Township Trade

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Cooking for big groups this festive season?

We've got you covered with great recipe ideas from Spekko

This is an easy one-pot meal suitable for feeding up to 8 people. To make this for a crowd, simply double the ingredients.


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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The dangers of binge drinking

Responsible Drinking

The World Health Organisation ranks South Africa 59th highest of 195 countries for heavy episodic drinking among those who drink.


A toast to the holiday season

It's bubbly time so raise your glass as we toast to the holiday season. Cheers!

The Bollinger Special Cuvée displays a crystalline pale straw colour of great vibrance, very fine bubbles and a beautiful aromatic complexity: roasted apples and ripe peaches with gentle citrus nuances.


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.