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Swine fever sending pork prices higher

22 May 2019

Pork lovers worldwide are wincing at prices that have jumped up to 40 percent as African swine fever in China's vast pig herds sends shockwaves through global meat markets.

How Industry 4.0 Affects Food Safety and Quality Management

22 May 2019

A look at how more efficient capturing methods and analysis can improve data-driven decision making.

German and Italian police break up gang behind fake extra virgin olive oil conspiracy

22 May 2019

An international operation coordinated by Europol has resulted in the dismantling of an organised criminal network behind the fraudulent sale of huge quantities of counterfeit extra virgin olive oil in Germany and Italy.

Be an eco-preneur and reap benefits of attracting more investors

21 May 2019

Businesses with well-rounded sustainability strategies are more attractive to investors and funders, according to a recent study.Therefore it is beneficial for entrepreneurs to look at ways they can become “ecopreneurs” - business owners whose businesses are not only driven by pr

Food justice is a pipe dream without tackling industry

21 May 2019

The lack of access to healthy food is both a cause and a symptom of the structural inequalities that exist in South Africa and slow progress in introducing stricter regulations for the food industry, Healthy Living Alliance’s Lawrence Mbalati writes.

Krispy Kreme is coming to Cape Town

20 May 2019

Krispy Kreme is coming to Cape Town. The saying goes, when one door closes another one opens and Cape Town doughnut lovers have some sugary goodness on the horizon.

The selfish case for saving bees: it’s how to save ourselves

20 May 2019

These crucial pollinators keep our world alive. Yes, they are under threat – but all is not lost. When I see a bee buzzing around my garden or in the park in early spring, I get a real thrill from being able to identify her.

New table grape varieties lifting sales and boosting category in South African market, says Freshmark

20 May 2019

Tania Van Der Merwe, National Procurement Buyer of Stone fruit, Grapes and Exotic Fruit at Freshmark – the fresh produce procurement arm of leading African food retailer Shoprite – said that the introduction of numerous proprietary varieties is having a positive impact on sales a

Why the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment

17 May 2019

From now, house style guide recommends terms such as ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’

Strategizing Food Safety

16 May 2019

Food safety at convenience stores starts with clean hands and proper hold times, but employee training and best-practice habits are crucial to success

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