Five trends impacting SA's apple and pear industries - and yes, the coronavirus is one

2020-02-29 16:31

There are five main trends impacting South Africa's apple and pear industry, says the managing director of Tru-Cape Fruit Marketing.

Farmers reeling from latest bout of load shedding

2019-12-12 14:04

Eskom's current load shedding has struck as the Western Cape is in the midst of the fruit season, impacting an already subdued agriculture industry.

Tropical fruit roulade

2019-12-02 10:21

This summery treat is a take on an old treasured memory of watching my mom in the kitchen making her famous swiss roll cakes. I love experimenting with meringue and thought it would be a great addition to our summer festive tables with all of the seasonal fruit that reminds us of summers past.

Summer fruit terrine

2019-09-26 16:36

Definitely on the retro scale and almost forgotten, this is another one of my nostalgic recipes that I have elevated over the years. At boarding school, jelly with custard was a treat, usually on a Sunday if I recall. Bearing in mind that I had only just turned 4 when I started boarding school, many of the small joys in life at that stage revolved around food. Nothing gourmet, just food!

Pick n Pay's new unpackaged food: This is how much money you'll save by bringing your own container

2019-07-07 07:51

Chillies, mushrooms and peppers are much cheaper.

Winter fruit clafoutis

2019-06-24 09:54

Use any winter fruit for this dessert – it’s quick to make.

Meringues with fruit

2019-06-03 10:16

These beauties are crunchy and soft.

A bad diet could cause more deaths than smoking, according to a major new study

2019-04-05 11:33

We should be eating more whole grains, fruits, nuts, seeds, and less salt.

WATCH: Can the sticker on your fruit really keep it fresher for longer?

2019-03-26 13:00

Stix Fresh claims that this sticker has the technology to make fruit last up to 2 weeks longer than normal.


Hot smoked trout and nectarine salad with fresh herbs

2020-02-10 12:28

Indulge in stone fruit while they're in season with this flavourful, bright meal!

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.

Nectarine, maple and yoghurt popsicles

2019-12-12 09:34

Refreshing healthy treats fit for any summers day.

3 Ways to impress your guests with a pavlova dessert

2019-11-07 15:31

What's not to love about this airy cloud-like pudding?

A bunch of 24 grapes just sold for R150,000 in Japan. Yes, grapes.

2019-07-11 19:12

A bunch of 24 Ruby Roman grapes was sold at an auction in Japan. They are valued for their low acidity and high sugar content.

Pick n Pay veggies now have sell-by dates etched onto their skin - here's why

2019-07-01 13:47

You can now bring your own containers to fill up on loose veg and fruit at the store.

Vanilla layer cake with fresh fruit

2019-06-10 10:41

Butter is expensive, so save a bundle by baking this pretty cake with oil instead.

Grabouw agriculture celebrates strong ties to Japan

2019-04-22 17:23

The agricultural sector in Grabouw in the Western Cape has a constantly growing relationship with Japan.

Another viral food video is doing the rounds and we're not convinced

2019-03-28 15:02

It seems social media video footage of cutting or preparing fruit is endless. As long as it finally ends up in your tummy - who cares how it got there?

Woman nearly dies after injecting fruit smoothie into her veins

2019-03-20 19:04

A Chinese woman injected a fruit smoothie into her veins in the hope it would make her healthier. Instead, she almost killed herself.

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