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National Clean-Up and Recycle Week | Are you making these paper recycling mistakes?

17 September 2021

It is estimated that only 6.1% of metropolitan households in South Africa actively participate in recycling. However, even the most environmentally conscientious people make recycling mistakes. You might even think your home is paperless, so you don’t need to recycle.

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Nestlé CEO on plans to address sustainability concerns of young consumers

14 September 2021

Consumer goods giant Nestlé told CNBC Thursday that concerns about the sustainability of young customers were “off the charts” and had a major impact on purchasing decisions.

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Checkers goes after Woolworths as it opens more high-end stores in South Africa

13 September 2021

Shoprite has published its results for the 53 weeks to 4 July 2021, reporting an 8.1% increase in sales for the period.

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Tiger Brands kicks-off Covid-19 workplace vaccination

09 September 2021

Tiger Brands received the green light from the National Department of Health to run a Covid-19 workplace vaccination programme, paving the way for Africa’s largest food manufacturer to offer employees convenient access to vaccination during work hours.

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UK Government to ban single-use plastic cutlery

01 September 2021

The government has announced plans to ban single-use plastic cutlery, plates and polystyrene cups in England as part of what it calls a "war on plastic".

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Man charged with contaminating goods at supermarkets in west London

27 August 2021

Contaminating food with intent to harm - incident in London causes concern in shoppers.

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Checkers just revealed a shop without tills, run on AI and machine vision

20 August 2021

Checkers on Wednesday revealed it is testing a no-checkout store, of the kind Amazon and others are trying out in other countries.

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RASA request a review of restaurant restrictions

13 August 2021

The RASA is urgently requesting a review by President Ramaphosa and his newly appointed cabinet to consult and furthermore make the responsible decisions to imminently lift the restrictions on our Restaurant Industry.

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EU Recalls Thousands of Food Products Over Ethylene Oxide Concerns

06 August 2021

The European Commission is recalling thousands of food items in several European countries after ethylene oxide was detected in a food additive used in a wide range of products.

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Scientists research turning plastics into protein powder

02 August 2021

Food shortages are worsening around the world. And the plastic pollution crisis continues to intensify. What if there was one solution to both of these problems?

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Compostable packs ‘may allow longer shelf-life’ of vegetables than plastic, studies find

29 July 2021

Compostable packaging could be as effective as conventional plastic and may even outperform it for shelf-life of fresh produce, according to two peer-reviewed studies commissioned by TIPA.

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Food security’s fragile framework

26 July 2021

The violence and looting that paralysed parts of South Africa recently showed the vulnerability of our food supply chain and reminded us that we cannot take food security for granted.

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20 million KOO and Hugo's canned products to be recalled

26 July 2021

Tiger Brands, South Africa's biggest food manufacturer, announced on Monday that it is immediately recalling about 20 million KOO and Hugo's canned vegetable products over safety concerns due to potentially defective cans.

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France to ban the crushing and gassing of male chicks from 2022

21 July 2021

The French Agriculture Minister, Julien Denormandie, has announced that the killing of male chicks by methods of crushing or gassing will be banned from the start of 2022.

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The Shoprite Group gives assurance on stock levels

16 July 2021

As the authorities are restoring stability in pockets of KZN and Gauteng the Shoprite Group is working around the clock to repair and restock looted and damaged stores.

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Pick n Pay adds capacity as online demand soars amid Covid-19

09 July 2021

Retailer Pick 'n Pay said in Gauteng, where the third wave was resulting in more people distancing and isolating, Pick n Pay has increased delivery slots by 65 percent on the platform.

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Timely intervention

18 June 2021

Bethan Grylls interviews Christina Bauer-Plank, Global Brand Vice President at Hellmann’s, to find out how behaviour and technology can play a major role in the food waste battle.

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Overcoming Challenges in Plant-Based Production

17 June 2021

Interest in plant-based foods continues to grow, and companies have quickly rolled out new products to meet consumer demands, but there’s still a long road ahead.

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Behaviour and technology play a major role in the food waste battle

17 June 2021

Bethan Grylls interviews Christina Bauer-Plank, Global Brand Vice President at Hellmann’s, to find out how behaviour and technology can play a major role in the food waste battle.

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Pick n Pay and Fortress co-invest in a super distribution centre development

17 June 2021

Fortress Reit adds one of the largest FMCG distribution centres in Africa to its portfolio.

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