Rise of the alcohol-free brands
Alcohol taps have been turned off but entrepreneurs are offering crafty and cool alternatives, writes Richard Holmes
While many South Africans fret under round two of a lockdown ban on alcohol sales, it’s not only the illicit booze traders who have enjoyed an uptick in fortunes.
Producers of booze-free beverages, from de-alcoholised wine to distilled non-alcoholic gin,have enjoyed a surge in demand across SA. It’s a sober silver lining for a category that was a minor player before the lockdown...