Welcome to FOODStuff SA! Where you will find lots of stuff - interesting, relevant, provocative stuff - about FMCG food, both at home and cherry-picked from around the globe.

Latest South African News

SA's Clover jumps from dairy to olives!

Olive Pride SIn a notable diversification move out of dairy, JSE-listed Clover Industries has announced it has acquired a 51% stake in olive and olive oil supplier, Olive Pride.

Read more ...

Fantastic new resource for SA food industrialists of every ilk

Food Focus logoIt's time to be introduced to Food Focus, www.foodfocus.co.za, which, dear reader, is a place to visit and bookmark if you are involved in any way in producing or marketing food and drinks in South Africa, or servicing those industries.

Read more ...

Tiger on the prowl for new ideas

tiger brands logoIt would be unfair to assign too much responsibility or credit to Tiger Brands CEO Lawrence MacDougall for the group’s results for the year to September.  

Read more ...

Belgium's Puratos in South African bakery JV with Bidcorp

Puratos BidfoodBidcorp Food Africa, a subsidiary of JSE-listed Bidcorp, has signed agreements with the Puratos Group whereby Puratos will become an equal shareholder in Bidcorp Food's Bakery Solutions Division (BBS).

Read more ...

Why investors are hungry for Famous Brands

Famous BrandsNo other fast-food operation in SA has the number and variety of franchises as Famous Brands, whose market value grew 150-fold to R15bn on CEO Kevin Hedderwick’s watch. As rivalry in the sector heats up, the group — now led by Darren Hele — has branched out into the premium luxury segment. Is this a wise move as SA’s appetite for fast food grows?

Read more ...

World’s largest ice cream chain to launch in SA

Baskin Robbins sSouth Africans need to have something special to look forward to this summer - and ice cream fans will welcome the arrival of the world’s largest chain of ice cream specialty shops, Baskin-Robbins.

Read more ...

ConCourt ruling advances Game’s push into fresh food

Game Store SMasstores’ ambitions to increase the number of Game stores offering fresh produce received a major boost when the retailer succeeded in its appeal on Friday at the Constitutional Court to have the right to sell fresh produce at a Western Cape shopping centre.

Read more ...

Clover opens R40m visitors' centre

Johann VorsterDairy products and juice manufacturer, Clover, has launched a R40-million visitors' centre at its factory in Clayville, Midrand – a first for the South African dairy industry.

Read more ...

SA food companies: surviving an economic buffeting

Pioneer RhodesBuffeted by drought and lacklustre economic growth, SA food producers Pioneer Foods and Rhodes Food Group have demonstrated that they can survive and thrive in challenging circumstances.

Read more ...

Woodlands Dairy spreads the cheese

 Woodlands Cheese WedgesWoodlands Dairy, based in Humansdorp, Eastern Cape, has added cheese wedges to its extensive product line-up...

Read more ...

Top International Stuff

At a time when even the most routine of ingredients is required to have a “clean” aura, giant starch ingredients group, Ingredion, has agreed to acquire texture company TIC Gums, which supplies...
“Nature is not good to human beings,” says Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, the outgoing chairman of the world's largest food company. He has staked his flag, casting Nestlé — with its $88.8 billion in...
World Action on Salt and Health (WASH) is calling for all breakfast cereal manufacturers to universally reduce salt and sugar content after a global cereal study revealed major differences found in...

Latest Food Science, Safety & Ingredients

Weekly Newsletter

We hunt down the latest SA and global food-drinks news and trends so you don't have to!

Subscribe now - click here to receive our weekly newsletter!

It's free, fresh and full of additives!

Social Feeds