A new three-day conference, two exciting competitions and a host of free entertainment make this food and beverage show the highlight of the F&B year in South Africa
“Farmers aren’t just following the rules. They’re going above and beyond the call.” #dayzero when the taps will be turned off for Cape Town, has been pushed back from the April 12 deadline thanks to the Cape’s farmers who have boosted municipal supplies through conservation – there’s another 18 days supply.
Point to the food and discover its nutrition and how to dispose of the packaging… or visit the supermarket where the veg is actually growing – it doesn’t get fresher. From vertical farming to motion-sensitive displays, supermarkets across Europe are embracing new technology that caters to food-savvy, eco-aware consumers.
Africa’s Big 7 is the centrepiece of Africa Hospitality Week 2018 and brings together world-class suppliers with a top-level three-day conference and exciting demonstrations
South American and Asian farmers have five times as many tractors as Africans. To meet its potential as ‘the food basket of the world’ farmers need not only subsidised machinery but clear government support to emerging private markets.
Comparing prices between September 2016 and September 2017, food price inflation in its basket of 36 items hit just under 3 per cent – but a new report questions whether some retailers used the drought to push up prices across all foodstuffs
Alan and Russell Heger speak to Farming Weekly about their Eastern Cape farming operation, which has become a major supplier of cucumbers across South Africa
“The reason for the rapid expansion of the South African blueberry industry is that it can place early volumes on the overseas market, starting from July through to September”
South Africa’s agricultural sector leads the country out of recession – it expanded 33.6 per cent year on year thanks to the end of the three-year drought which caused a fall in crop production.