keyboard_arrow_upDuPont Nutrition and Health applauds USDA carrageenan decision
keyboard_arrow_downDuPont Nutrition and Health applauds USDA carrageenan decision

DuPont Nutrition & Health and a broad coalition of scientists, dietitians, food producers, environmentalists, seaweed farmers and consumers applaud the decision by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to support carrageenan for continued use in U.S. organic foods.

keyboard_arrow_upCompounds to be concentrated optimising rooibos’ healing potential
keyboard_arrow_downCompounds to be concentrated optimising rooibos’ healing potential

Afriplex, regarded one of the leaders in API development and production in South Africa, has partnered with the South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) and Agricultural Research Council (ARC) to develop Afriplex GRT. The end result is Afriplex GRT, an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) that will use naturally occurring flavonoid compounds found in rooibos to […]

keyboard_arrow_upLearn, engage and develop through Hostex 2018
keyboard_arrow_downLearn, engage and develop through Hostex 2018

Hostex powering Food & Hospitality Africa and IFEA will once again host a platform for sharing innovation, opportunity and industry knowledge over the course of a three-day trade show, known within the hospitality, foodservice and retail sectors for unearthing trends.

keyboard_arrow_upDevelopments in forming and extrusion technology
keyboard_arrow_downDevelopments in forming and extrusion technology

Dutch company DJM specialises in the manufacture of forming and extrusion equipment. It combines the benefits of vacuum stuffing technology and integrates it with various forming and extruding attachments.

keyboard_arrow_upFactoryTalk Network Manager simplifies network operations and maintenance
keyboard_arrow_downFactoryTalk Network Manager simplifies network operations and maintenance

Plant-floor personnel have the difficult task of monitoring and maintaining a growing number of IoT devices on their networks. Rather than using complex or unfamiliar IT tools to do this, they can use the new FactoryTalk Network Manager software from Rockwell Automation. It allows them to monitor the health of their Allen-Bradley Stratix managed switches, […]

keyboard_arrow_upPesto Princess enters NPC
keyboard_arrow_downPesto Princess enters NPC

Pesto Princess Foods has entered its brand new product, Pesto Princess Hummus in the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upHigh tech solutions to food supply challenges
keyboard_arrow_downHigh tech solutions to food supply challenges

The deployment of advanced technologies in food and beverage (F&B) preparation can help to raise safety and hygiene standards and make the entire sector more dynamic, competitive and successful.

keyboard_arrow_upABB investing in Africa’s youth
keyboard_arrow_downABB investing in Africa’s youth

Social investment in Digital Technology Centre offers under-privileged youth access to the fast-changing digital technology economy to develop local Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions.

keyboard_arrow_upBaked goods with a calcium boost
keyboard_arrow_downBaked goods with a calcium boost

The snacking market in South Africa remains dynamic, fuelled by urbanisation and evolving consumer habits. A recent Nielsen survey indicates that 65 per cent of South Africans eat snacks instead of lunch, the highest percentage worldwide.

keyboard_arrow_upGreen banana flour for a healthy lifestyle
keyboard_arrow_downGreen banana flour for a healthy lifestyle

Green Banana Flour is gluten- and wheat-free, and possesses a variety of properties that assist in promoting a healthy lifestyle by incorporating this into a nutritious diet.

keyboard_arrow_upShake up your wake up with Kasha
keyboard_arrow_downShake up your wake up with Kasha

Family-run food producer, The Fry Family Food Co. launched SA’s first plant-based, gluten-free breakfast cereal, Kasha, in June 2017 nationwide. Fry’s Kasha is a tasty, versatile protein-packed breakfast cereal, instant shake or snacking option – available in two deliciously healthy flavours: Cacao and Vanilla with Chia Seed, packed full of superfoods.

keyboard_arrow_upFry’s enters clean label sector with Crafted range
keyboard_arrow_downFry’s enters clean label sector with Crafted range

South Africa’s leading creator of plant-based meat alternatives, The Fry Family Food Co. has launched a new clean label range, Crafted, made from 100 per cent natural ingredients and fresh herbs and spices. The range includes four meat-free food products that are an ideal, everyday meal or snack option for flexitarians, vegans, and meat-eaters alike.

