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Ruby – the biggest thing in the chocolate industry comes to South Africa

Ruby: a new kind of chocolate has been discovered.  The chocolate world was all abuzz last year, when Belgian chocolate manufacturers Callebaut announced an entirely new kind of chocolate – the naturally flavoured and coloured light pink chocolate....

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Five ways supermarket brands can get digital cut through in 2018

Today social media is the internet – 98% of people who shop online are on at least one social network, according to GlobalWebIndex, 2018. With such a large captive audience, it’s no surprise brands are investing more and more into social content a...

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Brexit worries stifling manufacturing growth

Concerns over Brexit is stifling UK SME manufacturers’ export growth as the sector focuses on stabilising its current position, according to new figures.

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Media Habits of FMCG Consumers

Driven by the growth in living standards, disposable income, foreign investment, and economy, Vietnam’s fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) market is projected to grow by five to six percent in 2018, with rural areas growing faster than cities. In additio...

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Over a dozen FMCG companies pledge to donate food items

Over a dozen FMCG firms, including ITC, Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Hindustan Unilever, have pledged to supply water bottle, food and necessary items to flood-hit areas of Kerala in the next two days, Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal said on Tuesday.

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How to improve your company’s accounting management

Even if we’re already approaching the end of the year, you still have a chance to improve the way you run your company and do business. This includes your accounting management. After all, if you can’t manage your finances properly, your compa...

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FMCG Q1 review: Factors that drove volume growth

One of the key highlights of the just-concluded quarterly results season has been the double-digit volume growth reported by fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) majors. Volume growth of the top 10 listed FMCG players hit a multi-year high of 13 percent year...

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Shoprite makes basic menstrual hygiene products more affordable

With many South Africans buckling under the current financial strain, the Shoprite supermarket chain has taken a decision to relieve the pressure associated with access to basic menstrual hygiene products by lowering the price of its Ultrex sanitary pad...

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India’s Largest Fabric Whitening Company Knows Consumer is King

A successful brand is differentiated from rest of the herd, when consumers are able recognize its products, no matter how many changes it undergoes. One such legacy brand in India is that of Ujala, the household name whose iconic jingle and blue coloure...

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‘Two Cool’ for School Slurpee® Drink Offer

7-Eleven stores are bringing back a popular promotion at the perfect time for friends to share a back-to-school beverage. The world’s largest convenience retailer kicks off Share-a-Slurpee drink fun with a five-day Buy One-Get One Free (BOGO) Slurpe...

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