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Outgoing chief executive hails the potato growers of South Africa
November 10, 2020
Dr. André Jooste, an agricultural economist who joined Potatoes South Africa eight years ago as chief executive officer, is leaving the organization at the end of the month for personal reasons.
Heat and Control established a dedicated team and office in Cape Town, South Africa in 1992.
November 10, 2020
Key Technology, Inc. and Heat and Control Pty Ltd. announce an extension of their existing strategic partnership, supporting customers in Australia, New Zealand and India, to now include the region of South Africa and Sub-Saharan.
South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months
October 23, 2020
Since mid-June, potato prices have been on average 46% higher than in the same period last year. In four months, the average market price of a 10kg
bag has rocketed from below R35 to R83.
World Potato Congress Inc. Webinar: 'Above and Below Ground: Diseases threatening sustainable potato production'
October 21, 2020
The World Potato Congress is pleased to be beginning its Fall webinar series on November 12, 2020, with Professor Jacquie van der Waals from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.
Scotts Sends its First Evolution to South Africa Following Canadian Recommendation
August 05, 2020
A UK manufacturer of vegetable harvesting and handling machinery has supplied its first to order to South Africa thanks to a recommendation from a Canadian company. Scotts Precision Manufacturing has sent one of its Evolution separators to Bestbier South Africa after Allan Equipment in Canada recommended the unique machine.
TOMRA's new regional headquarters in Johannesburg shows its commitment to Africa
March 06, 2020
TOMRA has opened new regional headquarters in Johannesburg to strengthen its commitment to customers in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania.
The long, hard road to profiting from potatoes
January 10, 2020
For as long as Monique Vlok can remember, her father, Frans, produced vegetables on rented land near Citrusdal. When the company he worked for was bought out, he took his package and in 2003 cashed in all his investments to buy the farm Valskuil.
PepsiCo Targets African Growth With Offer To Acquire Pioneer Foods
July 22, 2019
PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) ("PepsiCo") today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire all the outstanding shares of Pioneer Foods Group Ltd.
Matthew Walters to lead tna's African operations
March 13, 2019
Food processing and packaging solutions provider tna has appointed Matthew Walters as branch manager to head up its African operations.
McCain Foods South Africa can't claim they are 'SA's NO.1 Chip'
February 28, 2019
McCain Foods South Africa claims in this advert that it produces the country's 'number one' chip. However, the Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) told them to remove the ads with immediate effect because the claim is simply not true.
Potato supplier HZPC and its distributor Wesgrow charged by South African Competition Commission
April 10, 2017
South Africa’s competition watchdog (Competition Commission South Africa) has charged the Dutch seed potato breeder HZPC Holland B.V. and its exclusive South African distributor Wesgrow Potatoes for anti-competitve conduct for the exclusive supply of the variety Mondial.
Light popped snacks pose a challenge for multi-head weighers
December 18, 2016
South African snacks manufacturer Nibbly Bits has reduced product giveaway by as much as 35% following the installation of an Ishida multihead weigher.
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