The new rules are an improvement, but proper implementation is vital, writes Murray Hunter and Cherese Thakur.
Can sugar, in all its forms, really wreak serious havoc on our health?
Tongaat Hulett said an interim CEO would be appointed while the group's board identifies his successor.
Experts say that a sweet-tasting, lower-calorie drink can trigger a greater metabolic response than a drink with higher calories.
There are more signs that the heavily contested proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages is starting to effect change as the soft drink industry fights it tooth and nail.
South Africa’s drought, pressure on export prices and reduced demand in Malawi have resulted in Illovo Sugar cutting its half-year profit by nearly 60%.
Tongaat Hulett has experienced modest full-year growth in its Zimbabwe-based operations, as improved market protection boosted local sales.
The agriculture and agri-processing company says its board will meet with shareholders to hear their views after they rejected a non-binding resolution on pay.
The Department of Trade and Industry has instructed the South African Sugar Association to immediately stop paying levies to the South African Cane Growers Association until an agreement is reached on how to acknowledge black sugarcane growers in the sector.
Discussions regarding strike action by around 1 000 Illovo employees in KwaZulu Natal will begin on Monday after wage negotiations resulted in a deadlock.
A severe drought has cut profit from Tongaat Hulett’s sugar operations by 85%, but land development and starch operations helped reduce its overall loss to 18%.
Tongaat Hulett's Zimbabwe operations have received a reprieve from rising cheap imports of sugar after the government moved to stop import permits.
Sugar has been likened to cocaine- it's addictive and should be banned, say critics. Are we taking things a step too far?
Cape TownTumaini ConsultingR540 000.00 - R800 000.00 Per Year
Cape TownProfessional Career ServicesR10 000.00 - R12 000.00 Per Month
Cape TownMass Staffing ProjectsR400 000.00 - R600 000.00 Per Year
R 4 500 000
R 5 750 000
R 3 300 000
We subscribe to the Press Code.
You choose what you want
News24 on Android
Get the latest from News24 on your Android device.
Terms and Conditions
24.com Terms and Conditions - Updated April 2012
Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.
This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.