It can take up to three months or even more for food to travel from the farm to table. “The longer this supply chain, the less control you have over the product and the harder it is to maintain quality and safety.”
19 Sep 2017
In today's on-demand retail landscape, manufacturers are undergoing massive changes to meet customers ever-increasing expectations...
8 Sep 2017
The third annual JDA Consumer Survey reveals that about 54% of respondents prefer to shop in-store to other channels...
26 Jul 2017
Eleni Giokos, host of CNN Marketplace Africa, delved into how Massmart Holdings' growth has been much slower than anticipated...
13 Jul 2017
The objectives of the Manafwa Earth Market is preserving traditional and local products and bringing together small-scale food producers and consumers...
13 Apr 2017
SABMiller has taken its traditional African beer brand‚ Chibuku - which is manufactured using either maize or sorghum - into ten other continental countries‚ a move the company says is motivated by its "affordability" and "product innovation" strategies.
Billy Tawanda Karombo 11 Oct 2012
Population growth, rapid urbanisation, adoption of new technologies, unlocking of abundant resources and the deepening of the financial sector are the five major trends that are set to drive Africa's economic growth, Simon Freemantle, Standard Bank Africa senior analyst, told a media roundtable in Johannesburg, South Africa, yesterday, Thursday 6 October 2011.
Issa Sikiti da Silva: @sikitimedia 7 Oct 2011
Uganda has launched a coffee roasting and packaging company, described as the first of its kind in Africa. President Yoweri Museveni launched the Good African Coffee factory on Friday, 17 July 2009.
20 Jul 2009