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.
Food prices dip in October
05/11/2018 - 13:37
International food commodity prices dipped in October, as falling dairy, meat and vegetable oils prices more than offset a surge in sugar prices, according to the United Nations.
What Nestlé’s attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design
05/11/2018 - 09:12
For many people there is something irresistible about chocolate. But in the hungry rush to make it part of our bodies there is a missed opportunity to meditate on the different gestural experiences chocolate affords.
Russia's love affair with chocolate lifts global demand for cocoa
05/10/2018 - 15:43
Swiss chocolate maker Barry Callebaut says Russia has long been the number two chocolate market after the US, and demand started to pick up in 2017 after the rouble stabilised.
Sugar content in UK yoghurts “well above” recommended levels
02/10/2018 - 08:33
The sugar content of the majority of yoghurts sold in the UK is “well above” recommended sugar levels, according to research conducted by online journal BMJ Open.
SA chocolate wins international award
26/09/2018 - 12:07
South Africa’s very own 100% African chocolate, Afrikoa, recently won at the International Great Taste Awards 2018.
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.