Willow Creek Olive Oils wins big at international competitions

Willow Creek Olive Oils' Estate Blend and Directors' Reserve came out on top in two separate categories at the 20th L'Orciolo d' Oro in Italy. Willow Creek's Directors' Reserve and Estate Blend Extra Virgin Olive Oil both also received gold medals at the Terra Olivo International Olive Oil...

3 days ago

Incobrands to relaunch Lavazza Coffee in SA retail stores

Incobrands will relaunch Lavazza Coffee in major South African retail stores such as Pick n Pay, Checkers, and Spar. Lavazza Coffee's product range consists of Qualità Oro, a coffee made from 100% Arabica beans, Qualità Rossa, a coffee made from Brazilian Arabica beans and African and South East...

3 days ago

PnP offers free fruit to young patrons

Supermarket chain Pick n Pay introduced a new initiative aimed at encouraging healthy food choices. As part of the Free Fruit for Kids initiative, more than 200 Pick n Pay stores across the country will offer free fruit to shoppers' children under the age of 12. Apples and bananas will be...

3 Oct 2018

Tru-Cape wants consumers to #staytruetotrucape and go on a #trucapequest

Tru-Cape Fruit launched a new campaign aimed at encouraging consumers to find its apples and pears in stores. Given the effects of the drought, the South African horticulture sector is currently experiencing a more than 20% drop in apple and pear production year-on-year. This, in turn, impacts...

30 Aug 2018

Citrosuco to use GCT's technology, processes

Orange juice producer Citrosuco will be using biotechnology company Green Cell Technologies' (GCT) proprietary Disruptor technology, intellectual property, processes, and applicable trademarks after signing an exclusive global licensing agreement. The agreement will run for an initial two year...

8 Aug 2018

AB InBev streamlines management structure, geographic zones

Moneyweb reports that Anheuser-Busch InBev NV (AB InBev) has simplified its global management structure and reduced its nine geographic zones to six. The Belguim-based multinational beverage and brewing holdings company reported lower-than-expected profit growth in the second quarter of the year...

26 Jul 2018

Deep Relief 50g goes from over-the-counter to front shop

Deep Relief Ibuprofen Gel 50g has moved from being available over-the-counter to front shop. The move comes after the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority (Sahpra) has resolved to down schedule topical analgesic gels containing 1% Ibuprofen in pack sizes 50g or less. Consequently,...

6 Jul 2018

Whiskas picks up Coolest Pet Food award

Whiskas was awarded the Coolest Pet Food award for the second year in a row at the Next Generation Awards by Sunday Times. The annual survey is now in its 14th year and polled more than 12,000 South African youth to determine which brands achieved 'cool' status....

18 Jun 2018

SA's Origine 8 ranks top at international trade show

The South African green tea extract Origine 8 received the Judges Choice Award at the Natural and Organic Products Europe trade show (NOPE) in London, UK. Origine 8 is produced from live green tea within six hours of harvest through a patented Phytofare extraction process at the Senteeko Tea Estate...

13 Jun 2018

Willowton Group launches foodie-focused website #nowwecooking

FMCG company Willowton Group has launched an interactive, food-dedicated website called #nowwecooking. Apart from providing the latest info on the company's food-based product range, the new platform allows interested foodies to gather new recipes featuring the Group's branded cooking products....

8 Jun 2018

Unilever, WPP set up new team model in Singapore

Unilever and WPP have teamed with Unilever Foundry and its startup community to create an on-site collaboration in Singapore. This new team model, with expertise from various WPP agencies, is expected to provide innovative solutions for Unilever's numerous brands. The new approach draws on...

24 May 2018

Dairy Milk Oreos now come in packs of six

Oreo Dairy Milk chocolate cookies are now available in a pack of six. Since its launch, last year, the Cadbury covered Oreo cookie was sold in a pack of two. The Cadbury Dairy Milk six-pack may be found at participating stores nationwide for R49,99.

22 May 2018

Plush Supreme introduces new spot/stain remover

Plush Supreme introduces Plush Supreme Pine Oil Spray Spot/Stain Remover. The stain remover is priced at R32,99 per bottle at retail stores.

11 May 2018

Unilever gives feedback on sustainable living plan

Unilever SA has shared an update on its Unilever Sustainable Living Plan (USLP) seven years after it was launched. The consumer goods company reports that its sustainable living brands grew 46% faster than the rest of the business and delivered 70% of its overall revenue growth. The update...

11 May 2018

Fat bastard Wines adds two new wines to range

Fat bastard Wines has included the Fat bastard Golden Reserve 2017 and the Fat bastard Pinot Noir Rosé 2017 to its collection. The Fat bastard Golden Reserve 2017 is a Bordeaux-style red blend with a retail price of R110 and R120. The Fat bastard Pinot Noir Rosé 2017 consists of grapes...

