DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences (DuPont) is now bringing one of the most effective and label-friendly antimicrobial systems to processed meat manufacturers in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).
Fast food – food sold in an outlet, drive-through, or restaurant either as preheated or precooked, and served or packaged as take-away – is ubiquitous in developed countries. For instance, in the US, 45% of adults between the ages of 20 and 39 years and 37.7% of those between the ages of 40 and 59 consume fast food daily. Over 40% of higher-income earners eat fast food on a given day, 36.4% of middle-income, and 31.7% of lower-income earners.
After an unpredictable and turbulent 2020, many are hoping 2021 will bring more stability. But the pandemic is expected to still hold sway and influence some of the biggest food and beverage trends in the coming months.
Industry organisation Agri SA says President Cyril Ramaphosa will have to spell out the role of the commercial sector clearly in his upcoming State of the Nation Address.
Positive sentiment surrounds SA retail shares after Woolworths advised that it expected positive trading numbers for the six months to December 2020. This follows last week’s healthy reports from Mr Price and TFG, which reported solid third-quarter sales and profit numbers after the coronavirus sales slump.
Despite the many challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, financial services provider Standard Bank and United Nations (UN) Women have made progress in equipping women farmers with the skills and resources needed to grow their businesses and succeed over the long term.
Listed food group Libstar has developed more vegan options for South Africans that are adopting a plant-based diet, whether full or part-time. Here, Libstar gives us insight into their food development and how they’re increasing vegan products across the board.
South Africa’s Sugar Master Plan, delayed by Covid, has been agreed by all stakeholders in the R14-billion industry and seeks to stem a crisis caused by a flood of cheap imports and the tax on sugar-sweetened drinks that lowered demand from beverage makers.