Food prices in South Africa

Food inflation has been topical over the past few months, and South Africa saw double-digit levels from mid-2022 to mid-2023. This was not unique to South Africa but a global phenomenon underpinned by various factors, including drought in South America; China’s strong...

ICYMI: INMED South Africa sparks global food system renaissance

INMED South Africa, representing Mzansi’s innovative spirit, took a prominent place as the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) and the Seeding The Future Foundation unveiled the winners and finalists for the Seeding The Future Global Food System Challenge. Among the...

Food security the main focus at Agri SA congress

“As individuals and as a collective, we should address and improve all the factors that impact food security. We can’t look back in 10 years with regret because we failed to address today’s challenges. The time to act is now.” According to him, if local industries are...

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...