McCain Foods South Africa appoints new Managing Director

McCain Foods South Africa has appointed Unathi Mhlatyana as its new Managing Director (MD) effective 1 February 2021. Mhlatyana brings with him over 20...

Checkers voted SA’s best grocery store and supermarket brand

It’s official: Checkers is South Africa’s best grocery store and supermarket brand as voted by readers of The Star in their annual 2020 Star...

Shoprite Group feeds families left destitute by fire in Booysens

The Shoprite Group was among the first to respond and support those left destitute by the recent fires in Booysens, Johannesburg. The Shoprite Mobile Soup...

Global food fraud rising as result of pandemic, report finds

The Covid pandemic is causing a rise in global food fraud, a report by the government-backed Food Authenticity Network has found.Analysis by the network...

The Shoprite Group donates to families affected by St Francis Bay...

The Shoprite Group brought relief to the 40 families affected by the recent fires in Sea Vista, St Francis Bay, in the Eastern Cape.The...

Poultry sector masterplan launch promises increased production, job creation

The Association of Meat Importers and Exporters (AMIE) has welcomed the introduction of a new poultry sector masterplan which was devised by the DTI,...

Healthy appetite for Woolworths food offsets Covid-19 pressure

Woolworths Food experienced a surge in online activity and delivered market share gains, the group said in a trading update for the 26 weeks...

Black Friday fails to boost retailers in November

SA retail sales fell at a faster-than-expected pace in November, underscoring the pressure Covid-19 is putting on consumers, and confirming that Black Friday failed...

Quantum leap in poultry sector

The local poultry sector has seen an eventful 2020 and – judging by a recently announced large acquisition by Quantum Foods – could be...

Retail sales continue a downward trend

Retail sales fell for the eighth consecutive month in November, signalling the long road ahead for South Africa’s economic recovery to pre-pandemic levels.Data from...

Easing of Covid-19 restrictions helped fourth-quarter sales, says Massmart

Walmart-owned retailer Massmart, whose brands include Makro and Game, says the easing of Covid-19 restrictions helped improve sales towards the end of 2020, but...

Hake deep-sea trawl fishery provides a lifeline to SMMEs

A new study highlights the impact of the hake deep-sea trawl fishery industry on small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs), one of South Africa’s...

Checkers donates refreshments for health workers in the Cape

Following a request by the community to assist healthcare workers who are working tirelessly in the fight against COVID-19, Checkers Western Cape Division responded...

Shoprite gives learners access to education with school fee competition

Shoprite is helping to ease the burden of rising education costs by giving more than 500 learners the opportunity to have their 2021 school...

Pick n Pay and Fry Family Food Co. introduce new limited-edition...

More than 525,000 people have signed up for Veganuary - a non-profit movement that encourages people across the globe to take the pledge to...

2021, a new opportunity to reward loyal customers

With 2020 now done and dusted, and harsh socio-economic lessons learnt, retailers can now turn their attention to 2021 and a new year with...

Britain’s Tesco posts record holiday sales boosted by online grocery shopping

Tesco followed supermarket rivals in reporting buoyant Christmas trading on Thursday, keeping its full-year profit forecast despite rising costs from Covid-19.Britain's biggest retailer said...

Checkers Sixty60 named one of Memeburn’s best apps of 2020

Checkers Sixty60 was recently recognised as one of Memeburn’s best apps of 2020 - the apps were those who helped to manage the stress and chaos of...