keyboard_arrow_upAre you one of South Africa’s Qualité dairy producers
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Dairy producers are invited to enter the 2020 South African Dairy Championships, the biggest, oldest and most prestigious dairy event in the country. The championships, hosted by Agri-Expo since 1834, annually attracts around 900 entries from large, medium and small manufacturers. These dairy products compete for the esteemed titles of SA Champion, the Qualité mark […]

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The countdown has started to the 18th annual SAAFFI seminar.

keyboard_arrow_upSolvay spearheads the switch to natural vanillan alternatives
keyboard_arrow_downSolvay spearheads the switch to natural vanillan alternatives

To satisfy the growing demand for true-to-nature products Solvay has doubled its production capacity of Rhovanil Natural Crystal White (CW) capacity to reach 120 metric tons. Rhovanil Natural CW has a typical pure, sweet, long-lasting vanillin profile, key to formulating competitive and consistent natural flavours Natural flavouring Solvay’s Rhovanil Natural CW offers the advantages of […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe future of food lies in sustainability
keyboard_arrow_downThe future of food lies in sustainability

With a rapidly growing population, adopting sustainable production practices on a global scale is an imperative to safeguard the future of our planet. The food supply chain is certainly one area where there is urgent need for improved sustainability. Without food – this precious resource currently being wasted across the supply chain – society as […]

keyboard_arrow_upUPM Raflatac goes BPA-free
keyboard_arrow_downUPM Raflatac goes BPA-free

From January 2020 the chemical Bisphenol A (BPA) will no longer be allowed to be used in making thermal paper in the European Union. In response, UPM Raflatac has announced its portfolio of thermal label papers and films is now BPA-free. Moreover, the company is providing total phenol-free thermal label paper options.

keyboard_arrow_upSolar Steam plants for Africa
keyboard_arrow_downSolar Steam plants for Africa

The Larkfleet Group of Companies has signed a contract with Richfield Engineering of Kenya under which Richfield will manufacture Solar Steam plants for Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia and India.

keyboard_arrow_upGin with zero sugar but all the flavour
keyboard_arrow_downGin with zero sugar but all the flavour

Research reveals some major flavoured gin brands may contain up to 15 teaspoons of sugar.

keyboard_arrow_upBoost your breakfast with rooibos, matcha and more
keyboard_arrow_downBoost your breakfast with rooibos, matcha and more

Boost the nutritional value of your smoothie, breakfast bowl or fresh pressed juice with Natural Herbs & Spices’ new range of smoothie boosters with a rooibos matcha base.

keyboard_arrow_upStrawberry Lips raises awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
keyboard_arrow_downStrawberry Lips raises awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the past few years Strawberry Lips has partnered with breast cancer awareness movement PinkDrive in a show of support for the initiative. For 2019, this top-selling premium gold tequila and cream liqueur wanted to have a 360-degree impact during one of the months’ they consider the most important on the South African calendar. To […]

keyboard_arrow_upA crossover of luxury and health at this year’s NPC
keyboard_arrow_downA crossover of luxury and health at this year’s NPC

The 2019 Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition Awards evening was held at The Venue against the glittering backdrop of Sandton, Gauteng. This year’s event showcased a total of 29 entries across a wide range of products. Luxury biltong and confectionery, craft and traditional beverages, reduced sugar baking ingredients, flavours and spices and an interesting mix […]

keyboard_arrow_upGuilt free cacao snacking from Woolworths
keyboard_arrow_downGuilt free cacao snacking from Woolworths

The Woolworths RAW range of treats offers a great solution to customers wanting a healthier snack without the guilt. 

keyboard_arrow_upThick, creamy and doubly delicious
keyboard_arrow_downThick, creamy and doubly delicious

Enjoy Woolworths’ Strained Double Cream Ayrshire Raspberry Yoghurt.

keyboard_arrow_upMixing it up with natural flavours
keyboard_arrow_downMixing it up with natural flavours

