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Honey-alcohol fermentation experiment with chopped “moerwortel” plant additive, Glia prolifera. Neil Rusch
Does alcohol have an undisclosed African heritage?Article

Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world. But where was the first alcoholic beverage brewed and consumed?

Neil Rusch 15 Sep 2020

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Durbanville Hills sparkling wine wins world's bestArticle

Beating fierce competition from eight countries around the globe, including France, New Zealand and Italy, the Durbanville Hills Blanc de Blancs triumphed over 45 entries...

22 Jun 2020

SA bulk wine producers fear long-term knock of lockdown
SA bulk wine producers fear long-term knock of lockdownArticle

In level four, South Africa has entered a critical time to regain its momentum as one of the world's top wine export regions. The pressure is on bulk wine producers to fulfil current contracts and seal next year's trade agreements while they play catchup with fluctuating exchange rates and a backlog in exports.

8 May 2020

Covid-19: SU researchers turning bread into hand sanitiser
Covid-19: SU researchers turning bread into hand sanitiserArticle

If you have the right equipment, some ingenuity and a few loaves of bread, it seems you can do almost anything in times of crisis. That is what Stellenbosch University food scientists have proven, having made 18 litres of alcohol-based hand sanitiser from stale bread crumbs in their in-house fermentation tank.

2 Apr 2020

These independent food businesses are still operating during #SALockdown
These independent food businesses are still operating during #SALockdownArticle

Studio H has compiled a list of independently-owned food businesses that are continuing to operate during the lockdown in South Africa...

31 Mar 2020

Charting Africa's 2020 taste trends
Charting Africa's 2020 taste trendsArticle

The 2020 South Africa Taste Chart is Kerry's annual review of the food and beverage landscape, tracking consumer trends, sales performance, food service influences and culinary experts to predict where tastes are going...

Issued by Kerry 23 Mar 2020

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What is shaping culture? Free from alcoholArticle

Brett Rogers explores the edges of culture and how things are changing, providing valuable insights for brands wanting to understand who and what is shaping culture. Today, I explore why calls of 'Let's get waaaasted!' and 'Time to f'k this weekend up!' are on the wane...

Brett Rogers 4 Feb 2020

First West African Lesaffre Baking Center opened in Abidjan
First West African Lesaffre Baking Center opened in AbidjanArticle

Lesaffre has inaugurated the Baking Center of its subsidiary Lesaffre Ivoire in Abidjan. The first of its kind in West Africa, the innovation centre was launched to meet growing demand in the region...

30 Jan 2020

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#BizTrends2020: Waste management in the hospitality sector in 2020Article

Effective waste management is a universal problem that affects us all. It's the one factor we, in the hospitality industry, can collectively prevent from worsening during 2020...

Sharmila Ragunanan 10 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: 15 growing cocktail trends for 2020
#BizTrends2020: 15 growing cocktail trends for 2020Article

The top five trends recognised for 2019 were: simplification and experimentation, gin, rum, low- to no- ABV (alcohol by volume) drinks and the start of a 'green' movement...

20 Dec 2019

GAP Innovation Competition 2019 winners announced
GAP Innovation Competition 2019 winners announcedArticle

The Innovation Hub, the innovation agency of the Gauteng Province, recently hosted the Gauteng Accelerator Programme (GAP) Innovation Competition Awards Ceremony where the winners were announced...

6 Dec 2019

SA winemakers look to other parts of the world for inspiration
SA winemakers look to other parts of the world for inspirationArticle

Diemersdal Wine Estate in Durbanville has added a newcomer to its range of wines, this time originating from the Marlborough wine region on New Zealand's South Island...

18 Nov 2019

Why we should all take silage seriously
Why we should all take silage seriouslyArticle

Around the world, we're increasingly conscious of what we eat. We advocate for farm animals to be ethically reared and naturally fed...

Gerhard Diedericks 2 Oct 2019

SA's pinotage and seasonal produce shines at Groot Phesantekraal
SA's pinotage and seasonal produce shines at Groot PhesantekraalArticle

Here's what to expect at Groot Phesantekraal wine farm, and why we recommend making a more-ish meal of it with both wine tasting and brunch...

Leigh Andrews 5 Sep 2019

#WomensMonth: Microbiologist-turned-brewmaster Mandy Ryan
#WomensMonth: Microbiologist-turned-brewmaster Mandy RyanArticle

For Women's Month, we got in touch with Mandy Ryan, the brewing production team leader at SAB's Rosslyn Brewery in Pretoria...

Ruth Cooper 20 Aug 2019

Lab-grown dairy: The next food frontier
Lab-grown dairy: The next food frontierArticle

Dairy proteins may be the next product to be mass produced in labs, for use in fluid "milk" production and processed dairy products like yogurt and cheese...

Michael von Massow and Mitchell Gingerich 12 Jun 2019

Hatch Mansfield CEO, Patrick McGrath; Sommelier Wine Awards' Micaela Martins Ferreira; director of Taittinger, Clovis Taittinger; and Kleine Zalze proprietor, Kobus Basson.
Celebrating Kleine Zalze's second straight win as best New World ProducerArticle

On a grey day with begging-to-be-photographed trees waving a Winter-coloured welcome, I was part of a media group that found the conditions just perfect for sampling delicious wintery food at Kleine Zalze's Terroir...

