Africa has a growing food security problem: why it can’t be...

The COVID-19 pandemic and consequent lockdown measures have had a huge negative impact on producers and consumers. Food production has been disrupted, and incomes...

4 ways food tech can lead to more resilient and sustainable...

With COVID-19 exposing fragile food chains and putting scrutiny on the ways we consume and produce foods and approach our own health, now is...

Minbos looks to bring food security to Angola

The release of Minbos Resources’ (ASX: MNB) Scoping Study demonstrates that this company could achieve robust returns in the near future, as it looks...

Distell posts estimated R4.3bn revenue loss due to SA liquor sales...

Liquor group Distell says SA’s prohibition on liquor sales cost it an estimated R4.3bn in lost revenue during its year to end-June, when volumes...

What Covid-19 has taught us about food security

The COVID-19 pandemic has emphasised the importance of agriculture in South Africa and across the continent because of the sector’s capacity to support economic...

Keurig Dr Pepper claims nearly 90% of its packaging is now...

Keurig Dr Pepper has claimed it is “on track” to achieve its goal of 100% recyclable or compostable packaging by 2025, as it revealed...

Consumer inflation exceeds economists’ expectations in July

Consumer inflation, as measured by the consumer price index (CPI), rose in July, exceeding economists’ forecasts as lockdown measures eased.Inflation, as measured by the...

Coca-Cola spearheads waste recycling in Nigeria through Cash 4 Trash initiative

Coca-Cola, through its philanthropic arm, The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF) has provided a grant to the Initiative for The Advancement of Waste Management in Africa...

Retail sector presents challenges and opportunities in the face of Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed our world irrevocably in a matter of months. Some scientists now predict that the pandemic could continue for as...

Call for papers: food & drink technology Africa 2021

Exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa have issued a call for papers, seeking expert industry speakers for food & drink technology Africa, the premier...

Danfoss Cooling South Africa launches free to attend Refrigeration Academy

Knowledge is power – contributing to this notion and in the interest of knowledge sharing – the Danfoss South Africa’s Cooling team, has embarked on a...

Blockchain boosts food safety and provenance in UK gluten-free oats

An array of market opportunities for gluten-free oats has led to six Scottish farmers to investigate a new supply chain that guarantees provenance, assurance...

Amazon appoints new Consumer CEO

Amazon.com has named logistics boss Dave Clark chief executive officer of its retail business.He’ll replace Jeff Wilke, a longtime lieutenant to founder and Chief...

Tongaat Hulett shares dip despite reduced FSCA fine

Tongaat Hulett fell more than 5 percent on the JSE yesterday after the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) fined the sugar-maker nearly R120 million for the...

Optimal water use can support food security, say IFAT Africa advisors

Wastewater reuse presents a sustainable solution to support food security amid looming water shortages, but the cost of the necessary infrastructure means it is...

Nestlé Waters site earns Platinum certification for AWS standard

Nestlé Waters North America has announced that its water bottling site in California has received a Platinum rating under the Alliance for Water Stewardship...

Tongaat Hulett fined R20 million for accounting irregularities

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has imposed a fine of R118m on agriculture and agri-processing business Tongaat Hulett for misrepresenting its financial performance.However,...

RCL Foods warns of R1.5bn in writedowns as Covid-19 bites

RCL Foods, which owns Rainbow Chickens and Selati sugar, has warned of a drop in profits and R1.5bn in writedowns of its businesses due...