Sifiso Ntombela

As people work and exercise at home, they change their behaviour, altering the type of food and packaging demanded as well as the way it's distributed, says Sifiso Ntombela.


Sa Wine Producers ‘fearful And Frustrated’, Losing R300 Million Per Week

South African wine producers are said to be "fearful and frustrated" due to the ban on alcohol sales during lockdown.



Restrictions on the sale of alcohol have cut into Distell sales over the past six weeks.


Winemakers Turn To Zoom Tastings To Survive Lockdown

It’s a scene playing out around the world, from California to Cape Town.


Watch: Will Global Food Prices Rise?

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted global food supplies and is causing labour shortages in agriculture worldwide. Will that lead to a rise in prices?


Already Losing R175m Per Week In Lost Exports, Alcohol Transport Ban Hits Wine Producers Hard

Marketing body Wines of South Africa says some producers had to cancel the transport of wine shipments to ports.

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All Bars, Shebeens And Some Restaurants In South Africa To Close At 18:00 To Contain The Spread Of Coronavirus

The South African government has just introduced strict new measures to contain the spread of the coronavirus. 


Aggressive Price Cuts From Competitors Hit Owner Of Bakers Biscuits And Five Roses

Food and beverage company AVI battled with a tough trading environment and load shedding which cost its headline earnings.

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Rise Of The Virgin Drinks

Since launching the world’s first non-alcoholic gin and tonic, South African brand The Duchess has been cashing in on the growing demand for non-alcoholic and low-calorie drinks.


Higher Value, Healthier Drinks On Sa’s Menu

Millennials, urbanites and women are driving new drinking habits – ?ranging from premium wine selections to opting for craft and health drinks.

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