AgriProtein, the SA company behind the world’s first industrial-scale maggot farm based on organic waste, plans to kick off its international expansion with a plant in California next year, taking advantage of two global problems: a shortage of protein and an abundance of trash.
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 National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications (NRCS), an entity of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has published new regulations for processed meats, known as VC 9100. They came into force on 8 October 2019 and will be enforced by the NRCS.
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.