Ag not confident about business conditions

After hovering above the 50-points mark over the past five quarters, the Agbiz/IDC Agribusiness Confidence Index declined by five points to 49 in the...

Policy interventions essential to agricultural output

The world increasingly needs more food to meet the demand of a fast-growing population.  According to a recent World Economic Forum (WEF) report, we...

Afgri heads back to poultry business

Afgri is re-entering the poultry business through its subsidiary Philafrica Foods in a 50-50 joint venture in northern Mozambique. Afgri divested itself of its...

NWK se nuwe finansiële beampte aangekondig

Nog ʼn sleutelpos in die nuwe uitvoerende bestuurspan van NWK is gevul met die aanstelling van Pieter Kleingeld (42) as hoof-finansiële beampte. Hy het...

NWK announces new CFO

Another key position in the new executive management team of NWK was filled with the appointment of Pieter Kleingeld (42) as chief financial officer....

Astral headline earnings per share to increase

Further to the general trading update issued on 20 September 2017 which indicated a year-on-year improvement of at least 65% in both earnings per...

African Rainbow Capital invests in Subtropico

African Rainbow Capital Investments (“ARC”) has acquired 25.1% in agricultural investment holding company Subtropico. “We are delighted to partner with ARC and look forward...

Distell positioned for acquisitions

The pending collapse of the Distell control structure should help the drinks company to enjoy the sort of rating analysts and shareholders say has...

R32m boost for dairy trust

A partnership of 15 years between black and white dairy farmers in Kouga has received a welcome R32m boost from the government in the...

SA food products price inflation decelerates to 1.9% y/y

Food products price inflation decelerated to 1.9% year-on-year (y/y) in August 2017, from 3.3% y/y in July 2017. Unlike the previous months, where this...