keyboard_arrow_upOne way that supermarkets of the future can tackle the scandal of food waste
keyboard_arrow_downOne way that supermarkets of the future can tackle the scandal of food waste

In addition to making food businesses more profitable, new technologies can also help tackle the fast-approaching issue of global food shortages. Bjorn Thumas, director business development at Tomra Food, explains. 

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.

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Many individuals are keen to recycle, but often use the excuse that they don’t know where to do so. For this reason, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is hosting The TGRC Art for Glass Graffiti Competition to draw Jozi residents’ attention to our numerous glass recycling banks. Through colourful and unique paintwork, the company hopes […]

keyboard_arrow_upWomen wield the bulk of SA spending power
keyboard_arrow_downWomen wield the bulk of SA spending power

The purchasing power of South Africa’s 18-million female consumers is undeniable given that 71 per cent of them are responsible for grocery shopping, while 60 per cent are the primary purchaser within South African households making them a force to be reckoned with, in the local retail sector.

keyboard_arrow_upExceptional workshops for 2019 Sapics conference
keyboard_arrow_downExceptional workshops for 2019 Sapics conference

The new normal for supply chains involves uncertainty, complexity and risk, according to international supply chain risk management specialist, Gregory Schlegel.

keyboard_arrow_upAAK’s flaked fats deliver the perfect pizza experience
keyboard_arrow_downAAK’s flaked fats deliver the perfect pizza experience

AAK is ready to help manufacturers create pizzas with an innovative range of flaked fats that enhance crust quality, taste and texture, as well as offering easy handling during the production process.

keyboard_arrow_upUncertainty the biggest threat to supply chains
keyboard_arrow_downUncertainty the biggest threat to supply chains

While South Africa’s power crisis is reportedly costing the country up to R80 billion a month, load shedding itself is not the biggest threat to the economy.

keyboard_arrow_upTOMRA Food at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany
keyboard_arrow_downTOMRA Food at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany

Consistent high quality, reliable ejection of defective product, and less waste of valuable food – this is what TOMRA Food stands for. The company, part of the TOMRA group headquartered in Norway, strengthens its commitment to global sustainability through innovative analytics and cutting-edge sorting systems. At the IFFA trade fair from 4 – 9 May […]

keyboard_arrow_upIntroducing Polyoak’s new Turtle Trucks
keyboard_arrow_downIntroducing Polyoak’s new Turtle Trucks

Polyoak Packaging is intensifying its commitment to extended producer responsibility, by partnering with its customers to optimise the recyclability of their packaging. Design, functionality, material choice, decoration, closures and on-pack communications all need to be taken into careful consideration, to deliver a truly recyclable pack.

keyboard_arrow_upNew pavilions announced at the Nigerian Food Event 2019
keyboard_arrow_downNew pavilions announced at the Nigerian Food Event 2019

The recently launched Nigerian Food Event 2019 has been gaining traction amongst manufacturers, suppliers and major buyers from across the food, beverage and hospitality sectors both in Nigeria and internationally. Consequently, organisers have introduced dedicated Pavilions to group together relevant products and regions.

keyboard_arrow_upGet ready for the Kenyan Food Event
keyboard_arrow_downGet ready for the Kenyan Food Event

Montgomery East Africa re-launches its premier food and hospitality exhibition into Kenya. The two business-to-business co-located exhibitions, The Kenyan Food Event and The Kenyan Hospitality Event will be held in Nairobi, Kenya in 2020.

keyboard_arrow_upAnother winner From Wittmann Battenfeld
keyboard_arrow_downAnother winner From Wittmann Battenfeld

The company launched its new EcoPower Xpress 400/3300+ at Propak Africa 2019.  This all-electric, high-speed injection moulding machine is designed primarily for the requirements of the packaging industry and for thin-walled applications. It replaces the TM Xpress, the high-speed hydraulic toggle lever machine model. A special feature of the EcoPower Xpress, is its high injection […]

keyboard_arrow_upSACMI compression, innovation and control at India Plast 2019
keyboard_arrow_downSACMI compression, innovation and control at India Plast 2019

