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_upYamato to showcase world class weighing solutions at Propak Africa
keyboard_arrow_downYamato to showcase world class weighing solutions at Propak Africa

The South African branch of Yamato Scale Dataweigh will be showcasing the impressive capabilities of its leading automatic weighing machinery at this year’s Propak Africa Show in March.

keyboard_arrow_upPropak Africa to showcase latest products, technologies and innovation
keyboard_arrow_downPropak Africa to showcase latest products, technologies and innovation

The importance of packaging and related industries will take centre stage at Africa’s ultimate packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling trade exhibition, which will afford over 600 exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their latest technologies and innovations.

keyboard_arrow_upFood Supplements Europe welcomes five new members
keyboard_arrow_downFood Supplements Europe welcomes five new members

Four leading European trade bodies have joined Food Supplements Europe (FSE), reflecting growing recognition of the value of its work on the EU stage.

keyboard_arrow_upSAPICS fighting the supply chain skills crisis
keyboard_arrow_downSAPICS fighting the supply chain skills crisis

Reflecting its commitment to tackling the supply chain skills crisis head on, SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, recently hosted the 11th annual Supply Chain Management Education Excellence Awards. This event recognises individuals, organisations and educators who are going the extra mile to advance and develop the supply chain and operations management profession.

keyboard_arrow_upBI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers
keyboard_arrow_downBI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is extending its footprint in the agricultural industry by partnering with OVK of Ladybrand. The partnership will see BI’s products and services for the sector available at the co-operative’s 57 branches countrywide.

keyboard_arrow_upVitafoods Europe 2019 set to close the loop on a greener future for the global nutraceutical industry
keyboard_arrow_downVitafoods Europe 2019 set to close the loop on a greener future for the global nutraceutical industry

Vitafoods Europe 2019 (7-9 May, Palexpo, Geneva) will this year explore the collaboration required to shape a more sustainable future for the nutraceutical industry. This follows the growing popularity of plant-based ingredients, as well as the demand for more responsible farming methods, and the unprecedented backlash against packaging over recent years.

keyboard_arrow_upIconic Bull brand repositions with ‘inner strength’
keyboard_arrow_downIconic Bull brand repositions with ‘inner strength’

Bull Brand, one of SA’s most iconic food brands, has launched a new bold ‘Inner Strength’ brand repositioning aimed at leveraging the heritage of the brand while finding new relevance for a broader audience.

keyboard_arrow_upCoca-Cola clarifies how profanity appeared on a can
keyboard_arrow_downCoca-Cola clarifies how profanity appeared on a can

The Coca-Cola Company in South Africa has investigated the recent printing of an offensive word on a Coca-Cola can at one of the company’s consumer-focused event as part of its 2019 Share-a-Coke campaign.

keyboard_arrow_upIWMSA aligns with IFAT Africa to support industry collaboration
keyboard_arrow_downIWMSA aligns with IFAT Africa to support industry collaboration

The Institute of Waste Management of Southern Africa (IWMSA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of IFAT Africa, to collaborate on the 2019 exhibition and conference.

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_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_up52-week countdown to Hostex 2020
keyboard_arrow_down52-week countdown to Hostex 2020

We are just over 52 weeks away from Hostex 2020 which will take place from 1 to 3 March 2020 at Sandton Convention Centre – and it’s set to light up the hospitality, food and drink industry with a wide-ranging exhibition, innovations, events, edutainment, demonstrations, competitions, and more.

keyboard_arrow_upBest of food and drink trends on show at Africa’s Big 7
keyboard_arrow_downBest of food and drink trends on show at Africa’s Big 7

Africa’s Big 7, The only food and beverage trade show in Africa to bring together thousands of stakeholders, suppliers and buyers under one roof to boost pan-African trade, will be back in Johannesburg this June.

keyboard_arrow_upConsumers drive change in food and beverage industry
keyboard_arrow_downConsumers drive change in food and beverage industry

Increasingly connected and engaged consumers have become a key driving force for change in the food and beverage industry in SA, say stakeholders.

keyboard_arrow_upWhy you should attend this year’s Packaging Innovation and Sustainability Conference at Propak Africa
keyboard_arrow_downWhy you should attend this year’s Packaging Innovation and Sustainability Conference at Propak Africa

This year’s Packaging Conference is focused on sustainability, innovation and the importance of staying relevant in the packaging, plastics and printing value chains. The conference will be held alongside Propak Africa on the 14 March 2019 in the Black Eagle.

keyboard_arrow_upanalytica Lab Africa 2019 to showcase leading edge food analysis technologies
keyboard_arrow_downanalytica Lab Africa 2019 to showcase leading edge food analysis technologies

With food safety awareness at a peak around the world, food quality assurance and testing has never before been more important to ensure consistency, safety and customer satisfaction. Analytica Lab Africa 2019, to be presented by international exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen at Gallagher Convention Centre in Midrand from 9 to 11 July 2019, will curate […]

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.