Nearly 5000 learners in five disadvantaged schools in KwaZulu-Natal will receive a healthy breakfast every school day as Pioneer Foods this week rolled out its schools breakfast nutrition programme in the province. The programme already feeds more than 21 000 learners throughout 25 schools in the Western Cape, Northern Cape, Limpopo, North West and the Free State.
[Cape Town – 17 October 2016] For Pioneer Foods, breakfast is not just about getting the day started, it’s about giving children from families battling to put food on the table the nutrition they need to make it through the school day. This is why Pioneer is feeding 21 450 children daily in five provinces with its School Breakfast Nutrition Programme launched just last year.
Pioneer Foods, leading South African FMCG company, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Streamfoods Limited for a purchase consideration of GBP7.5 million. Streamfoods Holdings Limited is wholly owned by the Wellness Group of companies.
Cape Town June 30- One of South Africa’s leading food companies, Pioneer Foods, is making its mark in the United Kingdom with the official opening of their new Bokomo UK facility in Orton Southgate, England in June 2016.
Ceres Fruit Growers sustainability efforts bear fruit
27/02/2017 - 14:29
The sustainability efforts of one of the largest employers in the area, Ceres Fruit Growers, is bearing fruit saving the environment and the bottom line in the process.
eBay to cut 7 percent of workforce - USA
23/01/2015 - 10:22
E-commerce giant eBay will slash 2 400 jobs - seven percent of its workforce - in the current quarter as it restructures and prepares to spin off its PayPal finance unit, it said Wednesday.
Pioneer profit up as PepsiCo contract ends
25/11/2014 - 11:16
Johannesburg - Pioneer Food said profit rose 35 percent as the South African company recovered from a 2013 write-down of the poultry unit it spun off.
Food Lover’s Market – 3000 food products under the same roof at Bagatelle, Mauritius
25/11/2011 - 09:30
The opening of Food Lover’s Market took place at Bagatelle Mall of Mauritius in October 2011.
SA to ban bisphenol A in baby bottles
15/07/2011 - 09:41
This news escaped FSA's radar at the time... on March 25, 2011, the Department of Health issued a draft regulation to ban the use of bisphenol A (BPA) in baby bottles. Draft regulation (R249) under the Foodstuffs, Cosmetics and Disinfectants Act, 1972, aims to prohibit "The Manufacturing, Importation, Exportation And Sale Of Polycarbonate Infant Feeding Bottles Containing Bisphenol A". Interesed parties had three months (to June 25) to submit comments.