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SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investment
SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investmentArticle

Zitulele KK Combi and Ari Jacobson have launched their patented deep-fryer technology, Kombo King, to retailers, after securing investment from the Vumela Fund...

15 Apr 2021

Jozi family builds blossoming corndogs business
Jozi family builds blossoming corndogs businessArticle

Mabel and Wale Akinlabi have developed a successful frozen convenience food business, which was inspired by a spontaneous catering decision during their daughter's 11th birthday...

9 Mar 2021

#ConsciousCapitalism - the new imperative for food and beverage manufacturers
#ConsciousCapitalism - the new imperative for food and beverage manufacturersArticle

To feed the world in a new era of awareness and to sustain their own future, manufacturers need to change their mindsets...

Roy Henderson 28 Apr 2020

These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019
These are Shoprite's standout suppliers for 2019Article

The Shoprite Group honoured its most innovative and reliable suppliers at its annual Supplier Awards this past weekend...

18 Nov 2019

These self-driving robots deliver snacks on demand
These self-driving robots deliver snacks on demandArticle

Hungry students at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California were recently introduced to Snackbot, the outdoor, self-driving robot delivering snacks and beverages from PepsiCo's portfolio of better-for-you brands...

23 Jan 2019

Shoprite Group honours its top suppliers
Shoprite Group honours its top suppliersArticle

The Shoprite Group's annual Supplier of the Year Awards recognises the company's top suppliers and the valuable contribution they make to the success of the Shoprite Group...

10 Dec 2018

Busting the breakfast myths
Busting the breakfast mythsArticle

Starting the day with a healthy breakfast is the opening act for a healthy lifestyle, and lays the foundation of our future health over the longer term...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 10 Oct 2018

SA's growing appetite for convenience an opportunity for retailers, manufacturers
SA's growing appetite for convenience an opportunity for retailers, manufacturersArticle

South African consumers are facing an increasingly stressful, time-starved lifestyle which has created a burgeoning demand for convenient solutions that can help simplify their lives...

11 Sep 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

Homestyle cooking conveniently Frozen for You
Homestyle cooking conveniently Frozen for YouArticle

Karen Short, founder of established catering company By Word of Mouth, has developed a new range of convenient homestyle meals under the brand Frozen for You...

7 Mar 2018

Pick n Pay prioritizes convenience foods as customers shift to dining in
Pick n Pay prioritizes convenience foods as customers shift to dining inArticle

Pick n Pay promises innovation in its convenience and ready-made meals range in 2018, noting that South Africans' dining preferences may be shifting as many seek to entertain at home...

6 Feb 2018

Grocers could hold value in tough times
Grocers could hold value in tough timesArticle

Analysts warn that 2018 is going to be a challenging year for retailers in general, but they expect food and grocery retailers to hold their value...

Michelle Gumede 18 Dec 2017

Shoprite celebrates its standout suppliers
Shoprite celebrates its standout suppliersArticle

Shoprite's most innovative and reliable suppliers were honoured recently at the retailer's 2017 Supplier of the Year Awards...

28 Nov 2017

Six eating habits for healthy kidneys
Six eating habits for healthy kidneysArticle

Worldwide, chronic kidney disease (CKD) is on the rise - one in 10 people globally are affected, and that's every bit as serious as cardiac disease...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 5 Sep 2017

Is SA's fast food market still growing?
Is SA's fast food market still growing?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Fast Food Industry Landscape Report 2017 examines the local and global fast food industry from a uniquely holistic perspective, with detailed insights into the entire value chain...

Issued by Insight Survey 4 Sep 2017

Dr Guni Goolab, principal officer: Gems
NCD epidemic is detrimental to the SA's economic healthArticle

A recent Stats SA analysis of mortality found that NCDs were responsible for 55.5% of all deaths in this country during 2015...

19 Apr 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Checkers to offer Gordon Ramsay's new kids' convenience meals
#FreshOnTheShelf: Checkers to offer Gordon Ramsay's new kids' convenience mealsArticle

Michelin-starred chef Gordon Ramsay and his daughter Matilda have developed a new range of kids' convenience meals...

