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Food Lover's launches Hunger Month as millions remain food insecure
Food Lover's launches Hunger Month as millions remain food insecureArticle

Food Lover's Market is launching its fifth Hunger Month campaign this May, encouraging consumers to contribute a meal to FoodForward SA by purchasing partner products...

30 Apr 2021

Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systems
Global competition invites startups, enterprises to change the face of food systemsArticle

The UN Food Systems Summit has announced a competition to identify the best small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from across the world who are transforming food systems for a better tomorrow...

29 Apr 2021

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Zambia must find a way to balance the economy and public health in tax policyArticle

The burden of noncommunicable diseases is growing rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa. The conditions, which include obesity and diabetes, are now leading causes of premature deaths...

Mulenga Mary Mukanu 23 Apr 2021

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New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impactArticle

Three years ago South Africa introduced Africa's first major tax on sugar-sweetened beverages based on grams of sugar. The tax now stands at about 11% of the price per litre...

Karen Hofman 12 Apr 2021

Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemic
Potatoes SA campaign to unpack position of potatoes during pandemicArticle

Called #WhenHopeWhispers, the campaign aims to highlight the indomitable spirit and contributions of various stakeholders from the potato industry before culminating in an inaugural State of the Potato Industry Address on 5 May 2021...

6 Apr 2021

Agri SA and partners assist communities in need
Agri SA and partners assist communities in needArticle

Agri SA launches its 2021 Surplus Food Aid Campaign today, Wednesday, 31 March. The campaign includes a total of R110,000 in donations and an estimated 30 tonnes of fresh produce...

29 Mar 2021

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South Africa needs to change direction on maternal health to solve child malnutritionArticle

When we think about nurturing healthy children, we need to adopt a life course approach to maternal nutrition. In other words, a women's health for the benefit of herself and her child must be prioritised early in life...

Chantell Witten & Shane Norris 9 Mar 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

Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 response
Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 responseArticle

Covid-19 is deepening global food insecurity, as the pandemic's economic impact adds to existing challenges...

Jules Siedenburg and John Paul Cauchi 26 Jan 2021

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Garlic exports a golden opportunity for Zim farmersArticle

Zimbabwean garlic farmers have been urged to increase exports riding on the growth of the global market, which has expanded to US$2,48bn from US$500m in the past two decades...

19 Jan 2021

What you need to know about managing diabetes in the family
What you need to know about managing diabetes in the familyArticle

As the rates of Type 2 diabetes continue to rise in South Africa, more and more South African families are meeting the challenges of living with the condition...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 12 Nov 2020

City planning is a critical lever to address urban food insecurity
City planning is a critical lever to address urban food insecurityArticle

While food insecurity in South Africa is commonly framed as a rural problem, food insecurity is increasingly concentrated in urban areas...

Mologadi Makwela 11 Nov 2020

Introducing Kloof Street Village, Cape Town's new Covid-19 designed dining hub
Introducing Kloof Street Village, Cape Town's new Covid-19 designed dining hubArticle

The Real Foods Group has introduced Cape Town to a new dining experience, specifically designed to accommodate our current Covid-19 pandemic needs...

6 Nov 2020

5 ways to relieve fatigue in remote teams
5 ways to relieve fatigue in remote teamsArticle

While the pandemic paved way for even the most staunch opponents of remote work to change their perspective, fatigue is starting to set in for some of the teams, especially for those who have been isolated for the best part of the year now...

Andrew Bourne 20 Oct 2020

#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Why reputation matters
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Why reputation mattersArticle

As part of our Africa Brand Summit week coverage, Regine Le Roux, founder and managing director at Reputation Matters tells us more about her masterclass on reputation management and why it's particularly relevant at the moment, why reputation matters now more than ever...

Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2020

Nutrition in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic
Nutrition in the context of the Covid-19 pandemicArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the challenges of food insecurity, hunger, and malnutrition that existed prior to the outbreak, but which are now affecting more individuals and households...

Issued by University of the Free State 28 Sep 2020

Has shopping behaviour changed in sub-Saharan Africa since the start of the pandemic?
Has shopping behaviour changed in sub-Saharan Africa since the start of the pandemic?Article

The coronavirus has had an interesting impact on our consumer behaviour, with large swathes of the world's population changing their well-worn habits within a few short weeks...

