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16 August

Piket Implements by Carel Van Niekerk Engineering The Piket Implements Economy No-Till Maize Planter is designed for planting crops on smaller farms making use of tractor traction. It was designed to be used as a no-till planter, meaning that no soil tillage is required before planting. Seed and fertiliser are planted from a single row […]

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16 August

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s announced in his Budget Speech that the Health Promotion Levy (HPL) – aka sugar tax – will be hiked from 2,1 cents to 2,21 cents per gram of sugar per 100ml (with the first four grams of sugar still exempted from taxation) on 1 April 2019, the first anniversary of its […]

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16 August

Signium Africa: Rooftop farms is the next big thing Signium Africa (previously Talent Africa) is a leading South Africa-based executive search and talent management company servicing sub-Saharan Africa. City-wide hydroponic rooftop farming co-operatives have the potential to become the next big thing in commercial agriculture. The prediction comes from Signium Africa, an executive search and […]

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16 August

The slaughter unit is powered by a solar system that supplies a winch, lights and compressors. The compressor unit, in turn, supplies air pressure to de-hiders and pneumatic saws. Currently, only cattle slaughtering is done with de-hiders to ensure quality skin for further leather products. This will now also become available to supply high-quality game […]

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16 August

Currently, SCIP is busy with 4 abattoir and meat processing facilities in Africa, 2 in Mozambique and 1 each in Tanzania and Zambia. With food security becoming an ever-growing concern globally, the world is looking to where they can source their meat products from, in the most cost-effective manner possible. Due to the fact that […]

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16 August

SA’s AgriProtein: Revolutionising The Food Industry With Maggots For many people, the idea of dealing with billions of flies buzzing around rotting food is stomach-churning. But for Jason and David Drew, it’s business. Big business. The two brothers own a company in South Africa that gets flies to lay hundreds of millions of eggs on […]

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16 August

Teff is in demand because it has various health benefits and unique nutritional contents. It’s high in fibre and rich in iron, calcium, magnesium, protein, and amino acids. But what’s really contributed to its enormous popularity, particularly in Europe and the US, is that it’s gluten-free. This means that it appeals to athletes, diabetics, coeliacs and others who seek a gluten-free […]

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16 August

Staalboer: Steel panel reservoirs Staalboer is a Proudly South African company that manufactures steel panel reservoirs, with capacities and heights ranging from 15,000ℓ to 4,000,000ℓ, and from 1.3m to 4.9m respectively. The structures are fully galvanised and have a life expectancy in excess of 20 years. Our dams are made from flat steel panels with […]

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16 August

AgFunder Agrifood Technology Awards: The best innovators of 2019 recognised AgFunder is a leading US online investment platform for accredited investors looking to invest in curated food and agriculture technology companies. The Annual AgFunder AgriFood Tech Innovation Awards recognise the innovators and entrepreneurs driving the agrifood tech sector forward. The winners of the 2019 Innovation […]

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16 August

IconomySA develops African strategy and marketing plan for an international cable company from Germany IconomySA is a strategy & marketing business consulting company and a supplier of branded gifts, clothing, PPE and signage. The company is based in Meyersdal, South of Johannesburg.   The Goals of the Marketing Plan were to: Increase sales in Africa […]

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