keyboard_arrow_upThe world’s food pantry for 2030
keyboard_arrow_downThe world’s food pantry for 2030

Colombia is one of the countries identified by the United Nations Organisation for Food and Agriculture with the greatest agricultural potential in the world. By 2030, the world population will exceed 8.3 billion, with a resultant increase of 50 per cent in food consumption.

keyboard_arrow_upADM showcases on trend ingredients
keyboard_arrow_downADM showcases on trend ingredients

At SIAL, food and beverage companies can learn more about purposeful ingredients and value-added services from Archer Daniels Midland Company.

keyboard_arrow_upSIAL Innovation – as inspirational as ever
keyboard_arrow_downSIAL Innovation – as inspirational as ever

With a 10 per cent rise in the number of new products presented for the SIAL Innovation Awards, there is no stemming the flow of agri-food innovations, whether targeting manufacturers, retailers or, of course, consumers. Worldwide, the agri-food industry is striving to adapt to the appetites of a new generation hankering for fresher, healthier food, […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africans at SIAL
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africans at SIAL

The Department of Trade and Industry (the dti) will lead a delegation of 38 agro-processing companies on a mission to explore new markets at the 27th edition of the Salon International de l’alimentation (SIAL) International Food Exhibition, that will be taking place in Paris, France from 21 to25 October 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upHealth and wellness headlines at NPC!
keyboard_arrow_downHealth and wellness headlines at NPC!

The Bay Hotel in Cape Town provided a sparkling backdrop to the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition 2018 awards evening. The event showcased a total of 33 entries across a wide variety of products, namely fresh juices, total meal solutions and reduced sugar and salt products. Congratulations to this year’s winner Aromat Naturally Tasty, which […]

keyboard_arrow_upWoolworths upgrades comfort food
keyboard_arrow_downWoolworths upgrades comfort food

Woolworths has entered its fresh soups in the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upTravel the globe without leaving your home
keyboard_arrow_downTravel the globe without leaving your home

Woolworths has entered its Global Menu into the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition. You’re craving your favourite restaurant meal, but it’s cold outside and you can’t think of anything worse than braving the outdoors. No problem! Woolworths has a selection of brand new and delicious meal solutions for you that won’t only see you making […]

keyboard_arrow_upSuper tasty and moreish B-well Sandwich Spread
keyboard_arrow_downSuper tasty and moreish B-well Sandwich Spread

B-well Sandwich Spread will help transform your everyday snack into an exciting meal.

keyboard_arrow_upLow-carb, gluten-free decadently delicious baking range
keyboard_arrow_downLow-carb, gluten-free decadently delicious baking range

NuMe has entered its ‘Not so Naughty’ gluten-free baking range into the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upIshida Flexgrader increases throughput
keyboard_arrow_downIshida Flexgrader increases throughput

The installation of two Ishida FlexGraders at leading Hungarian poultry processor Tranzit Food has enabled the company to nearly double capacity with the same number of line operators.

keyboard_arrow_upSAB introduces inner-city rooftop farming ‘Hola Harvest’
keyboard_arrow_downSAB introduces inner-city rooftop farming ‘Hola Harvest’

SAB and AB InBev Africa has introduced its first group of ‘urban farmers’ in Johannesburg’s inner-city and surrounds with the installation of three 200m2 rooftop farms, facilitated by its youth entrepreneurship programme, SAB KickStart, in partnership with the City of Joburg, the Department of Small Business Development (DSBD) and the Small Enterprise Development Agency (SEDA).

keyboard_arrow_upParmalat Cheddars impress international cheese judges
keyboard_arrow_downParmalat Cheddars impress international cheese judges

Parmalat SA (PSA) wowed international cheese judges and won a gold and two bronze awards at the 2018 World Cheese Awards (WCA). PSA’s Gold award was for its Président 12-month Mature Cheddar, while the two Bronze medals went to Parmalat Cheddar and the Woolworths 18-month Vintage Cheddar produced by Parmalat SA.

