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.
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.
Clover’s drive towards more than just milk
07/03/2018 - 11:42
Clover industries’ operating margins took a positive turn with the group taking a shot at adding more products into its market, which is proving to be welcomed by South African consumers.
Dr. Oetker and Molkerei Gropper set to form joint venture
01/03/2018 - 10:34
Dr. Oetker and Bavarian dairy group Molkerei Gropper have announced they will form a joint venture company in order to increase production capacity for their respective markets.
Nestle Nigeria invests $11.4m to open new beverage plant
21/02/2018 - 16:22
Nestlé Nigeria has opened a new beverage production plant in Ogun state, Nigeria, following an NGN 4.1 billion ($11.4 million) investment.
Food trends could drive production decisions
14/02/2018 - 11:01
The agricultural sector is about producing, processing and marketing food and fibre to consumers. Although the natural fibre side of agriculture should never be neglected, the largest portion of the sector remains the production of various food products.
Häagen-Dazs releases new ice cream flavour for Valentine’s Day
12/02/2018 - 10:30
Ice cream company Häagen-Dazs has launched a new limited-edition Cherry Blossom ice cream for the UK market in the run-up to Valentine’s Day.
Lindt & Sprüngli invests $32m in Olten cocoa mass facility
02/02/2018 - 13:28
Lindt & Sprüngli has announced it will invest CHF 30 million ($32 million) to expand the production capacity of its cocoa mass factory in Olten, Switzerland.
Produce marketers should focus on emotion rather than health benefits
01/02/2018 - 09:24
Focusing on happiness rather than health benefits could help marketers sell more fruits and vegetables, according to University of Pennsylvania behavioural scientist Jason Riis.
Basson takes up nonexecutive role at dairy group Clover
16/01/2018 - 10:48
Whitey Basson is back in the driving seat months after his exit from Shoprite, accepting an offer to become an independent nonexecutive director of JSE-listed dairy group Clover.
Chocolate sales in Portugal to surpass €200 million in 2017
06/12/2017 - 14:41
Chocolate sales in Portugal are set to exceed €200 million in 2017, representing growth of between 3% and 5% on 2016, according to Associação dos Industriais de Chocolates e Confeitaria (Association of Chocolatiers and Confectioners).