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Nestlé discontinues Chocolate LogArticle

Nestlé has confirmed it will be discontinuing the production of Chocolate Log in South Africa from August 2020...

15 Jul 2020

Dean Kowarski, CEO of Real Foods Group
Real Foods expands Kauai, launches Free Bird and acquires Uber NutritionArticle

Real Foods Group, which lists Kauai, Nü Health Food Café and other food brands in its portfolio, has diversified during lockdown...

1 Jul 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

Covid-19 shifting snacking and shopping behaviour in SA
Covid-19 shifting snacking and shopping behaviour in SAArticle

The global coronavirus pandemic has suddenly changed the way we work, socialise, exercise and shop. New snacking habits will be formed around this reality...

8 Jun 2020

Unpacking the South African snack market
Unpacking the South African snack marketArticle

Snacking has garnered a reputation in the last few years, with chips, sweets and chocolates being the 'bad boys' that tempt you to cheat on your diet. But it doesn't have to be a guilty pleasure...

Lara Sidersky 18 Dec 2019

Tertius Carstens, CEO of Pioneer Foods, and Eugene Willemsen, CEO, PepsiCo sub-Saharan Africa.
PepsiCo eyes growth in Africa with $1.7bn Pioneer Foods acquisitionArticle

Multinational snack foods and beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into an agreement to acquire South Africa's Pioneer Foods Group for approximately $1.7 billion...

19 Jul 2019

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Chronic diseases and their impact on the economyArticle

By 2030, the proportion of total global deaths due to chronic lifestyle diseases - such as diabetes, high blood pressure and obesity - is expected to increase to 70% and the global burden of disease to 56%...

5 Jun 2019

#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Leopard's Leap, BOS, Tinkies and Food Lover's
#FreshOnTheShelf: New from Leopard's Leap, BOS, Tinkies and Food Lover'sArticle

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

Lauren Hartzenberg 4 Jun 2019

Montagu refreshes product, branding and distribution strategy
Montagu refreshes product, branding and distribution strategyArticle

South African snack foods brand Montagu is increasing its retail distribution and has unveiled a refreshed brand identity, including a logo and packaging redesign...

29 May 2019

Mondelez invests in functional foods startup Uplift Food
Mondelez invests in functional foods startup Uplift FoodArticle

Mondelez International has taken a minority investment in Uplift Food, a US-based early-stage startup focusing on prebiotic functional foods...

20 Mar 2019

Top 10 food and bev trends for 2019
Top 10 food and bev trends for 2019Article

Innova Market Insights from Arnhem in the Netherlands, said targeting increasingly adventurous consumers set on new discoveries and experiences, will be key to developments in the food and beverage industry in 2019...

3 Jan 2019

Mars makes progress on $1bn 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan
Mars makes progress on $1bn 'Sustainable in a Generation' planArticle

Mars Multisales Africa, a division of global family-owned food company Mars Incorporated, has announced progress made on the company's global 'Sustainable in a Generation' plan...

3 Oct 2018

PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helm
PepsiCo's first female CEO steps down after 12 years at the helmArticle

PepsiCo's Indra Nooyi will be stepping down after 24 years with the food and beverage company, the last 12 holding the position of CEO. She will be replaced on 3 October by company veteran Ramon Laguarta...

7 Aug 2018

#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabs
#FreshOnTheShelf: Malfy gin, Checkers convenience, Nespresso coffee origins and Cadbury slabsArticle

In #FreshOnTheShelf, we round up some of our favourite food and beverage products...

Lauren Hartzenberg 6 Jul 2018

Unique travel experiences for the Muslim tourist in Cape Town
Unique travel experiences for the Muslim tourist in Cape TownArticle

The Mother City is a family-friendly destination with access to prayer spaces, great airport facilities, rich cultural heritage, ease of communication, simple visa requirements and increasing capacity in terms of air connectivity...

Avukile Mabombo 13 Jun 2018

How a better understanding of the seven ages of appetite could help us stay healthy
How a better understanding of the seven ages of appetite could help us stay healthyArticle

Recent research has highlighted that the abundance of food cues - smells, sounds, advertising - in our environment is one of the main causes of overconsumption...

Alex Johnstone 7 May 2018

Mondelez inaugurates $90m 'factory of the future' in Bahrain
Mondelez inaugurates $90m 'factory of the future' in BahrainArticle

Snack foods giant Mondelez International has invested $90 million into its newest 'factory of the future' in the Kingdom of Bahrain...

18 Apr 2018

Tiger Brands net profit down 5.5% as strikes, tough market take a toll
Tiger Brands net profit down 5.5% as strikes, tough market take a tollArticle

Strikes, a shrinking market and aggressive competition in the snacks and treats sector were among the reasons Tiger Brands gave for flat sales...

Robert Laing 28 Nov 2017

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WAZA signs MoU to help make sustainably produced palm oil the normArticle

The World Association of Zoos and Aquariums and the RSPO have signed a five-year MoU to further transformation of markets and make sustainable palm oil the norm...

