Why is nutrition important in cancer treatment? Nutrition assists cancer patients in keeping a healthy weight, maintaining body strength, keeping the body tissues healthy as well as assists in decreasing the side effects during and after treatment. Cancer and cancer treatments such as chemotherapy and radiology may affect taste, appetite and the bodies ability to…

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The Immune System Function The immune system is vital in protecting the body from harmful germs, substances, and changes in cells.  It is an extremely complex system which is always active, surveying the body for unwanted substances or changes in the body.  Its activity is heightened when an individual becomes infected with a virus, bacteria,…

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Food safety is very important within the food industry; however, with over a third of food-borne illness cases occurring in the home, it is as vital within our own domestic kitchens. Certain bacteria, viruses, parasites and chemicals can contaminate food and cause food to become unsafe.  Unsafe food can result in mild symptoms such as…

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The United Nation’s definition of a sustainable food system is “a food system that delivers food and nutrition security for all in such a way that the economic, social and environmental bases to generate food security and nutrition for future generations are not compromised”.  Currently there is adequate food production to meet the needs of…

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With an innovative five-year strategic plan on hand, Group Chairman, Giles King announced on 1 March 2020 the appointments of Merrill King to the position of Group CEO and Laura Morton to joint Managing Director. Laura will be responsible for the Capitol Select Division of the company. Following the announcement, Merrill expressed her sentiments. “I…

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The Witness 12 November 2019 Capitol Caterers once again scooped the Business of the Year in the Services Sector at this year’s Nedbank Pietermaritzburg and Midlands Chamber of Business (PMCB) awards at the Weekend. Capitol Caterers is a national company with its head office in Pietermaritzburg. The company was launched in 1992 with only four…

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Contract catering company, Capitol Caterers has recently invested over R2 million in property, operational equipment and personnel for their accredited training division, Midlands Hospitality Academy. Commenting at the opening of their new premises in Scottsville, Pietermaritzburg on 15 August 2019, Group Chairman, Mr Giles King said this investment was testament to the company’s commitment to…

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The industrial catering company, Capitol Caterers Eswatini, has recently invested SZL 7million in new offices, canteen facilities and industrial kitchen facilities . Speaking at the opening of their new premises at King Sobhuza 11 Avenue on Wednesday 10 July, Company Chairman, Mr Giles King, said this investment was made as a result of a growing…

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Viewed for their  business excellence, sustainability and responsibility, Capitol Caterers was announced Business Services Sector winner at the Standard Bank KZN Top Business Awards ceremony held on 13 June .  Stringent qualifying criterion included assessment of the company’s contribution to the Kwa-Zulu Natal economy, good governance and ethics, development within the business sector and community…

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