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.
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.
Astral rewards shareholders generously
14/05/2018 - 13:33
Poultry producer Astral Foods rewarded its shareholders handsomely, as the cycle in the industry turned in its favour, boosting its earnings markedly in the six months to end-March.
Producer inflation drops in March, with total cost of food production falling 1.2%
03/05/2018 - 14:13
Farm and factory gate inflation, as measured by the annual change in the producer price index (PPI), decelerated to 3.7% in March from 4.2% in February.
FMCG suppliers neglecting the importance of the last 50 yards in the shopper journey
01/05/2018 - 12:02
Too many FMCG suppliers still fail to understand the difference between the consumer and the target shopper, neglect the importance of the last 50 yards in the shopper journey and, as a result, are missing out on shopper conversion opportunities at the point of purchase.
Study finds Americans waste 150 000 tons of food per day
19/04/2018 - 11:10
Recent study findings reveal Americans waste nearly 150 000 tons of food per day, amounting to about 422g per person, and fruits and vegetables are mostly what gets tossed.
Nestle launches new chocolate bar using sugar-reduction technology
28/03/2018 - 08:49
The food giant Nestle unveiled its first chocolate bar that showcases the company's new sugar reduction technology.
Woolworths’ cheese makes history with two SA Dairy Product of the Year Awards in a row
26/03/2018 - 10:47
Parmalat’s 10-months Mature Gouda, made especially for Woolworths, was crowned the South African Dairy Product of the Year for the second year in a row at the Agri-Expo Qualité Awards Gala Dinner on 23 March 2018 at GrandWest. This achievement is a first for the SA Dairy Championships, celebrating its 185th year of existence.
Asda launches first ‘Free From’ chocolate bunny for Easter
22/03/2018 - 14:14
Asda has introduced its first new Free From Choc Easter Bunny, becoming the first supermarket to introduce a vegan, gluten, wheat and dairy free bunny to the UK market.
Chicken sales continue to rise as world demand grows
19/03/2018 - 14:02
Demand for chicken meat is showing no signs of declining, as poultry overtakes red meat consumption in markets around the world – including the United States and South Africa.
Astral pushes for VAT free chicken
16/03/2018 - 09:40
Chicken should be exempt from value added tax (VAT), poultry producer Astral said in a media release.