Since early 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has dramatically stirred up the global and local coffee industries. Increased demand has been witnessed within the coffee industry, largely driven by consumers staying home due to pandemic-related restrictions, but still wanting to enjoy their favourite coffee drinks.
The European Commission has approved the registration of the designation ‘Rooibos’/’Red Bush’ in its register of protected designations of origin and protected geographical indications. Rooibos is the first African food to be approved by the EU for listing on the register.
Worldwide, 3 June is known as World Cider Day. A day for all cider fans to declare their love for this popular drink available in a wide variety of apple cider.
Tiger Brands, SA’s largest food player, is launching a venture capital fund to invest in food and beverage startups. CEO Noel Doyle made the announcement when the group presented its interim results on Thursday 20 May.
Unilever – under its Knorr brand – has released findings from its 2021 study on ‘Understanding the eating habits of the SA population’ compiled by market measurement firm, NielsenIQ, during the annual Plate of the Nation virtual roundtable event 2021.
The country’s largest food manufacturer, Tiger Brands, is prioritising the transformation of South Africa’s agricultural sector through ongoing support to its enterprise supplier development (ESD) programme.
Vide e Caffè CEO Darren Levy reveals product delivery at South Africa’s largest coffee chain soared during the pandemic, underlining a global trend towards digital coffee shop transactions.