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Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus Education
Sommet Education acquires majority stake of Invictus EducationArticle

Swiss-based Sommet Education has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Invictus Education, alongside Invictus' historical shareholders...

22 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and Eats
#BehindtheBrandManager: Kate Owen, Uber SA marketing manager for Rides and EatsArticle

Kate Owen, Uber SA's marketing manager unpacks Uber's brand strategy for both Uber Rides and Uber Eats, amongst other things...

Robin Fredericks 15 Apr 2021

Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurants
Jumia Ghana launches food festival to support local restaurantsArticle

Africa's e-commerce platform Jumia has announced the launch of its Food Festival Campaign. The campaign, which will run until 11 April 2021, is organised in partnership with local restaurants and supermarkets, as well as blue-chip international restaurant chains such as KFC, Pizza Inn and Burger King...

31 Mar 2021

S.Pellegrino launches Young Chef Academy Monitor report
S.Pellegrino launches Young Chef Academy Monitor reportArticle

The report is dedicated to the global young chefs community...

19 Mar 2021

Food companies launch relief scheme for Black-owned hospitality businesses
Food companies launch relief scheme for Black-owned hospitality businessesArticle

Food service brands Marvello and Meadowland have partnered with RCL Foods, Your Food Partners and Bidfood to launch the Sekela Hospitality Support Programme...

3 Mar 2021

Food safety in the retail butchery: SA has strong systems in place
Food safety in the retail butchery: SA has strong systems in placeArticle

Retail stores generally are high-traffic areas and with the outbreak of Covid-19 for retailers and food producers, food safety remains a concern...

26 Feb 2021

WCDoA supports wine tourism employees with R12m funding
WCDoA supports wine tourism employees with R12m fundingArticle

The Western Cape Department of Agriculture will be providing crucial relief to employees in the South African wine tourism sector, in the form of a R12m support fund.

18 Dec 2020

S.Pellegrino launches Young Chef Academy
S.Pellegrino launches Young Chef AcademyArticle

The plan of education opportunities addressed to young chefs will be developed in collaboration with industry leaders from the global gastronomy community and a selection of partners...

8 Dec 2020

CLHG: Staff appointments
CLHG: Staff appointmentsArticle

City Lodge Hotel Group has announced several changes to its operations department, starting with the retirement of Patrick Tate, divisional director of operations after 32 years of loyal service, effective 30 November 2020...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 27 Nov 2020

Covid-19 lockdown impacts significantly on beverage categories
Covid-19 lockdown impacts significantly on beverage categoriesArticle

The bottled water, energy drinks and sparkling soft drinks categories are three distinctively different categories, which have all suffered very different impacts as a result of the Covid-19 lockdown...

Dr Dana Braithwaite, Issued by BMi Research 26 Nov 2020

Uber Pass launches in South Africa
Uber Pass launches in South AfricaArticle

There is no doubt that the pandemic has made people even more price-sensitive and having to change their buying behaviour...

23 Nov 2020

Covid-19 lessons for SA's restaurant industry
Covid-19 lessons for SA's restaurant industryArticle

While many sectors have found reprieve in the easing of the national lockdown to alert level 1, which includes the reopening of borders to tourists, the South African restaurant industry is experiencing a slow recovery...

Rene Botha 13 Oct 2020

Young chefs invited to showcase their plant-based culinary skills
Young chefs invited to showcase their plant-based culinary skillsArticle

The South African Chefs Association and The Festive Vegan & Plant Powered Show are looking for the country's most talented young chefs and home cooks to take part in an upcoming culinary competition...

7 Oct 2020

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RCL Foods joins global food waste and loss initiative 10x20x30Article

RCL Foods has joined Pick n Pay in the international '10x20x30' initiative, which focuses on rooting out food waste...

28 Sep 2020

Covid-19: Chemical-free sanitation for reduced risk
Covid-19: Chemical-free sanitation for reduced riskArticle

Beyond Green's natural cleaning solutions San-A-Safe and San-A-Med are not only uncompromisingly dependable and safe, but also a formula that delivers the best in sanitation at a time when hygiene is key to reducing contact with Covid-19...

