Being at the end of the food chain, retailers have the final responsibility to ensure perishable products sold to the consumer are safe and meet their quality requirements.
Since 1834, Agri-Expo has been involved in the South African Dairy Industry and have been promoting dairy excellence with the annual South African Dairy Championships. They have been judging dairy for almost as long as Clover has been producing it.
New consumer trends are continuously emerging and the retail market is changing fast. More than ever, these factors are driving product and service providers to consider their offering and incessantly strive for product development and innovation.
Impairments push Clover into a full-year loss
12/09/2018 - 13:07
Consumer goods and products producer Clover swung to a loss in the year to end-June, as the sudden resignations of the CEO and chair of Dairy Farmers of SA (DFSA) forced the group to write down the R439m revolving credit facility it had extended to the subsidiary.
Dr. Oetker acquires cake decorating company Wilton Brands
12/09/2018 - 09:20
Dr. Oetker has acquired US-based cake decorating business Wilton Brands from TowerBrook Capital Partners for an undisclosed sum.
Mondelēz International releases updated pack sizes of Toblerone
27/08/2018 - 09:38
Mondelēz International has unveiled new pack sizes of Toblerone in the UK as it celebrates 110 years of the Swiss chocolate brand.
Clover’s earnings to rocket
13/08/2018 - 09:41
Clover’s share price climbed 4.11% after it said it expected a threefold increase in full-year headline earnings per share.
Food and grocery price increases in South Africa: 2017 vs 2018
03/08/2018 - 10:15
Annual food inflation has continued to slow despite April’s rise in value-added tax (VAT), and some food items are actually cheaper than they were a year ago.
Lindt & Sprüngli invests $201m to expand US chocolate plant
26/07/2018 - 10:04
Chocolate producer Lindt & Sprüngli has announced that it will invest CHF 200 million ($201 million) to expand its chocolate production facility in Stratham, New Hampshire.
Golden rules for creating memorable customer experiences
13/07/2018 - 09:00
Customer experience is the one thing that will create an emotional connection between brand and consumer.
Nestlé Mossel Bay factory goes drought-friendly by extracting water from milk
18/06/2018 - 13:34
A milk factory in Mossel Bay has revolutionised its production processes by switching to an approach that will nearly eliminate its reliance on municipal water.
EU plans ban on plastic straws and other single-use plastics
30/05/2018 - 13:54
Single-use plastic products such as straws and drink stirrers may be banned across much of Europe under proposals put forward by the European Union (EU).
Nestlé to launch global children’s nutrition programme
18/05/2018 - 14:19
Nestlé has announced that it has launched a new children’s nutrition programme, which will aim to reformulate the company’s products in order to make them more nutritious.