Q&a: ‘little Girl, What Are You Doing Here?’ J9 Ceo On Breaking Into The Wine Industry

Janine Petersen is a force to be reckoned with. Courageous, confident and persistent, the 32-year-old started J9 Wine with nothing but her savings and the money she made from selling her Citroen C3.


Heineken Expanding Sedibeng Brewery As Demand Grows

Heineken South Africa has embarked on a 60m euro expansion of its brewery in a bid to ramp up capacity to meet the growing domestic demand for premium beer.


Starbucks Reports Fastest Sales Growth In Three Years

Forget that hipster coffee shop: Americans are falling back in love with Starbucks.


Pioneer Foods Confident Competition Authorities Won’t Reject R24.4bn Pepsico Deal

Pioneer Foods CEO Tertius Carstens is confident that the company’s R24bn takeover by PepsiCo will get the nod from competition authorities.


Coca Cola Tops Profit Estimates With Higher Prices, Less Sugar

The company’s North America unit has benefited from higher prices on drinks, while less-sweet beverages have helped boost results.


Pepsico Takes Africa Foothold With R24.4bn Pioneer Foods Deal

PepsiCo has agreed to buy South Africa’s Pioneer Foods for about R24.4bn, adding local brands such as Weet-Bix and Ceres fruit juice to ignite a push across the continent.


Lanzerac Crowned Sa’s Leading Wine Country Hotel

The Lanzerac Hotel & Spa in Stellenbosch has been named as SA's Leading Wine Country Hotel for 2019.


Tough Times Making Consumers More Selective About Spirits They Drink

Times are tough economically and consumers are trading down and being more selective about where and how they consume spirits, says the MD of Pernod Ricard SA.


Community Input Important In Big Business Contribution To Africa’s Water Challenges

Big companies may have funds to help address water challenges in Africa, but they must get community input in the process, says a Coca-Cola executive.


Africa’s Amazon Set For New York Ipo As Online Retail Grows

When Christophe Fofana, a 29-year-old taxi driver and student in Ivory Coast, needed a birthday present for his daughter last year, he did something he hadn’t done before. He went shopping online.

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