Good-quality tomatoes have been tough to find in recent weeks, as heavy rains at the start of the year in the Limpopo valley wreaked havoc on harvests.
The strengthening of food systems must be an integral part of efforts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic and to build resilience in Africa, said African Development Bank (AfDB) director-general for Southern Africa Leila Mokaddem.
The Poultry Master Plan, as implemented by the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC), is propelling new entrants and emerging role-players in the industry to build their businesses and expand markets, according to South African Poultry Association broiler organisation GM Isaak Breitenbach.
The group is now also ‘reviewing’ its stores outside of SADC as part of its turnaround plan, which it says is still on track despite Covid-19.
Consumer goods company RCL Foods and US plant-based food company LIVEKINDLY Collective have established a local plant-based joint venture (JV) called LIVEKINDLY Collective Africa.
For many years, South Africa has prided itself as the most food-secure country in the African continent and has also ranked relatively well with its peer BRICS countries.
What we eat and drink is changing thanks to cutting-edge food technology that allows for the creation of better ingredients, crops and animals. The biggest challenge: explaining the science to consumers.
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