AFMASS Southern Africa edition

AFMASS Southern Africa is the food & beverage and milling industry’s premium conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Southern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and safety […]

Stock exchange suspends Tongaat Hulett listing awaiting financial probe

SOUTH AFRICA – The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has suspended South Africa’s diversified agribusiness firm, Tongaat Hulett’s shares from the bourse as well as the London Stock Exchange, where the company has a secondary listing. […]

Taste Holdings to roll out more stores under new turnaround strategy

SOUTH AFRICA – Taste Holdings, South Africa’s licensed operator of Starbucks Coffee and Domino’s Pizza, has unveiled plans of opening more outlets as part of its strategy to lift the company’s balance sheets. According to […]

Corteva, John Deere sign MoU to bolster growth in Africa’s agriculture sector

AFRICA – Corteva Agriscience, a global leader in seed production and crop protection has signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the world’s largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment, John Deere, aimed at accelerating growth in […]

South Africa Food Lover’s opens in new branch to grow footprint

SOUTH AFRICA – Food Lover’s Market, a fast food and grocery and store in South Africa has opened a new fast food outlet in Braamfontein’s Business Improvement District (BID), expanding its Eatery concept in the […]

Oceana Group appoints Elton Bosch as new chief financial officcer

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s fishing giant, Oceana Group, has appointed Elton Bosch, as its chief financial officer and executive director of the company. According to a statement issued by the company’s board of directors, […]

Nampak’s Bevcan unit ramps up investment in plastic bottles alternatives

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s packaging group, Nampak, has indicated that various innovations are being advanced to grow the pack share of beverage cans and cartons as environmentally responsible alternatives to plastic. Amid the increase […]

South Africa bans meat imports from Lesotho after anthrax outbreak

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa has imposed a ban on imports of meat, live animals and animal products from Lesotho following an anthrax outbreak.  According to a Business Day report, the Veterinary Authority of Lesotho […]

Famous Brands partners with Moving Tactics on digital signage menu boards

SOUTH AFRICA – Famous Brands, South Africa’s leading quick service and casual dining restaurant franchisor, has appointed Moving Tactics as their digital menu board supplier. Moving Tactics, a digital signage solutions company in the country, […]

South Africa’s Taste Holdings appoints Dylan Pienaar as new CEO

SOUTH AFRICA – Taste Holdings, South Africa’s licensed operator of Starbucks Coffee and Domino’s Pizza, has appointed its chief operating officer, Dylan Pienaar, as chief executive officer effective. Dylan will replace Tyrone Moodley who stepped […]