoa farmers in rural Africa through Fairtrade.

11 Apr 2012

Ramsay draw card leads to stand sell-outArticle

CEO and founder of the Good Food & Wine Show, Christine Cashmore, said that a huge draw card this year was internationally renowned celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay who will be in action at the Chefs in Action Theatre, sponsored by Samsung, Pick n Pay, Afrox Handigas, Boardmans, Alchemy of Gold and Top Billing. This has lead to the selling out of all exhibition stands by mid-March for the Cape Town show 13-16 May 2010 at Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC).

14 Apr 2010

Gold again for TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Joburg
Gold again for TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris JoburgArticle

CANNES: TBWA\Hunt\Lascaris Johannesburg scooped yet another Gold Lion, this time in Design, for its TheZimbabwean campaign at the third awards ceremony of the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival last night, Wednesday, 24 June 2009, in Cannes, France. Press and Cyber winners were also announced. [blog]

25 Jun 2009

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