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'Upcycling' promises to turn food waste into your next meal

How would you like to dig into a "recycled" snack? Or take a swig of juice with "reprocessed" ingredients made from other food byproducts? Without the right marketing, these don't sound appetising...

By Rodney Holcomb and Danielle Bellmer 5 hours ago

Local potato industry appeals for support amidst EU dumping threats

Potatoes SA appeals to South African consumers, businesses and its government to embrace and support local growers and producers as this is the most powerful and promising measure of combating the effects of agricultural dumping...

7 hours ago

Clarion call for end to booze ban

Even before the cost of the looting is factored in, the four alcohol bans have cost the country an estimated R64,8bn or 1.3% of GDP...

23 Jul 2021

Why tech-led agri insurance is useful in broadening sector inclusivity

Insurance plays a pivotal part in proactive risk mitigation, with technology increasingly becoming a catalyst for broader inclusivity...

23 Jul 2021

How cannabis production can boost revenue for pandemic-stricken countries

Medical and adult use cannabis production could provide new sources of taxable revenue for countries seeking to recover financially following the pandemic...

By Darryl Bernstein 23 Jul 2021

Distell expects up to 20% rise in full-year profits

Drinks maker Distell said its full-year profit would be up to around 20% higher than a year earlier, but a fourth ban on alcohol in its home market South Africa had cost it about R30m...

By Emma Rumney 23 Jul 2021

Survey reveals more than 55% of agricultural areas, rural towns in economic ruin

According to a survey conducted by the agricultural union of KwaZulu-Natal, Kwanalu, economic activities have been totally demolished in more than 55% of rural towns by the recent unrest and criminal activities which swept through the province last week...

21 Jul 2021

National drought disaster declaration a step in the right direction - Agri SA

Agri SA has welcomed the national drought disaster declaration published by Dr Tau, head of the National Disaster Management Centre, on 20 July 2021. The declaration is in response to an urgent request from farmers in drought-stricken areas for drought relief...

21 Jul 2021

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Jul 2021

Vinpro in court to save the wine industry

Vinpro has confirmed that its legal team is ready to argue its urgent interim interdict application in the Western Cape High Court which is confirmed for Wednesday, 21 July 2021...

20 Jul 2021

NCC warns against inflated prices for essential goods

The National Consumer Commission has sent a strong message discouraging suppliers from inflating prices of essential items amid the unrest that engulfed the country the past few days...

20 Jul 2021

Citrus industry rolls out recovery plan amid riots

According to the Citrus Growers' Association of Southern Africa, the citrus industry was most critically affected by the closure of the Durban port.

19 Jul 2021

SA cider maker Loxtonia takes top prize in international competition

Loxtonia, a family-owned cidery in the Ceres Valley, has been named the overall champion at the 11th International Cider Challenge, the world's premier apple cider competition...

16 Jul 2021

Food crisis looms as KZN agricultural production and value chains are halted

As the recent unrest in KwaZulu-Natal continues to affect major roads and halt agricultural transportation networks, CEO of Kwanalu warns of a looming long-term food crisis with farmers unable to continue with the day-to-day business of farming...

16 Jul 2021

Bos Brands launches its first product with Rainforest Alliance seal

Bos Brands has launched Bospresso, a Rooibos espresso that bears the Rainforest Alliance seal...

15 Jul 2021

Spier appoints Johan Jordaan as cellar master

Jordaan succeeds his mentor and industry icon, Frans Smit, who has now taken on the role of Spier's managing director after 25 years of winemaking and viticultural leadership...

15 Jul 2021

NW completes poultry abattoir for emerging farmers

The facility is situated at Kgora Farmers Training Centre near Mahikeng, and it is the first of many projects currently ongoing at Kgora...

23 Jul 2021

Judgment reserved on Vinpro interdict application

The wine industry has been out of business for 23 weeks since the first alcohol ban...

22 Jul 2021

Media helping to shape future of food systems

How can media professionals help to transform the global food system? This is the big question to be tackled at an upcoming independent dialogue on media engagement ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit...

Issued by YehBaby Digital 20 Jul 2021




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