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.
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.
Premier Foods agrees deal with Mondelēz to renew Cadbury marketing license
08/05/2017 - 13:06
Premier Foods has revealed an agreement with Mondelēz International to renew the company’s licence to produce and market Cadbury branded goods in new potential markets in the likes of China, India and Japan.
Weetabix sale puts it back in cereal pack
19/04/2017 - 09:53
London/Shanghai/New York — US company Post Holdings is buying Weetabix from China’s Bright Food Group for £1.4bn, putting the British breakfast favourite back into the hands of a cereal company.
Strategic omnichannel makeover for winning over Millennials
03/04/2017 - 13:24
Millennials are the nation’s largest living generation — 75.4 million vs. 74.9 million baby-boomers per the 2016 census — and a purchasing powerhouse poised to explode. Because technology is at the epicentre of everything millennials do — how they communicate, socialise and shop — this first generation of digital natives has outstripped most retailers’ ability to engage with them. Modern retailing is at a critical crossroads, having to reconcile this unprecedented demographic shift with an across-the-board change in how technology is used within the shopping experience.
Cadbury warns Brexit may cause chocolate bars to shrink
28/03/2017 - 10:33
First it was the shrinking of the Toblerone bar. Now, Cadbury's has announced that it has to pare down the size of its chocolate or raise prices, after Brexit.
Next generation consumer classification system for improved customer engagement
16/03/2017 - 14:29
New market segmentation, ‘Mosaic’, offers a common customer language to define and engage consumers with relevancy
Clover caught between drought and embattled consumers
01/03/2017 - 09:22
Dairy products group says rising raw milk prices and constrained consumers put it under pressure during the first half of its financial year.