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Woolworths Taste says farewell in print, embraces digital-first future
After 21 years of gracing Woolworths’ shelves and inspiring home cooks across South Africa, Taste has published its final bi-monthly print edition. This comes as the brand celebrates a new milestone in June: a footprint of 1,175,000 consumers across all its channels and a total reach of 11,858,000 (a 25% increase on the previous month). 15 Jul 2024 Read more

New Media report unveils trends shaping video marketing in SA
Following the 2023 launch of its in-house multimedia agency, Reddish Blue, New Media has unveiled The Video of Things. This comprehensive trends report, a collaborative effort between Reddish Blue and New Media’s Research & Insights division, leverages New Media’s 25 years of content marketing experience to deliver unique insights into the ever-evolving world of moving content. 19 Jun 2024 Read more

Woolworths Taste cracks the worldwide top 10
The South African recipe website is ranked fifth globally, according to SimilarWeb’s recent stats. 23 May 2024 Read more

The 2024 Eat Out magazine is on shelves!
The latest edition offers readers an immersive experience of South Africa’s restaurant scene through the lens of those creating culinary excellence. 10 May 2024 Read more

Eat Out unveils more robust judging process
In its ongoing mission to champion the South African restaurant industry, Eat Out is announcing an update to the way it identifies and celebrates the best of the best from across the country. 28 Mar 2024 Read more

Iconic Taste brand embraces a digital-first future
It’s official: Woolworths Taste now reaches over one million consumers monthly across all its digital platforms. The reported figures for February 2024 stood at 1,044,002 - a new high for the award-winning retail brand. As a result of this unprecedented growth, Woolworths now intends to expand its efforts in the food content space by increasing, but also consolidating, all its investment into Taste’s digital growth. This means the 190th issue of Woolworths Taste, July/August 2024, will be the last bi-monthly print magazine to be published by the brand. 5 Mar 2024 Read more

New Media presses play on agile new video agency
Ready for action: South Africa’s newest 25-year-old video agency flips the script on affordable, story-driven video content. 1 Dec 2023 Read more

Taste’s Loadshedding Cookbook lights up London awards
Woolworths Taste’s ingenious Loadshedding Cookbook took top honours at the International Content Marketing Awards in London, winning gold in the highly competitive Best Use of Print category. 27 Nov 2023 Read more

Food24 launches Food24 Baby, in collaboration with Parent Sense
New Media-owned Food24 has launched Food24 Baby, an online portal dedicated to helping parents navigate the challenges and joys of weaning. 10 Nov 2023 Read more

Gold, gold and more gold for New Media in New York
New Media scored a trifecta at the prestigious 2023 Eddie & Ozzie Awards, taking top honours in three hotly contested categories. 27 Oct 2023 Read more

Woolworths Taste: 20 years and still cooking!
Launched in 2003 by New Media on behalf of Woolworths, with the intention of becoming "the best food magazine in the world", Woolworths Taste celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. 4 Sep 2023 Read more

New Media launches AI content solution for small businesses harnesses the award-winning content marketing agency's storytelling experience and tech expertise, empowering businesses with limited marketing budgets to generate their own high-quality content. 16 Aug 2023 Read more

Don't let load shedding ruin your dinner!
Woolworths Taste publishes "The Loadshedding Cookbook". 4 Aug 2023 Read more

New Media bags 14 international awards in 2022
New Media has had one of its best award seasons on record, with the South African content marketing agency winning big in New York and London. 6 Feb 2023 Read more

The Eat Out Woolworths Restaurant Awards return with a bang!
Following a break of exactly three years, three days and 23 hours, the Eat Out Restaurant Awards returned on Sunday, 20 November, with Woolworths as the headline sponsor. 5 Dec 2022 Read more

New Media wins 2 trophies with Vodacom at New Generation Awards
The Vodacom now! blog, for which New Media produces articles and videos, has won gold for Blogging Excellence at the 10th annual New Generation Social and Digital Media Awards. New Media's Vodacom team also took silver for Best Online Newsletter. 5 Oct 2022 Read more

It's 4 golds for New Media in New York
New Media took top honours in three hotly contested categories as well as a prestigious Special Recognition award at the 2022 Folio Awards 16 Sep 2022 Read more

New Media creative director paints New York purple!
New Media and Visi creative director Mark Serra has won the Art Director of the Year special recognition award at the 2022 Eddie & Ozzie Awards. 14 Sep 2022 Read more

Swipe iX and New Media launch joint innovation lab
Swipe iX, New Media's in-house digital solutions agency, has welcomed Gaynor Johnson as the head of its newly launched innovation lab. 23 Aug 2022 Read more

New Media x Swipe iX win gold for content and tech excellence in New York
Leading content marketing agency New Media and its in-house tech solutions agency, Swipe iX, have won the Best Use of Technology as Part of a Content Marketing Program category at the 2022 Content Marketing Awards in New York. 3 Aug 2022 Read more

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