Issued by Borderless Access 28 Sep 2020

Building back better on food and agriculture
Building back better on food and agricultureArticle

FAO has elaborated a comprehensive Response and Recovery Programme to overcome the impacts of Covid-19 through up-scaled and robust international collaboration...

QU Dongyu 10 Sep 2020

FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distribution
FoodForward SA highlights integral role of women in food security, distributionArticle

According to the National Income Dynamic Study's (NIDS-CRAM) Coronavirus Rapid Mobile Survey, 2 million women were left unemployed in South Africa between February and April this year...

28 Aug 2020

New app to ease delivery of groceries to townships
New app to ease delivery of groceries to townshipsArticle

Yethu - meaning 'ours' - is an inclusive servicing app, designed to add dignity and quality of life to township and rural households...

26 Aug 2020

#WomensMonth: Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa, provides safety tips this tax season
#WomensMonth: Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa, provides safety tips this tax seasonArticle

"The best way to protect yourself and avoid possible cyber scammers is to always be vigilant and never give out your private or personal information", says Carey van Vlaanderen, CEO at ESET South Africa...

Evan-Lee Courie 17 Aug 2020

#MentalHealth4SMEs: You are what you eat
#MentalHealth4SMEs: You are what you eatArticle

In this series, Jeff Lomey and Mark Wortley share top mental health tips that can assist SME owners to reach business success...

Jeff Lomey & Mark Wortley 13 Aug 2020

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FLM campaign dents SA's deepening hunger crisisArticle

Food Lover's Market's fourth annual Hunger Month campaign raised funds equating to 1,030,888 meals, exceeding the fresh produce retailer's 1 million meal target for 2020...

Lauren Hartzenberg 7 Aug 2020

How South African food companies go about shaping public health policy in their favour
How South African food companies go about shaping public health policy in their favourArticle

Diet-related diseases are major public health problems in SA. But many in the food industry strongly oppose globally recommended policies that could address these issues...

Gary Sacks, Eric Crosbie and Melissa Mialon 30 Jul 2020

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South Africans must be healthier for universal healthcare to succeedArticle

Achieving a healthy population isn't easy for any country - rich or poor. One of the approaches that's gained traction over the past two decades is preventative care through health promotion...

Jane Simmonds & Charles Parry 8 Jul 2020

Dean Kowarski, CEO of Real Foods Group
Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber NutritionArticle

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 Jul 2020

Call for action to address malnutrition in all its forms
Call for action to address malnutrition in all its formsArticle

The coronavirus pandemic has emphasised the importance of food security and nutritional wellbeing for all South Africans and has exposed the vulnerability and weaknesses of our food systems. In view of this, we call on the government to address malnutrition in all its forms...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 17 Jun 2020

Covid-19 recovery is a chance to improve the African food system
Covid-19 recovery is a chance to improve the African food systemArticle

It's time to redesign food systems that deliver healthy foods, allow farming families to make a good living, and support thriving societies...

Kai Mausch, Michael Hauser, Todd Rosenstock and Wanjiku Gichohi-Wainaina 12 Jun 2020

Ebeth van Heerden
How to invest in things you believe inArticle

The Covid-19 induced short-term return to single-use plastic is just a blip, according to our sustainability experts, what the world needs is to urgently ramp up disclosure, ambition and action...

Ebeth van Heerden 11 Jun 2020

Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumers
Covid-19 driving fundamental shifts in Africa's consumersArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has given rise to a new kind of African consumer who is already displaying fundamental shifts in consumption and purchase behaviour...

27 May 2020

Professor Renata Schoeman
What is our right to health?Article

The public health crisis resulting from Covid-19 has not only turned the spotlight on the basic human right of access to healthcare, but also on the need for people to take personal responsibility for their health...

5 May 2020

Tobacco companies go to court to challenge regulations
Tobacco companies go to court to challenge regulationsArticle

Tobacco companies want access to minutes of behind-closed-door meetings where ministers voted on Covid-19-busting regulations...

