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Search is on for SA's best boerewors recipe
Search is on for SA's best boerewors recipe

Shoprite and Checkers have launched their annual nationwide search for the country's very best boerewors recipe. Boerie enthusiasts who have an exceptional recipe for traditional boerewors up their sleeves...

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Burger King and @Dylantero invite all Twitch fans to cook their own Whopper online
Burger King and @Dylantero invite all Twitch fans to cook their own Whopper online

The pioneer initiative, targeted to the 1.5 million Twitch users in Chile, wants to bring them all together so their comments build a custom burger which will be sold at selected Burger King restaurants...

Issued by Burger King 17 May 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 lifestyles

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...

By Malte Rödl 16 May 2019

More transparency in the chicken industry - court action suspended
More transparency in the chicken industry - court action suspended

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) and the South African Poultry Association (SAPA) have agreed to lift the veil of secrecy on 'confidential' documents on which the protectionist application on chicken imports is based, thereby averting a protracted court battle...

16 May 2019

5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market
5 things to know before entering the pharmaceutical market

The pharmaceutical sector is following suite with general retail and going through uncertain times. More consumers are shopping the basics with baskets of necessities only...

By Eben Esterhuizen 15 May 2019

What the actual F(acebook)?
What the actual F(acebook)?

In an age of multiple digital opportunities, why is it that so many businesses still choose to focus their attention on Facebook alone?...

By Chloe-Simone Hofmann, Issued by Pistol + Honey 14 May 2019

Ugly veg: supermarkets aren't the biggest food wasters - you are
Ugly veg: supermarkets aren't the biggest food wasters - you are

"Ugly" or "wonky" veg were blamed for up to 40% of wasted fruit and vegetables in 2013, as produce was discarded for failing to meet retailer appearance standards...

By Miriam C. Dobson and Jill L. Edmondson 14 May 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fokof Lager, Cape Herb & Spice, Twix and Fitch & Leedes
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fokof Lager, Cape Herb & Spice, Twix and Fitch & Leedes

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 13 May 2019

The Cannabis Expo heads to KZN
The Cannabis Expo heads to KZN

The Cannabis Expo is making its way to Sibaya Casino in Durban, a city famous for the specific strands of cannabis that grow in the region...

10 May 2019

Chocolate puts Ivory Coast on top in Africa's agriculture trade
Chocolate puts Ivory Coast on top in Africa's agriculture trade

Chocolate can certainly get one some brownie points, and no way is this truer than in Ivory Coast which in 2018 reported the largest agricultural trade balance in value terms in Africa, an amount of $5.1bn...

By Wandile Sihlobo 10 May 2019

How to ensure batch traceability in your food process
How to ensure batch traceability in your food process

The ability of food manufacturers to recall contaminated food products was publicly tested last year during the Listeriosis outbreak. In addition to processed meat products, frozen corn and eggs were also whipped off shelves...

By Deirdre Fryer 6 May 2019

The role of rural women in making home brew: a Rwandan case study
The role of rural women in making home brew: a Rwandan case study

Across sub-Saharan Africa traditional non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages are made from locally available produce like cereals, fresh milk, fruits, and vegetables...

By Chika Ezeanya-Esiobu 6 May 2019

Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1
Trends shaping skincare and aesthetics - Part 1

I've recently returned from Cosmoprof that took place in Bologna, Italy, with ideas on tap - treatments, products and devices that I'm bursting to import from different corners of the world...

By Tzvia Hermann 3 May 2019

Coca-Cola enters the premium mixer market
Coca-Cola enters the premium mixer market

Coca-Cola's new Signature Mixers range, which will launch in the UK from June, marks the first time the brand has expanded into the alcohol space and taps into the growing premium mixer market...

3 May 2019

Autograph Gin rated best in Africa
Autograph Gin rated best in Africa

The International Gin Guide Awards has released its results for 2019 and South Africa's Autograph Gin was voted Best Gin in Africa...

