Amid one of the fastest growing tourism regions in South Africa, Ciro Beverage Solutions (Ciro) will open an additional training centre at its new showroom in Nelspruit to demonstrate its commitment to the burgeoning local coffee market.
Five Roses Tea were recently RAKnominated by Shoprite to do their part in the community and show what they can do as a Random Act of Kindness (RAKNomination).
This summer Freshpak Rooibos tea decided to crack the code to summer refreshment by creating a through the line PR & media campaign around the ice-tea concept that was exciting, impactful and innovative.
With summer’s return comes a fresh new focus on wellness, as we prepare for a fit and healthy holiday season! In anticipation of warmer days and healthier ways, Freshpak, the market leader in Rooibos Tea, began unveiling their new packaging for their Wellness and Baby Teas in mid-October.
Nespresso in new sustainable aluminium pledge for coffee pods
19/11/2018 - 14:39
Nestlé’s Nespresso brand will commit exclusively to responsibly sourced and certified aluminium for its coffee capsules after the company agreed to a new partnership.
Jacobs Douwe Egberts launches sustainability project in Vietnam
13/07/2018 - 08:24
Jacobs Douwe Egbert’s (JDE) has partnered with the Louis Dryfus Company (LDC) and Syngenta to launch a new sustainability project which aims to reduce the impact of climate change on coffee production in Vietnam.
Rooibos tea now a popular staple on Starbucks’ UK menus
09/05/2018 - 10:42
The South Africa Rooibos Council expressed delight that homegrown Rooibos is now part of the international coffee shop chain Starbucks’ spring menu.
Nestle to pay $7.15 billion to Starbucks in coffee tie-up
07/05/2018 - 08:56
Nestle is set to pay Starbucks $7.15 billion as part of a global coffee alliance in which the Swiss-based food giant is getting the rights to market the U.S. coffee company’s products around the world outside Starbucks’ coffee shops.
SA's instant coffee market sees bitter war for market share
13/03/2018 - 09:58
Nescafé, Ricoffy and Frisco are at war – which means cheaper prices for instant coffee drinkers.
African coffee output may almost double in five years as farming improves
15/02/2018 - 14:33
African coffee output could almost double in the next five years as some countries boost plantings and make farming more productive, according to the African Fine Coffees Association.
Twinings invests to improve lives of tea workers in India
14/02/2018 - 15:51
Associated British Foods-owned Twinings has announced a further five years of funding for its partnership with Unicef, with the aim of enhancing the lives of children and women living on tea estates in Assam, in north-east India.
Co-op unveils biodegradable tea bags in a bid to reduce plastic pollution
01/02/2018 - 08:47
British supermarket The Co-op has unveiled a fully biodegradable paper tea bag, which it says “could save nine tonnes of plastic every year from being dumped into household rubbish and compost collections”.
Nestle, Cuba lay first stone for $55 million coffee and biscuit factory
29/11/2017 - 10:26
Cuba and Swiss firm Nestle laid the first stone of a $55 million coffee and biscuits factory joint venture in the Mariel special development zone, the latest major foreign investment in the Communist-run island.
World's biggest black-tea exporter targets 20% output growth
03/07/2017 - 16:29
Nairobi - Kenya, the world’s biggest exporter of black tea, expects production of the leaves to rise by about 20% by the end of the decade, as farmers harvest from new bushes, according to the industry regulator.
SA Rooibos Council defends member, Rooibos Ltd
23/06/2017 - 13:51
On Friday, the South African Rooibos Council (SARC) defended one of its members against allegations of wrongdoing after the Competition Commission accused the company of abusing its market dominance.
Rooibos Limited guilty of abuse of dominance
20/06/2017 - 10:31
Rooibos Limited, which describes itself as the "preferred supplier" of rooibos tea, has been charged with abuse of dominance by the Competition Commission and faces an administrative penalty equal to 10% of its annual turnover.
Rooibos helps AVI brew up solid results
07/03/2017 - 08:29
Groceries fare well but Green Cross is still struggling
Brexit weighs on SA trade ties
15/06/2016 - 11:30
Johannesburg - The UK’s possible exit from the EU could prompt a renegotiation of the recently signed EU-Southern African Development Community (SADC) Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), Willemien Viljoen, a researcher at Trade Law Centre, said yesterday.
Get ready for Starbucks drive-through's in South Africa
25/05/2016 - 14:33
Starbucks SA brand owner, Taste Holdings, is basking in the warm response the coffee chain has had since its local launch in April – and has detailed its plans for the franchise moving forward.
Cape Town to get first Dunkin’ Donuts outlet
29/01/2016 - 11:31
This country’s first Dunkin’ Donuts store will open in Cape Town by late June.
Starbucks is coming to SA
15/07/2015 - 13:56
Starbucks, the world’s largest coffee chain, will soon open stores across South Africa after the New York Stock Exchange-listed company signed a licence agreement with Taste Holdings, the South African management group.
Zimbabwean agro-industrial company, Arniston Holdings Limited, posts profit
14/01/2014 - 08:27
HARARE - Agro-industrial company Ariston Holdings Limited (Ariston) posted a $2,4 million after tax profit in the year to September 2013 spurred largely by rehabilitation of its farming assets.
Rooibos prices to rise by 15%
06/12/2013 - 09:24
Johannesburg - The price of Rooibos tea will rise by 15% from January next year because of supply constraints and growing demand, producer Rooibos Limited said on Tuesday.
Rooibos protection one step closer
12/09/2013 - 15:09
Cape Town - The publication of rules governing the use of the name Rooibos is a first step in preventing its misuse and achieving international protection for the iconic South African plant, said the South African Rooibos Council.
Research to drive rooibos exports
13/07/2012 - 08:10
Cape Town - A R1.2m international grant fund on rooibos export competitiveness secured by the South African Rooibos Council is aimed to drive exports of the indigenous herbal tea.
Nestlé Forecasts Higher 2012 Earnings After Sales Beat Analysts’ Estimates
16/02/2012 - 09:42
Nestle SA (NESN), the world’s biggest food company, reported 2011 sales growth that beat analysts’ estimates and forecast higher 2012 earnings as it introduces products such as the Nescafe Alegria coffee maker.
Sugar, coffee rise
18/01/2012 - 10:22
Arabica coffee futures on ICE rose on Tuesday, boosted by a softer dollar and increased risk appetite following better-than-expected Chinese economic growth data.
Cocoa hovers near 8-week high
13/01/2012 - 08:21
Cocoa futures on ICE hovered below an 8-week high on Thursday, as the market consolidated after this week's steep rally fuelled by a slowdown in port arrivals in top producer Ivory Coast.
Coffee Supply Crunch Spurring Rebound After Folgers Price Cut: Commodities
23/11/2011 - 10:19
Coffee’s biggest slump in three years may be ending as weather damages crops from Colombia to Indonesia, reducing U.S. inventories to the lowest since 2000 just as Kraft Foods Inc. and J.M. Smucker Co. cut prices.
Rooibos prices expected to rise
23/11/2011 - 09:29
Insufficient crop production due to below-average rainfall is expected to push up prices of rooibos tea during the festive season
Caturra Coffee Company offers 100% compostable packaging
21/07/2011 - 08:58
Caturra Coffee Company allies with Natureflex™ films to offer 100% compostable packaging to FMCG and the Horeca Industry
Vietnam coffee prices hit all-time high -traders
04/05/2011 - 11:45
Vietnamese robusta coffee prices rose nearly 3% on domestic markets in the past week to an all-time high of 50 million dong ($2424) a tonne on Wednesday, tracking gains in London robusta futures markets, traders said.