20 Mar 2017

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The Sugar Tax: implications for the cane industry, obesity and consumer behaviourArticle

The biggest concern is that the implementation of tax on sugary beverages will have serious implications for the sugarcane industry in the medium to long term as it will cascade down the value chain...

Hamlet Hlomendlini 8 Mar 2017

Deli Spices gets international expertise through French partnership
Deli Spices gets international expertise through French partnershipArticle

Deli Spices has announced a partnership with global flavour business, Mane, which sees the French business acquire a stake in the local business...

9 Feb 2017

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Rhodes Food Group declares maiden dividend of 24.8c per shareArticle

Rhodes Food Group said on Monday its business had generated strong operating cash flows in the year ended 27 September 2015...

23 Nov 2015

New recipe and pack sizes for NutriDay
New recipe and pack sizes for NutriDayArticle

NutriDay yoghurt has undergone a full transformation both inside and out having its tastiest recipe ever and breakthrough pack sizes of 150g, 270g, and 600g...

18 Nov 2015

Rhodes Food buys a slice of ready-mix pie
Rhodes Food buys a slice of ready-mix pieArticle

Rhodes Food group has added muffins, croissants, cookies and pizza to the list of convenience foods it will distribute after snapping up global food manufacturer General Mills' South African operations...

5 Oct 2015

New research into obesity - genetic and metabolic potential of gut microbiota
New research into obesity - genetic and metabolic potential of gut microbiotaArticle

There is a growing interest in probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics in offering insights into the inner workings of the digestive system and how these tiny organisms relate to weight-related issues, such as obesity...

21 Sep 2015

More evidence that fried food raises heart attack risk
More evidence that fried food raises heart attack riskArticle

MIAMI, USA: People who eat lots of fried food and sugary drinks have a 56% higher risk of heart disease compared to those who eat healthier, US researchers said Monday, 11 August 2015...

11 Aug 2015

Quite a BOPP on the head for film industry
Quite a BOPP on the head for film industryArticle

In the last five years, average CAGR growth in global consumption of bi-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films has averaged 6.2%, almost twice-average global GDP growth...

22 May 2015

Rhodes Food Group sees rise in interim earnings
Rhodes Food Group sees rise in interim earningsArticle

Recently listed food producer Rhodes (RFG) on Tuesday, 5 May 2015, said it expected to see its headline earnings per share (HEPS) increase by between 5% and 60% in the six months to end March 2015...

Colleen Goko 5 May 2015

Food wastage prevention still a priority
Food wastage prevention still a priorityArticle

There is a call for radical change in the food processing industry to avert global food wastage, to increase 'food productivity' and provide amplified nutritional quotients to feed the world...

Roy Henderson 24 Apr 2015

Rhodes Food to buy two companies for R125m as it looks to diversify
Rhodes Food to buy two companies for R125m as it looks to diversifyArticle

Recently-listed Rhodes Food Group (RFG) has agreed to buy Boland Pulp‚ a puree maker‚ and Deemster‚ a company that focuses on pickled foods‚ as it looks to diversify its business...

23 Feb 2015

Have you registered as an exhibitor for Food Hospitality World Africa?
Have you registered as an exhibitor for Food Hospitality World Africa?Article

If not, here is why you should.

Issued by Fiera Milano 16 Apr 2014

Avoid a stroke - know your blood pressureArticle

During Stroke Week, 28 October- 3 November 2013, the Heart and Stroke Foundation South Africa (HSF) wants to remind South Africans that by knowing their blood pressure, they can reduce their chances of having a stroke.

23 Oct 2013

Salt in foods is still high: US studyArticle

WASHINGTON, USA: The amount of salt in foods that are processed or sold at fast food restaurants is still high despite calls by medical experts for people to cut sodium for better health, a US study said Monday, 13 May 2013.