keyboard_arrow_upIt’s time to boost productivity
keyboard_arrow_downIt’s time to boost productivity

In the examination of effects of time management on overall productivity, a distinction must first be made between ‘time’ and the concept of ‘working time’. Working time refers to any period during which your worker works at your disposal and carries out their activities or duties, and any period during which your worker is receiving […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe technology of food and drink in focus at fdt Africa 2019
keyboard_arrow_downThe technology of food and drink in focus at fdt Africa 2019

food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) will return to Johannesburg next year, bringing to sub-Saharan Africa the full lab to table value chain in the food, beverage and the respective packaging industry.

keyboard_arrow_upSAB and AB INBEV support local retailer business growth
keyboard_arrow_downSAB and AB INBEV support local retailer business growth

More than 500 liquor retailers, some struggling business owners, based in South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana, have completed an intensive AB InBev Retailer Development Programme (RDP) aimed at improving the chances of their business experiencing financial success in the mid-to long-term.

keyboard_arrow_up‘Webrooming’ widespread in consumer food purchasing decisions across Africa
keyboard_arrow_down‘Webrooming’ widespread in consumer food purchasing decisions across Africa

With 55 independent states, Africa is the world’s second most populous continent and is home to a diverse population of consumers with regional tastes, religions and languages. An increasing workforce has led to a growth in GDP and consumer expenditure, and a rise in out of home food consumption. With multiple trends and influencers, the […]

keyboard_arrow_upROCOL lubricants from BI slash gearbox power consumption
keyboard_arrow_downROCOL lubricants from BI slash gearbox power consumption

Leading supplier BI has been distributing ROCOL lubrication solutions for 25 years, allowing its industrial customers to reduce gearbox power consumption dramatically, and thereby slash costs and reduce downtime.

keyboard_arrow_upPecan Deluxe to celebrate factory expansion
keyboard_arrow_downPecan Deluxe to celebrate factory expansion

Leading European inclusions pioneer Pecan Deluxe Candy (Europe) Ltd will be launching its newly upgraded and extended manufacturing facilities with a Grand Opening and Launch Party at its Yorkshire headquarters on 29 November 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upCongratulations Reitech, on your milestone!
keyboard_arrow_downCongratulations Reitech, on your milestone!

The customer focused solutions provider of machines primarily for the FMCG and pharmaceutical markets, celebrates its 55th anniversary this year.

keyboard_arrow_upThe role of MAP in the poultry industry
keyboard_arrow_downThe role of MAP in the poultry industry

This article explains what modified atmospheric packaging (MAP) means to the poultry industry and how it meets the quality demands of modern consumers for fresh foods.

keyboard_arrow_upIndustry calls national plastic sector shutdown illegal
keyboard_arrow_downIndustry calls national plastic sector shutdown illegal

The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa) geared up for the national mega strike in the plastic sector, which started on 15 October. The union said the strike would paralyse all sectors across the economy. It has dubbed this a plastic shutdown.

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa’s glass recycling success story
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa’s glass recycling success story

Most consumers understand their purchase decisions affect the environment. This is what makes buying and reusing glass packaging a smart option. Locally produced, this type of packaging contains at least 40 per cent of recycled glass. Recycling resources are in development countrywide thanks to significant growth in glass recycling.

keyboard_arrow_upAnti-counterfeiting quantum dot technology now available in SA
keyboard_arrow_downAnti-counterfeiting quantum dot technology now available in SA

An innovative anti-counterfeiting technology for the food and beverage labelling industry was released this month (September) at Label Expo 2018 in Chicago and concurrently in South Africa. This technology is quantum dots. Upon order, it will be available for distribution throughout Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upTrace your products every move
keyboard_arrow_downTrace your products every move

Inspection machines and markings on packs are beneficial in a number of ways. They help meet traceability requirements, assure consumers of product authenticity and help manufacturers save time and money. Packaging Review looks at the new technologies to be released this year. The 3-CI Case Inspector Filtec recently introduced new inspection systems for the food […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa’s first certified packaging professional
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa’s first certified packaging professional

