Fred Roed: On The Rise Of Podcasting And Hosting New 'Healthy Business Show'

Heavy Chef anchor Caley Africa interviews Heavy Chef CEO Fred Roed on the sudden rise of podcasting, what's behind the plethora of new shows available to audiences, and what it was like to create the groundbreaking new 'Healthy Business Show' with CliffCentral and Discovery Business Insurance.

Listeners can download the interviews on the Discovery website, here.

What Makes a Healthy Business? This is the burning question that Discovery Healthy Business show intends to answer for their audience.

Think Discovery Vitality reward system but for Business? With Vitality, the more you exercise and make healthy choices for your body, so you reap the rewards. Why should it be any different for your business?

The Discovery Healthy Business Show intends on promoting healthy business practices, and through each episode, reveals information that inspires and empowers the listener to do just that.

The Discovery Healthy Business Show is a series of 12 episodes, released each week and is available on the following websites, Cliff Central, Discovery, Heavy Chef, or most podcast apps like Apple podcasts, Google podcasts, Spotify, Pocket casts, Overcasts, and

The Discovery Healthy Business show is hosted by Heavy Chef CEO, Fred Road who interviews a diverse array of incredible speakers and some of the greatest leaders on the continent.

We hear from Barry Swartzberg, CEO at Vitality Group Inc & Co-Founder at Discovery Ltd, to name but one of South Africa‚Äôs business icons that impart their '2 cents' of business wisdom on the show. 

So Why podcasting? 

Well, it is the so-called Golden Age of Podcasting and it is taking the world by storm. The show is recorded at Cliff Central Studios in Johannesburg which provides an intimate studio environment for the host and speaker to zero in on the topic and get down to business.

The most amazing part of the Healthy Business Show is that each episode can be downloaded and accessed offline for your convenience so that you can choose the most convenient time to plug in, listen and learn.

Heavy Chef learning experiences are brought to you by the following partners:

  • Workshop17 - collaborative spaces

  • Xero - the world's best Cloud accounting software

  • Yoco - the fastest growing payments company in Africa

  • Payfast - online payments and e-commerce

  • Bolt - the most entrepreneur-friendly taxi app

  • CueAV - Africa's finest AV business

  • Whipping The Cat - award-winning legal services for SMEs

  • Vida e Caffe - coffee that fuels entrepreneurs

  • Sir Fruit - healthy breaks for entrepreneurs everywhere

  • Backsberg - the world's finest wine, according to the Heavy Chef community

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