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.
Mama Selestien Moses was awarded Top Achiever of the Year at Clover Mama Afrika’s award ceremony during this year’s annual Smarties Week held at the Ocean Breeze Hotel in Strand, Cape Town. Smarties Week, aptly named for all the ‘smarts’ acquired during the week, allows the Clover Mama Afrika ladies to unite, as they travel from all corners of South Africa to partake in a hands-on training course which provides them with value-added workshops.
Ice-cream market on thin ice
16/08/2017 - 14:36
The global ice-cream market is under pressure, with a dramatic drop in sales as consumers turn to more healthy alternatives. In SA, however, ice cream remains the ‘it’ dessert
Parmalat reports 4.6% decrease in sales volumes
31/07/2017 - 12:42
Italian dairy and food manufacturer Parmalat has reported that the group's sales volumes decreased by 4.6% in the first six months of 2017.
Lindt & Sprüngli sees group sales rise 3.1% in first half
27/07/2017 - 16:15
Confectionery firm Lindt & Sprüngli has posted a group sales increase of 3.1% to CHF 1.55 billion in the first half of its financial year.
Deodorant is always on the shopping list for South Africans
26/07/2017 - 09:07
South Africans are not counting cents when it comes to scents.
Shoppers doing more with less amid recession
17/07/2017 - 12:47
Bath foam and bath salts, along with double-ply tissues, are just some of the items that have fallen off shopping lists as consumers attempt to make their money stretch in the recession.
Few cheers from the market for Clover’s new structure
06/07/2017 - 10:27
Food producer Clover’s share price fell 4% to R16.30 on Thursday morning after it announced it had completed moving control of its milk trading arm to dairy farmers.
Wary consumers in no rush to spend big
20/06/2017 - 12:07
The South African economy has a long history of the tertiary sector (consumption side) being a resilient pillar of growth, but this long, unbroken run was shattered with the release of the GDP figures for the first quarter of the year. The numbers showed that the sector contracted by a full 2% quarter on quarter.
Clover drops after earnings warning
30/05/2017 - 09:38
The company's higher input costs are behind the expected 65% decline.
Organic fruit & veg retail sales in Italy up 28%
17/05/2017 - 10:16
Organic fruit and vegetable sales in the Italian grocery retail channel during March 2017 reached €147 million, up 28% year-on-year.
Consumer aspirations affect retail
12/05/2017 - 13:14
The concept of ‘aspirations’ is not easily defined as each person has their own definition and understanding of the term. However, general consensus points towards improving one’s current state of living and improving the way one lives his or her life as the general definition.