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June 11, 2024

Woolworths has spearheaded a revolutionary approach to agriculture with its “Farming for the Future” initiative, aiming to transform the landscape of farming in South Africa. This program focuses on regenerative farming techniques to enhance soil health, reduce environmental impact, and ultimately produce food more sustainably. Challenges of Conventional Farming – The conventional farming practices prevalent […]

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April 26, 2024

A 10-month-old mature gouda, made especially for Woolworths by Lactalis South Africa, was crowned the Dairy Product of the Year at the prestigious South African Dairy Awards on Thursday 25 April 2024 at Eensgezind outside Durbanville. The winning Woolworths Mature Gouda 10 months was one of a record number of 1 029 dairy products from 78 […]

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April 17, 2024

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 […]

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March 9, 2024

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 […]

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September 4, 2023

Sixteen aspiring young farmer interns from the Living Soils Community Learning farm in Lynedoch, Stellenbosch, recently took a break from their farming studies to immerse themselves in the world of retail. This unique opportunity saw the interns spending a week at Woolworths’ flagship Waterstone store, where they delved into the intricacies of the food supply […]