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Shoprite Group steps in to help with disaster relief

Thousands of hampers have been distributed following the unrest and vandalism

The Group has also donated R1 million to the Shoprite Act For Change Fund for use by vetted organisations involved in relief efforts to help communities rebuild.

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Shoprite launches free monthly Xtra Savings Funeral Benefit

You can receive a R4500 Shoprite grocery voucher in the event of a successful claim.

The initiative is the latest value addition to Shoprite’s Xtra Savings programme, which has gained more than 11-million members, who’ve saved a collective R1.6-billion, since its launch just six months ago.

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The Tavern Tatler

The latest news for the liquor trade

The summit explored ways in which the industry can seek to create and operate in a safe environment regarding COVID-19 and contribute to the fight against gender-based violence.


We stand against irresponsible behaviour by alcohol consumers and non-compliant liquor traders!

GLF Quarterly Column

In most cases, the liquor outlets that are flouting Covid-19 protocols are not members of any association, which makes it difficult to deal with such outlets unless the police enforce compliance.


Tiger Brands - Certain Canned Vegetables Recalled Due to Defective Cans

Affected canned products can be returned for a refund

Canned vegetable products forming part of the recall can be identified by looking at the manufacturing date code stamped on the bottom or top of the can.

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SALTA goes online! is available to all members and the public across SA

Sisonke is a B2B online marketplace that consolidates orders from small businesses so they can source products higher up in the value chain and get the benefits of buying at scale.


Back to school for taxi drivers as fight against Covid-19 intensifies

SANTACO, Distell and NLTC in ground-breaking partnership to make taxi's and taxi ranks safer for commuters.

The training is the product of a ground-breaking partnership between SANTACO, Distell and the National Liquor Traders Council.


Let's raise South Africa's DrinkIQ

Consumers are being challenged to rethink their drinking behaviour

One of the most prominent issues raised during the Covid-19 lockdown in South Africa is the serious impact that alcohol abuse has on the country and its people.

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Xtra Savings will in time become the country’s biggest rewards programme, reaching Shoprite’s 19.3-million shoppers across South Africa.


Thanks, but no thanks, Mr President!

SALTA Quarterly Column

Harassment, callous treatment and theft of trading stock from surviving liquor traders by the police have become the order of the day.