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The dangers of used oil on farms

As a result of old-fashioned farming practices, contaminated oil is dripping into agricultural land across South Africa and contaminating our groundwater and rivers.

Used oil on South African farms pollute the environment

Contaminated oil is dripping into our agricultural land across South Africa, contaminating our groundwater and rivers as a result of old-fashioned farming...

Food inflation outcomes down for September 2019

South Africa’s consumer inflation came in at 4,1% for September and has remained within the South African Reserve Bank's target range of...

Insect meal and oil for Atlantic salmon

Insect-derived ingredients have taken off in aquaculture after the European Union (EU) approved the use of such ingredients in 2017. But what are the...

Agro-processing of oilseeds

Faced with current economic realities, farmers worldwide are investigating new ways of surviving, as well as expanding their business. One of the many opportunities...

Rand, oil fire up fuel price

Fresh off substantial fuel price hikes in March, South Africans should brace themselves for further increases in April. This is according to the unaudited...

Stronger oil brings back fuel price woes

Rising international petrol prices have left South Africans facing substantially higher fuel prices in March. This is according to the unaudited month-end fuel price...

Agro-processing of citrus fruit

Citrus fruit is one of the few fruits of which all parts can be processed. The flesh can be juiced, canned or frozen. The...

Bananas to help wean Angola off oil

Stamped "From Angola, with love", boxes of still-green bananas were shifted one-by-one from a towering stack of crates into a refrigerated shipping container. The...

FAO Food Price Index holds steady in August

The FAO Food Price Index remained stable in August, as cereal prices rebounded while vegetable oils and sugar declined. The monthly index, released, averaged 167,6...