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First World Bee Day celebrated in May

On the first World Bee Day, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) urged countries and individuals to do more to protect bees...

FAO and ICA sign new strategic partnership

The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) and FAO renewed their partnership, paving the way for more joint efforts to enable smallholder and small-scale family farmers...

Global food trade must focus on nutrition over cost

Global trade in food is essential for all countries, but the world's trade and regulation rulebook needs to be rebooted with an eye to...

Experts to review VAT zero-rated items announced

A panel of experts will review and consider expanding the list of 19 basic food items that are VAT zero-rated, in light of the...

Pressure on consumer warrants food credit

Pick n Pay says it has granted R1 billion for its credit cards facility which was launched last year, in a scheme that allows...

SA food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation further decelerates

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation decelerated to 3.5% in March 2018, from 3.9% in the previous month (February). This is the lowest level since...

Should lab-grown meat be labelled as meat?

This article was originally published on The Conversation.com. Click here to read the original article. Australian regulators will soon be faced with a challenge:...

Why is poultry not a zero-rated basic foodstuff?

Chris Schutte, CEO of Astral Foods Limited (Astral) states that, “Government recently increased the level at which value added tax (VAT) is charged after...

SA food and non-alcoholic price inflation decelerates

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation has been on a downward trend since mid-2017, following a robust output from the agricultural sector. In January 2018,...

Do you have a Thought For Food to feed the planet?

Thought For Food (TFF) is a global movement which aims to bring innovative thinkers, between the ages of 18 and 35 together to find...