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.


Diemersdal Estate Releases Sauvignon Blanc From Other Side Of The World

Sauvignon Blanc specialist Diemersdal Wine Estate in Durbanville, Cape Town, has added a newcomer to its range of wines, this one originating from New Zealand.


Consumer Watchdog Laments Understaffing As It Tackles Ford, Unsafe Meat, Timeshare Cases

The National Consumer Commission is understaffed, members of Parliament heard.


Starbucks South Africa Sold For R7m

Taste also plans to sell its other food brands – including Domino’s Pizza, Maxi’s and The Fish & Chips Co.


Owner Of Castle, Black Label Loses R200bn In Minutes After Disappointing The Market

Anheuser-Busch InBev’s share price lost 10% in the first few minutes of trading after its trading updated disappointed the market.


Owner Of Savanna, Hunter’s And Klipdrift Sees Lower Volumes

But its revenue for the past three months grew by single digits.



Entrepreneur David Donde, founder of Truth Coffee Roasting, thinks the Japanese concept of kamiwaza should also be applied when it comes to retail businesses.


‘if They Dump Foreign Milk Here, What Will We Do?’ Unions Fume Over Clover Takeover

Unions are fuming over the Competition Tribunal's decision to approve the buyout of South Africa's largest dairy company, Clover, by Milco SA – with Cosatu saying it would consider legal steps.


Competition Tribunal Approves Sab’s Smirnoff Deal

Diageo SA will transfer some 11 000 of its Smirnoff branded coolers to South African Breweries at fair market value, the Tribunal said in a statement on Thursday.

Social Connections