Nestlé backs new food-tech fund that's swapping London for Paris

2018-03-15 12:15

Nestlé SA and French state-sponsored investor Bpifrance Financement SA are among those backing Five Season Ventures, a food-tech fund that is moving from London to Paris.

Innovation and quality give food company the edge

2017-02-02 10:00

By commercialising seasonings, spices and baking ingredients, among others, Tracy Foulkes and Paul Raphaely built NOMU, a brand that exports to over 30 countries.

Shoprite tie up with Zambeef yields profits

2016-06-08 14:18

The partnership between South African grocery chain, Shoprite and Zambian meat producer and processor, Zambeef, is bearing fruit.

US Congress to review genetically modified labelling

2014-12-11 12:25

While there is little scientific evidence showing GMO foods are unsafe, some food advocates have pushed to label them.

Tiger Brands acquires canning firm

2011-12-19 10:50

Food giant Tiger Brands has bought the 33.3% portion of Langeberg & Ashton Foods it did not already own.


Winning women: Teasing the taste buds

2017-02-19 06:02

Gauteng-based catering company By Word of Mouth has been teasing taste buds for nearly a quarter of a century, thanks to its dynamic founder and owner, Karen Short, writes Sue Grant-Marshell.

Rhodes Food Group buys R200 million pie maker

2016-10-31 09:48

Rhodes Food Group has agreed to buy a Pietermaritzburg pie making factory for R212.24m.

Chinese clampdown causes chaos in SA nut industry

2015-07-26 15:00

SA’s macadamia nut industry, the biggest in the world, has called on local producers, processors and marketers to urgently find other markets for their products or risk massive losses.

Online map is gateway to edibles

2013-05-16 10:10

A new online map identifies fruit free for the picking.

New rules on salt in SA food

2011-06-01 07:47

Government is reportedly planning to introduce legislation to lower the salt content of food.

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