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Govt could curb imports in favour of more 100% local goodsArticle

Small Business Development Minister Khumbudzo Ntshavheni says the department is in talks with the DTIC to designate more products under the 100% local content category to support SMMEs...

1 day ago

#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa
#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

This Africa Month, we chat to Mondelez International's new president of its Sub-Saharan Africa business unit about his appointment and mapping a growth strategy in Africa...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 days ago

Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could change
Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could changeArticle

The importance of raw cocoa beans to Ghana's foreign exchange earnings is derailing the development of a viable chocolate industry...

Sophie Van Huellen 3 May 2021

Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collab
Smarties celebrates sustainable packaging milestone with artist collabArticle

Earlier this year, Nestlé Smarties globally announced its switch to 100% recyclable paper packaging. The sustainable packaging solution was introduced to the South Africa market in March...

16 Apr 2021

Food Lover's on the lookout for social enterprises to join supplier network
Food Lover's on the lookout for social enterprises to join supplier networkArticle

Food Lover's Market has launched its Seeds Of Change Supplier Development Partnership to create opportunities for social enterprises to join the fresh produce retailer's network as a supplier...

3 Feb 2021

How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doing
How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doingArticle

The workplace can make a big contribution to reducing their employees' risk of non-communicable diseases through relatively inexpensive adjustments to the work environment...

Darcelle Schouw and Bob Mash 29 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2C
#BizTrends2021: The rise of D2CArticle

The direct-to-consumer model allows deeper brand relationships and an omnichannel approach to deriving value...

Michael Smollan 5 Jan 2021

The uber-zoom: The case against trade mark genericide
The uber-zoom: The case against trade mark genericideArticle

Let's say "Zoom" becomes a synonym for conducting online video meetings, regardless of the app used - or worse, it becomes a verb. In this way, Zoom will lose its distinctiveness. It will become a generic trade mark, and its owners won't be able to stop others from using "Zoom" to refer to online conferencing services...

Jeanine Coetzer 2 Nov 2020

The evolution of purpose
The evolution of purposeArticle

Purpose is one of the most misunderstood and misused business buzzwords today. As the concept continues to evolve, we look at why being purposeful has never mattered more for brands...

Graham Staplehurst, Issued by Kantar 29 Sep 2020

Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalists
Anzisha Prize 2020 reveals finalistsArticle

The Anzisha Prize has revealed its top 20 finalists for 2020. Winners will be announced at this year's Anzisha Prize Conference on the 27 October 2020...

17 Sep 2020

Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan Africa
Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Mondelez International is bolstering its regional leadership by appointing a new president of sub-Saharan Africa and managing director in SA...

23 Jun 2020

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Will a beer with another name taste as good?Article

It is well-established that a brand consists of much more than just a name, but we must still acknowledge that the name of a business goes directly to the heart of its identity...

Reinard Krüger & Bianca Balt 18 May 2020

Jane Wakely, Mars & Mars Pet Nutrition.
Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Innovation shortlistArticle

20 campaigns have been shortlisted in the Effective Innovation category, which recognises innovative thinking that has transformed a business to deliver tangible results...

8 Apr 2020

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FMCG brands better placed to weather Covid-19 storm - Global Advertising Trends reportArticle

According to the latest Global Advertising Trends report which focuses on FMCG and Covid-19, FMCG brands are better placed to weather the storm than other sectors...

30 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

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SA's VMLY&R wins Silver at 2019 Epica AwardsArticle

The 2019 Epica Awards winners have been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars winning Silver in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

22 Nov 2019

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#EpicaAwards2019: SA's VMLY&R announced as one of the finalists!Article

The 2019 Epica Awards shortlist has been announced with South Africa's VMLY&R's "Don't Tell Me What To Do" campaign for Edgars revealed as a finalist in the Branded Content - Music Video category...

12 Nov 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Sir Fruit, M&M's and Turmeric Tonic
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Sir Fruit, M&M's and Turmeric TonicArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 22 Oct 2019

Sappi in partnership with Constantia Flexibles delivers innovation for sustainable packaging solutions
Sappi in partnership with Constantia Flexibles delivers innovation for sustainable packaging solutionsArticle

Sappi has made great strides in developing breakthrough proprietary barrier technology to offer new opportunities to satisfy the need for environmentally friendly and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions...

Issued by Sappi 4 Oct 2019

Egyptian e-commerce startup MaxAB secures $6.2m seed funding
Egyptian e-commerce startup MaxAB secures $6.2m seed fundingArticle

Egyptian B2B e-commerce marketplace MaxAB has secured seed funding of $6.2 million, one of the largest ever seed rounds raised by a MENA startup...

26 Sep 2019

Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging design
Pentawards 2019 honours best in global packaging designArticle

The winners of the annual Pentawards, a prestigious packaging design competition, were recognised at a gala ceremony held on 12 September in London. Microsoft scooped the top Diamond prize...

16 Sep 2019

Top 5 corporate gift trends for 2019
Top 5 corporate gift trends for 2019Article

As the year nears its end and we reflect on the success of the organisation, it is important to acknowledge the people who contributed to getting the company across the finish line...

26 Aug 2019

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The impact of plain packaging on brand valueArticle

The debate around the issue of plain packaging once again highlights the value of product branding and its impact on brand value...

Catherine Kruger 30 Jul 2019

SA brands among top 10 Design Impact Awards winners
SA brands among top 10 Design Impact Awards winnersArticle

South African entrants Maq and Playboy Deodorants are among the top 10 winning brands in the 2019 Nielsen Design Impact Awards, which recognise successful package redesigns in the global CPG space...

