keyboard_arrow_upLumenato harnesses the power of tomatoes for beauty
keyboard_arrow_downLumenato harnesses the power of tomatoes for beauty

Lycored, an international wellness company at the forefront of the ingestible skincare market, has launched a new wellness extract specially created to support aging beautifully.

keyboard_arrow_upNew KHS technology combines stretch blow molding and filling unit
keyboard_arrow_downNew KHS technology combines stretch blow molding and filling unit

Following the presentation of the future-oriented FormFill concept in 2017 the first system is now undergoing final acceptance in time for this year’s BrauBeviale. The new KHS technology combines the forming and filling of plastic bottles in just one process step. Operators benefit from considerable energy savings and a smaller machine footprint.

keyboard_arrow_upAutograph’s latest gin takes the road first travelled
keyboard_arrow_downAutograph’s latest gin takes the road first travelled

The third gin launched by Autograph Distillery, Distillery Road Gin draws inspiration from the history of the site on which the brand makes its premium and award-winning spirit, 13 Distillery Road in Stellenbosch. Like the other gins in the Autograph range, Distillery Road’s story is unpacked in a highly captivating manner on its label, brilliantly […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew regulations for processed meat products take aim at listeriosis
keyboard_arrow_downNew regulations for processed meat products take aim at listeriosis

The listeriosis threat continues to loom large over South African food manufacturers, and the consumers that buy their produce. This was confirmed in October 2019 by the National Institute for Communicable Diseases, which said that 87 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases had been reported in the year following the deadly 2017/2018 outbreak.

keyboard_arrow_upThe next generation of glass fillers from KHS
keyboard_arrow_downThe next generation of glass fillers from KHS

Efficient, environmentally friendly and gentle to products: the next generation of the proven KHS Innofill Glass DRS filler sets standards in sustainability, flexibility and automation. At BrauBeviale the systems supplier will be presenting the glass bottler in what is known as its ECO variant to the public for the first time. The DRS ECO is […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe plastics industry is changing because it has to
keyboard_arrow_downThe plastics industry is changing because it has to

That’s the general consensus among some of Europe’s leading plastic industry commentators – the very people working to re-shape the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upBubbly in a can is this summer’s hottest trend
keyboard_arrow_downBubbly in a can is this summer’s hottest trend

Get ready for an effervescent summer with Chateau Del Rei’s two new bubblies in a can.

keyboard_arrow_upAuthentic, locally made foreign food and other trends shaping the food industry
keyboard_arrow_downAuthentic, locally made foreign food and other trends shaping the food industry

Most retail businesses are feeling the pinch of an economy under pressure as consumers tighten their belts. Yet innovative funders, Merchant Capital are finding an escalating need for funding in this space – a need that signals growth. In fact, the fintech has found that just under 40 per cent of its funding provides working […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe road to ending plastic waste in SA
keyboard_arrow_downThe road to ending plastic waste in SA

The South African Initiative to End Plastic Waste has already made important progress in its efforts to find workable solutions that will end plastic from polluting the environment.

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_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_upAlbany celebrates Heritage Month by choosing student design for bread
keyboard_arrow_downAlbany celebrates Heritage Month by choosing student design for bread

To celebrate South Africa’s rich history of art and food this Heritage Month, Albany Bakeries will print a young South African artist’s winning design on the packaging of millions of loaves of its Albany Superior White and Albany Superior Brown bread during September.

keyboard_arrow_upNew Bosch Pack 403HE designed for use in harsh environments
keyboard_arrow_downNew Bosch Pack 403HE designed for use in harsh environments

Bosch Packaging Technology has developed a new version of its fully automated horizontal flow wrapper Pack 403, which is specifically designed for harsh environment use. The machine will be presented at this year’s Pack Expo 2019 in Las Vegas, along with a Paloma pick-and-place robot, which is also designed for harsh environment use. The Pack […]

keyboard_arrow_upUPM Raflatac responds to the growing need for renewable packaging materials
keyboard_arrow_downUPM Raflatac responds to the growing need for renewable packaging materials

UPM Raflatac is the first label material producer to bring a new wood-based polypropylene film material into the market. The UPM Raflatac Forest Film label material has been developed in collaboration with UPM Biofuels using UPM BioVerno naphtha, a 100 per cent wood-based solution originating from sustainably managed forests.

keyboard_arrow_upHow to code nude food
keyboard_arrow_downHow to code nude food

Pick n Pay has announced that shoppers can now bring their own transparent and sealable containers to some of its stores to load up on fruit and veg, instead of having it packaged in plastic.

keyboard_arrow_upOptimistic and innovative accountant joins Plastics|SA
keyboard_arrow_downOptimistic and innovative accountant joins Plastics|SA

Plastics|SA has appointed Helène Barnard as new accountant at its Midrand Head Office. Barnard will replace Leslie Kearney, who will be retiring at the end of July 2019.

keyboard_arrow_upEnhancing plastics with colour, care, clarity and performance
keyboard_arrow_downEnhancing plastics with colour, care, clarity and performance

Milliken Chemical will use its presence at the K 2019 trade fair from 16-23 October to demonstrate the many ways it is enhancing plastics with colour, care, clarity and performance.

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.

keyboard_arrow_upNine trends to watch at Anuga 2019
keyboard_arrow_downNine trends to watch at Anuga 2019

Find out what’s coming, what’s staying and what’s new at Anuga 2019. The entire diversity of the world of food and beverages will be on display again from 5 to 9 October in Cologne. Whether vegetarian and vegan, gluten and lactose-free, superfoods or ready-to-go products – there is something for all needs. Around 7 400 […]

keyboard_arrow_upMasterclass on smoking and thermal treatment in the food industry
keyboard_arrow_downMasterclass on smoking and thermal treatment in the food industry

PHT has partnered with Schröter, Carbocraft and Food Focus to provide a comprehensive programme delivered by international technical experts.

keyboard_arrow_upNigerian Food Event cancelled
keyboard_arrow_downNigerian Food Event cancelled

As of this week, Organisers of the Nigerian Food Event have officially announced the cancellation of their launch food, beverage and hospitality event and subsequent editions moving forward.