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_upA guilt-free, diabetic-friendly treat
keyboard_arrow_downA guilt-free, diabetic-friendly treat

Clover has entered its Tropika Slenda range into the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upGood news that’s not fake
keyboard_arrow_downGood news that’s not fake

Seltzer has entered its new Essence range into the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upColour and flavour with MILKI
keyboard_arrow_downColour and flavour with MILKI

First Choice has entered its MILKI flavoured milk range into the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upNo ordinary mayonnaise
keyboard_arrow_downNo ordinary mayonnaise

Clover is proud to announce that Clover Cream O’Naise has been entered in the 2018 Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition (NPC), under the Mayonnaise category. Now in its 24th year, the awards have grown to become bigger and better; and have attracted high quality entries and unyielding competition in the food industry.

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_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_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_upCheers to summer – Flagstone Poetry Rose
keyboard_arrow_downCheers to summer – Flagstone Poetry Rose

The appeal for rosé continues to climb as high as the African sun and when summer hits, the first thing we do is check how much of the glorious stuff is in the fridge. Blushing little bottles of joy, beading with excitement and begging to be consumed. Rosé is that easy member of the party […]

keyboard_arrow_upPassina sells Dutch operations to Döhler Group
keyboard_arrow_downPassina sells Dutch operations to Döhler Group

Döhler Group and Passina Group have reached an agreement on the acquisition of Concentra Europe BV with its Dutch and German subsidiaries by Döhler Group. The proposed transaction has now been filed with the relevant antitrust authorities and is conditional upon their approval.

keyboard_arrow_upLycopene’s antioxidative powers on show at HI Japan
keyboard_arrow_downLycopene’s antioxidative powers on show at HI Japan

Lycored showcased the oxidative stress-busting powers of lycopene at Health Ingredients Japan (3-5 October in Tokyo).

keyboard_arrow_upCPUT student off to London thanks to winning salad dressing recipe
keyboard_arrow_downCPUT student off to London thanks to winning salad dressing recipe

There will soon be no need to order your salad dressing on the side thanks to a CPUT BTech Consumer Science student.

keyboard_arrow_upPalsgaard reveals new Middle East distributors ahead of Gulfood Manufacturing 2018
keyboard_arrow_downPalsgaard reveals new Middle East distributors ahead of Gulfood Manufacturing 2018

Four new distribution partners have been appointed to market Palsgaard’s emulsifier and stabiliser solutions across the Middle East.

keyboard_arrow_upSecuring credit card transactional data is crucial
keyboard_arrow_downSecuring credit card transactional data is crucial

Ever wondered where every credit card transaction is recorded and stored and how secure that data is, especially after the hardware on which that data is stored reaches end-of-life. If this data is compromised and lands in the wrong hands, it could have catastrophic consequences for not only the company concerned, but for the banks […]

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_upNo better way to accuracy
keyboard_arrow_downNo better way to accuracy

A Mark & Read automated Cognex camera and Markem-Imaje printer verification solution together have helped companies confirm the right code is correctly printed on packs. This system reduces unnecessary waste and helps ensure non-coding related recalls run smoothly.

keyboard_arrow_upAlphapax’ local twist in the production tail
keyboard_arrow_downAlphapax’ local twist in the production tail

Designer and manufacturing supplier of shrink-wrapping and product handling end-of-line systems, Alphapax is now in its sixth year of operation. Packaging Review reports on its progress since inception.

keyboard_arrow_upISW’s new beginning
keyboard_arrow_downISW’s new beginning

Printer and converter of shrink sleeves and flexible packaging, Innovation Shrink and Wrap (ISW) can now provide clients with the latest and more efficient services as well as cost-effective offerings. PACKAGING REVIEW looks at how this has been made possible.

keyboard_arrow_upExperience label trends first hand
keyboard_arrow_downExperience label trends first hand

In the world of packaging everyone is talking about sustainability and digital capabilities. For years now those two subjects are the focus for brand owners and packaging suppliers alike – fuelling research and development.

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.

keyboard_arrow_upRifle-Shot Performance Holdings’ food manufacturing excellence event
keyboard_arrow_downRifle-Shot Performance Holdings’ food manufacturing excellence event

The workshops held on 11 and 13 September in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively, were arranged to discuss the South African Excellence Movement (SAEM), and how this initiative will equip the SA Food Manufacturing industry with tools to assist them operate more efficiently and avoid food safety scandals going forward.

keyboard_arrow_updmg events launches key food innovation conference
keyboard_arrow_downdmg events launches key food innovation conference

dmg events is proud to introduce the most exciting b2b conference to the food and beverage market. From 27 to 28 September 2018, FoodNext.Africa will bring together startups, food innovators, foodtech businesses, investors and partners who are redefining the food industry from farm-to-fork.

keyboard_arrow_upSEW-EURODRIVE to exhibit drive solutions for the sugar industry at SASTA
keyboard_arrow_downSEW-EURODRIVE to exhibit drive solutions for the sugar industry at SASTA

Drive and automation specialist SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa will exhibit at the 91st congress of the South African Sugar Technologists’ Association (SASTA) from 14 to 16 August at the International Convention Centre in Durban.

keyboard_arrow_updmg events is open for business in Saudi Arabia
keyboard_arrow_downdmg events is open for business in Saudi Arabia

Having been granted a Saudi investment licence by the Saudi Arabian General Investment Authority (SAGIA) earlier this year, dmg events, a leading international events company, has now established a 100 per cent owned business unit and opened a new office in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, which will be used as a base for the company’s events […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe rise of the platform economy
keyboard_arrow_downThe rise of the platform economy

A thought-provoking new whitepaper co-authored by Accenture South Africa and the Gordon Institute of Business Science, focuses on a fundamental economic shift – the rise of the platform economy. This growing composite of many-sided, demand-driven businesses is coming to dominate linear strategies of old. Companies can now create ecosystems with their businesses at the centre, […]

keyboard_arrow_upCorruption, healthcare and blockchain on the agenda for SAPICS Conference
keyboard_arrow_downCorruption, healthcare and blockchain on the agenda for SAPICS Conference

Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for supply chain professionals kicks off in Cape Town on 10 June. With supply chain issues increasingly in the spotlight in South Africa – from the education department’s alleged oversupply of sanitary towels in schools, to the Estina Dairy Farm scandal, and former finance minister Malusi Gigaba’s budget […]

keyboard_arrow_upFind the perfect pairing at the Fire & Feast Meat Festival
keyboard_arrow_downFind the perfect pairing at the Fire & Feast Meat Festival

South Africa’s premium online butchery, MyBraai, has teamed up with wine experts from Leopard’s Leap to craft the dynamic MyBraai Meat & Wine Pairing Theatre. This ultimate foodie experience will add to the tasty programme at Fire & Feast Meat Festival presented by Crown National, taking place at Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome from 8 to 10 […]

keyboard_arrow_upNielsen sets the scene for major shifts in SA consumer market
keyboard_arrow_downNielsen sets the scene for major shifts in SA consumer market

The South African consumer landscape is set for a multitude of shifts in the next ten years, not least of which is the maturing of the local market with growth in the Generation X (35-49 year old) market segment set to outpace that in the Generation Y Millennial age group.