With the growing trend in cocktails, Woolworths found it apt to introduce its range of innovative tonic flavours to compliment both alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks.

keyboard_arrow_upExtremely creamy frozen treats
keyboard_arrow_downExtremely creamy frozen treats

Woolworths’ Extremely Creamy Mini Chocolate and Caramel Ice Cream Bars are a decadent yet perfectly portioned treat.

keyboard_arrow_upGood, clean, gluten free frosty fun
keyboard_arrow_downGood, clean, gluten free frosty fun

Good Value Foods has introduced gluten free cones to their Frosty Fun range.

keyboard_arrow_upLead a healthy life sweetly
keyboard_arrow_downLead a healthy life sweetly

Introducing Sweetly Chocolate Protein Shake Powder, an innovative deliciously designed nutritional drink perfect for the entire family.

keyboard_arrow_upThere’s a rusk for that!
keyboard_arrow_downThere’s a rusk for that!

Woolworths’ range of rusks is so varied and delicious that there’s literally a rusk for every occasion.

keyboard_arrow_upCape Wines for easy and affordable drinking
keyboard_arrow_downCape Wines for easy and affordable drinking

Woolworths’ range of Cape Wines is both affordable and extremely easy on the palate.

keyboard_arrow_upIntroducing the world’s first material verified by the Carbon Trust
keyboard_arrow_downIntroducing the world’s first material verified by the Carbon Trust

UPM Raflatac RAFNXT+ is now the world’s first label material verified by the Carbon Trust, an international organisation working to reduce carbon emissions. Compared to the company’s standard range, it helps companies to reduce their carbon footprint and mitigate climate change.

keyboard_arrow_upFlying Fish features SA’s first environmentally friendly beer bottle labels
keyboard_arrow_downFlying Fish features SA’s first environmentally friendly beer bottle labels

SAB is one of the only businesses in the world, and the first in South Africa, to introduce environmentally friendly Core Linerless Solutions labels for its product packaging.

keyboard_arrow_upPlastics SA takes a trip down memory lane at 2019 AGM
keyboard_arrow_downPlastics SA takes a trip down memory lane at 2019 AGM

Plastics SA celebrated 40 years of growth and achievement at its 2019 AGM.

keyboard_arrow_upNew Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree for the plastics industry launched
keyboard_arrow_downNew Bachelor of Engineering Technology degree for the plastics industry launched

After years of developmental workshops, Plastics SA, the Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) and various other stakeholders have announced the recent launch of the new Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Materials Engineering in Polymer Technology degree. The announcement took place at a fun-filled event hosted at Plastics SA’s Head Office in Midrand. More than 50 […]

keyboard_arrow_upWho is the Paper Bottle Company?
keyboard_arrow_downWho is the Paper Bottle Company?

Paboco, the paper bottle company, unites some of the world’s leading brands and experts in material, design and technology.

keyboard_arrow_upBerlin Packaging acquires Vincap and Adolfse Packaging
keyboard_arrow_downBerlin Packaging acquires Vincap and Adolfse Packaging

Berlin Packaging, the largest full service supplier of glass, plastic, and metal containers and closures, has acquired Vincap B.V. and Adolfse Packaging B.V. (jointly, Vincap & Adolfse), an important packaging supplier strategically located in Utrecht, Netherlands. Vincap & Adolfse brings extensive experience in food and beverage closures and pharmaceutical packaging and well-established, customer-thrilling operations in […]

keyboard_arrow_upMore than 519 370 tons of plastics waste collected by SA recyclers
keyboard_arrow_downMore than 519 370 tons of plastics waste collected by SA recyclers

South Africa’s total plastics recycling rate has been applauded by the South African National Bottled Water Association (SANBWA) whose members are users of plastic products.

keyboard_arrow_upAlbany celebrates Heritage Month by choosing student design for bread
keyboard_arrow_downAlbany celebrates Heritage Month by choosing student design for bread

