How technology is driving the millennial retail market

17 May 2018 – Over the last decade, the retail industry has seen a shift in how it operates. The exponential increase in online shopping has had a significant impact on how we buy our products. Long gone are the days when purchasing items was done from Monday to Saturday, between a rigid office-hours timeline. […]

China adjusts “Go Global” agriculture program

17 May 2018 – China’s foreign investment and cooperation in agriculture must recognize the “deep changes in the domestic and foreign environment,” “seize opportunities” and “take the initiative” according to exhortations issued at a Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs. Read more…

The rise of Stories and the changing face of social marketing

16 May 2018 – Visual content is becoming more powerful than ever on social media. The more we use our mobile phones, the bigger the urge to share a glimpse of our daily lives through images and videos. The usage of Stories is on the rise on social media while news feeds see a decline of […]

Chasing zero: What will it take to improve food safety standards in SA?

15 May 2918 – The recent Listeria outbreak, which claimed over 180 lives, has been a major eye opener for South Africans and has resulted in consumers not just questioning food safety standards, but insisting on a zero-tolerance approach to bacterial contamination and exposure. Read more…

Fresh Plaza News

14 May 2018 – South Africa’s fresh produce industry unaffected by Egypt listeriosis ban. Read more…