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_upOAL launches world’s first AI vision system for date code verification
keyboard_arrow_downOAL launches world’s first AI vision system for date code verification

The system removes the operator from the date code verification process, achieving full automation to reduce risk of product recalls and emergency product withdrawals (EPWs). Reaching speeds of over 300 packs a minute, AprilEye can make a significant improvement to processes, safety, quality and efficiency. It delivers cost savings to food and beverage manufacturers on […]

keyboard_arrow_upDairypack Tubs is the king of IML
keyboard_arrow_downDairypack Tubs is the king of IML

Polyoak’s specialist injection-moulding division, Dairypack Tubs has proven its expertise in in-mould labelling (IML) with the addition of three new Gold Pack medals to its stable, awarded in recognition of its advanced IML capabilities. Since 2013, Dairypack Tubs has won an award every competition year for its IML packaging.

keyboard_arrow_upSACMI compression, innovation and control at India Plast 2019
keyboard_arrow_downSACMI compression, innovation and control at India Plast 2019

SACMI will be in New Delhi from 28 February to 4 March 2019 to take part in India Plast, the country’s most important plastics fair. Taking centre-stage will be the compression technology with which SACMI has profoundly innovated the way plastic caps are made thanks to its outstanding performance, quality and control characteristics.

keyboard_arrow_upIFFA 2019 – focus on packaging
keyboard_arrow_downIFFA 2019 – focus on packaging

Packaging for foodstuffs, especially perishable products such as meat and sausages, calls for the highest standards in terms of packaging materials, machines and systems. In addition to traditional purposes, such as protection, transport, storage, handling and information, packaging must also provide for food safety, hygiene, waste prevention, sustainability, resource efficiency and traceability.

keyboard_arrow_upDiscover innovative product ideas for unique multi-sensory experiences
keyboard_arrow_downDiscover innovative product ideas for unique multi-sensory experiences

The ProSweets trade fair in Cologne will soon open its doors to visitors. From 27 to 30 January 2019, Döhler will present the newest product innovations in the confectionery and baked goods segment with a focus on the core topics of plant-based nutrition and naturalness.

keyboard_arrow_upA protein evolution
keyboard_arrow_downA protein evolution

We live in a country that is a study in contradictions. The food poverty line (as of April 2018) sits at R547 per person per month. Thus, malnutrition is on the rise. In contrast, high Living Standards Measure (LSM) groups are focused on the nutrition trend of high protein, low carbohydrate diets, which can be […]

keyboard_arrow_upLycored’s tomato extract is the first to achieve non-GMO Project Verification
keyboard_arrow_downLycored’s tomato extract is the first to achieve non-GMO Project Verification

Lycomato, Lycored’s proprietary blend for supplements, has become the first tomato extract to carry the Non-GMO Project Verified seal. The seal gives consumers assurance a product has completed a comprehensive third-party verification for compliance with the Non-GMO Project Standard.

keyboard_arrow_upBread, milk, meat good or bad for the gut?
keyboard_arrow_downBread, milk, meat good or bad for the gut?

Consumers are confused about what food is good for digestive health, a new survey by consultancy New Nutrition Business reveals. The number of people who believe bread, meat and milk are good for digestion is almost equal to the number of people who believe they are bad.

keyboard_arrow_upProSweets Cologne: The sweet side of Industry 4.0
keyboard_arrow_downProSweets Cologne: The sweet side of Industry 4.0

Connected machines form the digital backbone of flexible production Something sweet is demanded and it also has to be unique? The growing consumer demands go hand in hand with the digital networking of the production and are getting the sweets manufacturers thinking about complete automation. From 27 to 30 January 2019, ProSweets Cologne intends to […]

keyboard_arrow_upPlastics|SA hosts CIPAD Annual Assembly in Cape Town
keyboard_arrow_downPlastics|SA hosts CIPAD Annual Assembly in Cape Town

Plastics|SA was privileged to host the 2018 Annual Assembly of the Council of International Plastics Association Directors (CIPAD), which took place in Cape Town from 7 to 9 November 2018.

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_upCelebrate SA Cheese Festival’s 18th year in 2019
keyboard_arrow_downCelebrate SA Cheese Festival’s 18th year in 2019

The popular South African Cheese Festival celebrates a huge milestone in 2019 – its 18th anniversary! Festivalgoers can look forward to a truly unique experience of cheese and more during the three-day festival from Friday 26 April to Sunday 28 April 2019 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch.

keyboard_arrow_upH.B. Fuller meets holographic market needs
keyboard_arrow_downH.B. Fuller meets holographic market needs

H.B. Fuller is excited with the response to its Swift melt 1908, which was recently launched in India at Labelexpo 2018. Designed by scientists and customised to meet the unique requirements in India, this new hot melt PSA is set to play its role in reinventing the future of tapes and labels.

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_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 […]