Kishan Singh, CEO of MetPac-SA has become the first packaging expert in South Africa to be awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation. It was presented to him by the international Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP).

keyboard_arrow_upSacmi’s packaging solutions on show in Dubai
keyboard_arrow_downSacmi’s packaging solutions on show in Dubai

The group will highlight its new ultra-high speed filling solutions at Gulfood Manufacturing’s annual fair in Dubai from 6 to 9 November. These solutions will be displayed alongside a complete, integrated closure making range.

keyboard_arrow_upA special focus on Sacmi’s closures
keyboard_arrow_downA special focus on Sacmi’s closures

The Sacmi group showcased its complete range of solutions for the closures and beverage industries at Food & Drink Technology (FDT) Africa 2018. The biennial event took place from 4 to 6 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upIngredion taps into trends at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018
keyboard_arrow_downIngredion taps into trends at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018

Ingredion will be taking its Tour of Tasty Trends to this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai. Taking visitors to the stand on a journey of delicious discovery, a team of culinologists will present a selection of savoury products, snacks and dairy-based foods that tap into the latest consumer trends.

keyboard_arrow_upAdvantage Austria at SIAL
keyboard_arrow_downAdvantage Austria at SIAL

The group of Austrian exhibitors is highly diverse and includes baked goods, baobab products, organic energy drinks, post-mix syrups, mixed milk drinks to Tyrolean bacon and private product labels.

keyboard_arrow_upSIAL Innovation awards as inspirational as ever!
keyboard_arrow_downSIAL Innovation awards as inspirational as ever!

With a 10 per cent rise in the number of new products presented for the SIAL Innovation Awards, there is no stemming the flow of agri-food innovations, whether targeting manufacturers, retailers or consumers.

keyboard_arrow_upSIAL focuses on innovation
keyboard_arrow_downSIAL focuses on innovation

SIAL Innovation prizes are awarded to those who help shape what we eat both today and tomorrow. See gallery below of the entrants.    

keyboard_arrow_upADM to showcase on-trend ingredients at SIAL 2018
keyboard_arrow_downADM to showcase on-trend ingredients at SIAL 2018

At SIAL, food and beverage companies can learn more about purposeful ingredients and value-added services from Archer Daniels Midland Company. Thanks to its integrated raw-material expertise, international access to resources and a global network of development laboratories, ADM can help its customers design custom-tailored concepts for trendy beverage, dairy, sweet & savoury food concepts in […]

keyboard_arrow_upInnovative solutions for unique multi-sensory experiences with healthy added value
keyboard_arrow_downInnovative solutions for unique multi-sensory experiences with healthy added value

In line with the guiding principle “Turning the best out of nature into Multi-Sensory & Nutritional Excellence”, Doehler will present pioneering ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions which reflect the core topics of naturalness, plant-based nutrition, Nutritional Excellence and Multi-Sensory Experiences to visitors at the SIAL trade show, held from 21 to 25 October.

keyboard_arrow_upSpotlight on the Sial Innovation 2018 Awards
keyboard_arrow_downSpotlight on the Sial Innovation 2018 Awards

With a 10 per cent rise in the number of new products presented for the SIAL Innovation Awards, there is no stemming the flow of agri-food innovations, whether targeting manufacturers, retailers or, of course, consumers.

keyboard_arrow_upHi Europe & Ni 2018: Food safety in focus
keyboard_arrow_downHi Europe & Ni 2018: Food safety in focus

This year, taking place from 27to 29 November in Frankfurt, Germany, Hi Europe & Ni will shine a spotlight on processing and packaging technology. Numerous exhibitors will demonstrate the industry’s innovative power in the new Expo FoodTec pavilion. Additionally, with food safety being a key topic, expert presentations will showcase innovations in processing technologies, hygiene, […]

keyboard_arrow_upValio unveils on-trend food innovation ingredients at SIAL Paris
keyboard_arrow_downValio unveils on-trend food innovation ingredients at SIAL Paris

Valio will showcase its latest food innovations and tailor-made ingredients solutions.