Distell's Africa strategy continues to deliver

2020-03-11 19:28

Distell Group recently released its unaudited interim financial results, declaring a gross cash dividend of 174 cents per share, maintained from the previous period.

Wandile Sihlobo | Green shoots in SA's otherwise grim economy

2020-03-03 21:46

SA's farm economy could recover in 2020, despite grim GDP data released on Tuesday morning, says Wandile Sihlobo.

Kaap Agri on track for above inflatoin growth

2020-02-20 17:27

Kaap Agri, which trades in agricultural, fuel and related retail markets, says it is on track to achieve inflation beating growth in the medium-term.

Wandile Sihlobo: Judging by chocolate sales, SA is Africa's most romantic country

2020-02-14 21:30

If chocolate is a romantic gesture, and chocolate sales are any indication of the 'romantic' status of a country, South Africans aren't doing too badly, says Wandile Sihlobo.

Wandile Sihlobo: A slightly brighter outlook for SA's farmers

2020-02-03 20:14

Wandile Sihlobo is more optimistic than a few weeks ago, he writes.

Predictable farming patterns 'drastically' hit by climate change - agriculture expert

2020-01-29 14:12

Predictable farming of the past has changed drastically, says an agriculture expert.

SA wine industry urged to focus on higher value products

2020-01-25 08:49

The South African wine industry should put more focus on supplying higher value products both locally and internationally, according to the chairperson of Vinpro.

Wandile Sihlobo: What to expect from food price inflation this year

2020-01-23 06:00

Wandile Sihlobo considers what could impact the contents of your food basket.

Wandile Sihlobo: When rainfall isn't enough

2020-01-06 20:54

The rains some regions received in the past few weeks made minimal improvement in soil moisture and improving vegetation, and his annual December drive across the country was a dreary one, says Wandile Sihlobo.

Crop protection chemical input sector set for major consolidation

2019-12-28 18:15

South Africa's crop protection input sector is set for a major consolidation in the next three to five years, according to InteliChem CEO Gideon Hefer.


DGB dominates SA category at international wine competition

2020-03-11 17:56

DGB led the South African category at the prestigious Mundus Vini Grand International Wine Awards, winning over 40% of all Gold medals awarded to Cape producers.

WATCH: Beyond Meat triples sales but earnings disappoint

2020-02-29 11:33

Beyond Meat said that fourth-quarter sales tripled, but shares fell 7% in after-hours trading as the company missed earnings expectations and announced that its Executive Chairman will resign.

Agri-Vie sells stake in InteliChem

2020-02-20 14:40

Agri-Vie Fund I has announced its exit from InteliChem, a provider of crop protection solutions.

Vintage 2017 could be good investment this year

2020-02-13 18:22

Vintage 2017 wines are fast being identified as some of the finest SA has ever produced and heralded as one of the best wine investments to make this year, according to an expert.

Philip Morris SA foresees local investment will exceed R650 million

2020-02-02 17:47

Tobacco company Philip Morris South Africa says its local investments will exceed R650 million by 2020, as it expands the footprint of IQOS.

Tongaat Hulett says goodbye to more directors

2020-01-27 21:25

The directors of JSE-listed sugar producer Tongaat Hulett have announced some more changes to the board.

Malawi hit by crop-munching armyworms

2020-01-23 08:32

An invasion of crop-munching fall armyworm caterpillars has inflicted a further blow to food security in Malawi, where nearly two million people have already been hit by drought.

SA's Flash Gala apples heading to the Far East

2020-01-22 16:16

Shipments of the full-coloured Flash Gala apples from South Africa are expected to reach the Far East in February.

More woes for Zimbabwe as dam levels drop

2020-01-06 19:50

Zimbabwe's agriculture sector, hard hit by drought, is facing another significant risk as dam levels recede due to the high temperatures. Climate change has also resulted in an increase in insect growth rates, experts say.

Tongaat Hulett leadership hopeful of turnaround amidst liquidity uncertainty

2019-12-10 18:54

'There is an opportunity to turn the business around and we will give it our best shot," says Tongaat's chairperson Louis von Zeuner.

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