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09 Sep 2020
Six ways Food and Beverage innovation is evolving in the face of COVID-19

ADM has identified six emerging behavioural changes that will power innovation and growth in the months ahead. “Consumers’ attitudes, priorities…

Six ways Food and Beverage innovation is evolving in the face of COVID-19

ADM has identified six emerging behavioural changes that will power innovation and growth in the months ahead. “Consumers’ attitudes, priorities and behaviours are shifting significantly,” says Ana Ferrell, VP of Marketing, ADM. “This evolution is providing a unique opportunity for forward-looking food and beverage companies to bring a suite of…

08 Sep 2020
What are nootropics and why are they worth paying attention to?

Every day, everywhere, more and more people are turning to foods and beverages to boost their memory, focus, attention and…

What are nootropics and why are they worth paying attention to?

Every day, everywhere, more and more people are turning to foods and beverages to boost their memory, focus, attention and energy levels, particularly during the pandemic, to manage their mood and wellbeing. “Over the last few years industry has introduced a new buzzword to describe this space – nootropics –…

18 Aug 2020
Facing facts about the health benefits of CBD

After extensive global research, the facts have finally been separated from the fiction, with numerous uses for the cannabis plant…

Facing facts about the health benefits of CBD

After extensive global research, the facts have finally been separated from the fiction, with numerous uses for the cannabis plant now being given the ‘nod’ of approval. For over 6 000 years, the cannabis plant has been widely used for various medicinal purposes.1 Cannabis 101: some background Cannabis has various…

10 Aug 2020
Rugani vegetable juices recognised as a CANSA Smart Choice

Rugani Vegetable juices have been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Seal of Recognition signifying these juices as…

Rugani vegetable juices recognised as a CANSA Smart Choice

Rugani Vegetable juices have been awarded the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA) Seal of Recognition signifying these juices as a CANSA Smart Choice. Owing to the innovative extraction processes and packaging, no additives (sugar, preservatives or colourants) are used in the production of Rugani’s juices which have a shelf…

05 Jun 2020
BOS launches new range of rooibos-based health shots

BOS Brands, the makers of the much-loved BOS organic rooibos Ice Tea, has launched a new range of functional rooibos-based…

BOS launches new range of rooibos-based health shots

BOS Brands, the makers of the much-loved BOS organic rooibos Ice Tea, has launched a new range of functional rooibos-based health shots. Available in four variants, each 50ml shot is packed with the benefits of brewed organic rooibos, a healthy dose of functional ingredients, and natural fruit juice. Will Battersby,…

22 May 2020
Live microbial strain supplement used in COVID-19 clinical trial

ADM and Hospital Sagunto, one the largest medical centres in the Valencia region, are partnering for a clinical trial into…

Live microbial strain supplement used in COVID-19 clinical trial

ADM and Hospital Sagunto, one the largest medical centres in the Valencia region, are partnering for a clinical trial into the effect of using a food supplement containing live microbial strains to promote gut microbiome balance and help improve health functions related to outcomes for COVID-19 patients in high risk…

15 May 2020
Prepare your workplace for Covid-19

The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented disruption, impacting organisations across the world. We are acutely aware of the gravity…

Prepare your workplace for Covid-19

The Covid-19 global pandemic has triggered unprecedented disruption, impacting organisations across the world. We are acutely aware of the gravity of the situation we find ourselves in as a result. Our workplaces enable us to be productive and economically active, but now pose profound risks to the health and safety…

03 Apr 2020
HPA warns consumers that health supplements may not claim to cure COVID-19

The Health Products Association of Southern Africa (HPA) is distancing itself from any company and/or marketer which may make irresponsible…

HPA warns consumers that health supplements may not claim to cure COVID-19

The Health Products Association of Southern Africa (HPA) is distancing itself from any company and/or marketer which may make irresponsible and/or unproven claims (those claims which have no scientific basis) that certain health and wellness products could cure the coronavirus (COVID-19). The HPA represents the majority of the Health, Wellness,…

12 Aug 2019
No- and low- alcohol beers trend worldwide

Increasing numbers of adult drinkers around the world are passing up on their traditional alcoholic beverages as trends show a…

No- and low- alcohol beers trend worldwide

Increasing numbers of adult drinkers around the world are passing up on their traditional alcoholic beverages as trends show a shift to the no- and low-alcohol beer (Nablab) categories.

26 Oct 2018
Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball join Real Foods

Kevin Hedderwick, the former Famous Brands group chief executive has joined the Real Foods board as group strategic director. Antony…

Kevin Hedderwick and Antony Ball join Real Foods

Kevin Hedderwick, the former Famous Brands group chief executive has joined the Real Foods board as group strategic director. Antony Ball, the former co-founder, CEO and major shareholder of Brait, a leader in the private equity industry in SA, has also joined the Real Foods board as of 1 October…


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