Hostex 2020 – Day 2 Highlights

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Tongaat Hulett to sell starch division to Barloworld for R5.35bn

JSE-listed Tongaat Hulett will sell its starch business to Barloworld for an enterprise value of R5.35-billion.Tongaat will use the proceeds to reduce its debt.“This...

Hostex 2020: Delivering fresh innovation and opportunity

Hostex is coming to Johannesburg and will be delivering everything you’ve come to expect, and a whole lot more:Three jam-packed districtsOver 200 exhibitors and...

Higher taxes would hit retailers hard

SA’s retail stocks are likely to bear the brunt of tax increases, should finance minister Tito Mboweni target consumers with revenue-raising measures in his...

Libstar’s full-year earnings expected to rise

South African food producer Libstar Holdings Ltd on Tuesday flagged annual earnings up as much as 12%, boosted by improved profits in each of...

The rise of spazarettes; an invisible giant awakening in the informal...

While Shoprite, Pick & Pay, Spar and other formal retailers slug it out against each other for the purse of the consumer an invisible...

Here’s how food prices changed since 2017: mielie meal is cheaper,...

Statistics SA has released a list of prices of 191 popular retail items with data going back to 2017.It shows that the mielie meal...

Low-hanging fruit: Unpacking SA’s exports

SA’s agricultural sector, identified by President Cyril Ramaphosa during his state of the nation address last week as one of the sectors with the...

What was bought? A study of brands purchased by bulk-grocery stokvels...

Stokvels in SA: A historical context“Stokvel” is a South African generic term used to describe a group of people who have come together to...

Africa Food Safety Workshop 2020

When: 06 July 2020 to 10 July 2020Where: Emperor's Palace, JohannesburgFor more information: FoodSafetyWorkshop@nmisa.org

AGT Foods Africa teams up with Food Forward SA

AGT Foods Africa teamed up with Food Forward SA, which is a Non-Profit Organisation, expanding their social responsibility and providing dry food goods to...

Research suggests sustainability a key selling point for new ingredients

New research conducted by the University of Nottingham has found that consumers were much more likely to accept new, unfamiliar ingredients once they were...

Shield Trade Show 2020

The annual Shield trade show is currently underway at Nasrec with brands showcasing their products to an expected 5000 visitors.This 2 day show not...

Africa’s Big 7 set to be another sold-out success

Africa’s Big 7, Africa’s biggest food and beverage trade show, looks set to be another sold-out success when it is staged at the Gallagher...

Tiger Brands has a new CEO – who once left the...

Listed food company Tiger Brands has a new CEO with a long – if interrupted – history with the company, which includes being closely...

The price of eggs is falling fast – but mielie meal...

Between November and December the price of eggs dropped by 4%, according to numbers released by the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) on Monday,...

Shock tax hike coming for South Africans in April, economists warn

Fiscal policy is a huge problem for South Africa, with stuttering tax collections, and an apparent unwillingness of the government to cut the public...

As SA retailers struggle, other African markets start to shine

As more South African retailers announce possible closure of unprofitable stores, their peers in the continent are breaking new grounds, becoming the ones to...