Nestle, Ajinomoto and Barilla join China food tech platform

Nestlé, Ajinomoto and Barilla’s Blu1877 innovation arm have joined China Food Tech Hub, a platform aimed at fostering collaboration between start-ups and global companies.Established...

Nestle, Ajinomoto and Barilla join China food tech platform

Nestlé, Ajinomoto and Barilla’s Blu1877 innovation arm have joined China Food Tech Hub, a platform aimed at fostering collaboration between start-ups and global companies.Established...

Dis-Chem halts Covid-19 testing amid big backlog, ‘unanticipated’ spike in Gauteng

Dis-Chem has decided to close its Covid-19 testing facilities “for the foreseeable future” as the company struggles with a backlog in getting test results...

60% of SA consumers concerned about meeting financial obligations

Almost six in 10 South African consumers were worried about meeting their financial obligations in May, according to a survey by Boston Consulting Group’s...

FASTA and Mastercard join forces to launch FASTACard – South Africa’s...

FASTA, a digital lending fintech, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, South Africa’s first virtual Mastercard credit card. The FASTACard gives South Africans...

FASTA and Mastercard join forces to launch SA’s first virtual credit...

FASTA, a digital lending fintech, has partnered with Mastercard to launch FASTACard, South Africa’s first virtual Mastercard credit card. The FASTACard gives South Africans...

Keurig Dr Pepper commits $10m to improve polypropylene recycling

Keurig Dr Pepper has committed $10 million over the next five years to increase and improve the recovery and recycling of polypropylene plastic in...

Manufacturing in April plunges to its lowest in 12 years

Manufacturing production in South Africa plunged to its lowest level in 12 years in April as the lockdown regulations had an extensive impact on...

The journey to agility

Today’s business leaders are facing unprecedented challenges as they navigate the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. More than ever, companies need to be able...

Supply chain flexibility and decentralisation crucial for retail resilience

Supply chain professionals from the likes of Morrisons, Mondelēz, and Holland & Barrett are planning to prioritise supply chain resilience and flexibility when building...

Chocolate sales fall flat during Covid-19

Chocolate may be a go-to comfort food for many but Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut said on Thursday that sales tumbled during its latest...

Marketing over the counter medication during a pandemic

How do pharmaceutical brands break through all the COVID-19 noise as we head into normal flu-season, in marketing theirs over the counter products? Jeremy Maggs...

Global poultry production to reach 137m tonnes in 2020

In 2019, the global poultry market increased by 6% to $231.5B, rising for the third consecutive year after two years of decline. The market...

Monster likely to launch hard seltzer brand

Dive Brief:Monster Beverage is expected introduce a new brand of alcoholic seltzer beverage to retail in 2021, according to Stifel analyst Mark Astrachan.Astrachan estimates...

Paper wine bottle can cut carbon footprint by 84%, says Frugalpac

Frugal Bottle – a new bottle made from 94% recycled paperboard – believes it can shake up the wine and spirits category by challenging...

Discover the CX retail secrets hidden in plain sight

Retail has been one of the hardest-hit industries throughout the pandemic, and retailers have been challenged to make informed decisions about CX strategy.Join our...

How Covid-19 is affecting the labelling industry

A whitepaper written by Rachel Littleboy from Fix-a-Form International, considers opportunities as well as problems that have arisen in the labelling industry during the...

Israeli start-up scales up sugar-reduction technology for orange juices

Better Juice, Ltd, the first food-tech start-up to develop technology to reduce all types of sugars in orange juice, is now scaling up its...