Leigh Andrews 7 Jun 2019

Nederburg's noble late harvest wins Old Mutual's 2019 dessert wine trophy
Nederburg's noble late harvest wins Old Mutual's 2019 dessert wine trophyArticle

Nederburg has won the Old Mutual Trophy for Best Dessert Wine (Unfortified) at the 2019 Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show. The trophy was earned for The Winemasters Noble Late Harvest 2018...

7 Jun 2019

6 things to do in White River, Mpumalanga
6 things to do in White River, MpumalangaArticle

While a trip to White River in Mpumalanga will always include a stop at the Kruger National Park, spotting the Big Five is not all the town has to offer...

10 May 2019

The role of rural women in making home brew: a Rwandan case study
The role of rural women in making home brew: a Rwandan case studyArticle

Across sub-Saharan Africa traditional non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are made from locally available produce like cereals, fresh milk, fruits, and vegetables...

Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu 6 May 2019

AB InBev brewers collaborate on unique fresh hop IPA
AB InBev brewers collaborate on unique fresh hop IPAArticle

South Africa's Newlands Spring Brewing Company and Elysian Brewing Company in the United States have collaborated on the launch of a limited edition special brew called 10,000 Miles Fresh Hop Ale...

29 Apr 2019

Tania Kleintjes-Moses, Spier Wine Farm’s organic winemaker. © SM Photography.
Q&A w/ Tania Kleintjes-Moses: Chenin Blanc, women in wine and proud legaciesArticle

Spier Wine Farm's organic winemaker, Tania Kleintjes-Moses elaborates on why she chose a career in winemaking, why she thinks the industry is still very much a boy's club and how she is channelling her groot oupa, trying to leave behind a proud legacy of her own...

Juanita Pienaar 8 Jan 2019

Restaurant trends for 2019
Restaurant trends for 2019Article

It's time to begin thinking about the trends that will dominate the restaurant industry in the coming year. Toufic Akl, partner at Hodema Consulting Services, tells us what to look out for in 2019, as we sharpen our knives and forks in anticipation...

3 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 5 trends forecasted for the cocktail industry
#BizTrends2019: 5 trends forecasted for the cocktail industryArticle

Three local South African industry experts - Leah van Deventer, Denzel Heath, George Hunter - explain what's in store for cocktails in 2019. They summed it up in five top trends...

Leah van Deventer, Denzel Heath, George Hunter 10 Dec 2018

Study explores the bitter taste of honeybush tea
Study explores the bitter taste of honeybush teaArticle

What makes some cups of honeybush tea taste bitter and others not?

10 Dec 2018

Crisp and complex - the new shape of cocktails
Crisp and complex - the new shape of cocktailsArticle

Trending craft cocktails have moved on from the days of syrupy sweet concoctions - now they are complex, sophisticated and innovative...

Issued by ITP Communications 27 Nov 2018

#EntrepreneurMonth: MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather launches healthy food-delivery service
#EntrepreneurMonth: MasterChef SA winner Kamini Pather launches healthy food-delivery serviceArticle

MasterChef SA season two winner and all-around local foodie celebrity Kamini Panther launched her new chef-inspired, healthy food delivery service FÜDY through Uber Eats at the beginning of this month...

Ruth Cooper 6 Nov 2018

#CreativeMornings: How these dark chocolate makers stay Honest
#CreativeMornings: How these dark chocolate makers stay HonestArticle

How honest can two artisanal dark chocolate makers be? That's the question Honest Chocolate founders Anthony Gird and Michael de Klerk tried to unpack at Creative Mornings...

Maroefah Smith 29 Oct 2018

Biltong never tasted this good, thanks to Alto Rouge
Biltong never tasted this good, thanks to Alto RougeArticle

Taking French friends who have never been in South Africa around Cape Town is a treat - especially when there's wine involved...

Ilse van den Berg 26 Oct 2018

Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announced
Top 10 nominees for Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 announcedArticle

The top 10 nominees in the African Innovation Foundation's (AIF) Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 have been announced...

14 Sep 2018

#WomensMonth: Perseverance is key for Michela Dalpiaz
#WomensMonth: Perseverance is key for Michela DalpiazArticle

In celebration of #WomensMonth, we chat to Michela Dalpiaz, co-founder of Ayama Wines and proud Italian co-owner of Slent Farm, who has travelled far and wide to bring her love of wine to South Africa, with a flair of passion for the work of art that she creates...

Robin Fredericks 31 Aug 2018

SU female scientists outperform at 2018 WISA
SU female scientists outperform at 2018 WISAArticle

This year's South African Women in Science Awards (WISA) has recognised three female scientists from Stellenbosch University (SU) for their contribution to science and technology research, profiling them as role models for younger women...