keyboard_arrow_upEntries are now open for the 2018 New Product Competition
keyboard_arrow_downEntries are now open for the 2018 New Product Competition

Entries are now open for the 2018 Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition (NPC). Entry forms are now available here. If you believe your product is ground-breaking, then you can’t afford not to parade it amongst its peers in this year’s NPC. The deadline for entries is 8 June 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upNPC inspires the future of food
keyboard_arrow_downNPC inspires the future of food

The Venue in Sandton, Gauteng, offered a glittering backdrop to a night of innovation during the 2017 Food Review/Symrise New Products awards evening. The event showcased a total of 39 entries and was a great opportunity to see what our industry has to offer. This year, the call for reduced sugar, clean labels and innovative […]

keyboard_arrow_upMeet the NPC 2017 winners!
keyboard_arrow_downMeet the NPC 2017 winners!

The Venue in Sandton, Gauteng, offered a glittering backdrop to a night of celebrating innovation during the 2017 Food Review/Symrise New Products awards evening. The event showcased a total of 36 entries and was a great opportunity to see what our industry has to offer. This year, the call for reduced sugar, clean labels and […]

keyboard_arrow_upBigger bottle, less sugar
keyboard_arrow_downBigger bottle, less sugar

Oros is a nostalgic brand boasting a rich heritage of 115 years in the market. It continues to play a key role in South Africa as a brand that is truly multi-generational. The growing trend for on-the-go convenience, coupled to calling the heed for reduced sugar products has resulted in a convenient 500ml pack size […]

keyboard_arrow_upGMPF brings out the sweet side of braaing
keyboard_arrow_downGMPF brings out the sweet side of braaing

What’s a good old South African braai without a sweet something to end the meal? GMPF has combined two local passions – braaing and chocolate – to create a decadent dessert that is ready in five minutes. This is the latest entrant in the Food Review/ Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upMade for Africa
keyboard_arrow_downMade for Africa

The Woza product line up of cooldrinks is uncompromising in its ingredients, flavour and style.

keyboard_arrow_upTalking to … Tim Stewart of ITB Manufacturing
keyboard_arrow_downTalking to … Tim Stewart of ITB Manufacturing

Recently acquired by printing giant Novus Holdings, ITB Manufacturing has grown into a formidable company supplying flexible packaging products. Packaging Review takes a closer look at the person behind ITB Manufacturing’s success, MD Tim Stewart.

keyboard_arrow_upRotocon shows support in Absa Cape Epic Race 2018
keyboard_arrow_downRotocon shows support in Absa Cape Epic Race 2018

Rotocon, a provider of consulting and service to South Africa label converters in the narrow web industry joined Rotolabel as a co-sponsor of Team Woolworths Rotolabel in the 15 edition of the Absa Cape Epic Race 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upMultivac takes home the Gold International FoodTec Award
keyboard_arrow_downMultivac takes home the Gold International FoodTec Award

The X-line, a new generation of thermoforming packaging machines bagged the Gold International FoodTec Award 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa ranks in top 20 trash per capita producers worldwide
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa ranks in top 20 trash per capita producers worldwide

Since the nurdle shipping disaster struck the KwaZulu-Natal coastline in October 2017, many South Africans have worked round the clock to clean our beaches getting them ready for the lucrative festive season.

keyboard_arrow_upMondi commits to limiting greenhouse gas emissions
keyboard_arrow_downMondi commits to limiting greenhouse gas emissions

The group has joined the ranks of global climate leaders by signing up to Climate Savers, which is the independent conservation organisation, WWF’s climate leadership programme for businesses. The packaging and paper group commits to reducing its specific production-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to 0.25 tonnes CO2e per tonne production by 2050. This commitment and […]

keyboard_arrow_upConvenient coding with Anser U2 hand-held printer
keyboard_arrow_downConvenient coding with Anser U2 hand-held printer

Coding and marking have come a long way since the concept of a machine-readable barcode was first patented in America in 1949. Innovation in this field has been fuelled by a growing demand for solutions that enable traceability through the entire value chain. It’s also been driven by a demand for coding technology that produces […]

keyboard_arrow_upGrowth in leaps and bounds
keyboard_arrow_downGrowth in leaps and bounds