To celebrate South Africa’s rich history of art and food this Heritage Month, Albany Bakeries will print a young South African artist’s winning design on the packaging of millions of loaves of its Albany Superior White and Albany Superior Brown bread during September.

keyboard_arrow_upNew Bosch Pack 403HE designed for use in harsh environments
keyboard_arrow_downNew Bosch Pack 403HE designed for use in harsh environments

Bosch Packaging Technology has developed a new version of its fully automated horizontal flow wrapper Pack 403, which is specifically designed for harsh environment use. The machine will be presented at this year’s Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, along with a Paloma pick-and-place robot, which is also designed for harsh environment use. The Pack […]

keyboard_arrow_upTap into business potential at pacpocess 2019
keyboard_arrow_downTap into business potential at pacpocess 2019

pacprocess 2019, the newest addition to the interpack alliance portfolio and held for the first time in Egypt from 9 to 11 December at the Egypt International Exhibitions Centre, is set to promote business opportunities in one of the major economic hubs in North Africa. Under the high patronage of the President of the Arab […]

keyboard_arrow_upMaking waves in the global food industry
keyboard_arrow_downMaking waves in the global food industry

South Africa’s well-developed food and beverage industry is recognised as a global player in this market. Several South African producers and exporters of a wide variety of processed foodstuffs are growing their brands in international markets, particularly in the gourmet food sector. Several of these firms have gained worldwide recognition for innovation in terms of […]

keyboard_arrow_upAnuga in pictures
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga in pictures

 Innovative pasta shapes  The innovation boulevard   A new trend in lava bites What could be better than wine ice cream? Chia jam Insect nibbles Plant based burgers are all the rage Vegetarian seafood is making a big splash this year Vegan burger patties Pigless pork rind  Insect snacks Protein puddings combine indulgence and health Fancy […]

keyboard_arrow_upADM hits the right trends spots
keyboard_arrow_downADM hits the right trends spots

Two global trends are continuing to gain momentum. Demand for products containing very little or no added sugar continues to grow and secondly, the number of consumers who want plant-based components in their food is on the rise. At the Anuga trade fair in Cologne, visitors can get acquainted with the latest market-ready product concepts […]

keyboard_arrow_upExpect trends, innovation and inspiration at this year’s Anuga
keyboard_arrow_downExpect trends, innovation and inspiration at this year’s Anuga

Around 7 500 exhibitors from more than 100 countries will travel to Cologne for this year’s Anuga. As such, the world’s largest trade fair for food and beverages will exceed the record number of exhibitors set in 2017. More than 165 000 visitors are expected to attend the trade fair from over 190 countries. 90 […]

keyboard_arrow_upNatural and organic expo comes to SA
keyboard_arrow_downNatural and organic expo comes to SA

South Africa is about to catch up with the worldwide demand for organic and natural products with an expo scheduled for May 2020 in Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upNine trends to watch at Anuga 2019
keyboard_arrow_downNine trends to watch at Anuga 2019

Find out what’s coming, what’s staying and what’s new at Anuga 2019. The entire diversity of the world of food and beverages will be on display again from 5 to 9 October in Cologne. Whether vegetarian and vegan, gluten and lactose-free, superfoods or ready-to-go products – there is something for all needs. Around 7 400 […]

keyboard_arrow_upMasterclass on smoking and thermal treatment in the food industry
keyboard_arrow_downMasterclass on smoking and thermal treatment in the food industry

PHT has partnered with Schröter, Carbocraft and Food Focus to provide a comprehensive programme delivered by international technical experts.

keyboard_arrow_upNigerian Food Event cancelled
keyboard_arrow_downNigerian Food Event cancelled

As of this week, Organisers of the Nigerian Food Event have officially announced the cancellation of their launch food, beverage and hospitality event and subsequent editions moving forward.