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.
Potato Prices in south Africa set to spike
October 25, 2016
The price of potatoes in South Africa is expected to increase in the next four weeks – and there is a chance of even more hikes in December.
Franch Fry manufacturer Lambert's Bay Foods acquired by Famous Brands
May 26, 2016
In South Africa, Famous Brands has acquired 100% of the business of Lamberts Bay Foods, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Oceana Group Limited (Oceana) manufacturing frozen french fries.
Blemishes of Table Potatoes: Common Biotic Causes
March 23, 2016
Potato tubers are affected by a number of blemishes, which can cause severe economic losses. This 'Focus on Potato' presentation by Jacquie van der Waals, Professor at the University of Pretoria in South Africa can serve as a guide for growers and others in the potato industry to help with identification of these blemishes.
Krunch potato chips has to change logo and packaging after complaint by Simba
February 10, 2016
The Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa (ASA) partially upheld Simba’s complaint against Krunch potato chips