Issued by The Publicity Workshop 17 Sep 2020

How insurtech is changing the way people buy insurance
How insurtech is changing the way people buy insuranceArticle

Insurance technology is changing the way we shop for coverage, from the quoting process to the types of policies we are able to choose...

Issued by Orbeen 24 Aug 2020

GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areas
GaliPods ignite entrepreneurship in rural and peri-urban areasArticle

Galito's GaliPods store format is growing consistently, with a planned expansion rate of six per year...

14 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

Food delivery service Dryvar Foods launches in SA
Food delivery service Dryvar Foods launches in SAArticle

After a few months of beta testing, food delivery service Dryvar Foods has officially launched its cloud-based delivery application in the country...

9 Jul 2020

The urban poor have been hit hard by coronavirus. We must ask who cities are designed to serve
The urban poor have been hit hard by coronavirus. We must ask who cities are designed to serveArticle

The enormous death toll in New York City, the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak in the US, led New York's governor, Andrew Cuomo, to write...

Colin McFarlane 8 Jun 2020

City Lodge Hotels is open for business
City Lodge Hotels is open for businessArticle

City Lodge Hotel Group is starting to open up its hotels in a phased response to business traveller demand as South Africa moves to Level 3 alert of the lockdown from 1 June 2020...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 3 Jun 2020

Overview of global lemon market
Overview of global lemon marketArticle

Argentina and South Africa, the two countries responsible for most of the exports to the European market, have already started. The favourable prices in Europe and an early start to the season provide an excellent opportunity for these countries...

20 May 2020

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FMCG and Covid-19: Sector set for considerable changeArticle

The market for FMCG faces considerable changes - impacted by demand for consumer packaged goods, changes in household spending, increase in e-commerce and frequency of shop visits...

13 May 2020

Global food commodity prices drop in April
Global food commodity prices drop in AprilArticle

FAO expects subdued usage to push up cereal stocks in 2019/20 and FAO's first forecast for wheat markets in 2020/21 points to continued growth in inventories...

7 May 2020

Burger King to deliver on SA's cravings from 6 May 2020
Burger King to deliver on SA's cravings from 6 May 2020Article

Burger King announced that it will be opening select restaurants around the country to deliver its full menu locally as of Wednesday, 6 May 2020. This service will be launched in partnership with Mr D Food and Uber Eats...

Issued by Burger King 4 May 2020

Lockdown ban on the sale of hot food faces backlash
Lockdown ban on the sale of hot food faces backlashArticle

Minister of Trade and Industry Ebrahim Patel said that retailers are not supposed to sell hot prepared foods, and that businesses were told this at the start of the national lockdown...

20 Apr 2020

UCook launches Food Fund to help South Africans in need
UCook launches Food Fund to help South Africans in needArticle

South African meal kit delivery service UCook has launched its new Food Fund in partnership with FoodForward South Africa, the Philippi Economic Development Initiative (Pedi) and Ladles of Love.

16 Apr 2020

Beyond Covid-19: How retail and the food & beverage industry will evolve
Beyond Covid-19: How retail and the food & beverage industry will evolveArticle

The rapid change in the trading environment has left an industry reeling with uncertainty, says Mozambik group CEO Manny Nichas...

15 Apr 2020

Temperature checks and mobile clinic services for Shoprite Group employees
Temperature checks and mobile clinic services for Shoprite Group employeesArticle

The Shoprite Group has introduced daily temperature testing and rolled out mobile clinics for its employees to help ensure its stores remain safe during the Covid-19 pandemic...

6 Apr 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

Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.
Fry's joins new global plant-based food collective The Livekindly Co.Article

A new global plant-based food collective, called The Livekindly Co., launched in New York and has joined forces with The Fry Family Food Co...

