Grain research project to unlock SA plant breeding capacity

The Grain Research Programme has been established to directly engage with grain stakeholders in an attempt to initiate research that will support the sector...

GDP figures worst in SA’s history – economist

South Africa’s economy took a not unexpected nosedive during the second quarter of 2020, a period that contained the lion’s share of the country’s...

GDP figures worst in SA’s history – economist

South Africa’s economy took a not unexpected nosedive during the second quarter of 2020, a period that contained the lion’s share of the country’s...

Foreign agriculture investments don’t always threaten food security: the case of...

Large-scale land acquisitions have been increasing in developing countries following the 2007/8 high food price crisis. Countries with limited agricultural potential, like Gulf states,...

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...

World’s largest agri robot being tested in the US

Researchers from Rothamsted Research, headquartered in the UK, are currently testing the latest in artificial intelligence for farming, the world’s largest agricultural robot called...

SA should start growing more rice soon as India and others...

Restrictions, and even outright bans, on exporting rice imposed by several amid Covid-19 should not have a short-term impact on South Africa, the National...

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...

Minbos looks to bring food security to Angola

The release of Minbos Resources’ (ASX: MNB) Scoping Study demonstrates that this company could achieve robust returns in the near future, as it looks...

Blockchain boosts food safety and provenance in UK gluten-free oats

An array of market opportunities for gluten-free oats has led to six Scottish farmers to investigate a new supply chain that guarantees provenance, assurance...

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...

Stats SA adjusts ‘foods poverty line’ to R585 per month

Any person living in South Africa needs to have at least R585 per month to afford enough food to meet the minimum required daily...

Stats SA adjusts ‘foods poverty line’ to R585 per month

Any person living in South Africa needs to have at least R585 per month to afford enough food to meet the minimum required daily...

Record production puts pressure on global grain prices

US grain and oilseed prices traded slightly lower during trade in the first week of August as global forecasts predicted a record global grain...

Kellogg raises full-year guidance as pandemic sustains high demand

Kellogg Company has reported 9.2% growth in organic net sales for its second quarter and raised its full-year sales and profit forecast.The company says...

High-end agri products most affected by COVID-19 lockdown

A reasonably bright year for South African agriculture is forecast with growth of the sector expected to be strong in 2020, despite the impact...

High-end agri products most affected by COVID-19 lockdown

A reasonably bright year for South African agriculture is forecast with growth of the sector expected to be strong in 2020, despite the impact...

Caffeinated coffee-flavor cereals: Dunkin and Post Cereals team up to create...

Post Consumer Brands and Dunkin’ are launching two new cereals made with Dunkin’ coffee, set to roll out in the US next month. The...