Cape Town retailers prepare for water stockpiling ahead of day zero

With the imminent arrival of Day Zero, Capetonians have been dashing to the stores to stockpile water for when taps run dry.  Cape Town retail...

Clover celebrates great successes of CSI in 2017

CSI is often an afterthought, but Clover’s corporate sustainability initiative is far more than a few cheque handovers or a once-off food parcel delivery. A full...

Listeria is jumping the system

The outbreak has raised a few questions, such as if there are proper systems and protocol in place to ensure food safety in South Africa? According to...

Kimberly-Clark to shed 5,000 jobs as fertility dips

The restructuring comes at a time of shrinking sales, increased competition and an inability to cover increasing costs. According to the business, one of...

How Fever-Tree mixers are creating a fizz

The company also soothed investor worries about a pick-up in competition from bigger rival Schweppes, which has recently increased its presence in premium products. Fever-Tree...

Nutella ‘riots’ spread across French supermarkets

Intermarché supermarkets offered a 70% discount on Nutella, bringing the price down from €4.50 (£3.90) to €1.40. But police were called when people began fighting...

P&G, L’Oreal, and Nestle part of new industry-wide insights on demand...

Big brands like P&G, L’Oreal and Nestle are showing their commitment to providing more personalised products, marketing and services as consumers’ needs and wants...

Zimbabwe tobacco under threat

Recently, the Global Tobacco Cigarette Companies produced guidelines on the sustainable manner tobacco should be produced, which prohibits them to buy the commodity cured...

#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa – Part...

In Part 1 of the Trade Intelligence Retail Trends 2018 report, we described how globally and locally, we are in the beginning stages of...

A proper fleet safety plan might just save your business

According to Tracker, it is therefore important for any business to manage its fleet appropriately and proactively, thus ensuring a safe working environment for...

Making traditional food fashionable again will boost nutrition and food security

Known as Smart foods, these coarse grains and millets are both extremely nutritious and can survive extreme weather conditions, he said, yet had fallen...

SA maize: Possible exportable surpluses

The plantings, particularly in the western parts of the country, were struggling to get underway because of the shortage of the necessary soil moisture...

Shaping the future of African healthcare: Finalists for DHCT Accelerator Programme...

The e-health startup finalists will take part in a 10-week programme starting on 23 January 2018. As part of the programme, they will receive...

Sainsbury’s joins ban on energy drink sales to under 16’s

Sainsbury’s joins other UK supermarkets such as Aldi, Asda, and Waitrose in introducing a ban on drinks which contain over 150mg of caffeine per...

Job Vacancy

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the largest supermarket chain stores in South Africa. We have an exciting opportunity available in our...

Bacardi acquires Patron Spirits International

Bacardi is tapping into the fast-growing market for tequila by acquiring Patron Spirits International, in a deal valuing the company at $5.1 billion. The purchase...

Scientists are breeding super-nutritious crops to help solve global hunger

It may refer to lack of food or widespread food shortages caused by war, drought, crop failure or government policies. But as researchers, we...

Analyst hails PPC’s debt rescheduling at DRC plant

It says that as conveyed at its interim results presentation in November 2017, total capital requirements for its PPC Barnet DRC operation will be...