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New Potatoes South Africa awareness campaign highlights resilience, optimism of unsung industry heroes

New Potatoes South Africa awareness campaign highlights resilience

April 27, 2021
Potatoes South Africa (PSA) has launched a bold new awareness campaign in a bid to create perspective about the resilience and performance of the potato industry’s stakeholders in the country, especially in the context of South Africa recently marking the one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 disruption.
Willie Jacobs appointed as CEO of Potatoes South Africa (PSA)

Willie Jacobs appointed as CEO of Potatoes South Africa (PSA)

February 01, 2021
Willie Jacobs took over the leadership of Potatoes Potatoes South Africa (PSA) as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) after Dr. André Jooste, who as part of his career planning, left the organization after 9 years.
Heat and Control established a dedicated team and office in Cape Town, South Africa in 1992.

Key Technology and Heat and Control Form Strategic Partnership in South Africa and Sub-Saharan

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.
Outgoing chief executive hails the potato growers of South Africa

André Jooste is leaving Potatoes 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.
South Africa Has Seen a Massive Surge in Potato Prices in Recent Months

Why South Africa Potato Prices Exploded by 140% in Just Four 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'

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.
PepsiCo Targets African Growth With Offer To Acquire Pioneer Foods

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.
McCain Foods South Africa can't claim they are 'SA's NO.1 Chip'

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

Potato supplier HZPC and its distributor Wesgrow Seed Potatoes are charged by the 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.
Franch Fry manufacturer Lambert's Bay Foods acquired by Famous Brands

French 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.

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