Township Trade


Not all waters are created equal

Make an informed choice for yourself and your customers

Bouquet’ is the word used by beverage tasters when referring to the ‘nose’ or ‘smell’ of a beverage, while palate refers to the ‘taste’ or ‘flavour’.


South African shooters at their best!

Celebrate this Heritage Day with five of our favourite local shooters.

As simple as it sounds, all you need to do is pour both ingredients into a shot glass – and good luck remembering the rest of your night!

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General Meeting of Liquor Traders Against Crime

NTHA Quarterly News

Every day, 5 - 10 outlets are being robbed, in some cases, owners and patrons are killed for money, stock and cellphones.

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A beginner's guide to becoming a beer connoisseur

Taste beer like a pro!

South Africa’s rich brewing history and long love affair with beer predates that with wine. Beer lovers who indulge in this legendary beverage are spoiled for choice, with more than 100 styles on offer.


The rise of fake food in our townships

What it is, how it’s done and how to protect yourself and your customers

In most cases, shop owners and consumers are completely unaware that the products are counterfeit and these products are easily distributed to informal traders and spaza shops across our townships.

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Brand New Beverages

New liquor products to hit the shelves

Esprit has launched in South Africa with three intriguing, multi-faceted flavours – Mango with a twist of Chilli, Watermelon and Strawberry with a twist of Lime, and Blueberry and Basil with a twist of Hibiscus

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Essential Retail Stock

Retail Inventory

Anchor Instant Yeast does not need to be dissolved in water and has been specially formulated to activate quickly, whilst the dough is being kneaded.


New on the shelf

New retail products

Making life easier for the consumer is what Blue Ribbon does, so it's continually innovating and finding ways to keep consumer needs satisfied in a delicious way.

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Ten Essential Bar Stocks

Liquor Inventory

A perfect smooth profile for an ice-cold shot with friends. The ultimate celebratory shot.


Bar lingo made easy

Know the difference between shaken and stirred

Educate and impress your patrons when they visit your tavern.