No matter what the news media would have you believe – there is no better time to be thinking about starting a small business in South Africa than right now, argues Jonathan Cherry, well-known futures researcher and innovation practitioner.
Most of South Africa’s olive groves are owned by just 11 growers, who each have more than 50 hectares of trees. This article goes behind the scenes to see how this luxurious liquid is made on a large scale.
The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Milco South Africa (SA) and Clover Industries, subject to a range of employment, local procurement of bulk juice concentrate, and information sharing conditions.
Biltong is of strategic importance to the South African economy and should have ‘geographical indication’ status, providing protection to unique agricultural products based on their geographical origins.
Proven entrepreneurship, relentless innovation and a solid core of corporate best practice has put South African food giant Libstar Holdings in a powerful yet agile position in the consumer packaged goods industry. This report by Angus Powers.
In reaction to several deaths in the US from an unknown lung illness apparently linked to vaping/e-cigarettes, here is a statement from SAAFFI (SA Association of the Flavour & Fragrance Industry) with regard to the use of food flavourings in these devices.
The sale of private label products in South Africa has been on an upward trend since 2016, with spend on this segment growing at almost twice the pace of named brands. And this rise is being fueled by increased innovation and differentiation by retailers and suppliers.