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Record grain harvest will bolster economic recovery

WESTERN Cape Minister of Agriculture, Dr Ivan Meyer, accompanied by Executive Mayor Sakkie Franken of the Overberg District Municipality and Mayor Paul Swart of the Cape Agulhas Municipality  recently visited grain...

Nestlé announces first net zero dairy farm in SA

Nestlé has announced the launch of its Skimmelkrans Net Zero Carbon Emissions Project - a project set to create the company's first carbon-neutral dairy farm, located in George, South Africa. Nestlé has...

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations has unveiled its new Green Cities Initiative and Action Plan to help transform agri-food systems, end hunger and improve nutrition in...

World’s biggest rooftop greenhouse opens

LUFA Farms just opened what it says is the world's largest commercial rooftop greenhouse. Building on a new hanging garden trend, a greenhouse atop a Montreal warehouse growing eggplants and tomatoes to...

Motors and VSD help food and beverage plants reach sustainability goals

Brith Isaksson, Global Segment Manager: Food & Beverage, ABB Motion STRONG demand for convenient, healthier foods and beverages – produced and packaged in the most environmentally friendly way possible – is...


50% Organics ban from landfills coming in 2022

THE landfill ban of organic waste in the Western Cape comes into effect in 2022 with a requirement of 50% reduction and 100% reduction...