Mutton, beef producer prices decrease

The Red Meat Producer’s Organisation (RMPO) says the producer prices of mutton and beef have decreased. RMPO Chairperson, Koos van der Ryst says lamb is currently more than 15 % lower than a year ago. He says a kilogram of Class A lamb is produced at R79. 18, including VAT.[…]

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Parents to be vigilant against diarrhoea

The City of Cape Town’s Health Department has stepped up its vigilance for diarrhoea cases among children as summer temperatures rise. The period from November to May is dubbed diarrhoea surge season as it coincides with an increase in the number of diarrhoea cases because of the warmer weather which[…]

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VOC Summer Festival, your one stop FOOD shop

In case you missed it, on Friday evening, the VOC Summer Festival 2016 kicked off with an exciting start. Following grueling months of planning, festival goers were treated to the annual opening of the festival at the Vygieskraal Stadium, after which the eating began! The stadium, filled with an array[…]

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D6 cookbook launched

As South Africa reflects on the 50th year since the declaration of District Six as a White Group Area in 1966, there was something good to celebrate this week with the launch of the District Six Museum’s Huis Kombuis Food and Memory Cookbook, a fitting tribute to the rich legacy of[…]

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Customers urged to report unhygienic spaza shops

Owners of spaza shops have been urged to put their customers first and abide by the laws governing them, especially around hygiene and the quality of produce changing hands. City of Cape Town health authorities have received reports of unhygienic conditions and concerns have been raised about the sale of[…]

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Food, clothes needed for Hout Bay fire victims

“If you have a nice house, please don’t take. This is only for the people who lost their homes in the fire,” said a policewoman cruising down one of the lines of people waiting to receive something to eat after losing everything in the Boxing Day blaze at Hout Bay’s[…]

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