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    Global food prices rise at rapid pace in May

    FAO Food Price Index posts fastest monthly increase to reach highest value since September 2011...

    3 Jun 2021

    Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive month

    Vegetable oils drive FAO's Food Price Index higher in March while cereal quotations dip...

    8 Apr 2021

    Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures

    Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

    By John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

    Technology and supermarket chains can help strengthen southern Africa's food systems

    Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and catering have led to supermarkets being the key route to market...

    By Thando Vilakazi and Namhla Landani 16 Feb 2021

    Eswatini's Black Mamba Foods bags R9.2m investment

    Enygma Ventures has invested R9.2m in Black Mamba Foods, an Eswatini-based ethical producer of specialty food products...

    17 Nov 2020

    Global food prices rise in August

    International quotations for sugar, vegetable oils and coarse grains increased from July, while worldwide cereal harvests remain on course to hit annual record...

    3 Sep 2020

    Global food prices continue to rise in July

    According to a United Nations report, global food prices continue their upward trajectory for the second consecutive month in July, led by vegetable oils and dairy products...

    6 Aug 2020

    Global food price index drops in March

    Weakening demand and falling oil prices due to the global pandemic drive down international prices for major food commodities

    2 Apr 2020

    Global food prices drop amid coronavirus outbreak

    The Food and Agriculture Organisation's latest food price index has reflected a decline in global food prices in February for the first time in four months - averaging at 180.5 points, down by 1.0% from January but still 8.1% higher than a year earlier...

    10 Mar 2020

    Coffee co-operatives - every cup tells a story

    When you visit co-operatives and see what goes into producing your coffee, you gain a new appreciation for your morning cup...

    23 Sep 2019

    #FoodNextAfrica: The SA food startup championing traditional African flavours

    Young entrepreneur Sipamandla Manqele is using food to inspire pride in indigenous African ingredients, while uplifting the small-scale farmers and communities involved in their cultivation...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 17 Sep 2019

    Forum challenges African businesses to dive into the Blue Economy

    African businesses are being challenged to wake up to the economic, social and environmental power of the Blue Economy...

    10 May 2019

    AfDB looks to turn African savannah into global food basket using agritech

    The AfDB is leading efforts to wake the 'sleeping giant' that is the African savannah and turn it into the cradle of the continent's green revolution...

    8 Nov 2018

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