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Clover Mama Afrika is honoured with the Diamond Arrow Award 2019
Clover Mama Afrika is honoured with the Diamond Arrow Award 2019

Clover's corporate social investment (CSI) project, Clover Mama Afrika, has been awarded the Diamond Arrow Award by the Performance Management Review (PMR)...

Issued by Clover 14 Feb 2019

Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced
Winners of the women in food FOOD XX Awards announced

In celebration of women in food, Studio H and Eat Out held the very first FOOD XX Symposium and Awards on 12 February 2019...

13 Feb 2019

5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019
5 businesses you'd be smart to start in 2019

These are the business opportunities set to grow exponentially in 2019, according to SA investor Manuel Koser...

12 Feb 2019

Yet another small business accuses Woolies of plagiarism
Yet another small business accuses Woolies of plagiarism

The owner of local beverage brand Superlatte claims that Woolworths copied the idea for her superfood drinks and started selling their own version at Woolworths Cafes...

11 Feb 2019

Coca-Cola responds to "vagina" can incident
Coca-Cola responds to "vagina" can incident

#NEWSWATCH: As a result of one of its cans with the XiTsonga word: "Xitombo" (vagina) printed on it having gone viral on social media last week, Coca-Cola has announced that it will be terminating its nationwide Share a Coke activation at the end of February...

8 Feb 2019

4th Bar Awards to celebrate SA's best cocktails and mixologists
4th Bar Awards to celebrate SA's best cocktails and mixologists

The fourth annual Bar (Bartending Accolades and Recognition) Awards will be held on 11 March 2019; additional activities such as masterclasses and cocktail offers will also be held ahead of the award ceremony...

7 Feb 2019

#BizTrends2019: The future of flavour innovation
#BizTrends2019: The future of flavour innovation

The global food and beverage space is bubbling over with creativity and innovation, with an eager audience of brave consumers with bold taste eager to sample the next big thing...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 31 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 2019, a definitive year in FMCG
#BizTrends2019: 2019, a definitive year in FMCG

IRI's Marylee Townshend predicts 7 trends that will influence the future of FMCG...

By Marylee Townshend 29 Jan 2019

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

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

KFC commits to 100% recoverable or reusable plastic packaging by 2025
KFC commits to 100% recoverable or reusable plastic packaging by 2025

KFC, one of the world's largest quick service restaurant chains, has publicly committed to ensuring that all plastic-based, consumer-facing packaging across its global system will be recoverable or reusable by 2025...

25 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 dilemma

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...

By Kate Stewart and Matthew Cole 24 Jan 2019

Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sector
Why citrus essential oil sees growing demand in food, beverage sector

According to a study by Fact.MR, citrus essential oil sales increased by over 3,000 tonnes in 2018 over 2017.

24 Jan 2019

These self-driving robots deliver snacks on demand
These self-driving robots deliver snacks on demand

Hungry students at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California were recently introduced to Snackbot, the outdoor, self-driving robot delivering snacks and beverages from PepsiCo's portfolio of better-for-you brands...

24 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Key trends in wellness and ethical retail for 2019
#BizTrends2019: Key trends in wellness and ethical retail for 2019

The focus of innovation in the conscious consumption space is certainly not trend based. The environmental and health issues facing the planet are so pressing...

By Robyn Smith 24 Jan 2019

Heineken SA upskills 20 learners in their Packaging Learnership Programme
Heineken SA upskills 20 learners in their Packaging Learnership Programme

Through this SETA-accredited learnership, the students will attain an NQF level 3 packaging qualification upon graduation from the year-long programme...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 22 Jan 2019

10 female-run food businesses to champion in 2019
10 female-run food businesses to champion in 2019

From one-woman-shows to family businesses to major career U-turns, these are 10 of the food and drinks brands we're excited about right now...

By Studio H 22 Jan 2019

Faithful to Nature crowns SA's favourite eco-conscious brands
Faithful to Nature crowns SA's favourite eco-conscious brands

Faithful to Nature has revealed the winners of its inaugural Eco Awards, a competition introduced to highlight the brands committed to demonstrating and promoting conscious consumption...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 21 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenience
#BizTrends2019: Africa's consumers - connected, in control, and hungry for convenience

Shopping - love it or hate it, it's nearly impossible to escape the banality or adventure that competes for consumers' precious time. It takes us away from the things we would rather be doing...

By Ailsa Wingfield 14 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 5 trends forecasted for the cocktail industry
#BizTrends2019: 5 trends forecasted for the cocktail industry

Three local South African industry experts - Leah van Deventer, Denzel Heath, George Hunter - explain what's in store for cocktails in 2019. They summed it up in five top trends...

By Leah van Deventer, Denzel Heath, George Hunter 11 Jan 2019

New rebranded Unframed Ice Cream store opens at the V&A
New rebranded Unframed Ice Cream store opens at the V&A

Cape Town ice cream company Unframed Ice Cream has revealed a new inviting retail space at the popular V&A Food Market at the Waterfront...

11 Jan 2019

Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019
Campbell's 6 defining food trends for 2019

Throughout the year, the chefs at Campbell Soup Company monitor the biggest food trends across the globe to compile Trendscape - a list of what and how you'll be eating in the coming year...

10 Jan 2019

Startups turn waste into opportunity
Startups turn waste into opportunity

Global food waste is a problem that weighs 1.3 billion tonnes a year. A third of all food produced never gets eaten; a fact that has launched a food rescue movement...

10 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 4 key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019
#BizTrends2019: 4 key trends that will continue to shape convenience retail in 2019

As convenience retail continues to grow as an industry sector, retailers must remain focused on the most significant trends that will see their businesses flourish...

By Joe Boyle 8 Jan 2019

#BizTrends2019: 8 big future food trends
#BizTrends2019: 8 big future food trends

Studio H have compiled their research, insights, observations, interrogations, and intuitive gut feel of what is to come into a future food report broken down into the eight chapters here...

By Hannerie Visser - Studio H 7 Jan 2019

Restaurant trends for 2019
Restaurant trends for 2019

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

Top 10 food and bev trends for 2019
Top 10 food and bev trends for 2019

Innova Market Insights from Arnhem in the Netherlands, said targeting increasingly adventurous consumers set on new discoveries and experiences, will be key to developments in the food and beverage industry in 2019...

3 Jan 2019

Pernod Ricard bets on Africa with Jumia investment
Pernod Ricard bets on Africa with Jumia investment

Pernod Ricard, the owner of Beefeater gin, Absolut vodka and Jameson whiskey, is strengthening its partnership with African e-commerce player Jumia by buying an unspecified stake...

19 Dec 2018

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Food Lover's Market celebrates the festive season with new campaign and a cookbook

Food Lover's Market recently launched its new festive food range together with a new campaign and cookbook in time for the festive season...

By Juanita Pienaar 19 Dec 2018

Meat Meet crowned Windhoek SA's Best Shisanyama for 2018
Meat Meet crowned Windhoek SA's Best Shisanyama for 2018

Homi's Butchery, also known as Meat Meet, from Soweto's Diepkloof Zone 3 has been voted by the public as Windhoek SA's Best Shisanyama for 2018...

18 Dec 2018

Pizza Hut opens in Nigeria
Pizza Hut opens in Nigeria

Pizza Hut has continued its expansion across the African continent by opening its first restaurant in Nigeria, with two more expected by the end of the year...

18 Dec 2018

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