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Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?
Excuse me Mr President, could we have a drink, please?Article

Contrary to popular belief, if you make something that people want illegal, it doesn't just go away...

Rowan Leibbrandt 8 hours ago

How South African food companies go about shaping public health policy in their favour
How South African food companies go about shaping public health policy in their favourArticle

Diet-related diseases are major public health problems in SA. But many in the food industry strongly oppose globally recommended policies that could address these issues...

Gary Sacks, Eric Crosbie and Melissa Mialon 30 Jul 2020

Big boost for chemical services company
Big boost for chemical services companyArticle

Edge Growth has announced a partnership with entrepreneurial company Massive Quantum, which procures and supplies raw chemical materials and engineering products to South Africa and its neighbouring states...

Issued by Edge Growth 29 Jul 2020

While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollution
While fighting Covid-19 we may be losing the war against plastic pollutionArticle

As Covid-19 cases continue to rise in South Africa and across the world, vast quantities of plastic waste are also rising...

Dr Eunice Ubomba-Jaswa 29 Jul 2020

SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industry
SA alcohol ban inconsistent with global Covid-19 response - industryArticle

"By prohibiting all formal sales of alcohol, South Africa has chosen not to follow global trends in responding to the epidemic, and unfortunately this comes at a very high cost to the economy."

29 Jul 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Jack Daniel's, Robertson Winery and The Sexton
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Jack Daniel's, Robertson Winery and The SextonArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 Jul 2020

Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support package
Tavern Relief Programme aims to raise R100m support packageArticle

The Tavern Relief Programme seeks to raise R100m to support 34,500 taverns over a two to three-month period by providing food parcels and other necessary supplies...

27 Jul 2020

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SA retail trade sales plunge to record lowsArticle

Stats SA reports that South African retail sales plunged by a record 50.4% in April and 12% in May, with April.

24 Jul 2020

Liquor losses make for a sobering situation
Liquor losses make for a sobering situationArticle

South Africa's entry into an era of liquor prohibition saw a loss of R20bn in alcohol sales during the first nine weeks of lockdown. With a second ban, the country will lose a further R10bn for every month the ban continues...

Issued by Nielsen 22 Jul 2020

The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recovery
The sit-down restaurant industry's blueprint for recoveryArticle

The Restaurant Collective (R|C) has launched its roadmap to recovery which it sees as a practical plan that can succeed if it garners broad support...

Grace Harding 22 Jul 2020

High recycling rate of HDPE beverage bottles in SA
High recycling rate of HDPE beverage bottles in SAArticle

Over 75% of high-density polyethylene (HDPE) milk and juice bottles are recycled, according to recent research conducted by Polyco...

21 Jul 2020

Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise tax
Alcohol industry applies for deferment of R5bn in excise taxArticle

"The sustainability of the sector, now and in the post-Covid-19 era, is dependent on this deferment if job losses are to be avoided..."

20 Jul 2020

Are pampered pets boosting SA's pet care industry?
Are pampered pets boosting SA's pet care industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest SA Pet Care Industry Landscape Report 2020 carefully uncovers the global and local pet care market, based on the latest information and research...

Issued by Insight Survey 20 Jul 2020

SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed ban
SA alcohol industry requests data informing renewed banArticle

Stakeholders in South Africa's alcohol industry are requesting the research data that informed the recent reinstatement of the ban on sales and distribution of alcohol...

17 Jul 2020

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Digital culture plugs - The new frontier in urban youth marketingArticle

South African urban youth culture is a very complex space to navigate and without the right credible 'plugs' on the ground to introduce you or expose you to information about this culture and what is deemed valuable by urban centennials has become a very tough job for brands particularity in infiltrating this space and create relevance for themselves...

Bonga Mpungose Smanga 9 Jul 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Cremora, Starbucks and Chill Beverages
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Cremora, Starbucks and Chill BeveragesArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the shelves recently.

Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jul 2020

Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at taverns
Distell's new Click2Collect platform simplifies drinks shopping at tavernsArticle

Distell has launched Click2Collect.co.za to help South Africans order alcoholic drinks from more than 22,000 taverns countrywide in a simpler and safer manner...

2 Jul 2020

62% of PET plastic beverage bottles produced in SA in 2019 recycled - PETCO
62% of PET plastic beverage bottles produced in SA in 2019 recycled - PETCOArticle

According to new statistics released by the PET Recycling Company (PETCO), which is the producer responsibility organisation for the sector, 62% of all polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic beverage bottles placed on the market in 2019 have been recycled...

2 Jul 2020

Maarten Ackerman, chief economist and advisory partner, Citadel
GDP numbers "better-than-expected", but a depression may be loomingArticle

The market expected the economy to shrink by 3.8% over the first quarter so the -2.0% print for Q1 2020 GDP might be slightly better than anticipated, but it almost means nothing...

Maarten Ackerman 1 Jul 2020

Michelangelo Awards now open to RTD beverages
Michelangelo Awards now open to RTD beveragesArticle

For the first time in South Africa, producers of Ready to Drink (RTD) beverages are invited to enter the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards...

1 Jul 2020

Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distillery
Diageo to open its first carbon-neutral distilleryArticle

Diageo is building its first carbon-neutral distillery in the United States. The $130m distillery, which will produce Bulleit bourbon, is currently under construction...

30 Jun 2020

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How SA retailer Dry Dock Liquor adapted its strategy during lockdownArticle

Boutique liquor store Dry Dock Liquor has expanded from a local community business into an established online retailer as a result of the pandemic...

29 Jun 2020

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Retail sales up 2,7% in MarchArticle

Statistics South Africa reports that retail trade sales increased by 2,7% year-on-year in March 2020. The better-than-expected improvement in sales follows a rise in panic buying...

29 Jun 2020

African logistics, warehousing sector set to overcome pandemic storm
African logistics, warehousing sector set to overcome pandemic stormArticle

According to Tim White, CEO of Profica, the logistics and warehousing sectors have strong fundamentals in place which may see the industrial sector weather the Covid-19 storm and emerge with a more positive long-term outlook...

25 Jun 2020

Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan Africa
Mondelez International announces senior appointments in sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Mondelez International is bolstering its regional leadership by appointing a new president of sub-Saharan Africa and managing director in SA...

23 Jun 2020

National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industry
National Liquor Traders Council created to transform tavern industryArticle

A new national body has been formed to help transform South Africa's taverns into modernised and technology-savvy business enterprises...

23 Jun 2020

Coca-Cola Africa commits $17m in response to Covid-19
Coca-Cola Africa commits $17m in response to Covid-19Article

Across Africa and in partnership with NGOs, Coca-Cola in Africa has been deploying a range of resources to support governments, communities and local economies in their urgent efforts to contain the spread and impact of the coronavirus since its outbreak on the continent...

19 Jun 2020

New click and collect drinks ordering platform targets taverns
New click and collect drinks ordering platform targets tavernsArticle

The Hola Club Click & Collect online drinks buying platform has launched in South Africa, offering a safer and more convenient option to sell and buy drinks at local taverns...

10 Jun 2020

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Lindt, Bos Brands and First Choice
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Lindt, Bos Brands and First ChoiceArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up our pick of food and beverage products that have hit the retail shelves recently...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Jun 2020

Heineken South Africa expands availability of Heineken 0.0 to meet consumer interest
Heineken South Africa expands availability of Heineken 0.0 to meet consumer interestArticle

Heineken South Africa's alcohol-free beer Heineken 0.0 will now be more widely available with the new addition being selected Woolworths Food stores, giving consumers more beverage choice...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 4 Jun 2020

Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee business
Covid-19 and its impact on the coffee businessArticle

The coffee industry has seen a number of changes and challenges over the years, but none on the scale and magnitude of the Covid-19 pandemic...

