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17 Sep 2020
South Africa’s Beverage Industry Insights

Always at the forefront of the latest trends, the marketing experts of flavouring manufacturer Scentium have curated a list of…

South Africa’s Beverage Industry Insights

Always at the forefront of the latest trends, the marketing experts of flavouring manufacturer Scentium have curated a list of some of the most significant trends for beverages in South Africa at the moment. From packaging to flavours, find out what’s in and what’s out in this fast-paced industry. Complete…

22 Jul 2020
Sensient creates new flavours based on its annual Trends of Taste report

Sensient Flavors presents its new collection of ‘Trends to Taste’ flavours. With their sophisticated flavour profile, the new creations are…

Sensient creates new flavours based on its annual Trends of Taste report

Sensient Flavors presents its new collection of ‘Trends to Taste’ flavours. With their sophisticated flavour profile, the new creations are more than just ingredients to excite and delight consumer palates. Based on the eponymous company report on the latest global socio-cultural shifts and trends, they provide inspiration for up-to-date product…

14 May 2020
Tech trading platform improves fresh produce value chain

AgrigateOne has launched a seamless trading platform that integrates all aspects of the fresh produce value chain into an easy…

Tech trading platform improves fresh produce value chain

AgrigateOne has launched a seamless trading platform that integrates all aspects of the fresh produce value chain into an easy to use technology. Technology plays an increasingly important role across all sectors of the global economy. More recently, this has become evident in the efficiencies it can drive in the…

11 Nov 2019
Authentic, locally made foreign food and other trends shaping the food industry

Most retail businesses are feeling the pinch of an economy under pressure as consumers tighten their belts. Yet innovative funders,…

Authentic, locally made foreign food and other trends shaping the food industry

Most retail businesses are feeling the pinch of an economy under pressure as consumers tighten their belts. Yet innovative funders, Merchant Capital are finding an escalating need for funding in this space – a need that signals growth. In fact, the fintech has found that just under 40 per cent…

18 Apr 2019
Women wield the bulk of SA spending power

The purchasing power of South Africa’s 18-million female consumers is undeniable given that 71 per cent of them are responsible…

Women wield the bulk of SA spending power

The purchasing power of South Africa’s 18-million female consumers is undeniable given that 71 per cent of them are responsible for grocery shopping, while 60 per cent are the primary purchaser within South African households making them a force to be reckoned with, in the local retail sector.

10 Sep 2018
Suffer a data breach and lose up to a third of your customers

Astonishing findings from RSA’s recent survey in the UK showed that 28 per cent of customers have elected to boycott…

Suffer a data breach and lose up to a third of your customers

Astonishing findings from RSA’s recent survey in the UK showed that 28 per cent of customers have elected to boycott companies that have been shown to mishandle personal data.

04 Sep 2018
South African shoppers ‘drop’ the basket

It’s no secret that South African shoppers are beset by a storm of rising prices and it seems their shopping…

South African shoppers ‘drop’ the basket

It’s no secret that South African shoppers are beset by a storm of rising prices and it seems their shopping baskets are definitely feeling the pain with the average consumer now hyper aware of what they’re purchasing. As a result, the latest Nielsen Shoppergraphics Report – which looks at shifts…

23 Jul 2018
Online wine retailer poised for growth as e-commerce niche booms globally

South African online shopping trends tend to follow those globally, and with online wine retailers experiencing a boom in sales…

Online wine retailer poised for growth as e-commerce niche booms globally

South African online shopping trends tend to follow those globally, and with online wine retailers experiencing a boom in sales worldwide, the local market is expected to follow suit. In the United States alone, wine retailers experienced online sales growth of wine, beer and liquor by almost 33 per cent…

17 May 2018
Towards 2050: The megatrends to watch

Globalisation, Demographic Shifts, Urbanisation, Climate Change, and Internet Proliferation are the macroeconomic megatrends that will shape the 21st century. They…

Towards 2050: The megatrends to watch

Globalisation, Demographic Shifts, Urbanisation, Climate Change, and Internet Proliferation are the macroeconomic megatrends that will shape the 21st century. They are global, seemingly irreversible forces that have already made an incredible mark on economies and societies, and will continue to do so for the next few decades.

03 May 2018
Eye-popping innovations on display

Milliken Chemical will be showcasing its containers of NX UltraClear polypropylene developed using its Millad NX 8000 clarifier at the…

Eye-popping innovations on display

Milliken Chemical will be showcasing its containers of NX UltraClear polypropylene developed using its Millad NX 8000 clarifier at the upcoming international packaging exhibition, Hispack 2018, in Spain. The event takes place from 8 to 11 May.


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