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How palm oil became the world's most hated, most used fat source

Palm oil is everywhere today: in food, soap, lipstick, even newspaper ink. It's...

By Jonathan E. Robins 30 Jul 2021

Distell expects up to 20% rise in full-year profits

Drinks maker Distell said its full-year profit would be up to around 20% higher...

By Emma Rumney 23 Jul 2021

Young Kenyan makes a name for himself producing artisan chocolate

At the tender age of 30, Naheed Ahmed is the founder and MD of The Chocolate...

7 Jul 2021

Tetra Pak partners with Synercore to accelerate food chain innovation in Africa

Tetra Pak's partnership with Synercore aims to accelerate innovation in health...

2 Jul 2021

Tana Africa Capital acquires stake in African drinks business KDV Holdings

Private equity firm Tana Africa Capital has purchased a stake in Kensington...

2 Jul 2021

Rooibos tea: EU protection is good news for South African agriculture

Rooibos tea is the first African product to receive EU protected designation....

29 Jun 2021

Cape Town microbrewery triumphs at 2021 African Beer Cup

Afro Caribbean Brewing Company scooped the title of Best Beer in Africa for its...

8 Jun 2021

Goodleaf merges with Highlands Investments to create R650m cannabis company

South African premium CBD brand Goodleaf is merging with Highlands Investments,...

4 Jun 2021

Global food prices rise at rapid pace in May

FAO Food Price Index posts fastest monthly increase to reach highest value since...

3 Jun 2021

Marek Zmyslowski on plotting a realistic e-commerce growth strategy in Africa

During the PayFast eCommerce Virtual Summit, investor and serial entrepreneur...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 May 2021

New beverage brand Bissap inspired by flavours of West Africa

The goal was to create a commercial iteration of the beverage to be bottled and...

21 May 2021

Danone names Antoine de Saint-Affrique as CEO

Danone has appointed former Barry Callebaut CEO Antoine de Saint-Affrique as its...

20 May 2021

#Newsmaker: Yokesh Maharaj to advance Mondelez's growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

This Africa Month, we chat to Mondelez International's new president of its...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 11 May 2021

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa acquires share in Lesotho bottler

Coca-Cola Beverages Africa has announced that after some re-organisation, it has...

10 May 2021




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