The Importance of Accurate Nutritional Labeling

In the intricate tapestry of our dietary choices, accurate nutritional labeling emerges as a guiding thread, offering transparency and empowerment to consumers. Let’s delve into the vital significance of precise nutritional information on food labels: Accurate...

Connecting farmers and shoppers for more sustainable consumption

Small-scale farmers in South Africa face significant challenges. Farming is a capital-intensive, uncertain process, with punishingly tight margins. A multitude of costs, including transport, storage, agricultural inputs and energy eat into revenue. After all this,...

South Africa’s consumer food inflation continued to slow in August

South Africa’s consumer food inflation slowed to 8,2% in August 2023 from 10% in the previous month. The product prices underpinning this deceleration are similar to the previous month, mainly bread and cereals; meat; fish; oils and fats; milk, eggs and cheese; and...

InnoFoodAfrica at the University of Pretoria

Work Package 1 of the InnoFood Africa (IFA) project includes an analysis of local value chains by consumer, market, and business model studies. This involves an examination and exploration of consumer attitudes and dispositions related to food acceptance and health...