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Anchor Yeast Supports the YES programme

Anchor Yeast joined 265 companies in the government programme, YES (Youth Employment Services), by recruiting close to 50 unemployed South Africans this past April. YES is a business-driven initiative which is breaking new ground by pioneering a partnership with government… Read more

Anchor Yeast shares the Whole Truth about Wholegrains

Anchor Yeast once again hosted their annual breakfast seminar exploring the topic of Wholegrains. Registered Dietitian, Monique Piderit (Bsc, M.Dietetics), shared The Whole Truth and Nothing but the Truth to baking industry representatives in Johannesburg and Cape Town. While the… Read more

Food in the Now

Anchor Yeast’s Marketing Manager, Shamla Moodley updated the baking industry on latest trends at recent breakfast seminars in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The topic of Food in the Now delved into global food trends, innovative ingredients, sustainability and pertinent bakery news… Read more

Deconstructing Myths about Baking Products and Bakers Yeast

Bread is an important foodstuff in everyday life. A healthy, balanced diet is the foundation of good health, and nutritionist and most health professionals recognise that bread should be part of a healthy diet. However, for multiple reasons the consumption of bread has… Read more

Anchor Yeast Bakery Training

If you’re looking to train your staff on the finer points of baking, look no further than the Anchor Bakery Training Centre, accredited in 2002 with the FoodBev SETA as a training and assessment provider. Click here for the 2019… Read more

Unveiling of the Lallemand Centennial Triptych

Lallemand celebrated its 100th anniversary of the Préfontaine plant, in Montreal, Canada. It is in front of an impressive crowd of more than 100 people who witnessed the unveiling of the triptych of the centenary of Lallemand on Saturday, June… Read more

Radio 702 discusses Good Carbs, Bad Carbs, High Carbs, Low Carbs…

Following the recent Anchor Yeast Clearing the Carbs Confusion seminar, we were invited to appear on 702 Early Breakfast Show, with host Relebogile Mabotja. Some of the confusion that reigns over this nutrient was unraveled during a Radio 702 interview… Read more

Bakers Forum Autumn 2018 published

Click here for the latest issue of the Anchor Yeast Bakers Forum is now available.  

Anchor Oenology – harvest season

The Anchor Oenology Team has been knee-deep into the new harvest season for 2018. During the months of November to April, the grapes are harvested all around the Western and Northern Cape to supply the local and international wine industries… Read more

Anchor Yeast clears up the Carb Confusion

The confusion that reigns over this nutrient was unraveled at a recent breakfast seminar hosted by Anchor Yeast. Registered dietitian Monique Piderit delved into the controversial topic of “Carbohydrates” to clear the prevailing misconceptions. There’s a common myth that carbohydrates… Read more

Anchor Yeast gives back to Mandini Community in KZN

The Anchor Yeast Consumer Team hosted an ‘After Christmas Party’ for the Mandini Community in KwaZulu-Natal. 200 parents and children attended the event at the Mandini Community Hall in January. The Consumer Team spent the morning making stews and vegetables,… Read more

Anchor Yeast makes a difference for Mandela Day

On Mandela Day, members of the Anchor Yeast team in Durban visited an old age home facility in Lamontville. In addition to cleaning windows, serving meals to the elderly and sick, we delivered much-appreciated blankets to all the residents. The Anchor… Read more

Anchor Yeast re-visits Kusakusa Primary

On 17th May 2017, Anchor Yeast teamed up with Blue Ribbon in Kwa-Zulu Natal to provide sandwiches to all the learners at Kusakusa Primary School. Close to 1500 sandwiches were prepared and handed out to the appreciative learners. A morning well-spent!

Why Bread Matters

At informative breakfast events in March 2017, Anchor Yeast invited media and members of the baking industry to hear well-known dietitian Jane Badham discuss the importance of bread. Did you know that in 2008, 2 800 million loaves of bread… Read more

Consumer Team Connects with Customers

The Consumer Team recently participated in a workshop, geared towards familiarising the whole SADC Team on product usage in the market. The two-day session included a visit to Mamma Drinkie, a Commercial Brewer. Here the team engaged with a traditional… Read more