15 May 2013

Rainbow Chicken tickles investors' taste buds
Rainbow Chicken tickles investors' taste budsArticle

A new-look Rainbow Chicken is taking shape amid enthusiasm from investors who have boosted its share price by a third since November. Driving the change is Rainbow's R1bn acquisition of Foodcorp and a R3,9bn rights issue, setting the scene for more positive developments.

4 Feb 2013

Sea Harvest, Findus promise shake-up
Sea Harvest, Findus promise shake-upArticle

Frozen dinners will become a little more interesting for South Africans thanks to a new deal between fishing company Sea Harvest and a Swedish food producer, Findus Sverige.

19 Apr 2012

South Africa's Biggest Loser launches low-carb rangeArticle

A new food brand, Low Carb SA, has achieved success with its low-carb food range, reportedly the first of its type in South Africa. Founder, Deon van der Merwe, is a larger than life national figure after winning South Africa's Big Loser contest.

30 Jan 2012

Sauces & marinades market: 'Tis the season for growth
Sauces & marinades market: 'Tis the season for growthArticle

CHICAGO, US: The return to the kitchen that has been seen throughout the US recession has amped up many food and drink segments...and the sauces and marinades market is joining the upward swing.

Mintel Oxygen 3 Jun 2011

What to eat and drink when pregnant: New studiesArticle

There is fresh debate over drinking during pregnancy. Researchers agree that the area is "highly politically and morally charged".

Dr Ananya Mandal, MD 7 Oct 2010

Home cooking - dying or thriving?
Home cooking - dying or thriving?Article

Research, conducted by Added Value UK for UK retailer, Sainsbury's, amongst British families and children, into the attitudes of children and their families towards cooking reveals that there are a number of key barriers to cooking and healthy eating - access to ingredients, attitude, time and knowledge.

5 Aug 2010

Foodcorp achieves ISO 22000Article

Foodcorp Ready to Eat Specialty Division, previously known as Gull Foods, was awarded an ISO 22000 certification in December 2009. As a leading Woolworths' prepared foods supplier, it is reportedly its first supplier to have won this prestigious certification.

22 Jan 2010

New packaging for Denny
New packaging for DennyArticle

Denny Convenience Foods has modernised and revamped its Pour-Over-Sauces product packaging with a fresh new look to highlight the quality and excellent nourishment of the range.

17 Nov 2009

Prawn burger entrepreneur wins awardArticle

A young Durban businessman who created South Africa's first prawn burger has become R200,000 richer after being named SAB KickStarter of the year.

Khethiwe Chelemu 23 Oct 2009

UK consumers shop for value, qualityArticle

Most UK consumers are well aware of the economic downturn and are feeling the impact on their daily lives, but are not making wholesale changes to their consumption patterns in the grocery arena. UK shoppers are not abandoning consumerist lifestyles and retail sales in the UK continue to show a slight increase. Nevertheless, there are a number of downturn-induced attitudinal and behavioural adjustments that need to be acknowledged and acted upon.

13 Jul 2009

Exacting Woolworths standardsArticle

Woolworths's reputation as a tough and demanding buyer of products and services precedes it.

Sasha Planting 29 Aug 2008

New winter warmers
New winter warmersArticle

Denny Convenience Foods has added two new flavours to their convenient and wholesome range of Heat & Serve soups. Fresh Garden Pea and Sweet Potato & Ginger are the latest additions to the range, offering consumers a versatile selection of flavours in the canned soup sector.

ActivRetail 29 Feb 2008

Tiger, Tiger, not burning brightArticle

The damage to Tiger Brands' reputation caused by the bread price scandal is acute – and it is not getting any better.

Sasha Planting 30 Nov 2007

Patrick Carmody
Woolworths Foods: customer champion, environmental villain?Article

We all love the convenience of a pre-prepared sandwich. However, we rarely give a second thought to the fact that our R25.99 prawn and rocket sandwich might also carry a steep environmental cost.

Patrick Carmody 29 Nov 2007

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