keyboard_arrow_upInternational organic trade fairs join forces to promote a healthier world
keyboard_arrow_downInternational organic trade fairs join forces to promote a healthier world

The Organic and Natural Products Expo (ONPE) will make its debut in Johannesburg, from 8 to 10 May. It is the first show in Africa dedicated to the organics sector and its committed to growing the industry, and as such, pursuing a healthier and fairer world.

keyboard_arrow_upRaise a glass for South Africa’s fourth National Beer Day
keyboard_arrow_downRaise a glass for South Africa’s fourth National Beer Day

South African beer lovers will unite on 1 February to celebrate South African National Beer Day (#SANBeerDay).

keyboard_arrow_upFirst electric truck in South Africa to be used by SAB and AB InBev
keyboard_arrow_downFirst electric truck in South Africa to be used by SAB and AB InBev

SAB and AB InBev Africa’s breweries across South Africa will have onsite solar facilities by the end of this month. This kicks off a multi-billion rand investment with the goal to purchase 100 per cent of the business’s electricity requirements at manufacturing sites across Africa by 2025.

keyboard_arrow_upRadical Waters granted beverage patent in Indonesia
keyboard_arrow_downRadical Waters granted beverage patent in Indonesia

Indonesia is the most recent country to grant a beverage patent to Radical Waters for its Electrochemically Activated Water (ECA) application for use as a substitute for traditional Cleaning in Place chemicals in the beverage industry.

keyboard_arrow_upConsumers demand further transparency on organic labels
keyboard_arrow_downConsumers demand further transparency on organic labels

A survey has found that 49 per cent* of consumers associate the ‘organic’ label with ‘natural’ food, which has reinforced a ‘better for you’ positioning in the public eye. However, the credibility of organic certifications may come under scrutiny in the next decade as consumers demand further transparency in farming, says GlobalData, a leading data […]

keyboard_arrow_upTop your Freedom Day long weekend with lots of cheese
keyboard_arrow_downTop your Freedom Day long weekend with lots of cheese

For a truly unique weekend experience visit the South African Cheese Festival over the Freedom Day long weekend from 25 to 27 April 2020 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch.

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_upHow to raise finance for your business in 2020
keyboard_arrow_downHow to raise finance for your business in 2020

Research consistently shows that the access to finance is one of the primary necessities for business sustainability, and is vital for achieving business growth. In South Africa, while there is plenty of finance available for entrepreneurs of growing businesses, many still struggle to secure it.

keyboard_arrow_upLubrication Engineers’ clean up solution cuts the fat
keyboard_arrow_downLubrication Engineers’ clean up solution cuts the fat

Finding a way to deal with stubborn chicken fat is a problem for the poultry business, further compounded when food grade lubrication is mistaken for fat.

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_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_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_upMarket your products at APAS Supermarket Fair 2020 in Brazil
keyboard_arrow_downMarket your products at APAS Supermarket Fair 2020 in Brazil

The dti is extending an invitation to firms and other exporters of wines, beverages, confectionery, condiments and fine foods to apply to participate in the APAS Supermarket Fair 2020 exhibition, scheduled to take place from 18 to 21 May 2020 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The deadline date for the submission of complete National Pavilion application […]

keyboard_arrow_upAre you one of South Africa’s Qualité dairy producers?
keyboard_arrow_downAre you one of South Africa’s Qualité dairy producers?

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 […]

keyboard_arrow_upSAAFFI urges you to wake up, grow up and speak up about the planet in 2020
keyboard_arrow_downSAAFFI urges you to wake up, grow up and speak up about the planet in 2020

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

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.