KwaSizabantu: Spar cuts ties with all suppliers associated with the KZN...

Spar has followed Woolworths in severing ties with the businesses associated with KwaSizabantu.Spar group merchandise executive Mike Prentice confirmed to Business Insider that the...

aQuellé pulled from shelves at Makro, Game – as Food Lover’s...

Walmart-owned Massmart – owner of Makro and Game – and Food Lover’s Market have joined Spar and Woolworths in cutting ties with the businesses...

Pick n Pay and Makro demand answers from KwaSizabantu amid abuse...

Pick n Pay and Makro have reached out to KwaSizabantu, the owner of aQuellé sparkling water and vegetable supplier Emseni Farming, for answers as...

PepsiCo starts work on new snacks plant in Russia

PepsiCo has started construction work on a new savoury snacks manufacturing plant in Novosibirsk, Russia.The company owns more than 20 production sites in Russia,...

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...

Trending dry beverages: Kerry flags consumer acceptance and formulation opportunities

Kerry research has revealed there is consumer acceptance of dry-based beverages. In the retail marketplace, dry beverages – such as powdered water enhancers, powdered...

Nestlé and Coca-Cola retain titles as most valuable food & drink...

The food & drink sector is one of the few sectors that should suffer limited impact as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, with...

Nespresso commits to making every cup of coffee carbon neutral by...

Nespresso has announced its commitment to making every cup of Nespresso coffee, both for at-home and for professional customers,  carbon neutral by the end...

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...

The key to Coca-Cola’s innovation success: balance agility, discipline & consumer,...

For innovations to succeed they do not need to be perfect out of the gate, but they do need to offer a real benefit...

Liqui Fruit recall — it wasn’t glass

Pioneer Foods recalled about 270,000 cans of its Liqui Fruit grape juice after three consumers reported finding “small glass shards” in their cans, only...

Sale of Nestlé Canada’s Pure Life bottled water brand falls through

Nestlé has announced the termination of a deal to sell its Canadian Pure Life bottled water business to private bottled water company Ice River...

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Coca-Cola invests in self-pour, self-pay drink dispense technology

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) Ventures has acquired a 25% stake in Innovative Tap Solutions (ITS), investing in the company’s self-pour, self-pay drink dispense technology. ITS’...

Coca-Cola invests in self-pour, self-pay drink dispense technology

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PepsiCo pilots invisible digital watermark technology to boost recycling

PepsiCo is trialling products encoded with invisible digital watermarks for more effective recycling. The technology is pegged as the “holy grail” that will make...

Suntory renames European market divisions in realignment

Suntory Group has announced that it is changing the public-facing names of its European market divisions, as part of a realignment strategy.Suntory Beverage &...