Tiger Brands is expanding its presence in the local general trade and working with customers to create Perfect Outlets in the general trade.
Packaging costs can contribute significantly to the overall price of products and services, with estimates suggesting that it can account for up to 40% of the total cost, although some products may see as low as 10%.
The South African traditional trade sector achieved R187bn in annual spend in the 12 months up to the end of June 2023 compared to R151bn in the previous year, or 23.6% growth – versus 14.7% within the modern trade sector.
Pick n Pay has introduced two new coffee brands, a new range of coffee under its private label, the premium Crafted Collection by PnP brand and then its exclusive coffee brand, The Roastery premium Crafted Collection by PnP brand.
Swiss food company Nestle said on Tuesday it would be locally sourcing over 40% of raw materials for a new processing plant in South Africa to offset supply chain challenges and cut costs.
African beverage trends are driven by innovation and culture.
The 2023 wine grape season in South Africa commenced harvesting at the usual time in early February, at which point experts were impressed by grape analysis, which showed low pH levels and high organic acids at ideal sugar levels.
Food services franchisor Famous Brands has recorded an uptick in its operating profit for the year ended February 28, to R861-million, from R630-million in the prior year.
Energy Partners invests R360m in 20-year refrigeration, power and steam services contract for Clover
Energy solutions company, Energy Partners has constructed a R360-million integrated refrigeration, power and steam plant at dairy company Clover South Africa’s Queensburgh factory, which it will operate and maintain over the next 20 years.
We all love chips! Whether as a once-in-a-while guilty indulgence or a perfect lunch date, these long slices of potato that are lightly fried golden always find a way of gracing our meals. The journey to our plate is, however, a long one and involves some not-so-clean steps that most consumers- and increasingly today, processors- would rather avoid.
Steadily but sure of achieving growth, Tanzania is becoming one of the most vibrant soft beverage markets in East Africa. The industry is already attracting both local and international companies to join in the quest to quench the thirst of over 63.59 million Tanzanians who yearn for water, juice, energy drinks, or soda.
Africa is a fruit powerhouse and Europe is loving it. Over the past few years, the African continent has been providing a significant portion of Europe’s fresh fruit consumption, and it’s not slowing down any time soon. These delicious and nutritious fruits have made their way into European kitchens, making people healthier and happier than ever before.
Covid, load shedding, water shortages, inflation, potholes, million Rand flags and the Spurs; what a way to start a conversation.
SOUTH AFRICA – Lactalis South Africa (SA), one of the largest African dairy processors, has inaugurated a US$7.7 million new evaporator dryer power facility at its cheese manufacturing plant in Bonnievale , Western Cape Town.
The Western Cape Department of Agriculture (WCDoA) and Potatoes SA have signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), committing both parties to grow the potato industry, advance economic growth and increase employment.