Public Investment Corporation takes 25% stake in ZAR X

The Public Investment Corporation (PIC), one of Africa’s largest asset managers, has bought a 25% stake in ZAR X for an undisclosed amount. The equity...

Orange River Cellars appoints new CEO

The South African agriculture landscape is not new to Charl du Plessis, newly appointed CEO of Orange River Cellars, but he quickly admits that...

Potential of blockchain technology in agriculture

Blockchain technology, the underlying technology for cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, will affect agriculture, although it started in the finance, health and supply chain industries. Blockchain...

SA food producer price inflation up to 1.0% y/y  

The headline food producer price inflation for December 2017 edged up slightly to 1.0% year-on-year (y/y) from 0.9% y/y in the previous month. Similarly,...

Nuwe minimumloon tree in werking

Die Departement van Arbeid het die nuwe minimumloon vir die landbou-en bosbousektore op 23 Januarie op hul webtuiste bekendgemaak. Volgens die inligting wat op...

Oorsig van huidige landboutoestande

Michelle Mokone, ’n landbou-ekonoom, het in ’n onlangse nuusbrief van Graan SA ’n oorsig gegee oor die huidige landboutoestande in Suid-Afrika. Read it in English. Suid-Afrika...

New minimum wage to come into effect in March

On 23 January, the Department of Labour published the new minimum wage for employees in the farm and forestry sectors on their website. Lees dit...

SA food price inflation slows to 4.9%   

Food inflation for December 2017 was in line with our expectation at 4.9% year-on-year (y/y), from 5.2% in November 2017. This is reflective of...

Switch Africa Green brings renewable energy to farmers

At a recent close out event, hosted at Kleinkaap Boutique Hotel in Centurion, the stakeholders and beneficiaries of the Switch Africa Green project concluded...

Illovo SA appoints new managing director

Illovo Sugar South Africa (Illovo SA) today announced the appointment of Mamongae Mahlare as Managing Director (MD) with effect from 1 March 2018.   She...
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