A number of representatives of the Global Plastics Alliance (GPA) gathered in Penang, Malaysia from 13 to 15 December 2017 as guests of the Malaysian Plastic Manufacturers Association. The congregation was met with a view on how to accelerate and advance The Declaration of the Global Plastics Associations for Solutions on Marine Litter, which is […]

keyboard_arrow_upCraft beer makes headway in France
keyboard_arrow_downCraft beer makes headway in France

A recent Euromonitor report indicates that craft beer was the most dynamic category in France in 2016. This is set to continue as French consumers increasingly seek a wider selection of beers from around the world.

keyboard_arrow_upCollaboration aids promotion of wines
keyboard_arrow_downCollaboration aids promotion of wines

Along with its beauty, culture and charm, Stellenbosch is best known for its wines and has long been promoting itself as a premium wine growing area, especially for Cabernet.

keyboard_arrow_upAnuga Foodtec 2018 achieves significant increase in attendance
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga Foodtec 2018 achieves significant increase in attendance

The leading international supplier trade fair of the food and beverage industry is continuing to write its success story.

keyboard_arrow_upStand a chance to win a car at SAPICS conference
keyboard_arrow_downStand a chance to win a car at SAPICS conference

To mark four decades of bringing supply chain professionals from around the world together to network and share knowledge in supply chain management, SAPICS says its 40th annual conference in June will be a milestone event. In addition to an exceptional line up of dynamic presenters, the leading supply chain association has announced that delegates […]

keyboard_arrow_upSo, you think you make the world’s best pizza?
keyboard_arrow_downSo, you think you make the world’s best pizza?

The world’s biggest pizza competition arrives in South Africa on 24 June and independent chefs from across the country have the chance to win a place in the international final.

keyboard_arrow_up‘Steak’ your spot at the Fire & Feast Meat Festival
keyboard_arrow_down‘Steak’ your spot at the Fire & Feast Meat Festival

Joburg’s Ticketpro Dome is set to feature this year’s hottest event, the Fire & Feast Meat Festival presented by Crown National, which gets fired up from 8 to 10 June. Taking place just a week before Father’s Day, a ticket to this festival is a truly rare treat that the whole family is sure to […]

keyboard_arrow_upAnuga FoodTec 2018 – Q and A with DLG’s Simone Schiller
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga FoodTec 2018 – Q and A with DLG’s Simone Schiller

This year Anuga FoodTec 2018 will be offering a broad-based technical programme flanking the trade fair and addressing topical themes in food technology. Simone Schiller, managing director of the DLG Competence Center Food & Beverage (DLG = Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – German Agricultural Society) provides an overview of what visitors to the trade fair in Cologne […]

keyboard_arrow_upHostex endorsed by South African Tourism Board
keyboard_arrow_downHostex endorsed by South African Tourism Board

At a recent exhibitor briefing, it was announced Hostex powering Food & Hospitality Africa and IFEA – the largest pan-African food and drink trade show – has been endorsed by the South African Tourism Board.

keyboard_arrow_upUgandan refugee saves lives with recycled soap
keyboard_arrow_downUgandan refugee saves lives with recycled soap

Renowned Ugandan refugee turned entrepreneur, human rights activist and CNN Hero, Dr. Derreck Kayongo, will be returning to Africa this year to share his inspiring story and recipe for success at the annual SAPICS Conference in Cape Town. Organisers of Africa’s leading event for supply chain professionals have announced they are delighted to have confirmed […]

keyboard_arrow_upEarly birds catch savings for 2018 SAPICS conference
keyboard_arrow_downEarly birds catch savings for 2018 SAPICS conference

Early birds who register for the 2018 SAPICS Conference and Exhibition before 28 February 2018 can quality for discounted fees for Africa’s leading event for supply chain professionals. The 2018 SAPICS Conference takes place in Cape Town from 10 to 13 June. This annual event was established 40 years ago by leading southern African supply […]

keyboard_arrow_upHostex returns for another year of food service excellence
keyboard_arrow_downHostex returns for another year of food service excellence

Taking place at Gallagher Convention Centre from 6 to 8 May 2018, Hostex powering Food & Hospitality Africa and IFEA, is set to deliver unmatched innovation, inspiration and retail, hospitality and food service opportunity. Endorsed by every key industry association, the trade show with a 30-year history has been consistently developed into what it is […]