Chocolate sales fall flat during Covid-19

Chocolate may be a go-to comfort food for many but Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut said on Thursday that sales tumbled during its latest...

Global poultry production to reach 137m tonnes in 2020

In 2019, the global poultry market increased by 6% to $231.5B, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline. The market...

Monster likely to launch hard seltzer brand

Dive Brief:Monster Beverage is expected introduce a new brand of alcoholic seltzer beverage to retail in 2021, according to Stifel analyst Mark Astrachan.Astrachan estimates...

How Covid-19 is affecting the labelling industry

A whitepaper written by Rachel Littleboy from Fix-a-Form International, considers opportunities as well as problems that have arisen in the labelling industry during the...

Israeli start-up scales up sugar-reduction technology for orange juices

Better Juice, Ltd, the first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice, is now scaling up its...

Israeli start-up scales up sugar-reduction technology for orange juices

Better Juice, Ltd, the first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice, is now scaling up its...

Nestlé making major investment in Nespresso coffee business

Nestlé has announced a CHF160m (€150m) investment to expand its Nespresso production centre in Romont, Switzerland to meet increasing consumer demand for its premium...

Nestlé making major investment in Nespresso coffee business

Nestlé has announced a CHF160m (€150m) investment to expand its Nespresso production centre in Romont, Switzerland to meet increasing consumer demand for its premium...

Checkers has a ‘secret’ online shop that’s up to 40% cheaper...

Shoprite, the country’s largest retail group, operates a website under its Checkers brand that sells groceries and household items up to 40% cheaper than...

Evian introduces label-free, fully-recyclable water bottle

Danone’s Evian bottled water brand has unveiled a new label-free, fully-recyclable water bottle which is made from 100% recycled materials, with the exception of...

Women business ownership in beauty industry must grow in 2020

Due to the impact of Covid-19, more South Africans are looking to become the master of their own destiny by starting a business. The beauty industry...

Cadbury’s name-free wrappers confuse consumers – but they are for a...

Cadbury South Africa has temporarily changed its wrappers, replacing the normal images of various flavours with pictures of toys.So chocolate lovers looking for their...

Steinhoff to sell stake in Conforama France for ‘nominal sum’

Steinhoff has announced that it will be selling its stake in one of its largest European subsidiaries, home furnishings retail chain Conforama France, to...

2020 Product of the Year winners announced

South Africa’s most innovative consumer products have been announced in the 2020 Product of the Year results. Research conducted by Answered Insights, Product of...

Quantum Foods’ directors buy R20m in shares amid interest by third...

Poultry group Quantum Foods, whose share price has rocketed more than 80% over the past month, said on Wednesday four members of its board...

FDA authorises marketing of IQOS as a modified risk tobacco product

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised the marketing of IQOS, Philip Morris International’s (PMI) electrically heated tobacco system, as a modified...

State of the specialty food market: ‘Conventional groceries may for the...

The specialty food and beverage market has consistently outpaced the growth rate of conventional grocery for the past decade, says the Specialty Foods Association...

KZN protesters loot R500 000 in meat from delivery trucks

Meat to the value of almost R500 000 was looted from three trucks belonging to Vryheid Meatmasters on Monday (6 July), after the company’s...