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Creativity on the march across the retail landscape
Creativity on the march across the retail landscapeArticle

Creativity is on the march across the retail landscape as sector players get to grips with shifting consumer values and influences in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic...

15 Sep 2020

Plant-based innovation trends - now and beyond 2020
Plant-based innovation trends - now and beyond 2020Article

Plant-based has been a growing food trend for some years now, and with greater consumer interest has come better product innovation...

Hayley Richardson 7 Sep 2020

Sub-Saharan Africans increase healthy habits to beat the virus
Sub-Saharan Africans increase healthy habits to beat the virusArticle

Covid-19 has prompted many of us to examine our health, with 63% of people around the world reporting that coronavirus has encouraged them to seriously consider their levels of health and fitness...

Issued by Borderless Access 31 Aug 2020

What is shaping culture? Fad diets
What is shaping culture? Fad dietsArticle

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...

Brett Rogers 17 Aug 2020

Trends transforming the traveller experience in 2020
Trends transforming the traveller experience in 2020Article

From nature treks to conscious dining - what's next in travel?

13 Feb 2020

Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate production
Barry Callebaut invests in dairy-free chocolate productionArticle

Barry Callebaut is investing in dairy-free product development and production facilities to cater to the demand for plant-based products...

5 Feb 2020

Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spending
Pockets of CPG growth found amid squeezed consumer spendingArticle

Like many business sectors in the country, the South African retail industry is battling the effects of stagnant GDP growth and constrained consumer spending...

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Feb 2020

Image source: Gallo/Getty Images.
What is shaping culture? The new religionsArticle

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...

Brett Rogers 3 Feb 2020

The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?
The vegans are coming! What's fuelling the interest in plant-based eating?Article

Between the rise of veggie burgers that "bleed" and vegan protesters at supermarkets, veganism is in the news...

Matthew Ruby and Tani Khara 23 Jan 2020

South Africans go plant-based for Veganuary
South Africans go plant-based for VeganuaryArticle

More than 14,000 South Africans have officially signed up to partake in this year's Veganuary campaign, joining 350,000 other people across more than 150 countries...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jan 2020

Doug Place is the chief marketing officer: Africa, Middle East, South Asia. Image supplied.
#BizTrends2020: A strongly resonant brand proposition is more important now than ever beforeArticle

In 2020, brands with vague and ephemeral brand positioning are unlikely to win the hearts of those they are speaking to - no one will understand what the brand is selling, who they're selling it to and why anyone should buy it...

Doug Place 9 Jan 2020

Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of Veganuary
Emirates adds plant-based options in celebration of VeganuaryArticle

Emirates is celebrating Veganuary on board by including an additional plant-based option on its menus for the month of January...

8 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

Labour law, protection of beliefs and a Flying Spaghetti Monster
Labour law, protection of beliefs and a Flying Spaghetti MonsterArticle

Did you know that your beliefs may be protected by labour laws? But how far do these protections extend - would you be protected for climate change denialism, veganism or being a flat-Earther?

Bradley Workman-Davies 22 Oct 2019

Spier Wine receives Control Union's vegan accreditation
Spier Wine receives Control Union's vegan accreditationArticle

The Spier Seaward, Creative Block, 21 Gables and Frans K Smit ranges will all bear the vegan-friendly seal from the 2019 vintage onwards for white wines, and the 2018 vintage onwards for reds. All six of the Spier wine ranges are set to receive accreditation in the future...

17 Oct 2019

#WorldFoodDay: The move to veganism in South Africa
#WorldFoodDay: The move to veganism in South AfricaArticle

With World Food Day on 16 October, it's interesting to note that South Africa is one of 25 countries where veganism has seen a sharp increase, with Cape Town being most prominent...

16 Oct 2019

Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdone
Beyond meat? The market for meat substitutes is way overdoneArticle

Beyond Meat [recently] reported quarterly earnings of $67.3 million - much better than market expectations of $52.7 million...

Paul Wood 23 Sep 2019

Image Supplied. From left to right: Jordi Meijer Control Union, Heidi Newton-King and Frans Smit
Spier Wine Farm first winery to receive Control Union vegan accreditationArticle

"This vegan certification not only demonstrates our commitment to a greener, animal-friendly future; it also means that vegan drinkers can now enjoy our wines."

