keyboard_arrow_upSA’s new waste strategy takes aim at organic waste
keyboard_arrow_downSA’s new waste strategy takes aim at organic waste

South Africa has a newly revised national waste management strategy that has ambitious goals and waste reduction targets; one being to divert more organic waste away from landfill.

keyboard_arrow_upAGT Foods Africa joins Food Forward SA in providing meals to the hungry
keyboard_arrow_downAGT Foods Africa joins Food Forward SA in providing meals to the hungry

AGT Foods Africa teamed up with Food Forward SA, a Non-Profit Organisation, expanding its social responsibility and providing dry food goods to tens of thousands of people throughout South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upStellenbosch University researcher recognised for innovation in food fraud testing
keyboard_arrow_downStellenbosch University researcher recognised for innovation in food fraud testing

Food scientist Dr Paul Williams is among 13 distinguished young professionals recognised by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, as one of it is 2020 DCS Rising Researchers.

keyboard_arrow_upThe latest trend in gin is here
keyboard_arrow_downThe latest trend in gin is here

The latest trend in gin is Ready to Drink gin and tonic serves

keyboard_arrow_upGrand Parade Investments sells its stake in Burger King South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downGrand Parade Investments sells its stake in Burger King South Africa

Grand Parade Investments has announced it is selling 100 per cent of its stake in Burger King South Africa and the Grand Foods Meat plant to Emerging Capital Partners, one of Africa’s largest private equity groups with over $3.2bn in funds raised.

keyboard_arrow_upSyntegon Technology helps to draft flexible packaging design guidelines
keyboard_arrow_downSyntegon Technology helps to draft flexible packaging design guidelines

Syntegon Technology is contributing its vast packaging and processing expertise to the European initiative CEFLEX to foster a circular economy for flexible packaging.

keyboard_arrow_upPaper industry encourages businesses to recycle despite challenging times
keyboard_arrow_downPaper industry encourages businesses to recycle despite challenging times

More than 12 million tonnes of paper and paper packaging have been recovered for recycling in South Africa over the past decade. This, according to RecyclePaperZA, the country’s paper recycling association, has ensured that waste paper is diverted from landfill and recycled into new products – tissue products, newsprint and paper packaging for the agricultural, […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa’s iconic bubblegum brand launches a new flavour
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa’s iconic bubblegum brand launches a new flavour

South Africa’s leading bubblegum brand, Chappies, with its iconic Did you know facts is now bringing you a fun and flavourful bubblegum that will keep you blowing bubbles of Chappies Cola. This exciting new flavour will create excitement for the next generation of Chappies chewers who will learn how much fun chewing bubblegum really is.

keyboard_arrow_upMilk bottles set the standard for successful recycling in South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downMilk bottles set the standard for successful recycling in South Africa

Last year over 75 per cent of High-density polyethylene (HDPE) milk and beverage bottles were recycled, injecting a significant amount of material back into the market to be repurposed.

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_upThe solution to consistent quality seals
keyboard_arrow_downThe solution to consistent quality seals

Proseal will showcase solutions to enable fruit growers and processors to achieve the perfect seal for their products at this year’s Fruit Logistica.

keyboard_arrow_upDover completes acquisition of Systech
keyboard_arrow_downDover completes acquisition of Systech

Markem-Imaje has announced that Dover Corporation has completed the previously announced acquisition of Sys-Tech Solutions, Inc., d/b/a Systech International which will now become part of Dover’s Markem-Imaje business unit.

keyboard_arrow_upHarnessing business potential in the Middle East and Africa packaging industry
keyboard_arrow_downHarnessing business potential in the Middle East and Africa packaging industry

pacprocess 2019, the newest addition to the interpack alliance portfolio and held for the first time in Egypt from 9–11 December at the Egypt International Exhibitions Centre, promoted business opportunities in one of the major economic hubs in North Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upMinister gives industry-managed waste management plan a thumbs up
keyboard_arrow_downMinister gives industry-managed waste management plan a thumbs up

The plastics and packaging industries of South Africa, represented by Packaging SA and Plastics SA, have both welcomed the announcement made by Barbara Creecy, minister of environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF) to scrap the existing Section 28 plan for developing an Industry Waste Management Plan (IndWMP) for the paper and packaging industry.