12 Mar 2020

City Lodge Hotel Group commits to cage-free eggs by 2025
City Lodge Hotel Group commits to cage-free eggs by 2025Article

A City Lodge Hotel Group (CLHG) breakfast will soon have a feel-good as well as a taste-good component as the group announces its commitment to transitioning to 100% cage-free eggs throughout its operations by 2025...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 31 Jan 2020

Looking ahead to 2020 - the year to explore uncharted markets
Looking ahead to 2020 - the year to explore uncharted marketsArticle

Competition has become increasingly fierce. In 2019, we saw the expansion of price wars and the battle to remain relevant. It has become clearer that the companies that will survive are those which over the years have invested in...

Xolile Sizani 22 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: The new normal, 5 plant-based food trends for 2020
#BizTrends2020: The new normal, 5 plant-based food trends for 2020Article

2019 was, by far, the biggest year the meat-alternative industry had ever seen. This is not surprising given the rapid growth of plant-based living and veganism...

Tammy Fry 7 Jan 2020

Lagos beaches have a microplastic pollution problem
Lagos beaches have a microplastic pollution problemArticle

Plastic debris is everywhere and has grabbed the attention of environmental policy makers and regulators...

Ifenna Ilechukwu 10 Dec 2019

Africa is hell
Africa is hellArticle

False. What you think is what you get...

Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 8 Oct 2019

I Love Coffee empowers the hearing-impaired
I Love Coffee empowers the hearing-impairedArticle

Every September, Deaf Awareness Month aims to highlight hearing-impaired people, the challenges they face and the accomplishments they have achieved...

20 Sep 2019

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S.Pellegrino Young Chef semi-finalists signature dishes revealedArticle

Each young talent will compete in four categories, the winners of each going through to the international grand finale in May next year, to be held in Milan...

22 Aug 2019

Trump's about face on China. What it means for SA
Trump's about face on China. What it means for SAArticle

The simmering US China trade war is constantly in the world's news headlines, with President Donald Trump's surprise turnaround this weekend after discussions with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20...

Mike Haworth 3 Jul 2019

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S.Pellegrino announces 2020 Africa and Middle East Young Chef candidatesArticle

Each young chef, seven of which are from South Africa, had their signature dish evaluated by culinary experts at the leading international educational and training centre for Italian cuisine, ALMA...

11 Jun 2019

Dietitians do much more than you think
Dietitians do much more than you thinkArticle

The careers of dietitians are way more diverse than many think. The typical assumption is that a dietitian is a nutritional health professional available through private practice to those who need and can afford weight loss expertise...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 4 Jun 2019

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4 trends impacting point of purchase strategyArticle

One of our Shop members, Leon Nicholas, VP of retail insights and solutions at Westrock, explains the importance of POP and describe 4 big trends in the area of the retail environment...

Leo Van De Polder 3 May 2019

Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?
Is experiential retail delivering for SA malls?Article

As more and more trading takes place through an online channel with a consequent reduction in comparative trading densities, we can expect a shift in how malls inform their key metrics such as tenant mix and rent-to-turnover ratios...

3 May 2019

Hey Siri! Why are food retailers so slow to embrace technology?
Hey Siri! Why are food retailers so slow to embrace technology?Article

Your own voice will likely become the most significant focus for food retailers and restaurants over the next little while. Voice searches are increasingly becoming the norm...

Sylvain Charlebois 23 Apr 2019

WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practices
WWF SASSI, Fedhasa partner to promote sustainable hospitality practicesArticle

There has been a dramatic increase in the amount of fish and other marine creatures taken out of the seas in recent decades, and globally 93% of global fisheries are fully fished or overexploited...

2 Apr 2019

25 chefs challenged to cook with sustainable seafood
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In an effort to encourage the food industry to be more sustainable and creative in using seafood, the regional Federated Hospitality Association of Southern Africa (Fedhasa Cape), in partnership with the World Wide Fund for Nature's Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative (WWF-Sassi) challenged 25 chefs to a cook-off. The cook-off was held at the Cape Town Hotel School in Granger Bay.

1 Apr 2019

Meet the Maker: Pick n Pay to highlight local small suppliers on shelf
Meet the Maker: Pick n Pay to highlight local small suppliers on shelfArticle

Pick n Pay has launched a 'Meet the Maker' showcase, that will see the retailer allocate shop space to promote local South African products produced by small businesses, to customers.

11 Mar 2019

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