Notable changes in South Africa’s consumption behavior as consumers aggravate to vegan lifestyle

SOUTH AFRICA – More eateries and food outlets in South Africa are catering to vegans as demand grows with the rise of South Africans adopting to a vegan lifestyle. In the country, this month of […]

AB InBev to start brewing using renewable energy for its South African operations

SOUTH AFRICA – Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev), the global beverage giant has unveiled plans to start brewing using renewable energy by rolling out solar plants at its seven major South African breweries by the end […]

Mondi announces departure of group’s chief executive officer Peter Oswald

AUSTRIA – Mondi Plc has announced that its Chief Executive Officer Peter Oswald, will step down from the position and the board of packaging and paper group and leave the company on 31st March 2020. […]

South African packaging group Nampak officially opens new technical hub

SOUTH AFRICA – Africa’s paper and packaging product manufacturing giant, Nampak has officially launched its Liquid Carton divisions’ new Technical Hub in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. The new plant complements Nampak’s existing liquid carton facilities, which include […]

Tiger Brands launches development fund to boost South African smallholder farmers

SOUTH AFRICA – Tiger Brands, a South African packaged food company has launched its enterprise supplier development fund to support smallholder farmers, processors and distributors in the food-processing value chain. According to Mary-Jane Morifi, chief […]

Pick n Pay joins global food waste initiative calling upon its suppliers to join the movement

SOUTH AFRICA – Pick n Pay has joined the global food waste initiative and asked 20 of its biggest suppliers to join the movement. The project is backed by 10 of the world’s largest food […]

Denny Mushrooms launches eco-friendly punnets made from sugarcane by-product

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s leading mushroom brand, Denny Mushrooms owned by Libstar Holdings has launched its100% compostable punnets in the South African market. The compostable punnets are made from Bagasse, which is a natural […]

GPI plans to offload majority stake in Burger King in move to become an investment company

SOUTH AFRICA – Grand Parade Investments (GPI), the master franchise holder for Burger King in SA, is in talks with an unnamed buyer to offload a majority stake in the local operations of the US […]