Snack and Confectionery

Aggressive price cuts from competitors hit owner of Bakers biscuits and...

Five Roses tea and Bakers biscuits parent company AVI battled a tough trading environment, worsened by load shedding, and price competition, to report lower...

Tribunal approves the R24bn PepsiCo-Pioneer merger

The Competition Tribunal has approved the R24 billion PepsiCo-Pioneer takeover, it announced on Friday afternoon.The merger is one of PepsiCo’s largest acquisitions outside the...

Workers set to benefit in PepsiCo-Pioneer deal

The issue of voting rights by South African employees in a proposed R24.4 billion merger between the US food and beverage company PepsiCo and...

Coronavirus in SA – Hygiene and prevention measures the cornerstone of...

The news of the first known case of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCov) in South Africa follows confirmed cases in both Algeria and Nigeria.  South...

Nestlé boosts reforestation in the Americas to absorb more carbon

Nestlé announced it will plant at least three million trees in key sourcing locations in the Americas by 2021. It is the initial phase...

Costlier cocoa prompts Lindt to warn about higher chocolate price

Lindt & Spruengli has warned that the premium imposed by the world’s largest cocoa growers in West Africa will give chocolate manufacturers little choice...

Hostex 2020 Highlights

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Hostex 2020 – Day 2 Highlights

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Hostex 2020 – Day 1 Highlights

Hostex 2020 - Day 1 Highlights from Orange Orbit Productions on Vimeo.

MJC slammed for certifying bacon-flavoured cheese spread as halaal

The Muslim Judicial Council has come under fire. The Muslim community was outraged after Radio 786 posted a picture of the Melrose cheese spread...

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...

Shoprite gains market share as store expansion continues

Shoprite, the owner of Checkers and Usave stores, says it gained market share in its half year to end-December, with store expansion helping it...

Mondelez International kicks off partnership with Manchester United

Snack food giant Mondelēz International has agreed to a global marketing partnership with football club Manchester United.As part of the agreement, the two organisations...

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...