Local chicken farmers celebrate the banishing of mixing portions of chicken in the same bag from different countries.
According to UberEats, South Africa ranks among the top five countries in the world for the most ordered vegan dishes. While most of this happens in the Republic of Cape Town, Nando’s has seen this as an opportunity to bring the power of PERi-PERi to vegans with the all-new Vegan PERinaise – the same PERi-PERi goodness you know and love, without the egg or the gluten.
The momentum behind the sustainable seafood movement continues to grow, according to the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the international not for profit responsible for the world’s most widely used sustainable seafood ecolabel. Despite disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, consumers bought record numbers of products with the blue MSC label in 2020-21.
Shifting to a new food freezing method could make for safer and better quality frozen foods while saving energy and reducing carbon emissions, according to a new study by scientists at the USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and University of California-Berkeley.
They call it cultivated meat. In theory, it tastes the same as real meat, but instead of farming cows out in a field, they take cell proteins and grow them in bioreactors in the laboratory.
In January this year wholesale ginger prices on the Joburg Market breached R200 per kg, and those who could find it on supermarket shelves were paying dearly.
After showing signs of moderation for the second half of 2021 with the July 2021 food price inflation steadying at 7% year-on-year, the August print came in on the upside by 0.4% month-on-month and 7.4% year-on-year.
An online survey was undertaken by retailer Game ahead of Heritage Day to find out which products are viewed by consumers as most closely tied to our heritage as South Africans.
In a bid to cater to the growing demand for meat-free food options, Burger King South Africa has introduced a plant-based Whopper, Vegan Royale and Vegan Nuggets to its local menu, all made with 100% plant-based ingredients.
The term “ultra-processed foods” – or UPF – has long been a contentious descriptor to the food industry but is known to very few consumers. But that will change over the next five or so years, asserts Julian Mellentin, MD of brilliant UK research/think-tank New Nutrition Business.
Serendipity is a wonderful thing. One minute you’re ambling around a charming country development called Piggly Wiggly in the KZN Midlands, stepping over the tracks of a miniature train, and then bam! It’s as if you’ve been transported to Paris and find yourself staring longingly into the display window of a confiserie. Welcome to nougat and nostalgia.