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Libstar increases its competitiveness with new par-baked goods offering

By: Simone Liedtke     24th June 2019 Food and beverage producer Libstar Group has further increased its competitiveness by expanding its facilities to meet client requirements by converting a section of the group’s Amaro Foods facility, in Epping, into a par-bake facility.   

PnP joins metal packaging recycling organisation

By: Marleny Arnoldi     21st June 2019 Supermarket group Pick n Pay (PnP) has signed up as a member of MetPac-SA, a producer responsibility organisation representing the metal packaging recycling industry in South Africa. MetPac-SA CEO Kishan Singh this week applauded PnP’s decision to support the local metal packaging industry’s... 

Local cotton lint buying driving clothing and textile industry’s revitalisation 

By: Marleny Arnoldi     19th June 2019 Clothing retailer Edcon has increased its order for cotton lint to 2 200 t for the next year as part of its commitment to the clothing and textile industry through the Sustainable Cotton Cluster (SCC). Edcon first bought 600 t of cotton lint in mid-2016 when it signed a cotton lint commitment... 

Grand opening of Engen MyCiti in Sandton

6th June 2019 The people of Sandton are set to reap the yummy goodness of a 24-hour Woolworths Foodstop and a diverse range of convenience services at the brand-new Engen MyCiti Convenience Centre, which officially launched on 30 May 2019. Engen MyCiti is located on the corner of South Road and Rivonia Road in... 

Cape Town's 'The Onyx' sells out its apartments in a property recession. But why?

By: Creamer Media Reporter      4th June 2019 There’s been a fair amount of hype about what’s going to be the tallest or largest building in Cape Town over the past few years, but little is made of the re-inventions of current spaces into glorious city-changing landmarks.  The master architect of urban regeneration, Robert Silke, is... 

As resistance to plastic bottles mounts, Nampak offers cans and cartons as alternatives 

By: Terence Creamer     30th May 2019 Packaging group Nampak believes there is a significant opportunity to replace plastic bottles, particularly those used for noncarbonated and carbonated water, with aluminium beverage cans and paperboard cartons as consumer resistance to plastic grows. The JSE-listed company, which reported... 

DEHN Africa involved in lightning protection design and installation as large poultry farm embraces solar renewable energy

By: Creamer Media Reporter      27th May 2019 Lightning and surge protection specialist DEHN Africa was recently involved in an extensive project to provide rooftop solar power to one of South Africa’s largest poultry farms, Chubby Chick, in Potchefstroom. All parties involved worked closely together from design to commissioning, ensuring... 

Vukile buys three shopping centres from Rebosis for R1.8bn

By: Marleny Arnoldi     13th May 2019 JSE-listed Rebosis Property will sell three properties to JSE-listed Vukile Property Fund for R1.8-billion. The properties are Mdantsane City shopping centre, Sunnypark shopping centre and Bloedstreet Mall.  

Ramaphosa addresses YES youth concerns

By: Marleny Arnoldi     2nd May 2019 Since President Cyril Ramaphosa launched the Youth Employment Service (YES) in March last year, companies have jointly committed to realising nearly 18 000 work opportunities. The President on Thursday met with YES candidates who started their paid work experience at Nedbank and responded to... 

OR Tambo International Airport Western Precinct development – Phase 1, South Africa

By: Sheila Barradas     12th April 2019 In2Food Group launched its new R400-million, 22 708 m2 factory, located on 3.5 ha on the northern precinct of the OR Tambo International Airport Special Economic Zone on April 5. 

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