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.

keyboard_arrow_upLow-carb, gluten-free decadently delicious baking range
keyboard_arrow_downLow-carb, gluten-free decadently delicious baking range

NuMe has entered its ‘Not so Naughty’ gluten-free baking range into the Food Review/Symrise New Product Competition.

keyboard_arrow_upRoquette and Barentz confirm strong future partnership in Europe
keyboard_arrow_downRoquette and Barentz confirm strong future partnership in Europe

Roquette, a global leader in plant-based ingredients for Food, Nutrition and Health markets, has reconfirmed Barentz as the preferred distribution partner for the Roquette food product range in Europe. This new partnership with Barentz is driven by Roquette’s strategic plan to implement the best high-performance distribution network to support its position as a world leading […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa has world’s biggest Metal Powder Bed 3D Printer
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa has world’s biggest Metal Powder Bed 3D Printer

Reflecting its commitment to keeping African supply chain professionals up to date with the latest global trends and technologies, SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, recently hosted a site visit for members to see and learn about the world’s biggest 3D printer of its kind.

keyboard_arrow_upSustainable packaging – Don’t throw away your brand
keyboard_arrow_downSustainable packaging – Don’t throw away your brand

With sustainability and recycling on the legislative agenda globally, it’s only a matter of time before non-sustainable practices are met with penalties and brands are taking preventative measures. Sustainable packaging has, rightly so, started to receive increased attention which has encouraged leading brands across all sectors to review their use of plastics and consider alternative, […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew efforts bring hope for Industry 4.0-ready SA workforce
keyboard_arrow_downNew efforts bring hope for Industry 4.0-ready SA workforce

Industry 4.0 – smart new automation tools and technologies – are rapidly changing the face of manufacturing and industry around the world. Without a concerted effort to change industry processes and infrastructure, and upskill the workforce, South Africa risks falling behind the world in its efforts to become a player in the global manufacturing market. […]

keyboard_arrow_upFitch & Leedes spices up the art of mixology with new ginger beer
keyboard_arrow_downFitch & Leedes spices up the art of mixology with new ginger beer

New Fitch & Leedes Spicy Ginger Beer, the intrepid mixer with a sense of adventure from Chill Beverages International, is taking the enjoyment of fine spirits to the next level.

keyboard_arrow_up2018 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year announced
keyboard_arrow_down2018 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year announced

The winners of the 2018 Diners Club Winemaker and Young Winemaker of the Year awards were announced at a black-tie gala dinner at La Residence Hotel in Franschhoek on Saturday 24 November, with Clayton Reabow (Môreson, Franschhoek) and Rudger van Wyk (Stark-Condé Wines, Jonkershoek Valley, Stellenbosch) claiming top honours respectively.

keyboard_arrow_upManufacturing: a weak or strong link in your value chain?
keyboard_arrow_downManufacturing: a weak or strong link in your value chain?

Manufacturing can (and should) be a catalyst for South Africa’s future GDP growth. With a GDP that fell by 0.7 per cent in the second quarter of 2018, following a decrease of 2.6 per cent in the first quarter (Stats SA), it is imperative to look towards this industry as a key contributor. What sets […]

keyboard_arrow_upIngredion Idea Labs expands into eastern Africa
keyboard_arrow_downIngredion Idea Labs expands into eastern Africa

Ingredion has launched a new, state-of-the-art Idea Lab innovation centre in Nairobi, Kenya, bringing the total number of centres across the globe to 28. This is the first Ingredion Idea Lab to open in the region, delivering technical support and culinary know-how to customers across eastern Africa. 

keyboard_arrow_uptna opens new Australian manufacturing facility to triple its production capabilities
keyboard_arrow_downtna opens new Australian manufacturing facility to triple its production capabilities

Food processing and packaging equipment manufacturer tna has officially opened a brand new, state-of-the-art Australian manufacturing site to support the global demand for its high performance food packaging solutions. Located in the Melbourne suburb of Boronia, the new factory will allow tna to triple the manufacturing capacities for its cutting-edge equipment, including its flagship vertical […]

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_upTrace your products every move
keyboard_arrow_downTrace your products every move