keyboard_arrow_upMondi produced recyclable mono-material solution for Knorr in Turkey
keyboard_arrow_downMondi produced recyclable mono-material solution for Knorr in Turkey

Mondi collaborated with Unilever to deliver an innovative new polypropylene (PP) mono-material solution in Turkey for its Knorr dry soup powder range.

keyboard_arrow_upNampak Liquid Cartons opens new technical hub in Johannesburg
keyboard_arrow_downNampak Liquid Cartons opens new technical hub in Johannesburg

Africa’s largest packaging company, Nampak opened the Liquid Carton divisions’ new Technical Hub in Roodepoort, Johannesburg, on 12 December 2019.

keyboard_arrow_upStora Enso invests in the bio-based future of plastics packaging
keyboard_arrow_downStora Enso invests in the bio-based future of plastics packaging

Stora Enso is investing EUR nine million to build a pilot facility for enabling the production of bio-based plastics as barrier in transparent packaging. The pilot plant will convert plant-based sugars into the renewable building block required to make PEF, a bio-based plastic, mainly targeting the food and beverage industry. The pilot plant will be […]

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_upFind out about New Zealand’s food production industry at IUFoST
keyboard_arrow_downFind out about New Zealand’s food production industry at IUFoST

Visit New Zealand for an International Congress of Food Science and Technology that will inform and inspire you in 2020.

keyboard_arrow_upWhat is the real cost of a cup of coffee?
keyboard_arrow_downWhat is the real cost of a cup of coffee?

BY: David Walstra, Hostex 2020 ambassador and owner of SEAM Coffee Roaster and Thirdspace coworking space and coffee shop Is the cup of coffee you sell and serve – or buy and drink, depending on which side of the counter you are on – driving a farmer into poverty? The sustainability of the coffee industry […]

keyboard_arrow_upPropak West Africa ushers in new decade with biggest show yet
keyboard_arrow_downPropak West Africa ushers in new decade with biggest show yet

Last year Propak West Africa held its most successful edition to date.

keyboard_arrow_upThe Power of Pink campaign celebrates 10 years
keyboard_arrow_downThe Power of Pink campaign celebrates 10 years

A body of international research continues to show the link between breast cancer and mushroom consumption.

keyboard_arrow_upExperience the future of nutraceuticals at Vitafoods Europe 2020
keyboard_arrow_downExperience the future of nutraceuticals at Vitafoods Europe 2020

Vitafoods Europe, taking place 12 to 14 May, Palexpo, Geneva, is returning once again, to provide a key platform for the entire nutraceutical supply chain to find practical business solutions and discuss its greatest opportunities and challenges. With the aim of supporting more health for more people, the three-day event will promote collaboration and encourage […]

keyboard_arrow_upHostex brings the heat with seven expert ambassadors
keyboard_arrow_downHostex brings the heat with seven expert ambassadors

Seven of the food, beverage and hospitality industry’s shining lights – all renowned experts in their respective fields – have put their collective weight behind Hostex 2020. They will be lending their insights, advice and experience to add value to the show through idea generation, endorsement, networking and engagement.

keyboard_arrow_upDiscuss transparency, supply chain and the future at Meat-Tech
keyboard_arrow_downDiscuss transparency, supply chain and the future at Meat-Tech

Meat-Tech, the specialist international exhibition for the cold cut meat, fish and ready meal industry, comes to the Fiero Milano exhibition centre in Rho from 4 to 7 May 2021. The goals of this exciting trade exhibition are to grow the entire supply chain ensuring the identity of a constantly evolving market, meeting new consumer […]

keyboard_arrow_upBeing a successful chef takes a lot more than cooking
keyboard_arrow_downBeing a successful chef takes a lot more than cooking

Consumer behaviour in relation to food and beverage choices is changing at an increasingly rapid pace, making it imperative for chefs to stay ahead of the trends, to be learning continuously, and to be prepared to adapt our product delivery.

keyboard_arrow_upISM 2020 celebrates 50 years of sweet and snack innovations
keyboard_arrow_downISM 2020 celebrates 50 years of sweet and snack innovations

In its anniversary year, the leading global trade fair for sweets and snacks covers all facets of the industry with its diversified themes.