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BAT's acquisition of e-cigarette maker Twisp opens up the way for 70 million adult African smokers to switch to potentially reduced risk products, says BAT.
Meat alternative company Beyond Meat announced details of a second share sale, just months after its blockbuster IPO, as the plant-based burger maker raises money to fuel an attempt to meet growing demand and beat out competitors.
With companies like Nestle's Nespresso arm willing to pay a premium for Zimbabwe's Arabica coffee, small-scale farmers are returning to a sector that was all-but destroyed under former President Robert Mugabe.
Two of the largest companies in the ostrich industry are heading to the Competition Tribunal in a bid to have a decision by the Competition Commission – to prohibit their merger – overturned.
It's not just Zimbabwe and Mozambique facing a worrying shortage of maize this year, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Zimbabwe is expecting record a significant reduction in agricultural production following the 2018/19 season.
The systematic eradication of male chicks is a common practice in the poultry industry, which says it is the only viable option for birds that have no economic value.
SA lost over R1bn in a single year to livestock theft. But a local company says it has found the answer in an e-collar and app.
The world's biggest firms are expecting climate change to cost them over $1trn, according to a report published Tuesday.
Residents of former plantation, or roca, in Sao Tome long for return to colonial prosperity.
Ever since the Fuji apple was bred in 1939 in Japan there has always been a search for better coloured red fruit.
For SA consumers, there is nothing to worry about for now – as things look, we will likely have sufficient maize supplies throughout the 2019/20 marketing year, says Wandile Sihlobo.
US hog farmers lost hundreds of millions of dollars in export sales to China and Mexico after President Donald Trump launched his trade wars last year.
It’s been called the Italian "Green Gold Rush.” Barely there marijuana dubbed “cannabis light” has put Italy on the international weed map. But the industry is getting political and judicial blowback that some fear will nip business in the bud.
East-End butcher goes Meat Free 'Meaty' cuts, joints and strings of sausages are being made from the likes of mushroom, jackfruit and even pea protein.
So far, the news looks good this year for SA's farmers. But they're not quite in the clear yet, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Zimbabwe's 2019/20 sugar cane production could increase 4% year on year, says Wandile Sihlobo.
Zimbabwe has demanded the right to sell its stockpile of ivory to raise money for conservation, joining other southern African nations in calling for the global ban on the trade in tusks to be relaxed.
The impact of African swine fever is not isolated, says Wandile Sihlobo.
SA's small towns hold great economic potential, and agribusiness could help unlock it, says Wandile Sihlobo.
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