South Africa

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Heineken to buy Distell, leading Africa expansion plans

By Rachel Arthur

Heineken intends to acquire control of Distell and Namibia Breweries: combining them with Heineken South Africa to create a new Heineken business with a total valuation of around €4bn ($4.58bn).

Clover is a branded consumer goods and products group operating in South Africa and other African countries with a range of value-added dairy and non-dairy products.

Milco consortium offers $359m to acquire South Africa’s Clover

By Jim Cornall

South African food and beverage company Clover Industries Limited said it has entered into an implementation agreement with Milco SA Proprietary Limited, in terms of which Milco will make an offer to acquire all of the issued shares in Clover on a fully...

Trademark Coca-Cola also offers sugar-free Light and Zero (in South Africa) and Diet and Zero Sugar (UK). Pic:getty/champlifezy

Coca-Cola assesses sugar tax impact

By Rachel Arthur

The UK and South Africa both introduced taxes on sugar sweetened beverages earlier this year. How has this affected Coca-Cola?

South African population to increase by 7 million by 2050

South African population to increase by 7 million by 2050

Eagle Product Inspection strengthens its market position in Africa

By Jenny Eagle

Eagle Product Inspection has partnered with J-Pak, in Africa, to distribute its x-ray inspection systems for applications including bakery, dairy, snacks, confectionery, cereals and grains.

Examples of Mondi's corrugated packaging include the firm's Afcofish Tray

Acquisitions help Mondi defeat Europe malaise

By Rod Addy

Packaging firm Mondi overcame weak European demand to post first quarter strong profit figures, boosted by recent acquisitions, and strong performances in South Africa and its Packaging Paper division.

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