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Tracy Hancock

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Monsanto to extend confined field trial permits

29th July 2016 Agriculture company Monsanto has applied to extend the confined field trial (CFT) permits of three genetically improved maize products involved in CFTs in four provinces across South Africa. A decision expected prior to the start of the country’s planting season, which takes place around October. 

AB InBev raises offer for SABMiller

26th July 2016 Multinational beverage and brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) has made a revised and final offer for the entire issued and to be issued share capital of JSE-listed SABMiller. This development follows a July 22 conversation between SABMiller’s chairperson and that of AB InBev on the... 

Details of proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages published

22nd July 2016 National Treasury published a policy paper and proposals on the taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) for public comment earlier this month. “Fiscal interventions such as taxes are increasingly recognised as effective complementary tools to help tackle the problem of negative externalities... 

Zambia Sugar commissions $80m capacity expansion project

22nd July 2016 Zambia’s largest sugar producer, Zambia Sugar, commissioned its more than $80-million Product Alignment and Refinery (PAAR) project at its Mazabuka-based Nakambala factory on Wednesday on time and within budget. The PAAR project spoke to the long-term confidence that Zambia Sugar, supported by... 

Famous Brands looks to capitalise on tomato paste shortage

15th July 2016 JSE-listed Famous Brands plans to capitalise on the tomato paste shortage in South Africa through its acquisition of a tomato paste manufacturing plant, Cape Concentrate, in the Coega precinct, in the Eastern Cape, for an undisclosed amount. Funded from cash reserves, the acquisition was in line... 

Proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages published

8th July 2016 National Treasury published a policy paper and proposals on the taxation of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) for public comment on Friday. The problem of obesity had grown over the past 30 years in South Africa, resulting in the country being ranked the most obese country in sub-Saharan Africa. 

Zambia Sugar commissions $80m capacity expansion project

6th July 2016 Zambia’s largest sugar producer, Zambia Sugar, commissioned its more than $80-million Product Alignment and Refinery (PAAR) project at its Mazabuka-based Nakambala factory on Wednesday on time and within budget. The PAAR project spoke to the long-term confidence that Zambia Sugar, supported by... 

Famous Brands looks to capitalise on tomato paste shortage

4th July 2016 JSE-listed Famous Brands plans to capitalise on the tomato paste shortage in South Africa through its acquisition of a tomato paste manufacturing plant, Cape Concentrate, in the Coega precinct, in the Eastern Cape, for an undisclosed amount. Funded from cash reserves, the acquisition was in line... 

Illovo endures ‘perfect storm’ of macro challenges

17th June 2016 The tough commercial sugar environment saw JSE-listed sugar producer Illovo’s group revenues reduce by 0.7% to R13 169.9-million which, in turn, resulted in the operating margin falling from 12.5% to 10.7%, during the 12 months to March 31. "The 'perfect storm' of sustained low export sugar... 

Famous Brands buys Western Cape potato processor

10th June 2016 Although the South African potato processing industry is growing rapidly to meet increasingly strong demand fuelled by the brisk growth in food services and the convenience market, JSE-listed Famous Brands says it lagged its peer industries in developed countries, illustrating the growth... 

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