Tongaat vote on rights issue opens door wider on obscure investor

Sugar producer gets nod for fund raising underwritten by Magister Investments

Tongaat begins pursuit of Deloitte over its accounting scandal

Chair Louis von Zeuner says the process of claiming against former auditor Deloitte for its role in its accounting scandal is under way

Tongaat flags delay in its R450m claim against former directors

Former directors implicated in underhand practices as  civil cases expected to begin in 2023

US dumping complaint stings SA lemon juice exporters

Ventura Coastal alleges unfair competition and wants to impose anti-dumping duties on imports of the product from SA and Brazil

Malaysian digital cutter for palm oil trees will mitigate worker shortage

Production is set for five-year lows in second-largest grower after freeze on hiring of foreigners due to the pandemic

Quantum withholds dividend amid rising costs

The group’s cash pile dropped from R252m to R73m and it expects many of the challenges it faced in 2021 to continue

Kaap Agri warns of pressure for farmers, but sticks to growth target

Rising fuel and fertilizer costs could offset the benefit of higher yields and prices for SA's fruit and grain farmers, but bumper harvests are expected

Zeder leaps on R1.6bn deal to sell logistics business

News of stake’s sale lifts share price as much as 9.2% after group operated under cautionary for months

Zeder says SA’s agricultural conditions still favourable as investors eye its assets

Improved climatic conditions and robust demand benefited the group’s portfolio in its half year to August

Kaap Agri soars after selling property assets of retail fuel business

Company to use the proceeds to reduce borrowings and look for potential acquisitions

Norwegian billionaire opens new waters for salmon production

Kjell Inge Rokke’s open-ocean farms to help meet rising demand for sustainable protein food sources

Standard Bank platform provides 4m meals in seven months

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Goodleaf to expand into the UK and Western Europe

Africa’s largest cannabis product retailer will enter the largest CBD markets in the world later in 2021

Acorn Agri & Foods bullish about SA’s agricultural prospects

The acquisitive group says the state’s response to recent violence, and progress in issues such as water rights, are reasons for optimism

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