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.
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.
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.