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.


How wine businesses can prosper in an era of uncertainty

14 July 2022. 2022 is bringing greater disruption to the global wine landscape, delivering both threats and opportunities for wine businesses. Read more…


BFAP FOOD INFLATION BRIEF

29 June 2022. South African year-on-year inflation on Food and Non-alcoholic beverages was reported as 7.6% in May 2022. Read more…


WEF: Chief Economists Outlook Warns of Dire Human Consequences from the Fragmentation of the Global Economy

24 May 2022. The World Economic Forum’s Community of Chief Economists expects lower economic activity, higher inflation, lower real wages and greater food insecurity globally in 2022, pointing to the devastating human consequences of the fragmentation of the global economy. Read more…


BFAP Publications

25 April 2022. Taking a look at food inflation. Read more…


SA government must suspend fuel levies to relieve pressure on food prices

15 March 2022. Agri SA’s research and analysis has revealed that that the Ukraine-Russia crisis will have a serious impact on South Africa’s food security and poses very real risks to parts of the agricultural sector. Read more…


Fallout from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has the potential to impact SA’s economy

1 March 2022. This comes at a time when South Africa needs increased foreign direct investment as its drive to raise more than R1.2 trillion worth of investments over a five-year period currently stands at about R774 billion in three years. Read more…


SA Revenue Service clamps down on illicit trade in alcohol and tobacco

28 February 2022. Illegal trade in the alcohol industry alone is estimated to be costing the state up to R6.4-billion a year in unpaid excise tax and this is compromising the country’s economic wellbeing. Read more…


SA consumer food price inflation rate increases to 6.2%

22 February 2022. Read more…