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_upSA packaged food consumption on upward trend
keyboard_arrow_downSA packaged food consumption on upward trend

As an important pillar of the South African economy, food and beverage production has almost doubled in the past 10 years, reaching ZAR 392 million (26 million euros) in 2017.

keyboard_arrow_upSAB supports recycling start-ups in Tembisa
keyboard_arrow_downSAB supports recycling start-ups in Tembisa

SAB has developed a waste recovery programme in Tembisa, east of Johannesburg, supporting 54 previously unemployed young men and women organised into registered co-operatives and managing their own waste recycling businesses.

keyboard_arrow_upA rum resurgence on the cards for South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downA rum resurgence on the cards for South Africa

No longer just the drink of pirates, rum has been growing in popularity around the globe in recent years to muscle into the territory previously claimed by whisky and gin.

keyboard_arrow_upAir Products South Africa celebrates 50 years of service excellence
keyboard_arrow_downAir Products South Africa celebrates 50 years of service excellence

On 12 March 1969, Air Products South Africa officially started its journey as a southern African controlled company on the basis of a 50/50 joint venture between Iscor Ltd (currently controlled by Remgro Ltd) and Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 50 Years later, they are celebrating a company which has built a reputation for its […]

keyboard_arrow_upCreating the future of drainage
keyboard_arrow_downCreating the future of drainage

The ACO Group is proud to announce it is opening another regional office on the African continent.

keyboard_arrow_upRooibos booms in Japan
keyboard_arrow_downRooibos booms in Japan

Rooibos is becoming a big deal in Japan – one of the largest tea-drinking nations in the world – with exports of our indigenous tea hitting record highs in 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upOne in four consumers supports a ban on meat-related names for vegetarian products
keyboard_arrow_downOne in four consumers supports a ban on meat-related names for vegetarian products

One in four consumers believe vegetarian products should not be allowed to have meat-related names like sausage or burger, a survey has found. Specialist PR agency Ingredient Communications commissioned polling experts Surveygoo to explore attitudes to the way meat-free products are named. Nearly 1 000 consumers were surveyed (499 in the UK and 484 in […]

keyboard_arrow_upAnother winner From Wittmann Battenfeld
keyboard_arrow_downAnother winner From Wittmann Battenfeld

The company launched its new EcoPower Xpress 400/3300+ at Propak Africa 2019.  This all-electric, high-speed injection moulding machine is designed primarily for the requirements of the packaging industry and for thin-walled applications. It replaces the TM Xpress, the high-speed hydraulic toggle lever machine model. A special feature of the EcoPower Xpress, is its high injection […]

keyboard_arrow_upTetra Pak drives change
keyboard_arrow_downTetra Pak drives change

Food Review spoke to Bryn Thomas, key account director at Tetra Pak South Africa at the Propak Africa event about some of the challenges and solutions facing the food and beverage industry today.

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_upFrom South Africa to Vietnam, Italian packaging hits the road again
keyboard_arrow_downFrom South Africa to Vietnam, Italian packaging hits the road again

South Africa followed closely by Vietnam are the next two stops in the Italian packaging industry’s tour of exhibitions held in markets with strong development potential.  They are respectively the fourth and fifth appointments since the beginning of January in the 2019 promotional programme coordinated by UCIMA (Italian Automatic Packaging Machinery Manufacturers’ Association) with the […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe simplest solution is the best
keyboard_arrow_downThe simplest solution is the best

Sometimes, the simplest solution is the best solution. This is clearly the case with the radically disruptive Rapidojet technology. ROI is shorter than for any other piece of equipment while product quality rises in all respects.

keyboard_arrow_upFrozen Food Day: Anuga Frozen Food places the focus on frozen food
keyboard_arrow_downFrozen Food Day: Anuga Frozen Food places the focus on frozen food

6 March 2019 was Frozen Food Day. The culinary public holiday was introduced in 1984 by the American President, Ronald Reagan, as “Frozen Food Day” to pay tribute to the services of the frozen food industry in the USA. In the meantime, the birth of frozen food is recognised internationally too, hence this year the […]

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_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_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_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_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.