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.
South Africa-born food chain Galito’s will soon have 20 outlets located in Kenya, as the piri-piri chicken brand eyes further growth on the African continent.
Ayummy innovation from Lancewood – the dairy company in the Libstar stable… With convenience and taste in mind, it has launched ‘Piece o’ Cake, a ready-made cheesecake mix for an effortless, mouth-watering alternative to baking a traditional cheesecake.
Food Lover’s Market has announced expansion plans for 2021 which will see the grocery retailer spend R250 million on a number of new locations and refurbish older format stores.
The restaurant and bar sector has been absolutely slammed by the Covid-19 lockdowns and draconian policies such as prohibition. The data on income generated by the sector make for reading so grim it could drive one to drink. But takeaways and fast food are showing signs of recovery.
With the brakes applied in lock-down and a nationwide ban on alcohol spilling over into the New Year, letting your hair down flamed by one’s favourite tipple was turned on its head as spare rooms, car boots and garden sheds were hastily converted as ‘stocking up’ was adopted overnight as a national pass time.
With hard seltzers now a buzzword on the South African drinks scene, Freely has been launched in step with the growing global trend towards alternative refreshment for a lighter, more balanced lifestyle.
For the past century, Kellogg’s has grown from creating the first-ever breakfast cereal and being known as a Corn Flakes company, to shaping an industry and offering a range of innovative food products. Kellogg’s continues this spirit of innovation with two new local launches, designed to tap into the snacking craze.
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.