20 Oct 2017

The moment that... technology and snacking collided
The moment that... technology and snacking collidedArticle

The snack food industry is well versed in psychology. To be successful, a brand must know that we nibble not just to satisfy our basic hunger, but also our emotional needs...

Issued by Kantar 28 Jun 2017

#FreshOnTheShelf: Vital launches healthy, on-the-go snack range
#FreshOnTheShelf: Vital launches healthy, on-the-go snack rangeArticle

Vital Health Foods has introduced a new range of grab-and-go nutritional snacks. The bars, bites and air-popped rice come in a variety of flavours...

Lauren Hartzenberg 29 Mar 2017

The Warc Innovation Awards' chair, Dana Anderson, comments on need for change
The Warc Innovation Awards' chair, Dana Anderson, comments on need for changeArticle

Dana Anderson, senior VP and chief marketing officer of Mondelez International, says innovation at the global snack foods giant encompasses everything from working methods to products and requires marketers to think ahead in a fearless manner...

16 Jan 2017

What subscription box shoppers want and don't want
What subscription box shoppers want and don't wantArticle

Consumers have a lot of choices today when selecting subscription box services, with products ranging from clothing and makeup to pet supplies and coffee. While many people are willing to give subscription services a try, it can be far more challenging to retain them once they've subscribed...

Matt Zajechowsk 7 Nov 2016

SA's new retail reality means 'one size fits all' strategies no longer cut it
SA's new retail reality means 'one size fits all' strategies no longer cut itArticle

South Africa is undergoing a retail evolution where mass market, 'one size fits all' strategies no longer cut it and bigger retail stores are not perceived as better by local consumers...

Issued by Nielsen 2 Nov 2016

New guidelines on dietary salt, potassiumArticle

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has released new guidelines on dietary salt and potassium to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

4 Feb 2013

Felix Baumgartner jump could yield over £100-million in exposure for Red Bull
Felix Baumgartner jump could yield over £100-million in exposure for Red BullArticle

Commenting on the recent space jump of Felix Baumgartner, Ilsa Grabe, business unit head at media agency Carat, says the stunt has been calculated to yield over £100-million in return on exposure for Red Bull.

22 Oct 2012

Food company computer games increase junk food consumption
Food company computer games increase junk food consumptionArticle

Despite food company pledges to reduce marketing of unhealthy products to children, a Yale University study finds that children are disproportionately targeted by food company websites using branded computer games, known as advergames. Researchers also found that playing these games increases children's consumption of junk food. The study is published online in the Journal of Children and Media.

Megan Orciari 13 Jan 2012

Study finds familiarity increases the fullness that children expect from snack foodsArticle

New research, led by psychologists at the University of Bristol, has found that children who are familiar with a snack food will expect it to be more filling. This finding, published (online ahead of print) in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, is important because it reveals one way in which children over-consume snack foods and increase their risk of becoming overweight.

6 Oct 2011

SA challenged during Heart Awareness Month
SA challenged during Heart Awareness MonthArticle

This September is Heart Awareness Month, with the theme, "One world, one home, one heart, one test". The challenge is on for every South African, regardless of race, age or gender to do just one thing to improve their heart's health.

31 Aug 2011

Woolworths 'moms tours promote healthy eating
Woolworths 'moms tours promote healthy eatingArticle

With a range of nutritional challenges facing South Africa today, Woolworths, in co-operation with the Sports Science Institute, has launched dietician-led 'Moms Tours' to give parents the opportunity to learn about healthy eating habits, good food options, balanced lunch boxes and smart snacking ideas.

2 Jun 2011

ADC 90th Annual Awards winners
ADC 90th Annual Awards winnersArticle

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), one of the premier organisations for creatives in integrated media and claimed to be the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the winners of its ADC 90th Annual Awards.

4 May 2011

Time to enter 2011 ADC Student Brief Awards
Time to enter 2011 ADC Student Brief AwardsArticle

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), has opened the call for entries for the 2011 international ADC Student Brief competition, part of the ADC 90th Annual Awards.

2 Feb 2011

Pick n Pay optimistic about festive seasonArticle

South African retailer Pick n Pay said that while consumers are still feeling the pinch to a large degree, it finds that at this time of year consumers tend to splash out and treat themselves and their families.

Zeenat Moorad 10 Dec 2010

When things don't go better...Article

Coca-Cola in the United States has been accused of outright fraud.

29 Jan 2009

Slashing trans fat from Snackworx's snacks
Slashing trans fat from Snackworx's snacksArticle

Snackworx, manufacturer of Bakers, Pyotts, Baumanns and Willards snack foods, recently announced that all of its biscuit and chip ranges are now being produced free of trans fatty acids.

ActivRetail 14 Jul 2008

Revitalise your bodyArticle

Never before has there been so much talk about healthy living.

Issued by Magna Carta 3 Jun 2008

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