Child Obesity in South Africa: The Challenge of a Weighty Issue


Did you know that South Africa has one of the highest rates of child obesity in the world? Recent research shows that about two thirds of South African women are classified as obese or overweight. It’s no surprise then that as adult obesity increases, obesity in children increases too. Child obesity in South Africa is… 

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What’s in a Bag? A Fresh Product Comes Down to Good Packaging


A fresh product doesn’t just come from fresh ingredients. It’s the packaging that makes all the difference. Good packaging is a key component that takes an average product and gives it “premium” status. Our promise to you entails giving you premium quality products, packed in premium quality packaging, topped off with premium quality service. So, what goes into… 

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Franchising Empowers Entrepreneurs and Builds the South African Economy

South African economy

We just need to turn on the news or browse online news sites to see that the South African economy is taking a beating and has been for a long time. Many economic leaders agree that small businesses are part of the solution to improve our local economy. However, they have continued to debate the ways… 

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Montagu Dried Fruit & Nuts Franchisee of the Week


Meet our Montagu Dried Fruit & Nuts franchisee of the week… supermom, Samantha Daines! Samantha has a background in business strategy within Financial Services and FMCG. A proudly South African wife and mom of three, her youngest was born five days after they opened the Bedford Centre franchise. So she can definitely say that franchising… 

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