SACMI will be in New Delhi from 28 February to 4 March 2019 to take part in India Plast, the country’s most important plastics fair. Taking centre-stage will be the compression technology with which SACMI has profoundly innovated the way plastic caps are made thanks to its outstanding performance, quality and control characteristics.

keyboard_arrow_upIFFA 2019 – focus on packaging
keyboard_arrow_downIFFA 2019 – focus on packaging

Packaging for foodstuffs, especially perishable products such as meat and sausages, calls for the highest standards in terms of packaging materials, machines and systems. In addition to traditional purposes, such as protection, transport, storage, handling and information, packaging must also provide for food safety, hygiene, waste prevention, sustainability, resource efficiency and traceability.

keyboard_arrow_upPlastics|SA hosts CIPAD Annual Assembly in Cape Town
keyboard_arrow_downPlastics|SA hosts CIPAD Annual Assembly in Cape Town

Plastics|SA was privileged to host the 2018 Annual Assembly of the Council of International Plastics Association Directors (CIPAD), which took place in Cape Town from 7 to 9 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_upFind the best integrated gas and welding solutions at Nampo 2019
keyboard_arrow_downFind the best integrated gas and welding solutions at Nampo 2019

‘Visitors to the stand will be able to talk to our welding application specialists at Nampo about their applications and possible solutions, but we also encourage customers that are interested in obtaining more detailed information about the 360-degree capability to visit the Afrox technology application centre in Germiston after the show, where customised applications and/or […]

keyboard_arrow_upGet ready for Propak West Africa
keyboard_arrow_downGet ready for Propak West Africa

Propak West Africa 2019 has added a further 25 per cent of exhibition space and announces Sasol as Gold Sponsor for this year’s edition.

keyboard_arrow_upSA packaged food consumption on upward trend
keyboard_arrow_downSA packaged food consumption on upward trend

As an important pillar of the South African economy, food and beverage production has almost doubled in the past 10 years, reaching ZAR 392 million (26 million euros) in 2017.

keyboard_arrow_upTetra Pak drives change
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Food Review spoke to Bryn Thomas, key account director at Tetra Pak South Africa at the Propak Africa event about some of the challenges and solutions facing the food and beverage industry today.

keyboard_arrow_upFrom South Africa to Vietnam, Italian packaging hits the road again
keyboard_arrow_downFrom South Africa to Vietnam, Italian packaging hits the road again

South Africa followed closely by Vietnam are the next two stops in the Italian packaging industry’s tour of exhibitions held in markets with strong development potential.  They are respectively the fourth and fifth appointments since the beginning of January in the 2019 promotional programme coordinated by UCIMA (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association) with the […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe simplest solution is the best
keyboard_arrow_downThe simplest solution is the best

Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best solution. This is clearly the case with the radically disruptive Rapidojet technology. ROI is shorter than for any other piece of equipment while product quality rises in all respects.

keyboard_arrow_upFrozen Food Day: Anuga Frozen Food places the focus on frozen food
keyboard_arrow_downFrozen Food Day: Anuga Frozen Food places the focus on frozen food

6 March 2019 was Frozen Food Day. The culinary public holiday was introduced in 1984 by the American President, Ronald Reagan, as “Frozen Food Day” to pay tribute to the services of the frozen food industry in the USA. In the meantime, the birth of frozen food is recognised internationally too, hence this year the […]

keyboard_arrow_upYamato to showcase world class weighing solutions at Propak Africa
keyboard_arrow_downYamato to showcase world class weighing solutions at Propak Africa

The South African branch of Yamato Scale Dataweigh will be showcasing the impressive capabilities of its leading automatic weighing machinery at this year’s Propak Africa Show in March.

keyboard_arrow_upPropak Africa to showcase latest products, technologies and innovation
keyboard_arrow_downPropak Africa to showcase latest products, technologies and innovation

The importance of packaging and related industries will take centre stage at Africa’s ultimate packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling trade exhibition, which will afford over 600 exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their latest technologies and innovations.