Tongaat Hulett welcomes decision on starch sale

Tongaat Hulett has welcomed the decision by independent third-party Rothschild & Co that a material adverse change (MAC) has not occurred with relation to...

Olam Cocoa achieves 100% traceability across direct global supply chain

Olam Cocoa has announced that it has achieved 100% traceability of directly sourced cocoa across its global supply chain.The cocoa bean and ingredients supplier...

Saving SA retail

Statistics SA painted a grim picture of economic desolation, with the release of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) figure decreasing by 51% in...

Beneo reduces carbon emissions by 40% at Belgian chicory plant

Functional ingredients manufacturer Beneo has announced a 40% reduction in specific carbon emissions at its Oreye chicory foot fibre production facility in Belgium.According to...

A recipe for success – The ultimate guide for your baking...

Thinking about taking your hobby from confectionary side hustle to a full-time baking business? The romantic idea that you will spend your days only...

Study reviews the latest approaches towards improved gluten-free bread properties

A recent study analysed recent advances to improve the quality of gluten-free bread, focusing not only on the latest conventional ingredients and innovative approaches...

Going for gold – Australian ingredients company creates gold chocolate using...

An Australian ingredients company has isolated a sugarcane extract called Saccharum officinarum to create a golden chocolate which can be used as a natural...

Chocolate renaissance embraces keto-friendly and functional ingredients

Confectionery is undergoing a “chocolate renaissance,” according to chocolatier Theobroma Chocolat. The company details an uptick in product launches containing nutritionally functional, indulgent ingredients,...

Vanilla at the forefront of new flavor combinations, suppliers highlight

The popularity of vanilla has significantly evolved over the years and with this, the number of new products flavored with the ingredient is still...

South African shoppers show the market what they want

Consumer spending has swung from total predictability to subtle shifts in product and store selection throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, and understanding the whys and...

Libstar reports profit dip amid Covid-19

Libstar, the owner of Denny mushrooms and Lancewood cheese, reported a slight decrease in half-year profits after Covid-19 boosted demand for some of its...

SA food prices climb again – much sooner than anticipated

The price for a basket of select and staple food in South Africa has started trending upwards again, says the Pietermaritzburg Economic Justice and...

Tongaat Hulett shares dip despite reduced FSCA fine

Tongaat Hulett fell more than 5 percent on the JSE yesterday after the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) fined the sugar-maker nearly R120 million for the...

Tongaat Hulett fined R20 million for accounting irregularities

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has imposed a fine of R118m on agriculture and agri-processing business Tongaat Hulett for misrepresenting its financial performance.However,...

Flora gets hearts beating with new campaign

Flora, a South African household favourite produced by Siqalo Foods, has launched a new brand proposition with a through-the-line campaign from MetropolitanRepublic. Encapsulated by the...

Albany Bakeries unveils new look, celebrates 50 years of guaranteed freshness

For 50 years, Albany Bakeries has been a staple in South African homes bringing smiles to lunch boxes, comfort to pregnancy cravings, sustenance to...

Albany Bakeries unveils new look, celebrates 50 years of guaranteed freshness

For 50 years, Albany Bakeries has been a staple in South African homes bringing smiles to lunch boxes, comfort to pregnancy cravings, sustenance to...

Five ways to reboot the global food economy to make it...

COVID-19 has shown how damaging ill-health can be for the economy. But it has also shown how measures that benefit health (lockdowns) can be...