Inspection machines and markings on packs are beneficial in a number of ways. They help meet traceability requirements, assure consumers of product authenticity and help manufacturers save time and money. Packaging Review looks at the new technologies to be released this year. The 3-CI Case Inspector Filtec recently introduced new inspection systems for the food […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa’s first certified packaging professional
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa’s first certified packaging professional

Kishan Singh, CEO of MetPac-SA has become the first packaging expert in South Africa to be awarded the Certified Packaging Professional (CPP) designation. It was presented to him by the international Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP).

keyboard_arrow_upSacmi’s packaging solutions on show in Dubai
keyboard_arrow_downSacmi’s packaging solutions on show in Dubai

The group will highlight its new ultra-high speed filling solutions at Gulfood Manufacturing’s annual fair in Dubai from 6 to 9 November. These solutions will be displayed alongside a complete, integrated closure making range.

keyboard_arrow_upA special focus on Sacmi’s closures
keyboard_arrow_downA special focus on Sacmi’s closures

The Sacmi group showcased its complete range of solutions for the closures and beverage industries at Food & Drink Technology (FDT) Africa 2018. The biennial event took place from 4 to 6 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand, Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upThe technology of food and drink in focus at fdt Africa 2019
keyboard_arrow_downThe technology of food and drink in focus at fdt Africa 2019

food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) will return to Johannesburg next year, bringing to sub-Saharan Africa the full lab to table value chain in the food, beverage and the respective packaging industry.

keyboard_arrow_upIngredion taps into trends at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018
keyboard_arrow_downIngredion taps into trends at Gulfood Manufacturing 2018

Ingredion will be taking its Tour of Tasty Trends to this year’s Gulfood Manufacturing in Dubai. Taking visitors to the stand on a journey of delicious discovery, a team of culinologists will present a selection of savoury products, snacks and dairy-based foods that tap into the latest consumer trends.

keyboard_arrow_upAdvantage Austria at SIAL
keyboard_arrow_downAdvantage Austria at SIAL

The group of Austrian exhibitors is highly diverse and includes baked goods, baobab products, organic energy drinks, post-mix syrups, mixed milk drinks to Tyrolean bacon and private product labels.

keyboard_arrow_upSIAL Innovation awards as inspirational as ever!
keyboard_arrow_downSIAL Innovation awards 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 consumers.

keyboard_arrow_upSIAL focuses on innovation
keyboard_arrow_downSIAL focuses on innovation

SIAL Innovation prizes are awarded to those who help shape what we eat both today and tomorrow. See gallery below of the entrants.    

keyboard_arrow_upADM to showcase on-trend ingredients at SIAL 2018
keyboard_arrow_downADM to showcase on-trend ingredients at SIAL 2018

At SIAL, food and beverage companies can learn more about purposeful ingredients and value-added services from Archer Daniels Midland Company. Thanks to its integrated raw-material expertise, international access to resources and a global network of development laboratories, ADM can help its customers design custom-tailored concepts for trendy beverage, dairy, sweet & savoury food concepts in […]

keyboard_arrow_upInnovative solutions for unique multi-sensory experiences with healthy added value
keyboard_arrow_downInnovative solutions for unique multi-sensory experiences with healthy added value

In line with the guiding principle “Turning the best out of nature into Multi-Sensory & Nutritional Excellence”, Doehler will present pioneering ingredients, ingredient systems and integrated solutions which reflect the core topics of naturalness, plant-based nutrition, Nutritional Excellence and Multi-Sensory Experiences to visitors at the SIAL trade show, held from 21 to 25 October.

keyboard_arrow_upSpotlight on the Sial Innovation 2018 Awards
keyboard_arrow_downSpotlight on the Sial Innovation 2018 Awards

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.

keyboard_arrow_upHi Europe & Ni 2018: Food safety in focus
keyboard_arrow_downHi Europe & Ni 2018: Food safety in focus

This year, taking place from 27to 29 November in Frankfurt, Germany, Hi Europe & Ni will shine a spotlight on processing and packaging technology. Numerous exhibitors will demonstrate the industry’s innovative power in the new Expo FoodTec pavilion. Additionally, with food safety being a key topic, expert presentations will showcase innovations in processing technologies, hygiene, […]