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South Africa's best products, recognised through a market-leading independent consumer survey, were announced at the Product of the Year gala event in Johannesburg in February.


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It's a matter of law

How will the Draft Liquor Amendment Bill of 2016 affect the hospitality industry?

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Safety, compliance and policy

Traders are urged to be socially responsible

Recent government initiatives relating to the liquor trade focus on social responsibility, policy, customer service and compliance. Non compliant traders get short shrift.


Protect your business against crime

“By failing you prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

The benefits of using armed response security on your premises and the cost implications for smaller businesses.

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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

Expansion plans for hops production, Gold standard fro SA beer and nutritional information on drinks - everything you need to know this season.

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South African Brandies make it in New York

South African Brandies making us proud

Two premium brandies from the Stellenbosch-based Van Ryn’s Distillery won gold - the Van Ryn’s 12-year-old Distiller’s Reserve and the Van Ryn’s 20-year-old Collector’s Reserve.


Profit and responsibility

In 2017 the NTHA will prove it is an association of liquor traders against crime

We want to help where we can help so that our traders will be able to trade with their shebeen licences.

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Top brands announced

The most popular consumer brands in South Africa revealed

The results of the 18th Sunday Times Top Brands survey were announced at an awards event in August, recognising those brands that had earned top consumer sentiment in South Africa over the past 12 months.


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When two elephants fight, it is the grass that suffers

Liquor traders in Ekurhuleni have once again found themselves in a very difficult situation – trading with permits but without having consent from the town planning department.