SA’s maize harvest down 9.8% from last year

2 August 2022. The harvest is expected to consist of 7,470 million tonnes of white maize, used for human consumption, and 7,243 million tonnes of yellow maize, used mainly in animal feed. Read more…


Despite some headwinds, the positive agri export environment is likely to continue

2 August 2022. The good news is that this resilient South African agri performance is likely to continue for the foreseeable future. Read more…


USA Mid-Year 2022 Total Beverage Alcohol Report Card

1 August 2022. Historically there has been minimal volatility in overall trends in The Total Beverage Alcohol market year to year. Read more…


The Extinction of the American Farmer

28 July 2022. Elements, natural and political, that are leading to the extinction of farmers and ranchers in California. Read more…


BFAP FOOD INFLATION BRIEF

27 July 2022. Inflation on Food and Non-alcoholic beverages continued to gain momentum in June 2022, with similar inflation levels last seen in March 2017. Food inflation was mainly driven by price increases in meat and breads / cereals, as well as plant oil products, dairy and eggs.


‘Unacceptable’ levels of illicit trade – liquor association

26 July 2022. The South African Liquor Brandowners Association (Salba) is calling for stronger law enforcement to curb the rising prevalence of illicit trade in the alcohol industry. Read more…


SA wine tourism industry encouraged by growth of visitors to the Cape

26 July 2022. Domestic terminal passenger movement reached a recovery rate of 75% in April 2022 when compared to the same month in 2019 and international terminal passenger arrivals and departures recovered to 76%. Read more…