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KFC is testing vegan fried chicken in the US, could it come to SA?
KFC is testing vegan fried chicken in the US, could it come to SA?

If you enjoy a plant-based diet but still want what meat-eaters have, KFC will this week begin testing vegan fried chicken in the US city of Atlanta...

Shereesa MoodleyBy Shereesa Moodley 28 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

The core of food safety is centralised bakery facilities
The core of food safety is centralised bakery facilities

There is generally little outside recognition for a well thought out and perfectly executed plan of food safety until there is the smallest gap in the journey from farm to fork...

Alan HockeyBy Alan Hockey 8 Aug 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

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Uber Eats launches in Soweto, introduces bicycle deliveries

Uber Eats just added a tenth city to its South African operations. As of Thursday last week, Uber Eats is now available in Soweto...

Andy WalkerBy Andy Walker 6 Jun 2019

SOUTH AFRICA

SA's TastePal ready to scale after early success with corporates
SA's TastePal ready to scale after early success with corporates

South African startup TastePal is ready to scale into other sectors and countries after completing its proof of concept stage with six corporates...

Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 19 Sep 2018

UNITED STATES

Boris Dzhingarov
Trends in the food and beverage industry: Changing the way Americans dine out

The experience of dining out is no longer just about finding a good place to eat. For Americans, it has evolved into something more complex and a lot of thought needs to be put into answering the age-old question: "Where are we eating out tonight?"

Boris DzhingarovBy Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 28 Jun 2018

KENYA

Kenya's MoBar Delivery brings alcohol to your door
Kenya's MoBar Delivery brings alcohol to your door

Kenyan startup MoBar Delivery is connecting consumers with suppliers via couriers using a mobile app, streamlining and simplifying distribution of goods, starting with alcohol...

Tom JacksonBy Tom Jackson 12 Apr 2018

SOUTH AFRICA

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#DesignMonth: Adrian Morris on designing localised experiences

Having executed several projects in Ghana, Mauritius, the Seychelles and Australia, where it will be opening an office in April, Design Partnership foresees "a shift away from the cookie cutter to localised experiences, underpinned by the rise of...

Jessica TennantBy Jessica Tennant 3 Feb 2016

SOUTH AFRICA

How to keep the beach off beachfront hotel staff uniforms
How to keep the beach off beachfront hotel staff uniforms

Being exposed to the sun's harmful rays is an everyday occurrence for your hotel waiters, who often serve and attend to guests by the hotel pool or on the beach...

Stephen SandmannBy Stephen Sandmann 9 Feb 2015

SOUTH AFRICA

Tips to get festive food stains out of staff uniforms
Tips to get festive food stains out of staff uniforms

During this time of the year, it is common for your hotel staff to enjoy a festive meal or two, possibly while still in their uniforms. While stains are a common problem, they can ruin clothes...

Stephen SandmannBy Stephen Sandmann 23 Dec 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Seven tips to keep stains from ruining your staff's image
Seven tips to keep stains from ruining your staff's image

Keeping your front-of-house and kitchen staff's whites white is an important part of a good image in an industry where coffee, wine and other miscellaneous food stains are an everyday occurrence...

Stephen SandmannBy Stephen Sandmann 4 Dec 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Ian Henderson
Why translation is only step one for success in international markets

KFC succeeds in China, where Home Depot, Mattel and eBay could not, by localising the brand itself and not just its collateral.

Ian HendersonBy Ian Henderson 8 Jul 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

To tip or not?
To tip or not?

Where does tipping staff end - I just stopped off at a garage next to the highway to fill up my Smart and grab some breakfast. Petrol cost me R360, plus a R10 tip, breakfast was R63 plus a R17 tip. I also gave the roaming car park attendant another...

Aki KalliatakisBy Aki Kalliatakis 9 May 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

New chef at Budmarsh Lodge introduces international tastes, ideas
New chef at Budmarsh Lodge introduces international tastes, ideas

Budmarsh Lodge appointed its internationally trained chef, Chris Tustian late last year and already he is encouraging its guests to experience European ideas allied to South African tastes in creating menus that underlie why this boutique hotel in...

Gwen WatkinsBy Gwen Watkins 28 Mar 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Flight of faith pays off
Flight of faith pays off

This year's Unilever Food Solutions By Invitation Only competition, one of South African's most prestigious annual culinary competitions, was won by Petrus Madutlela, currently at the Savoy in London, in a tense cook-off at Hostex on Wednesday 16...

Gwen WatkinsBy Gwen Watkins 17 Mar 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

[2011 trends] Back to the dinner table: 11 restaurant trends
[2011 trends] Back to the dinner table: 11 restaurant trends

Each year I return home from the National Restaurant Association Show in Chicago and wonder which of the latest trends I had just witnessed will take South Africa by storm. There's been the Low-Carb/No-Carb Trend, the Zero Trans Fats, the Organic...

Michael SaidBy Michael Said 21 Jan 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

The only thing missing in Rosebank is common sense!
The only thing missing in Rosebank is common sense!

Arriving at the new and almost completed Rosebank hub recently, situated between the Zone and the area that once housed Tijuana 220 and Baccarat, I discovered the place had changed quite dramatically since my days of body shots, Corona Beer and Gypsy...

Michael SaidBy Michael Said 13 Dec 2010

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