Asda enters convenience and DIY markets

Asda is to trial a new convenience store format with forecourt operator EG Group and introduce B&Q shop-in-shops inside some its superstores.The move is...

Shoprite takes Jerusalema Challenge to the next level

With the Jerusalema viral dance challenge likely to dominate the braaivleis fires this Heritage Day, the Shoprite Group has had a head start -...

3D-printed milk: Researchers develop low-temperature technique to preserve nutrients

Milk-based products can now be 3D-printed at room temperature without additives, thus preserving its temperature-sensitive nutrients while appealing to consumers on the hunt for...

Tongaat Hulett welcomes decision on starch sale

Tongaat Hulett has welcomed the decision by independent third-party Rothschild & Co that a material adverse change (MAC) has not occurred with relation to...

Olam Cocoa achieves 100% traceability across direct global supply chain

Olam Cocoa has announced that it has achieved 100% traceability of directly sourced cocoa across its global supply chain.The cocoa bean and ingredients supplier...

First Choice partners with Cape Town City Football Club

First Choice, one of South Africa’s leading milk and dairy product brands, has partnered with Cape Town City Football Club (CTCFC) with their High...

Retail trade confidence rises in Q3 – Bureau for Economic Research

The Bureau for Economic Research (BER) on Monday said that retail trade confidence edged up in the third quarter of this year after plunging...

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...

Old Mutual Trophy Wine Show 2020: Strong results to lead the...

Despite the impact on the economy of the Covid pandemic and the successive bans on wine sales, the 19th edition of the Old Mutual...

CGCSA’s recently-launched Illicit Trade Hotline a step in the right direction,...

Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa (PMSA) has welcomed the Consumer Goods Council of SA’s (CGCSA) announcement of a newly launched Illicit Crime Hotline...

Kellogg exceeds emission reduction goal ahead of schedule

Kellogg Company has exceeded its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal one year early, shrinking its scope 1 and 2 emissions by more than 28%...

Kellogg exceeds emission reduction goal ahead of schedule

Kellogg Company has exceeded its greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal one year early, shrinking its scope 1 and 2 emissions by more than 28%...

South Africa’s latest alcohol rules a ‘punch in the gut’

Agricultural industry group Agri SA has welcomed the country’s move to a level 1 lockdown, but has queried the continued restrictions around the sale...

ERP IS an option for small businesses

Contrary to popular belief, ERP is a good option for start-ups and small to medium businesses, especially now, following the impact of the pandemic. With...

L’Oréal launches bottles made from 100% recycled plastic, rolls out Maybelline...

L’Oreal has confirmed that it will source 100% of the plastics used in its packaging from recycling or bio-based sources by 2030.The global cosmetics...

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,...

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Checkers customers can now insure their pets from R89 a month with an exclusive insurance product created specifically for them.   Insurance options range from...