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Illicit tobacco: 7 shocking figures on illegal smokes

Dec 05 2018 06:02

Nearly half of the informal tobacco market is now made up of illicit cigarettes. Here are seven numbers that illustrate the problem facing SARS, government and the tobacco industry.


Drought impacts Kaap Agri results

Nov 29 2018 13:06

JSE-listed Kaap Agri has achieved modest growth during the financial year ending September 2018, mostly impacted by the drought in the Western Cape.


Wine grape vineyards on the road to recovery after debilitating drought

Nov 18 2018 17:50

The SA wine industry expects at this early stage that the 2019 wine grape crop will return to normal levels in most regions thanks to good rainfall.


US paves way to get 'lab meat' on plates

Nov 17 2018 15:17

US authorities have agreed on how to regulate food products cultured from animal cells - paving the way to get so-called 'lab meat' on American plates.


Agri SA says adoption of resolution on land expropriation will damage economy

Nov 15 2018 12:21

The federation of agricultural organisations says the adoption by a committee of Parliament of a resolution to alter the Constitution to allow for expropriation without compensation will hurt investor confidence.



Newly launched farming register to prevent 'double dipping' of department resources – DG

Nov 06 2018 12:13

The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has launched the Producer/Farmer register in order to keep an accurate record of smallholder farmers as well as the services provided to them.


WATCH: Italian startup offers cannabis for depressed pets

Nov 03 2018 10:33

If your pet is anxious, depressed or aggressive, you can treat it with cannabis. Italian Start-up WeedEntity has opened a shop in Naples where dogs and cats can receive treatment.

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