26 Jul 2019

Joe Schofield at the Cape Town leg of his masterclass presentations in SA. Image supplied.
Joe Schofield on his unique, multi-sensory Sensorium menusArticle

During a masterclass held on Saturday, 29 June at Cause & Effect Cocktail Kitchen in Cape Town, International Bartender of the Year (Spirited Awards), Joe Schofield took us on a flavour-filled journey...

Juanita Pienaar 5 Jul 2019

#CannesLions2019: Radio Lions winners!
#CannesLions2019: Radio Lions winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Radio & Audio Lions announced during the Communication award ceremony, with SA once again roaring with metal!

19 Jun 2019

Cannes Lions 2019 Experience Grand Prix winners - 'Microsoft XBox: Changing the Game' under Brand Experience & Activations; Doconomy's 'Do Black - The Carbon Limit Credit Card' under Creative eCommerce...
#CannesLions2019: Experience Lions winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 20 June with the 2019 Cannes Brand Experience & Activation and Creative e-Commerce winners announced during the Experience track award ceremony...

19 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019 Entertainment winners include VMLY&R and Net#work BBDO!
#CannesLions2019: Entertainment winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity continued on 18 June, with the 2019 Cannes Entertainment Lions, Entertainment for Music Lions and Entertainment for Sport Lions announced during the Entertainment award track ceremony and SA bringing home two Bronze Lions...

18 Jun 2019

#CannesLions2019 Outdoor Lions' Grand Prix winner: 'Dream Crazy: Colin Kaepernick' by Wieden + Kennedy for Nike.
#CannesLions2019: Outdoor Lions winners!Article

The 66th annual Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity kicked off on 17 June, with the 2019 Cannes Outdoor Lions announced during the first Communication award track ceremony...

17 Jun 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fokof Lager, Cape Herb & Spice, Twix and Fitch & Leedes
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fokof Lager, Cape Herb & Spice, Twix and Fitch & LeedesArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 13 May 2019

Scenes from SA's Pencil-winning work from the first night of #OneShow2019.
#OneShow2019: First night results!Article

The first of two award nights for One Show 2019 is done and dusted, having taken place at the Ziegfeld Ballroom earlier on Wednesday, 8 May, with Africa bringing home 1 gold and 4 bronze pencils...

7 May 2019

Screen grab from ADC 98th Annual Awards' Black Cube for Best of Show winner, “The Truth Is Worth It,” on behalf of The New York Times, awarded to Final Cut New York and Furlined Santa Monica with Droga5 New York.
#OneShow2019: All the ADC 2019 winners!Article

The colours of the 711 winners of the 98th global ADC Annual Awards were revealed on the first evening of the One Club for Creativity's Creative Week, held on 6 May 2018 at Metropolitan West in New York, with a Merit Award coming home to SA, for Grid Worldwide's #HopeJoanna...

6 May 2019

Egg-stra! Egg-stra! Read all about it...
Egg-stra! Egg-stra! Read all about it...Article

Cadbury Fluffies. Delivering more than just packaging...

Issued by Just Design 4 Apr 2019

'Palau Pledge' by Host/Havas Sydney, is the most creatively celebrated campaign of 2018. Image supplied.
Warc announces top 100 creative companiesArticle

Campaign Palau Pledge, agency BBDO New York, network BBDO Worldwide, holding company Omnicom Group, brand Burger King and advertiser Mars top the rankings and South Africa has placed ninth...

25 Feb 2019

Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sector
Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sectorArticle

According to a study by Fact.MR, citrus essential oil sales increased by over 3,000 tonnes in 2018 over 2017.

22 Jan 2019

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Unmeltable chocolate and bean-to-bar: A cocoa expert highlights 3 sweet trendsArticle

'Tis the season to eat chocolate. And for the chocolate industry, there's nothing sweeter, since this is the time of year when it enjoys a spike in sales and, at least for some, rising profits...

Kristy Leissle 21 Dec 2018

No presents, please: how gift cards initiate children into the world of 'credit'
No presents, please: how gift cards initiate children into the world of 'credit'Article

Faced with a glut of children's toys at home, more and more parents are presenting gift cards in lieu of presents...

Louise Grimmer and Martin Grimmer 5 Dec 2018

SA chocolate brand Afrikoa gets global nod for great taste
SA chocolate brand Afrikoa gets global nod for great tasteArticle

South African bean to bar chocolate brand Afrikoa was recently recognised at the 2018 Great Taste Awards, an international awards scheme for speciality food and drink.

3 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

Is 'chocapocalypse' looming? Why we need to understand what's at stake
Is 'chocapocalypse' looming? Why we need to understand what's at stakeArticle

No more chocolate by 2050? Several articles have pointed recently that we are heading to a major chocolate crisis...

Jovana Stanisljevic 4 Sep 2018

Increased global consumption of poppy seed
Increased global consumption of poppy seedArticle

According to the report, World: Poppy Seed - Market Report: Analysis and Forecast to 2025, recently published by IndexBox, the global poppy seed market was estimated at 111,000 tonnes in 2016, which was 6% more than in the previous year...

14 Aug 2018

Nigeria's WaraCake expands and launches WaraChow service
Nigeria's WaraCake expands and launches WaraChow serviceArticle

Nigerian e-commerce startup WaraCake has expanded into 23 Nigerian states and has also announced the launch of a new food delivery service called WaraChow...

13 Aug 2018

PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helm
PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helmArticle

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi will be stepping down after 24 years with the food and beverage company, the last 12 holding the position of CEO. She will be replaced on 3 October by company veteran Ramon Laguarta...

7 Aug 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Designer chocolate, gourmet pizza, summery rosé and healthy crisps
#FreshOnTheShelf: Designer chocolate, gourmet pizza, summery rosé and healthy crispsArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jul 2018

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