2 May 2019

Shopping trends mean blocking the big Sainsbury's-Asda merger may not protect customers
Shopping trends mean blocking the big Sainsbury's-Asda merger may not protect customers

The proposed merger of supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda is now off the table as the regulator has ruled against it, saying it would lead to higher prices for consumers...

By Yasemin Kor 30 Apr 2019

Sugar imports leave a bitter taste in local industry
Sugar imports leave a bitter taste in local industry

There is a need for the local sugar industry to consider diversifying its product offering if it is to remain a viable industry that is able to create jobs, says the Department of Trade and Industry...

30 Apr 2019

AB InBev brewers collaborate on unique fresh hop IPA
AB InBev brewers collaborate on unique fresh hop IPA

South Africa's Newlands Spring Brewing Company and Elysian Brewing Company in the United States have collaborated on the launch of a limited edition special brew called 10,000 Miles Fresh Hop Ale...

29 Apr 2019

SA's favourite township brands - 2019/2020 Kasi Star Brands survey
SA's favourite township brands - 2019/2020 Kasi Star Brands survey

The winners of the 2019/2020 Ask Afrika Kasi Star Brands survey have been announced. Kiwi shoe polish came first this year for the second year running, followed by Sunlight dishwashing liquid, Dettol liquid antiseptic...

29 Apr 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Mirari Gin, Hanoi Coffee Club and Southern Comfort
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Fry's, Mirari Gin, Hanoi Coffee Club and Southern Comfort

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Apr 2019

Easter eggs: hunting for a solution to excessive packaging
Easter eggs: hunting for a solution to excessive packaging

So which Easter tradition came first? The packaging or the egg? The answer is of course not that surprising (it's the egg). The tradition of giving people eggs at spring time has roots in ancient pagan festivals...

By Elliot Woolley 18 Apr 2019

Mon Choco's eco-friendly Easter eggs
Mon Choco's eco-friendly Easter eggs

As Easter approaches, all over the world orders ramp up for chocolate bunnies and Easter eggs. But, have you ever thought about where chocolate comes from and its environmental impact?

18 Apr 2019

SA's lower food price inflation story could soon be over
SA's lower food price inflation story could soon be over

South Africa's food price inflation numbers continue to surprise us. The figures recently released by Statistics South Africa show that food price inflation remained unchanged in March 2019 at 2.3% for the third consecutive month...

By Wandile Sihlobo 18 Apr 2019

No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers
No booze in our hot cross buns, says Checkers

Checkers hot cross buns have garnered extra attention on social media following the release of a video in which a false-positive breathalyser reading was recorded...

18 Apr 2019

Pernod Ricard signs deal to acquire Malfy gin
Pernod Ricard signs deal to acquire Malfy gin

Pernod Ricard is to acquire Italian super-premium gin brand Malfy from Biggar & Leith for an undisclosed sum.

17 Apr 2019

Campbell sells fresh food producer Bolthouse Farms for $510m
Campbell sells fresh food producer Bolthouse Farms for $510m

Campbell Soup Company will sell Bolthouse Farms to an affiliate of private equity firm Butterfly Equity, for $510 million...

16 Apr 2019

Meet the family behind SA's new Loxtonia Cider brand
Meet the family behind SA's new Loxtonia Cider brand

Loxtonia Cider's Larry Whitfield and his daughter Ali prove that the apple certainly does not fall far from the tree...

15 Apr 2019

New director and marketing manager join Heineken SA
New director and marketing manager join Heineken SA

Heineken South Africa (Heineken) has announced the appointment of Natalie Jantjies as digital transformation director and management team member, as well as Lauren Muller as marketing manager for Heineken...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 15 Apr 2019

SA's fruit industry - Doing more with less
SA's fruit industry - Doing more with less

Doing more with less is a theme that's found its way into the narratives of all our economic sectors, in one way or another. The agricultural sector - and the fruit industry - has certainly not been spared, especially when it comes to the dwindling natural resource of water...

By Konanani Liphadzi 12 Apr 2019

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