#food

Thursday November 30th, 2017

SA food products price inflation decelerates to 0.4% y/y in October

After slowing to 1.3% y/y in September 2017, the headline food products’ price inflation further decelerated to 0.4% last month. […]
Tuesday May 8th, 2018

Hidden danger: Why soil pollution should be a top priority globally

According to an FAO report, Soil Pollution: A Hidden Reality, little is know about the scale and severity of soil pollution, which poses a serious threat to agricultural productivity, food safety and human health. The report states that industrialisation, war, mining and the intensification of agriculture have all left a legacy of soil contamination across the planet, while the growth of cities has seen soil used as a sink for ever greater amounts of municipal waste.
Monday May 28th, 2018

SA food price inflation ticked up slightly to 3.9% y/y in April 2018

Food and non-alcoholic beverages inflation marginally ticked up to 3.9% in April 2018, from 3.5% in the previous month. The uptick was largely on the non-alcoholic beverages, particularly soft drinks, on the back of the introduction of the sugar tax in April 2018.
Thursday October 25th, 2018
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SA food and non-alcohol beverages accelerated to 3.9%

South Africa’s food and non-alcoholic beverages price inflation accelerated to 3.9% y/y in September 2018, up by 3.5% y/y in […]
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