Latest food news & analysis in Africa

Subscribe via RSSWhat is RSS?

Filter this region by country

Latest Insights

Analysis: S Africa's fledgling gluten-free market

The gluten-free market has taken root quickest in markets in North America and western Europe but manufacturers looking for more business op...

Kellogg eyes long-term benefits of Africa JV

US cereal giant Kellogg announced earlier this week it has entered into a joint venture agreement to step up its presence in Africa. Kellogg...

Why war on child labour in cocoa far from won

The rise in the incidence of child labour in west African cocoa production detailed in last week's report from Tulane University is a disapp...

Child labour in cocoa on rise but some see headway

The report from Tulane University into the use of child labour in cocoa production in Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana, published last week, revealed...

Latest Interviews

The just-food interview: Ian Donald, Nestle Africa 5 Dec 2012

Katy Askew

The importance of expanding in emerging markets is a constant message from Nestle, a company that has one of the industry's largest footprints in the developing world. While Nestle is expanding in high-growth markets like China, the world's largest food group is looking beyond the BRICs as it establishes a presence in every quarter of the globe. In this month's just-food interview, Katy Askew spoke to the chief executive of Nestle's operations in equatorial Africa, Ian Donald, to discover how the company is working to drive long-term growth in the region.

The just-food interview – Sean Murphy, Kraft Foods 31 May 2011

Katy Askew

As it looks to expand international revenues, Kraft Foods has developed a strategy that focuses on building its business in ten "priority markets" around the world. South Africa was recently added to Kraft's emerging markets hit list and, in this month's just-food interview, Katy Humphries spoke to Sean Murphy, MD of Kraft's operations in southern Africa, about the group's plans for growth in the region.

Latest News

South Africa's Highveld Honey acquisition cleared 23 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

Competition authorities in South Africa have approved the acquisition of national honey producer Highveld Honey by South African multi-brand food group Real Foods.

Clover Industries forecasts headline earnings fall 19 Jan 2017

John Shepherd

South African dairy group Clover Industries has forecast lower headline earnings for the six months to 30 December.

Clover Industries takes stake in Olive Pride 16 Jan 2017

Katy Askew

South African dairy group Clover Industries today (16 January) confirmed it will take a 51% stake in local olive supplier Olive Pride.

Clover nears deal on olive firm Olive Pride 20 Dec 2016

Dean Best

Clover Industries is closing on a deal that would see the South Africa-based dairy group invest in olive supplier Olive Pride.

Two deny S. Africa edible oil 'cartel' claims 12 Dec 2016

Dean Best

Two of the South African edible oil companies raided last week in an investigation into price-fixing allegations have denied they have taken part in anti-competitive activity.

Cherkizovo starts poultry meat exports to Angola 12 Dec 2016

John Shepherd

Russian meat group Cherkizovo has dispatched its first shipment of poultry meat to Angola.

just-food homepage

Forgot your password?