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The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

This is the largest and most prolific broad-based BEE transaction in the South African fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) industry.

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HEINEKEN South Africa invests in the next generation of industry talent

Social Responsibility

This programme was launched with the aim of strengthening the skillset of the company’s talent, while also helping to reduce unemployment within the region.

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Brand new beverages

Stock up on the latest beverages to hit the shelves

Angels Tears Red goes down perfectly with meat off the braai, or just enjoy it in good company – it’s always a crowd-pleaser.


RDP Home Insurance is Here

Protect your family against the financial risk of an RDP house

The government subsidy housing scheme has changed the lives of millions of South African families with the provision of free housing - commonly known as RDP homes - to qualifying citizens.

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Our local brands come out tops

Make sure to add these award winners to your menu

Andy Watts, founder distiller of Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky, says innovation has been key in the success of South African whisky.

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SAB Zenzele is changing lives

SAB Zenzele is the biggest scheme in the fast-moving consumer goods sector and one of SA’s most successful empowerment schemes

Since launching SAB Zenzele, the company’s broad-based black economic empowerment programme in 2010, SAB has disbursed a total of R4-billion to its three shareholder groups.


GLF stands against xenophobia, criminality and substance abuse together!

GLF Quarterly Column

Foreign nationals are accused of taking jobs and business away from South Africans.

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New on the shelf

Stock up on the latest retail products to hit the shelves

The brand has undergone an exciting transition and will be relaunched under the new brand message – Power Up.


The Tavern Tatler

News for the liquor trade

A Nielsen survey in 2019 found 47% of adult drinkers wanted to reduce their alcohol consumption to lead healthier lifestyle. South Africa is no different.


Fresh, light and eco-friendly: 2020’s top trending cocktails crack a nod to the American Golden Age of cocktails

by Spotong

But unlike a century ago, bartenders now have access to a far wider range of top quality fresh ingredients, which they are using to give the classics a fresh new twist, says Hunter.