n South African Food Review - Tesco to venture into Africa? : news

Volume 38, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 0379-6000



The Food Review team recently attended a breakfast hosted at Africa's Big Seven, the annual food and beverage industry trade show held at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand. During the breakfast, former CNN correspondent Paul Tilsley hinted strongly that UK grocer Tesco was considering expansion into South Africa. Global retail expert Simon Mathers addressed the breakfast via video conferencing from Chesterfield in the UK. He was interviewed by veteran broadcaster Tilsley. When asked to comment on the Tesco rumours, Mathers said he could see the retail giant growing its presence in to the Eastern and African markets.

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