27 Aug 2018

5 top wine estates in the Robertson Wine Valley
5 top wine estates in the Robertson Wine ValleyArticle

The Robertson Wine Valley is rich in history, tradition, and award-winning wine farms recognised locally and internationally. We've listed a few 'must-see' wine farms you have to experience on your trip to the Robertson Wine Valley.

Tatum-Lee Louw 18 Jul 2018

Nedbank renews longstanding Cape Winemakers Guild partnership
Nedbank renews longstanding Cape Winemakers Guild partnershipArticle

Nedbank, established partner of the Cape Winemakers Guild for over two decades, has extended its sponsorship of the Guild to 2020.

29 Jun 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Whistling microwave meals, artisanal rubs, Noble Nectar and flavoured green tea
#FreshOnTheShelf: Whistling microwave meals, artisanal rubs, Noble Nectar and flavoured green teaArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Jun 2018

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2018 wine grape crop down 30% but predictions on wine quality outstandingArticle

"It was definitely one of the most challenging harvesting seasons in recent years. But from what we can judge at this stage, the dry growing conditions seem to have had a relatively favourable impact on the quality of our premium quality grapes, depending on growing area."

3 May 2018

Fria's Superfoods expands into mainstream health market
Fria's Superfoods expands into mainstream health marketArticle

Fria's Superfoods, a locally owned delicatessen specialising in wholesome treats, has just secured shelf space in Wellness Warehouse Lifestyle on Kloof...

18 Apr 2018

Arrival of elephants marks start of marula harvest season in Limpopo
Arrival of elephants marks start of marula harvest season in LimpopoArticle

Hundreds of elephants descend on the marula trees of the Valley of Olifants in the Lowveld of Limpopo to signal local villagers that the time to harvest the ripened fruit, used for their biggest global export, Amarula liqueur, has arrived...

8 Mar 2018

#BehindtheSelfie with... Tshepang Molisana
#BehindtheSelfie with... Tshepang MolisanaArticle

This week we find out what's really going on behind the selfie with Tshepang Molisana, self-employed freelance writer behind Taste Let's See, who calls herself a technophobe...

Leigh Andrews 6 Mar 2018

Listeriosis outbreak shines a light on food safety in SA
Listeriosis outbreak shines a light on food safety in SAArticle

The current spike in the incidences of listeriosis serves as a stark reminder of the importance of having the means to timely identify and act on food safety threats...

23 Jan 2018

Could a secret ingredient make crumbling concrete a thing of the past? ,
Fungi can help concrete heal its own cracksArticle

Infrastructure supports and facilitates our daily lives - think of the roads we drive on, the bridges and tunnels that help transport people and freight...

Congrui Jin 22 Jan 2018

Eight things to remember before catching a cheap flight
Eight things to remember before catching a cheap flightArticle

Planning a business trip or holiday involves a lot of cheap flight research, car hire and hotel booking - but overlooking these important tasks can quickly blow through the savings you made...

Issued by Domestic Flights South Africa 5 Jan 2018

Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashion
Polyester could slip on banana peel of green fashionArticle

For decades after polyester's invention in the 1940s, there wasn't much exciting innovation in the fibres used in the world's textiles. Until now...

Jackie May 14 Dec 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Range of local, handcrafted moonshines launched in SA
#FreshOnTheShelf: Range of local, handcrafted moonshines launched in SAArticle

A range of unaged American-style moonshines, handmade locally in small batches, has been launched countrywide by Silver Creek Craft Distillery...

23 Nov 2017

Christo, Etienne and Yvonne Le Riche
21 years dedicated to producing the definitive expression of Stellenbosch Cabernet SauvignonArticle

Etienne Le Riche has made Cabernet Sauvignon his life's work and his signature Stellenbosch Cabernet developed a deserved and enviable cult following...

27 Oct 2017

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Constantia Glen winemaker launches his own rangeArticle

Justin van Wyk has launched his own range - Van Wyk Family Wines - focusing on grape varieties and wine styles that are different from the Bordeaux-styles that Constantia Glen is known for...

5 Oct 2017

The Cradle of Food & Wine Festival celebrates female wine and spirit makers
The Cradle of Food & Wine Festival celebrates female wine and spirit makersArticle

In celebration of Women's Month, the Cradle of Food & Wine Festival, in conjunction with Wine Menu, features some of the country's best craft wine and gin made by female wine and spirit makers...

17 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Cape Town kombucha queen Meghan Werner
#WomensMonth: Cape Town kombucha queen Meghan WernerArticle

Theonista brewmistress Meghan Werner chats about her love of kombucha and her business journey so far...

Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Aug 2017

Primi shakes up breakfast
Primi shakes up breakfastArticle

Primi recently relaunched its breakfast menu, with a handful of new additions sure to please even the most jaded of foodies...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jul 2017

Vusa Zaya, Rémy Martin brand ambassador
Exploring Rémy Martin's Eau-de-VieArticle

Rémy Martin brand ambassador, Vusa Zaya gives us a taste of what it takes to be a brand ambassador in the world of Cognac and what promoting the brand entails...

Juanita Pienaar 17 Jul 2017

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