keyboard_arrow_upAnuga Organic Market will reflect current retails trends
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga Organic Market will reflect current retails trends

Consumers’ growing awareness for health and the environment is boosting the market for organic products worldwide. In addition, the trend towards ‘cleaner’ eating habits is influencing an even broader strata of consumers. Organic products are marketed as healthy, since they rarely contain artificial colourings, preservatives, aromas and flavourings and are grown without the implementation of […]

keyboard_arrow_upDiscover the future of food at Africa’s Big 7
keyboard_arrow_downDiscover the future of food at Africa’s Big 7

Africa’s food industry is set to be disrupted by the Fourth Industrial Revolution, forcing more agile approaches and more innovation to future-proof businesses, say experts set to speak at a key upcoming food and beverage event in Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upRecord exhibitor and visitor numbers at Vitafoods Europe 2019
keyboard_arrow_downRecord exhibitor and visitor numbers at Vitafoods Europe 2019

A record 24 211 visitors attended this year’s Vitafoods Europe, an increase of 15 per cent from 2018, while the size of the show floor grew by 10 per cent to meet demand, showcasing everything from new ingredients and finished products to packaging and contract manufacturing. As a reflection of the success of the event, […]

keyboard_arrow_upWorld’s largest food trade fair returns in October
keyboard_arrow_downWorld’s largest food trade fair returns in October

The stage opens again for Anuga in Cologne from 5 to 9 October 2019. With 7 405 exhibitors and around 165 000 trade visitors from the trade and out-of-home market, it is the leading industry meeting point for the international food industry and it is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year.

keyboard_arrow_upfdt Africa’s Exhibitor of the week
keyboard_arrow_downfdt Africa’s Exhibitor of the week

BillerudKorsnäs is fdt Africa’s exhibitor of the week.

keyboard_arrow_upTaiyo debuts CBD alternative at Vitafoods Europe
keyboard_arrow_downTaiyo debuts CBD alternative at Vitafoods Europe

Taiyo used Vitafoods Europe, in Geneva, to debut innovative concepts that were particularly well received by manufacturers of sports nutrition and functional products. The most surprising innovation was a concept developed by Taiyo GmbH in Germany and partners for the European market: A legal cannabidiol (CBD) alternative that promises legal and safe consumption with a […]

keyboard_arrow_upTaiyo debuts CBD alternative at Vitafoods Europe
keyboard_arrow_downTaiyo debuts CBD alternative at Vitafoods Europe

Taiyo used Vitafoods Europe, in Geneva, to debut innovative concepts that were particularly well received by manufacturers of sports nutrition and functional products. The most surprising innovation was a concept developed by Taiyo GmbH in Germany and partners for the European market: A legal cannabidiol (CBD) alternative that promises legal and safe consumption with a […]

keyboard_arrow_upMultivac continues to grow
keyboard_arrow_downMultivac continues to grow

As part of a press breakfast at IFFA, the directors of Multivac, Hans-Joachim Boekstegers (CEO) and Guido Spix (CTO/COO), gave an overview of the current development of the business and the packaging trends at Multivac, as well as some of the many product innovations on its exhibition stand.

keyboard_arrow_upGentleman Jack and Spitfire Furniture partner for World Whiskey Day
keyboard_arrow_downGentleman Jack and Spitfire Furniture partner for World Whiskey Day

Two brands who celebrate a commitment to quality, originality and craftmanship have joined forces for World Whiskey Day.

keyboard_arrow_upExceptional workshops for 2019 Sapics conference
keyboard_arrow_downExceptional workshops for 2019 Sapics conference

The new normal for supply chains involves uncertainty, complexity and risk, according to international supply chain risk management specialist, Gregory Schlegel.

keyboard_arrow_upFind the best integrated gas and welding solutions at Nampo 2019
keyboard_arrow_downFind the best integrated gas and welding solutions at Nampo 2019

‘Visitors to the stand will be able to talk to our welding application specialists at Nampo about their applications and possible solutions, but we also encourage customers that are interested in obtaining more detailed information about the 360-degree capability to visit the Afrox technology application centre in Germiston after the show, where customised applications and/or […]

keyboard_arrow_upGet ready for Propak West Africa
keyboard_arrow_downGet ready for Propak West Africa

Propak West Africa 2019 has added a further 25 per cent of exhibition space and announces Sasol as Gold Sponsor for this year’s edition.

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_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_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.

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.