23 Aug 2019

Can SA's fast food industry afford to ignore the vegan movement?
Can SA's fast food industry afford to ignore the vegan movement?Article

Veganism has become a lifestyle choice for many, and, as a result, it is a concept the food industry, and specifically, fast food players, can no longer afford to ignore...

Issued by Insight Survey 29 Jul 2019

#Newsmaker: Nqabisa Gabriel on driving sales of plant-based protein products
#Newsmaker: Nqabisa Gabriel on driving sales of plant-based protein productsArticle

Infinite Foods, a distributor, licensor and manufacturer of plant-based protein products, has appointed Nqabisa Gabriel as its area sales manager...

Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Jul 2019

Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beauty
Woolworths makes the switch to vegan beautyArticle

Woolworths has confirmed that its in-house beauty brand, WBeauty, is now 100% vegan...

25 Jun 2019

Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestyles
Why the meat industry could win big from the switch to veggie lifestylesArticle

One of the largest meat processors in the UK, supplying supermarkets across the country with beef, pork, and lamb, has launched a plant-based meat alternative. ABP is the first UK meat producer to do so...

Malte Rödl 16 May 2019

Nestlé bets on plant-based food with new burger products
Nestlé bets on plant-based food with new burger productsArticle

Nestlé is launching a new 'cook from raw' 100% plant-based burger this month...

8 Apr 2019

Wellness Warehouse launches plant-based pop-up
Wellness Warehouse launches plant-based pop-upArticle

Health and wellbeing retailer Wellness Warehouse has introduced a pop-up shop inside its Cavendish Square store, that caters to customers with an interest in living a more plant-based lifestyle...

1 Mar 2019

Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?
Will 2019 really be the year of the vegan?Article

The Economist recently declared 2019 'The Year of the Vegan'. There can no longer be any doubt that veganism, and the embracing of a greater plant-based diet, is going mainstream...

Tammy Fry 21 Feb 2019

Naughty and nice treat trends
Naughty and nice treat trendsArticle

Sometimes we all need a little "me time", a small treat to look forward to at the end of a long day or a hard week, or (what is set to be) a gruelling year...

Bronwyn Williams 19 Feb 2019

Uber Eats reveals most popular foods among South Africans
Uber Eats reveals most popular foods among South AfricansArticle

Uber Eats shares the most popular foods among its South African users for 2018, and the food trend it predicts for 2019.

29 Jan 2019

Fast-food chains use cute animal toys to market meat to children - new vegan ranges pose a dilemma
Fast-food chains use cute animal toys to market meat to children - new vegan ranges pose a dilemmaArticle

Being vegan appears to be all the rage in Britain. The news that McDonald's has launched a new plant-based "Happy Meal" for children based on a vegan "wrap" would seem to bear this idea out...

Kate Stewart and Matthew Cole 24 Jan 2019

Organic, free-range, fairtrade or vegan: how ethical consumption got so selective
Organic, free-range, fairtrade or vegan: how ethical consumption got so selectiveArticle

Are you an organic shopper? Into fairtrade? A greenhouse gas warrior? All about free-range and animal welfare?

Michal Carrington 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

3 City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard veggie-loving restaurants
3 City Bowl and Atlantic Seaboard veggie-loving restaurantsArticle

Vegan and vegetarian cuisine in the Cape can bowl you over with its sheer creativity. This includes contemporary twists on traditional foreign foods and re-creating flavours for vegans in dishes that easily rival that of their carnivorous counterparts...

Shellee-Kim Gold 7 Dec 2018

Plant-based Beyond Burger launches in South Africa
Plant-based Beyond Burger launches in South AfricaArticle

Infinite Foods recently launched the plant-based Beyond Burger in South African at an event held in Johannesburg. The burger's claim to fame is that it looks, cooks and reportedly tastes just like beef...

6 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

#FoodNextAfrica: How to ensure sustainable growth of plant-based foods
#FoodNextAfrica: How to ensure sustainable growth of plant-based foodsArticle

With the population expected to exceed 9 billion by 2050, the search has intensified for alternative protein sources to not only feed us all, but to do so sustainably by minimising the environmental impact...

Lauren Hartzenberg 1 Nov 2018

Eating less meat is a climate priority, whatever the sceptics say
Eating less meat is a climate priority, whatever the sceptics sayArticle

Here we go again. The "sceptical environmentalist", Bjorn Lomborg, has returned to warn against the excesses of an impending green dictatorship. The latest threat: taking away our burgers!

