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...

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...

Libstar grows revenue amid Covid-19 to offset extraordinary costs

Consumer goods group Libstar, whose brands include Lancewood cheeses and Denny mushrooms, said revenue grew during its six months to end-June, though it has...

Nestlé launches new vegan condensed milk in the UK

Nestlé has announced the release of a vegan alternative to its popular Carnation range, made from a blend of oats and rice flour. The new...

Nestlé launches new vegan condensed milk in the UK

Nestlé has announced the release of a vegan alternative to its popular Carnation range, made from a blend of oats and rice flour. The new...

Oceana Group appoints new CFO

Oceana Group, which produces canned pilchards under the Lucky Star label, has appointed Hajra Karrim as CFO with effect from the beginning of November.Karrim...

World’s most food-insecure region hit by lockdown price boom

 Panic buying and lockdown-driven price increases pushed up food prices in major economies in sub-Saharan Africa, the world’s most food-insecure region.Data for South Africa,...

Tiger Brands appoints Deepa Sita as CFO

Consumer goods group Tiger Brands, the owner of Koo, Tastic Rice and Oros, has appointed Deepa Sita as CFO with effect from October 1.Sita...

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...

EU canned food market picks up momentum

After two years of decline, the EU canned food market increased by 3.6% to $7.7B in 2019. Over the period under review, consumption, however,...

Tiger Brands gets court win in listeriosis battle

Tiger Brands said on Thursday that the high court in Johannesburg has upheld its bid to compel third parties to provide critical epidemiological information...

Tiger Brands gets court win in listeriosis battle

Tiger Brands said on Thursday that the high court in Johannesburg has upheld its bid to compel third parties to provide critical epidemiological information...

Global canned meat market grows for fourth consecutive year

In 2019, the global canned meat market increased by 2.9% to $245.5B, rising for the fourth year in a row after two years of...

Campbell boosts ad spend as sales surge during pandemic

Dive Brief:Campbell increased advertising spend during the first three months of the year as the coronavirus pandemic led to a surge in demand for...

Campbell boosts ad spend as sales surge during pandemic

Dive Brief:Campbell increased advertising spend during the first three months of the year as the coronavirus pandemic led to a surge in demand for...

RFG gets boost as consumers stock up on canned goods

RFG Holdings, the maker of Bull Brand corned meat and Bisto gravies, says sales spiked by a fifth in March as SA consumers stocked...

Campbell ‘to make all packaging recyclable or compostable by 2030’

Campbell Soup Company has announced four new sustainability goals, including a pledge to ensure that 100% of the packaging used by its brands is...