Exporting rabbit meat could mean big bucks for small SA farmers. Here’s advice on how to get started.

With a startup investment of R35,000 farming rabbits could be a great way to get into small-scale farming, an economist says.  Over 80% of the rabbits bred in South Africa are destined for the export market, mostly China. Rabbit farming is cheap to get into, is less demanding than farming other livestock, and requires less land […]

Rabbit recipe

Ingredients 4 servings 1 rabbit 1 packages baby carrots 6 small onions 6 small potatoes 2 tsp ground pepper 2 tsp salt 3 tsp butter 1 aluminum foil Steps 1 hour skin & clean rabbit layout aluminum foil lay rabbit on aluminum foil spread butter all over rabbit put veggies on aluminum foil with rabbit add the salt & pepper wrap rabbit & […]

Grilled Rabbit Recipe- Menyonyo

Ingredients 1.2 kg rabbit , preferably wild, jointed 1 handful fresh thyme and rosemary , leaves picked 4 cloves garlic , peeled olive oil 1 lemon , zest and juice of 1 teaspoon honey 4 thick slices higher-welfare pancetta salt freshly ground black pepper Method I’ve written this recipe to be cooked on the barbecue, […]

Rabbit Casserole Recipe

“I would like to see more rabbit dishes on our country-restaurant menus. It is often our best seller on a Sunday at our farm. Try Bakone Farm’s New-Zealand rabbits and make a superb hot terrine or casserole.” RABBIT MARINADE Ingredients : 2X (2,548kg) whole rabbits 90ml Dijon mustard 120ml olive oil 2 sprigs rosemary, taken […]

New bank on the block, TymeBank

New bank on the block, TymeBank is digitally smart and coming at you with NO MONTHLY FEES. TymeBank’s majority shareholder is African Rainbow Capital, a fully black-owned and controlled investment company, making TymeBank the first majority black-owned retail bank in South Africa. Constantly looking for ways to empower South Africans to take back control of their money, […]

6 social media tips for small businesses

Social media is a driving force for much of our communication in the 21st century. Many people cannot go very long without checking their Facebook and Twitter feeds. The recent South African Social Media Landscape 2016 study conducted by World Wide Worx and Fuseware has revealed that in South Africa there are 13 million Facebook users and 7.4 […]

7 cost-reduction strategies to keep your business in the cash flow positive

As the owner of any small business, you can often find yourself running into cash flow problems, it’s a common experience. There could be many reasons for this. The cost of supplies, inventory or business operations can outweigh the money coming into the business. Without proper management of cash, your business could land up in […]


It is socking that most South Africans still don’t understand the danger of consuming too much salt… part of the reason may be that most people still don’t understand what too much salt means or what enough salt means. This article is going to bring all those issues into perspective. First of all salt is […]

Are you thinking of starting your own business?

Have you been thinking of launching your own business, but don’t know where to start? With a little inspiration, you might find the spark of creativity that pushes you to follow your entrepreneurial dreams. Starting a business can be intimidating, but with the power of a great idea, a little planning, and some wise investments, […]

4 Ways to Implement Psychology in Marketing

It’s difficult to keep anyone’s attention for more than a few seconds. Social media is especially distracting with news feeds and notifications on multiple platforms. For your business to prosper, you need to find special ways to connect with consumers and encourage them to take action through marketing. “The motivations that lead people to action […]