Tania Broughton 5 May 2020

New Food Lover's campaign shines spotlight on farmers during Covid-19
New Food Lover's campaign shines spotlight on farmers during Covid-19Article

The campaign aims to highlight the retailers' continued commitment to its network of 400 farmers and 80 smallholder growers during the Covid-19 pandemic and the consequent national lockdown...

23 Apr 2020

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Facebook connecting local communities at a time of social distancingArticle

The world is coming to grips with the scale of the Covid-19 crisis and we are all embracing the need for an extended period of social distancing - turning to technology and social media platforms to connect with family, friends and colleagues...

Nunu Ntshingila 26 Mar 2020

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How nutrition education can make a difference to people with HIV in NigeriaArticle

HIV and Aids are still global health problems and sub-Saharan Africa remains the most affected region. Globally, around 770,000 people died from Aids-related conditions in 2018, 160,000 of them in West and Central Africa.

Temitope Kayode Bello 20 Feb 2020

New report presses for radical rethink on child health
New report presses for radical rethink on child healthArticle

According to a new report released this week by a commission of over 40 child and adolescent health experts from around the world, no single country is adequately protecting children's health...

20 Feb 2020

3 workspace improvements for the well-being of your employees
3 workspace improvements for the well-being of your employeesArticle

In an effort to support a healthier and more productive workforce, employers are increasing spend on well-intentioned wellness programmes such as onsite gyms and standing desks...

10 Feb 2020

UN food agencies offer support to China
UN food agencies offer support to ChinaArticle

In a joint letter to President Xi Jinping, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations, International Fund for Agricultural Development and World Food Programme paid tribute to the resilience of the Chinese people...

6 Feb 2020

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What needs to happen for better cancer prevention and control in KenyaArticle

Kenya, South Africa and Zimbabwe are leading in new cancer cases in Africa. In 2018 Kenya was reported to have 47,887 new cancer cases (130 cases daily) and 32,987 deaths (90 daily)...

Gershim Asiki 3 Feb 2020

Kauai diversifies with PnP frozen foods range
Kauai diversifies with PnP frozen foods rangeArticle

Kauai has extended its brand onto retail shelves with the launch of its frozen product range in partnership with Pick n Pay...

19 Dec 2019

#BehindtheSelfie with... Zak Venter, brand and marketing executive at Bounty Brands Apparel
#BehindtheSelfie with... Zak Venter, brand and marketing executive at Bounty Brands ApparelArticle

This week, we go behind the selfie with Zak Venter, brand and marketing executive at Bounty Brands Apparel...

Leigh Andrews 11 Dec 2019

What do millennials really want from a workplace?
What do millennials really want from a workplace?Article

A recent survey entitled What Millennials Want From the Workplace has revealed that workplace design and flexible working are top priorities...

11 Nov 2019

Rome Summit takes bold step toward agroecology
Rome Summit takes bold step toward agroecologyArticle

Leaders endorse agroecology as one of the cutting-edge innovations we need to help small-scale farmers adapt to climate change...

Timothy A. Wise 28 Oct 2019

New alcohol-free Mindful Drinking Festival to launch in Cape Town
New alcohol-free Mindful Drinking Festival to launch in Cape TownArticle

The Mindful Drinking Festival will be held at the Kirstenbosch Stone Cottages in Newlands, Cape Town on 20 October 2019...

9 Oct 2019

Student hunger at South African universities needs more attention
Student hunger at South African universities needs more attentionArticle

Food insecurity at tertiary institutions is aptly described as "the skeleton in universities' cupboards" because it receives so little attention...

Marc Wegerif and Oluwafunmiola Adeniyi 27 Sep 2019

FAO director-general calls on food industry to do more to support healthy foods
FAO director-general calls on food industry to do more to support healthy foodsArticle

Qu Dongyu, director-general of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, has called for the food industry to do more to support healthy foods, and to reduce food loss and waste throughout the cycle of food systems from farm to fork...

26 Sep 2019

Genetic improvement in aquaculture is key for food security
Genetic improvement in aquaculture is key for food securityArticle

Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products...

28 Aug 2019

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To tackle climate change we need to rethink our food systemArticle

The way we produce, consume and discard food is no longer sustainable...

Kathleen Rogers and Dr Shenggen Fan 12 Aug 2019

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