Chalmar Beef recognised for food safety

Following two rigorous audits conducted by Procert during 2016 and the first quarter of 2017, Chalmar Beef achieved its “Food Safety System Certification” (FSSC...

Meat drives up SA’s food inflation

Last month’s slight uptick in South Africa’s food inflation mirrors the tail-end effects of the 2015-2016 El Niño induced drought in the livestock sector....

Barloworld Equipment celebrates 90 years in SA

Barloworld Equipment, the South African distributor of US-based construction equipment manufacturer Caterpillar’s products, was established in 1927. The company celebrates its 90th birthday this...

New research station to empower Nigerian farmers

The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) has unveiled a new research station in Ago-Owu in Osun state, Nigeria, as part of efforts to...

Vrystaatse RPO kyk gebalanseerd na landbou

Die Vrystaat Rooivleisprodusente-organisasie (RPO) het op 15 Junie 2017 ’n baie goed gebalanseerde kongres by Leopards and Lace in Bloemfontein gehou. Die tema was:...

EU bans ‘milk’ on labels of plant-based products

EU Producers using the term ‘milk’ to market purely plant-based products have been forced to rebrand as the EU Court of Justice confirmed a...

Kommer oor Zimbabwiese werkpermitte

In ’n verklaring wat deur die Limpopo Landbouforum uitgereik is, word kommer uitgespreek oor die impak wat veral Zimbabwiese werkpermitte wat teen einde Desember...

Climate advisory for the 2017 winter season

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries shares the following in their 2017 Winter Climate Advisory. The focus is on improvement of conditions in...

Fresh Connections around the corner

The Produce Marketing Association (PMA) Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference & Trade Show is taking place on 16-17 August 2017 in Cape Town. This...

Rooibos Limited faces competition prosecution

Following an investigation into Rooibos Limited, initiated after a complaint from a local producer and several other actions, the Competition Commission has now approached...
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