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Agribusiness

Trump's tax cut to lower rate for British American Tobacco

Jan 09 2018 12:08

JSE-listed British American Tobacco has announced that its effective tax rate is set to fall from about 30% to the 'high twenties' following the passage of US legislation.

Agribusiness

Sex is big business in dairy farming

Jan 03 2018 07:20

Sex is big business in dairy farming, which is why a battle is brewing in the US over new technologies designed to make sure only milk-producing cows are born.

Agribusiness

Premium alcohol favourites differ in Jozi, Cape Town

Jan 02 2018 19:41

SA's super-rich are willing to pay exorbitant prices to secure "money can’t buy" products to match their lifestyle or the one they aspire to, says an expert.

Agribusiness

From wine grapes to lambs squeezed as drought drags on

Dec 24 2017 15:42

While much of South Africa is enjoying good summer rains, its two western provinces have been hit by a persistent drought. In Cape Town taps are forecast to run dry as soon as March.

Agribusiness

ANC land expropriation plan shows deep division in party - Silke

Dec 20 2017 23:19

The ANC's plan to change the Constitution to make expropriation of land without compensation legal is an attempt to bridge deep political divisions withing the ruling party, argues Daniel Silke.

Agribusiness

Distell sells cognac business for R800m, MD explains why

Dec 21 2017 07:49

Distell has entered into an agreement to sell its cognac business, Bisquit Dubouche et Cie, to Campari Group for about R800m.

Agribusiness

Oceana impacted by stronger rand, lower prices

Nov 20 2017 14:20

Oceana's performance has been impacted by a stronger rand, lower global fishmeal prices and a slowdown in SA consumer spend, CEO Francois Kuttel tells Fin24.

Agribusiness

Drought in the Cape could see 50 000 jobs lost and food prices spike

Nov 19 2017 06:07

Drought gripping the three Cape provinces will see up to 50 000 farm workers lose their jobs amid rising inflation, while the after-effects of previous seasons of drought inland will see holidaymakers having to dig deeper into their pockets.

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Agribusiness

Drought impact on SA table grape crop slowly emerging

Nov 09 2017 14:21

The 2017/18 table grape crop will likely be marginally above the 5-year average of about 57.9 million cartons, according to the SA Table Grape Industry.

Agribusiness

No new cases of bird flu in Western Cape over past week

Nov 08 2017 16:50

The spread of the bird flu virus that has decimated parts the Western Cape's poultry industry may be be slowing down, according to Western Cape MEC for agriculture Alan Winde.

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