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Dumping hits RCL’s sugar and chicken businesses

05 March 2019

Chicken imports have grown by over 25% in the period, mainly from Brazil and America, says the company

Nigeria’s regulator mulls ban on sachets, PET bottles as alcoholic packages

04 March 2019

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Nigeria has unveiled plans of banning the use of sachets and Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles in packaging alcoholic beverages.

MPs ‘turn backs on sugar industry’s problems’

04 March 2019

Fawu’s general secretary Katishi Masemola called for a moratorium on the implementation of the sugar tax because it was killing the sector...

SA's chicken sector could hatch 30 000 jobs, if government bans imports

04 March 2019

Durban - More than 30 000 much-needed jobs could be created if the government blocked chicken imports.That is according to the SA Poultry Association (Sapa), which believes the scrapping of imports would end the crisis in the local chicken industry...

South Africa's 'number one' chips: McCain forced to withdraw claim after Steers fights back

04 March 2019

While McCain Fry Chips may be the frozen chip brand that has the highest sales when compared to other frozen chip brands in South Africa, this was not conveyed in the ads, ARB found.

Distell, Heineken, Pernod Ricard, others enter into good business practice agreement

02 March 2019

South Africa’s alcoholic beverage manufacturers have signed an agreement with the government on good business practices in a bid to improve the business environment, reports Business Report.

Paying the price for animal welfare

02 March 2019

Pressure from consumers has resulted in food businesses delivering year-on-year improvements in their approach to animal welfare. But further progress is being hampered by shopper’s unwillingness to pay a premium.

Animal welfare: are consumers wilfully ignorant?

01 March 2019

Wilful ignorance is when people consciously avoid information. Many studies have documented consumer attitudes toward farm animal welfare, but few have questioned whether people really want to know how farm animals are raised...

China’s Tech Firms Are Mapping Pig Faces

01 March 2019

As a devastating disease afflicts the country’s swine, companies are scrambling to roll out facial and voice recognition and other unproven ways to save them...

Government proposes warning labels for junk food

28 February 2019

South Africans have become more used to quick convenience and junk foods in recent years as the demands of life increase, leaving less time to cook healthy meals. As a result of this, the Department of Health...

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