May 14, 2024

Fairview A Beacon of Cheese Excellence in the South African Dairy Industry

Fairview Cheese Company, nestled in the heart of the Cape Winelands, has long been synonymous with high-quality dairy products. Established over decades of innovation and tradition, Fairview has carved out a niche for itself with a diverse range of both cow’s milk and goat’s milk cheeses. One of the farm’s most notable attractions is the […]

May 6, 2024

Stellenbosch University Pioneers Climate-Conscious Meal Preparation

Food production accounts for a significant portion of global greenhouse gas emissions, contributing to a quarter of the world’s total. This impact is due to various factors including farming practices, food processing, fisheries, and crop production. Consequently, the choices we make in food consumption directly influence climate change through the carbon emissions associated with ingredient […]

April 17, 2024

New Leadership at Living Soils Aims to Boost Sustainability and Food Security

The Living Soils Community Learning Farm has appointed Namhla Skweyiya, a seasoned Food Technologist and Food Security Specialist, as its new Programme Manager. This strategic hiring coincides with the project’s sixth year, signaling a promising phase under Namhla’s guidance. Living Soils is a collaborative endeavour by Woolworths, Spier Wine Farm, and the Sustainability Institute, aimed […]

March 9, 2024

Record-Breaking Entries at 191st South African Dairy Championships

The dairy industry set new benchmarks this year at the 191st South African Dairy Championships. The judging of this national dairy competition, the largest and oldest in Africa, kicked off on Thursday, 7 March 2024 at Eensgezind outside Durbanville, and continued until Friday, 8 March. This year witnessed record participation, with 78 dairy producers submitting […]

February 28, 2024

Olive Your Health The Wondrous Benefits of EVOO and Table Olives

Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) and table olives, widely recognized for their rich nutritional profiles, offer a plethora of health benefits. Integrating them into one’s diet is remarkably easy. Whether it’s adding olives to a pizza before baking, generously drizzling EVOO over a salad, or frying a steak in EVOO, these ingredients are versatile and […]

February 14, 2024

Wolfpack: Trading with hands tied behind their backs

In the picturesque orchards of Wolseley, South Africa, the early pear crop has been met with a series of challenges, amplified by the recent wave of wildfires ravaging the Western Cape. Despite the adversity, Christo Strydom, representing Wolfpack, commends the valiant efforts of firefighters and regional fire associations in containing the blaze, which threatened their […]

February 6, 2024

Absa’s Campaign Raises R1.5 Million for School Food Gardens in Five Provinces

Absa has reaffirmed its commitment to making a meaningful impact in the communities it serves, by launching sustainable food gardens in schools across five provinces. As the proud title sponsor of the Absa Run Your City 10K Series since 2021, the bank unveiled its 2023 campaign, aptly named “Together we can do more, Siyabangena”. The […]

February 6, 2024

South Africa’s Red Meat Industry Enters New Era

In a significant development for South Africa’s red meat industry, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has officially opened its market to South African red meat exports. This breakthrough, facilitated by the collaborative efforts of the Red Meat Industry Services (RMIS), the Department of Agriculture Land Reform and Rural Development (DALRRD), and the Red Meat […]

January 22, 2024

A Culinary Journey at Hazendal

Set amidst the scenic Bottelary Hills of Stellenbosch, Hazendal transcends the ordinary, emerging as a culinary oasis ripe for discovery. More than three centuries have shaped this once-humble homestead into a dynamic destination, offering a gastronomic adventure that tantalizes the senses. If you’re a food enthusiast, Hazendal promises an experience that’s both authentic and unforgettable. […]