Oliver Taherzadeh and Benedict Probst 31 Oct 2018

Fry family
The Fry Family Food Co. grows distribution abroadArticle

With the demand for meat-alternatives greater than ever, South African vegan food business The Fry Family Food Co. is experiencing impressive uptake abroad of their range of chilled plant-based products.

18 Oct 2018

Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?
Should vegans avoid avocados and almonds?Article

A video recently doing the rounds on Facebook included a segment from the BBC comedy quiz show QI. The video asks which of avocados, almonds, melon, kiwi or butternut squash are suitable for vegans...

Dominic Wilkinson 17 Oct 2018

#FoodNextAfrica: The SA startup making ice-cream from insect milk
#FoodNextAfrica: The SA startup making ice-cream from insect milkArticle

If creepy-crawlies make you squeamish, then Gourmet Grubb's ice-cream, which is made using insects, may not be high up on your list of things to try...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Oct 2018

Macadamia crop to double globally over next 4 years
Macadamia crop to double globally over next 4 yearsArticle

Growing from a relatively small base, the challenge has been to garner enough industry muscle to bring to the fore what makes macadamias so special...

30 Jul 2018

Why France banned meat names for vegetarian alternatives
Why France banned meat names for vegetarian alternativesArticle

France recently passed an amendment to its Agriculture Bill. It prohibits any product that is largely based on non-animal ingredients from being labelled like a traditional animal product...

Malte B. Rödl 1 Jun 2018

Twelve Apostles introduces vegan high tea
Twelve Apostles introduces vegan high teaArticle

With the rise of conscious eating, awareness surrounding sustainability and rapidly growing health trends, it's no surprise that many restaurants and hotels are giving focus to more plant based options on their menus...

Ruth Cooper 14 Feb 2018

#BizTrends2018: 'Free from' eating movement gains momentum
#BizTrends2018: 'Free from' eating movement gains momentumArticle

Food trends in general will always cross the spectrum. There will be those that lean towards health, as this is a global mega trend that is not going away...

Sam Linsell 15 Dec 2017

#BizTrends2018: Conscious consumption
#BizTrends2018: Conscious consumptionArticle

I'm not that big on food trends, to be honest. I find gimmicks and 'flavour of the month' offerings a very slippery slope. That said, I do think established chefs, producers and industry thought-leaders who have the ability to change with the times are critical for the industry.

Andy Fenner 1 Dec 2017

Sean and Carlos Gomes
Wellness Warehouse celebrates a healthy decadeArticle

In 2007 brothers Sean and Carlos Gomes established health and wellness retailer Wellness Warehouse in South Africa...

21 Jul 2017

Samantha Ferguson and Nicole Reitz-Chidrawi from Flint & Tinder Events
Top eventing trends for 2017: Smart tech, fabulous food, controlled costs and a return to natureArticle

Eventing trends in South Africa indicate return to nature, slow food, hi tech...

20 Apr 2017

Fry family celebrates 25 years of vegan food manufacturing
Fry family celebrates 25 years of vegan food manufacturingArticle

Fry's Family Foods is a family-owned food company, begun in South Africa in 1992, and now an international supplier of vegan foods...

13 Mar 2017

New magazine The Vegan Life launches
New magazine The Vegan Life launchesArticle

Media 24 launches The Vegan Life magazine on 30 January 2017 for R49, available from all major retailers, with a digital version purchasable at www.mysubs.co.za...

30 Jan 2017

Poultry most popular meat in the world
Poultry most popular meat in the worldArticle

The global meat market saw 3% volume sales growth in 2014 to reach 225 million tons, driven by growing demand in emerging markets. This is according new market research on the global fresh food industry from Euromonitor International...

24 Mar 2015

Cowspiracy - ignoring the 'cow' in the room
Cowspiracy - ignoring the 'cow' in the roomArticle

The jury may still be out on the long-term health benefits of the Banting diet, but what isn't up for debate is the destructive repercussions of the mass consumption of meat, fish and dairy on the environment...

Ruth Cooper 5 Dec 2014

Digging up the healthy dirt on protein power
Digging up the healthy dirt on protein powerArticle

As a nutritional therapist, I am keenly aware of the serious scientific and biochemical problems of veganism and vegetarianism. Vegetarianism is not a "one-size-fits-all", and while vegetables are very good for you, what is primarily lacking in a vegetarian diet excluding animal flesh is one of the most important compounds needed for health and vitality - protein.

Sally-Ann Creed 26 Apr 2012

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