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.


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.


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.


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.


SA agriculture sheds 109 000 jobs

Nov 03 2017 19:41

The combined agricultural job cuts for the first three quarters of 2017 has reached 109 000, of which about 84% were in the Western Cape.


SAB invests more than R200m in inclusive supply chain

Nov 03 2017 17:39

SAB has invested more than R200m in creating an inclusive supply chain which incorporates black-owned and black women-owned SMMEs.


Silver lining for SA as global booze drought looms

Oct 25 2017 09:11

Countries with large grape harvests such as South Africa, will probably be more active in the wine trade this season as the world faces wine price hikes amid a 50-year output low.


BAT SA expands R50m emerging farmer initiative

Oct 24 2017 18:07

British American Tobacco SA is expanding its Emerging Farmers Initiative into more provinces in the country.


Premier fishing reports 31% profit growth

Oct 24 2017 14:31

Since listing in March 2017, Premier Food and Fishing has reported bottom line growth by 31% for the financial year ended August 31.


Citrus Black Spot proactive market closure

Oct 24 2017 13:59

The South African citrus industry has decided to proactively suspend the export of citrus fruit to the EU with immediate effect, but with certain exceptions.

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Agri SA Young Farmer of the Year announced

Oct 22 2017 13:59

Agri SA president Dan Kriek says the participants in their competitions have been of a high quality and examples of what the future of agriculture looks like.


First floating wind farm starts operation in Scotland

Oct 18 2017 14:45

The world's first floating wind farm has started operations off the coast of Scotland, opening up the possibility of turbines at sea depths that would avoid spoiling views from the shore.

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