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
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) said on Thursday it had completed a deal to sell its 54.5% in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa...
5 Oct 2017
A delegation of South African companies is currently on a trade and investment mission in Tunisia and Algeria, where they are exploring export markets...
3 Oct 2017
A little-known fact about Dutch beer-brewing company and global brand, Heineken, is that it sources half of its raw materials from local, small-scale farmers for its African operations...
Justin Probyn 27 Sep 2017
Unilever launches an Africa hub in Johannesburg in its drive to grow its business of iconic brands across the African continent...
19 Sep 2017
Retail futurist Howard Saunders discusses some of the shifts in consumer mindset and retail brand innovation...
Lauren Hartzenberg 14 Sep 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
The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...
27 Sep 2016
The local arm of SABMiller (SAB)‚ South African Breweries' maltings division is looking to supply product to other African countries following its investments to expand capacity‚ according to the unit's general manager Thinus van Schoor.
Nick Hedley 13 Mar 2014
Liquor group Distell has reported a 21% rise in diluted headline earnings per share from 415.8c a year ago to 503.0c for the six months to December .
24 Feb 2014
Fast food group Famous Brands reported a 20% increase in headline earnings per share to 180c for the six months to August.
29 Oct 2013
Shoprite Holdings‚ Africa's biggest retail group‚ reported that its turnover had increased by 10.2% in the three months to September.
29 Oct 2013
After two major acquisitions in international cognac and whisky brands‚ Stellenbosch-based liquor group Distell will now be prioritising the global growth of its highly-profitable cider brands.
Marc Hasenfuss 18 Oct 2013
The purchase of feminine hygiene brand Lil-Lets Group by Brait company Premier Foods is part of a broader strategy to expand Premier across other fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) categories according to Brait director Sean Dougherty.
Nick Hedley 14 Oct 2013
Pioneer Food's revenue for the 11 months to August increased by 10% to R18bn‚ the company said in a voluntary trading update on Monday (16 September).
17 Sep 2013
In SA, Famous Brands produces 265,000 cups of specially blended coffee a day. With 2,175 restaurants, the company, whose brands include Wimpy, Steers and Mugg & Bean, also makes 77m ice-cream cones a year. It's the big daddy of SA franchising, with a R9,7bn market capitalisation, and it wants to repeat its local success in the rest of Africa.
Zeenat Moorad 16 Sep 2013
WASHINGTON, USA: Two genes that are resistant to fungal wheat disease may help ward off a growing epidemic of stem rust that threatens crops in Africa, the Middle East and beyond, researchers said.
3 Jul 2013
YUM Restaurants International is establishing a steady platform for its KFC brand on the African continent from which it intends to grow "exponentially" in the future, according to Bruce Layzell, the group's general manager of new African markets.
Nick Hedley 10 Jun 2013
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
The Banker, a global banking and finance industry journal, has named Standard Bank 2010's Best Bank in Africa and best bank in South Africa, Lesotho, Malawi, Uganda and Zimbabwe.
8 Dec 2010
Game Stores has come a long way since it opened its first store in Durban in 1970 in cramped premises in the city's CBD, ringing up sales of R78 000 in its first month of trading. Its founders believed that shopping had become a tedious and boring pastime. They wanted to create a fun shopping environment and so conceptualised retailing as a game. The signature bright pink prevails to this day.
19 Jul 2010