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Latest wine trends, insights revealed at 2020 info day

“The South African wine industry has the potential to be more robust, competitive, profitable and sustainable,” says Rico Basson, the managing director of Vinpro,...

Farmers of Mzansi, you have inspired a book

Food For Mzansi readers who want to attend the Gauteng and Western Cape launch events of the recently published For the Love of the...

27 giants of cotton honoured at glitzy awards ceremony

Sometimes it takes a quarter-century for your hard work to be recognised and rewarded. Just ask Frans Malela, a former electrician from Marble Hall...
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PODCAST: Agriworker’s son now drives the bakkie and owns the farm

For many farmers, their work is a labour of love. For Whernit Dirks, co-owner of Genadeshoop Boerdery near Piketberg in the Western Cape, nothing...

Olive oil master Francois Cilliers wins Western Cape Prestige Agri Award

Coming from a long lineage of agriworkers who tilled and toiled the land in Breede Valley region, Francois Cilliers always thought that he would...

Youth-led farmers’ indaba kicks off in Sasolburg

Farmers and agricultural experts are convening in Sasolburg in the Free State for the first-ever ANAT (Amara Neema Agritech) Farmers' Indaba this morning. The...

Lifeline for new farmers and agripreneurs launched

Food For Mzansi today lifts the veil on Farmer’s Inside Track, an exclusive platform for up-and-coming farmers and new entrants into agri-businesses who are...

We celebrate our first birthday… by bearing twins!

Today Food For Mzansi turns one. But, unlike one-year-old humans, we aren’t celebrating our first birthday with a theme party, fizzy drinks and party...

VKB celebrates 100 years by planting trees at schools

Petsana Primary School in Reitz is much greener after receiving 100 trees from the VKB Group, one of Mzansi’s leading agricultural enterprises. The school...

New Limpopo agri worker soccer team showcases rural talent

The Schoonbee Landgoed soccer team from Groblersdal in the Sekhukhune District in Limpopo won the bragging rights after bagging the Game of Stars title...

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Do you know the taste of your own food heritage?

While South African history books are drenched in trauma, our shared food history is a saving grace. It is one of the aspects of...

Young farmer inspires village youth with her backyard nursery

In her backyard nursery in a rural village called N’wamitwa, outside Tzaneen in Limpopo, is where you will find young Shanen Rikhotso. The nursery...

Redefining ‘food waste’ can ease hunger, save environment

Role players in the agriculture sector are prodding the government to rethink the labelling of perfectly nutritious and edible surplus food as “food waste”. Tonnes of food is wasted like this every...

Liewe Lulu: How do I cope with rejection?

Chronically Rejected from Hazyview in Mpumalanga writes… Liewe Lulu, What is the best way to move forward from rejection? Whether it is job or even romantic...

Four things happening in happening in SA agriculture today, 18 September...

Good morning, Mzansi! It's finally Friday and while we are still celebrating the news about the country moving to Level 1 next week Monday, we have more announcements up our sleeve.    First up,...