Coca-Cola CEO says supply chain is ‘creaking around the world’ due...

Coca-Cola is feeling the strain of the coronavirus pandemic on its supply chain. “The supply chain is creaking around the world. There are flash points...

Danone Waters accelerates sustainability actions in UK & Ireland

Danone Waters is introducing 100% recycled plastic bottles for its Evian range in the UK and Ireland as part of its pledge to become...

Fair Cape Dairies saves 144 000 kWh of coal derived electricity...

Fair Cape Dairies has produced 144 165 kWh (kilowatt hours) of its own solar-powered energy over the past 12 months – the equivalent of...

Starbucks to invest $130m in China roasting facility

Starbucks is investing approximately $130 million in China to open a roasting facility in 2022, as part of its new Coffee Innovation Park (CIP).  The...

Joekels celebrates 25 years of being South Africa’s leading brew masters

In 1994, Joe Swart and Jonathan Kelsey started Joekels Tea Packers in Joe’s garage with just five staff members and one brand, Phendula Tips....

Nestlé launches plant-based Milo powder in Australia

Nestlé’s Milo brand has released a plant-based version of its signature malt beverage powder in the Australian market.The core ingredients in the new plant-based...

This is how Pick n Pay, Makro and Shoprite are planning...

As the Covid-19 coronavirus continues to spread, its impact is increasingly being felt by local retailers as they get to grips with a number...

PepsiCo agrees $3.85 billion acquisition of Rockstar

PepsiCo has agreed to acquire energy drink manufacturer Rockstar Energy Beverages (‘Rockstar’) for $3.85 billion, as it aims strengthen its position in the category.Through...

Rooibos continues to enjoy GI protection in the UK post BREXIT

There has been some speculation around whether South African products, such as Rooibos, will continue to enjoy Geographical Indicator (GI) status following the UK’s...

Bean There rebrands, adopts striking new packaging design

As the first certified Fairtrade coffee roaster in South Africa, Bean There has been shaping its industry since 2005, travelling to new countries and...

Pioneer Foods to launch new SIG CombiSmile packaging for Ceres 200ml

Ceres, the innovative fruit juice brand, will soon grace supermarkets shelves in brand new packaging created by mechanisation and technology not seen before in...

Aggressive price cuts from competitors hit owner of Bakers biscuits and...

Five Roses tea and Bakers biscuits parent company AVI battled a tough trading environment, worsened by load shedding, and price competition, to report lower...

BMG hosts specialist Food & Beverage Expo

BMG hosted its second specialist Food & Beverage Expo, to highlight the importance of pristine hygiene standards throughout the food logistics chain – from...

Tribunal approves the R24bn PepsiCo-Pioneer merger

The Competition Tribunal has approved the R24 billion PepsiCo-Pioneer takeover, it announced on Friday afternoon.The merger is one of PepsiCo’s largest acquisitions outside the...

Workers set to benefit in PepsiCo-Pioneer deal

The issue of voting rights by South African employees in a proposed R24.4 billion merger between the US food and beverage company PepsiCo and...

Upcycled crop leftovers: AB InBev selects Comet Bio to pilot nutrition...

Comet Bio, a manufacturer of sustainable ingredients, has been selected by Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the world’s largest brewer, to join its 100+ Accelerator...

Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...

Bloedlemoen Gin launches the perfect tipple for hot days

During the past two years, the global consumption of gin grew faster than any other beverage in the alcohol category. That said, it looks like...