Tag Archives: Food Prices

Food prices likely to rise as violent attacks cripple trucking industry

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintManyane Manyane, Sunday Independent, 29 November 2020 Prices of food and other commodities are likely to increase as a backlash from the ongoing attacks on trucks forces distributors to seek alternative logistics. Read More

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Food prices still on the rise, according to Stats SA

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMwangi Githahu, Cape Argus, 23 April 2020 It will cost more to put food on the table after South Africa’s food price inflation accelerated to 4.4% year on year (y/y) in March, from 4.2% y/y in the previous month. Read … Continue reading

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PepsiCo plans to acquire South Africa’s Pioneer Foods

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintReuters, 19 July 2019 US-based beverage and snack maker PepsiCo is planning to acquire South Africa’s Pioneer Food Group for around $1.7 billion, the two companies said on Friday, as it targets expansion in Africa. Read More

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Load shedding bad news for jobs, investment, food prices

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintLameez Omarjee, Fin24, 11 February 2019 The interruptions caused by load shedding will have a negative impact on the costs small businesses in various sectors have to carry, according to industry representatives and analysts. Read More

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Food prices may spike as drought takes toll

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintMudiwa Gavaza, Times Live, 30 December 2018 Disappointing maize crop casts shadow over optimism at falling fuel prices. Read More

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Under-pressure consumers could mean a ‘mediocre’ Christmas season

FacebookTwitterLinkedinemailPrintSuthentira Govender, Sowetan Live, 20 December 2018 If consumer spending patterns during Black Friday are anything to go by, South African retailers are in for a mediocre Christmas shopping season. Read More

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