Stacey Moss 2 Jun 2020

South Africa must turn to safer packaging for beer
South Africa must turn to safer packaging for beerArticle

The dangers and illness we have seen in homemade concoctions during Covid lockdown are indicative of what often occurs in the bulk sorghum beer market as well...

Raymond Dube 2 Jun 2020

Billy Tom appointed Isuzu Motors SA's new CEO, MD
Billy Tom appointed Isuzu Motors SA's new CEO, MDArticle

Billy Tom succeeds outgoing MD Michael Sacke, who has opted to pursue other opportunities...

1 Jun 2020

Caprichem charged for hiking prices of sanitiser
Caprichem charged for hiking prices of sanitiserArticle

Following complaints from the public, an investigation by the Competition Commission has found Caprichem engaging in excessive pricing of hand sanitiser...

28 May 2020

Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remains
Level 3: Green light for takeaways and booze, but tobacco ban remainsArticle

The ban on cigarettes and related tobacco products will remain in place, but alcohol will be permitted for sale on certain days of the week...

Lauren Hartzenberg 28 May 2020

The best vanilla in the world (revealed)
The best vanilla in the world (revealed)Article

The best vanilla depends on your taste preference and what you are baking or cooking. Different vanilla beans exude different flavour, depending on where they are grown and how they are processed...

Issued by SA Shares 28 May 2020

Homemade alcoholic brew finds a market as prices soar
Homemade alcoholic brew finds a market as prices soarArticle

With the sale of alcohol banned for over seven weeks, the illegal booze trade has mushroomed and prices rocketed...

Mpumi Kiva 19 May 2020

Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa
Tertius Carstens named CEO for PepsiCo sub-Saharan AfricaArticle

Tertius Carstens, the current CEO of Pioneer Foods, has been appointed CEO of PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa with immediate effect...

19 May 2020

SA govt allows the sale of (almost) all goods online
SA govt allows the sale of (almost) all goods onlineArticle

According to new regulations, online retailers in South Africa may sell any product, with the exception of cigarettes and alcoholic beverages...

14 May 2020

Webinar: Wine tourism beyond lockdown
Webinar: Wine tourism beyond lockdownArticle

Destinate, with the participation of UNWTO, Wesgro and VinPro, will be hosting The Future of Wine Tourism webinar from 19-21 May 2020...

12 May 2020

Sprout by Source Food, a new F&B business incubator launches
Sprout by Source Food, a new F&B business incubator launchesArticle

Source Food has launched an incubator designed to offer individuals and businesses in the food and beverage industry the knowledge, skills and resources to take their product to market...

11 May 2020

Coca-Cola and Cape Town's sweetheart Day Zero deal
Coca-Cola and Cape Town's sweetheart Day Zero dealArticle

How big business ignored the water restrictions and got away with it...

Steve Kretzmann and Raymond Joseph 8 May 2020

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The impact of Covid-19 on small scale farmersArticle

It is now inevitable that Covid-19 will lead to global recession and the local economy will not be spared...

Pertunia Setumo 7 May 2020

When good intentions go bad - an alcohol prohibition history lesson
When good intentions go bad - an alcohol prohibition history lessonArticle

The banning of alcohol sales during lockdown was initially intended to help protect communities, but reality has set in and the outcomes remind us of costly lessons learned...

Hellen Ndlovu 5 May 2020

Covid-19: Short-term pessimism, long-term optimism
Covid-19: Short-term pessimism, long-term optimismArticle

This too shall pass. And once it has, we will need small-, micro- and medium-sized enterprises more than ever to boost our flailing economy, drive innovation and create jobs...

Rowan Leibbrandt 4 May 2020

Level 4: Hardware, food delivery and winter clothing allowed, but no cigarettes
Level 4: Hardware, food delivery and winter clothing allowed, but no cigarettesArticle

The sale of cigarettes and alcohol will remain prohibited...

30 Apr 2020

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