food & drink technology (fdt) Africa 2021 cancelled

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of food & drink technology (fdt) Africa, have announced that the premier trade fair for the processing, filling, packaging...

WHO launches new handbook to help countries enhance the effectiveness of...

As the world celebrates the World Food Safety Day, the World Health Organization (WHO) developed a new handbook to help countries address food safety...

Five ways to know your Zoomer #YouthMonth

In honour of Youth Month we’re getting to know our Zoomers better. Zoomer is another word for Generation Z, people born between 1997 and...

Telkom launches Africa’s first virtual card for WhatsApp payments

Telkom has launched Africa’s first Mastercard virtual card for use on WhatsApp, enabling Telkom Pay customers to make e-commerce payments. This move is expected...

A digitised supply chain has become a necessity for building business...

Cloud technology is driving change and accelerating digital transformation across multiple industries simultaneously. Not only is cloud technology itself evolving at pace, but the...

Shoprite is winning the war on crime with in-house ‘police force’

The Shoprite Group goes to great lengths to protect its customers and employees in the fight against crime with preventative actions but also playing...

How B2B ecommerce is changing sales and why it’s important

For years, ecommerce has been a disruptive force. All you have to do is take a walk through any city centre and look at...

Shoprite steps in to assist in Johannesburg hospital water crisis

The Shoprite Group has heeded the call from Gift of the Givers to assist in the water crisis currently crippling Johannesburg hospitals - and...

SMEs and the need to redefine customer relationships in a digital...

In 2020, the global Covid-19 pandemic necessitated a significant – and lasting - shift in consumer behaviour from the interpersonal to online. Customers found themselves...

Australia’s David Jones Food to exit BP convenience partnership

Australia’s David Jones Food is exiting its pilot convenience partnership with BP as its South African owner Woolworths Holdings seeks to reverse a “fairly...

Informal food markets: What it takes to make them safer

Around the world, food systems and supply chains come in different shapes and sizes. And so too do food safety problems and their solutions....

Google launches programmes to support Africa’s small retail businesses

Google is kicking off a series of programmes, rolling out throughout the month of June, which will not only support the growth and recovery...

Kerry launches new world-class taste facility in Mexico

World leading taste and nutrition company, Kerry, has announced the opening of its new taste facility in Latin America, which will serve mainly Mexico,...

Shoprite completes sale of Nigerian operations

Shoprite Holdings has sold its Nigerian business to local buyer Ketron Investment, nearly 16 years after the South African retailer opened its first outlet...

Venture Capital trends shaping the African investment landscape

As the second half of 2021 approaches and Covid-19 vaccinations roll out across the globe, albeit at varying rates, Ian Lessem, Managing Partner at...

Nestle under fire over unhealthy products, working on new strategy

Nestle has announced it is working on updating its nutrition and health strategy after the Financial Times reported an internal document at the food...

Nestlé Nespray shines the spotlight on sustainability in celebration of World...

In celebrating this year’s World Milk Day, Nestlé in the East and Southern Africa Region (ESAR) highlighted Nestlé Nespray Fortigrow’s role in the preservation of...

Offering consumers a more sustainable card journey is imperative – IDEMIA

It is impossible to imagine our lives without plastics. This ultra-malleable and extremely cheap material is found in so many items supporting our daily...