Thanks to a multiplicity of trends and changing consumer priorities - and the pandemic - the chewing gum market is coming unstuck....
Several analysts are asking the question: "Did Tiger Brands' move to a cheaper can supplier come at enormous cost, both in money and reputation to itself, and losses to its shareholders and insurers?"
Throughout history human curiosity has given us great inventions that have truly transformed societies and the way of life. Global bioscience company, Chr Hansen, believes that we are entering a new era that will positively influence humans, animals and plants – a new era powered by GOOD BACTERIA.
Tiger Brands is recalling certain KOO, Hugo’s and Helderberg canned vegetable products produced between 1 May 2019 to 5 May 2021 due to what it calls an 'extremely small number of defective cans supplied by a packaging supplier'.
When microbiologists are asked to do microbiological testing, they often begin by asking themselves one simple question: “What should I test for?” Why this question?
Nobell Foods is a San Francisco startup that has raised $100-million to make a more cheesy plant-based cheese.....
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The world’s biggest food and drink company, Nestlé, is making its way into the cultured meat arena – sparking reaction from key players in this burgeoning industry.
Much has been written about the extreme shifts in consumer behaviour patterns, and PepsiCo's CEO says it's putting its money on a few select changes as the ones with some staying power.
When South Africa's president, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed the nation on July 12 amid violence and destruction of property in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces, he warned of several risks if the situation was not resolved swiftly. One of them was food security.
Consumers rely on claims or marketing terms presented on labels for guidance when purchasing food products. What are the regulations relating to the use of the term ‘organic’ on foodstuffs in South Africa?
GNT has launched two EXBERRY Coloring Foods made from turmeric and spirulina, opening up new opportunities for clean-label greens.
XPRIZE has announced the 28 semifinalist teams moving forward in "XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion" competition, one of which is a South African enterprise.
Have you ever stared at a cauliflower before preparing it and got lost in its stunningly beautiful pattern? Probably not, but it’s worth a try. What you’ll find is that what at first sight looks like an amorphous blob has a striking regularity.
The plant-based meat alternatives industry is projected to see massive growth over the next few years. But there is still a lot we don’t know about these food products – including whether they’re as healthy as some may think.
Ever quick to reactionary satire, Nando's again had social media aflame with its jibe at former president Jacob Zuma being sentenced to 15 months behind bars, with no appeal.
As one of the most common food additives, carrageenans have been used in human diets for hundreds of years. While classified as GRAS, numerous studies since the 1980s have suggested that they may have adverse effects on gastrointestinal health. Gain more insights here...
McKinsey's new survey shows that a rise in consumer interest and purchasing power presents opportunities across wellness markets, especially as consumer spending rebounds.
Cheap, useful and ubiquitous, and notorious for deforestation and atrocious labour conditions. The story of palm oil now asks: boycott or reform?
There are various ways for small business to get their goods on to the shelves of the largest retailers in the country, through supplier development and enterprise development programmes with slightly different approaches and objectives – but an open-door policy for entrepreneurs in common.