4 May 2018

London Spirits Competition awards Glencadam with gold, silver medals

Glencadam Distillery received a gold medal for its 19-year-old whiskey at the inaugural London Spirits Competition, which took place in London on 8-9 March 2018. The single malt Scotch whiskey producer also won silver medals for its 13-year-old and Origins. The London Spirits Competition judges...

19 Apr 2018

EverBlock Jr is now available in SA

EverBlock Jr's range of lightweight, life-size building blocks is now available in South Africa. The Lego-type building blocks are made from recycled corrugated cardboard. Combo packs with 29 pieces containing a variety of sizes and colours are available from R870.

4 Apr 2018

Coca-Cola indicates beverage price increase as sugar levy comes into effect

Coca-Cola has indicated the price adjustments for its beverages as government's new health promotion levy on sugar-sweetened beverages comes into effect on 1 April 2018. The levy will affect the prices of beverages with added sugar. The prices of Coca-Cola beverages with lower sugar (less than...

29 Mar 2018

Fitch & Leedes launches cola

Fitch & Leedes has launched a range of soft drinks intended to accompany its spirits. The Fitch & Leedes Craft Cola is made in small batches using quadruple filtered water and select ingredients. It is sold in six-packs of 200ml cans and four-packs of 200ml glass bottles.

27 Mar 2018

Sandton City to upgrade its food court

Sandton City in Johannesburg is renovating its food court and will reveal the environmentally conscious food district in November 2018. The renovation started in March 2018 and while some facilities will not be accessible at all times, the food court will remain operational throughout the...

27 Mar 2018

Starbucks SA introduces its Cold Brew

South African coffee enthusiasts may now look forward to Cold Brew and Nitro Cold Brew on tap at Starbucks. Cold Brew is made by slowly steeping coffee grounds in cool filtered water for 24 hours, while Nitro Cold Brew takes the existing Starbucks Cold Brew recipe and infuses it with nitrogen....

12 Mar 2018

Thavhani Mall welcomes three new eateries

The Thavhani Mall in Thohoyandou, Limpopo will welcome three new eateries; Burger King, Rocomamas, and KFC. Limpopo's very first Burger King will open at Thavhani Mall in April 2018, while Thohoyandou's first Rocomamas will open in March 2018. Thavhani Mall will house KFC from April 2018.

12 Mar 2018

KWV wins at World Gin Awards

The KWV Cruxland Gin was named Best South African London Dry Gin for Taste at the World Gin Awards. The winners of the 2018 World Gin Awards were announced at the Honourable Artillery Company in London. The World Gin Awards select the best in all internationally recognised styles of gin from...

5 Mar 2018

Clover breaks longest line of sandwiches record

Clover has successfully broken the Guinness World Records title for the longest line of sandwiches with its Cream O' Naise mayonnaise being the star ingredient. The previous record measured at 3,865.78m and the new record is 4,004.43m long.The record was broken on 3 March 2018 at the Maponya Mall...

5 Mar 2018

Defy records production of 12th million appliance

Defy recently recorded the production of its 12th million electrical cooking appliance. In light of national water shortages and increased eco-consciousness, Defy has been also working to find ways for its products to use less electricity and water.

1 Mar 2018

Evonik Industries acquires total take in EAA

Evonik Acrylics Africa (EAA) no longer has any joint venture partners and will now operate as a wholly owned Evonik enterprise. The announcement comes after Evonik Industries AG acquired the 49% Ampa Plastics Group JV share in Evonik Acrylics Africa.

1 Mar 2018

Westcliff gin receives bronze at American craft spirits competition

Westcliff's copper pot distilled Joburg dry gin received a bronze medal in the best International Contemporary Gin category at the 2017 American Distilling Institute's (ADI) craft spirits competition. The dry gin was also named Best Gin at the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards at the...

28 Feb 2018

World Whiskies award Scottish Leader with gold medal

Scottish Leader's 12-year-old whisky received a gold medal during a first round tasting at the World Whiskies Awards in the UK. The judges liked the whisky's smooth, rich, and sweet profile. The Scottish Leader 12-year-old is crafted with a blend of unpeated Highland and Speyside malts, combined...

28 Feb 2018

Malfy Gin Originale is now available in SA

Truman & Orange has launched the Malfy Gin Originale in South Africa with plans to introduce more of the Italian brand of gin to South African consumers. The Malfy Gin Originale is distilled using a recipe similar to that of Italian monks, who first distilled Juniper spirits at their monasteries...

13 Feb 2018

Stellenbosch Brewing Company receives awards at CT beer festival

The Stellenbosch Brewing Company received two awards at the Cape Town Festival of Beer. It received the Best Dark Beer award for its Eike Stout as well as the Best Beer in Show trophy. Forty-five Western Cape-based breweries showcased more than 230 different beers at the Cape Town Festival of...

12 Dec 2017

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