keyboard_arrow_upSIAL Paris postponed to 2022
keyboard_arrow_downSIAL Paris postponed to 2022

SIAL Paris has been postponed to 15 to 19 October 2022. The SIAL Paris team has remained fully mobilised to support businesses and provide them with this export springboard which is so keenly awaited to get the economy back on track. To enable such an international event to take place during this pandemic-hit period, the […]

keyboard_arrow_upSA’s exhibition industry expected to bounce back in 2021
keyboard_arrow_downSA’s exhibition industry expected to bounce back in 2021

Despite lockdown event postponements and cancellations in 2020 local exhibition organisers expect the industry to weather the disruption. South African exhibition organisers say they are optimistic the industry will be able to rebound next year, following a year of disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and global lockdowns. South African exhibition organisers say they are […]

keyboard_arrow_upLocal food manufacturing has become critically important in sub-Saharan Africa
keyboard_arrow_downLocal food manufacturing has become critically important in sub-Saharan Africa

The need to step up local production has become more pressing as the COVID-19 crisis grounds international flights, constrains air cargo capacity and potentially increases the cost of imports. According to Liz Whitehouse, MD of African market researchers Africa House, countries across sub-Saharan Africa are actively seeking to reduce their dependence on food imports and […]

keyboard_arrow_upAnuga FoodTec 2021 will present tailor-made solutions for the food and beverage industry
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga FoodTec 2021 will present tailor-made solutions for the food and beverage industry

Machine manufacturers will show solutions for the ever-complex market demands that result from a wider variety of foodstuffs and individual packing formats under the theme flexibility at Anuga FoodTec 2021. From the supply and grouping of the products, to the filling, sealing and labelling of cartons, through to the palletising – the food producers can […]

keyboard_arrow_upSouth Africa’s hunger crisis is not just about food
keyboard_arrow_downSouth Africa’s hunger crisis is not just about food

Recent news around desperate peas for emergency food parcels means World Hunger Day this year on 28 May is more relevant than ever. Millions of people around the world suffer from chronic hunger, despite abundant global food production. In fact, 820 million people globally do not have enough to eat – with 54% of South […]

keyboard_arrow_upKey industry events co-located to boost science-based industry development
keyboard_arrow_downKey industry events co-located to boost science-based industry development

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of several of Africa’s major industry trade shows, have co-located food & drink technology (fdt) Africa, IFAT Africa and analytica Lab Africa to bring science and innovation closer to food & drink, water, sewage and waste treatment, for one-stop access to the interconnected value chains in these sectors. The future […]

keyboard_arrow_upAnuga to present industry’s top themes in 2021
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga to present industry’s top themes in 2021

Anuga FoodTec 2021 has added two new segments to its line-up – Automation and Digitalisation. The complexity is increasing within the food and beverage industry. The demands placed on companies are correspondingly high. So, it is more important than ever to find innovative packing and sustainability solutions for a cost-saving, highly-frequented production while at the […]

keyboard_arrow_upPropak Cape postponed to 2021
keyboard_arrow_downPropak Cape postponed to 2021

Specialised Exhibitions has decided to postpone Propak Cape, slated for October 2020 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, to 8 to 10 June 2021. The organisation, which is a division of the Montgomery Group, has taken decisive action with its portfolio of exhibitions following developments in the COVID-19 national state of disaster and various […]

keyboard_arrow_upBusiness unusual with the fdt Africa team
keyboard_arrow_downBusiness unusual with the fdt Africa team

Even though times are different, the team of food & drink technology (fdt) Africa are running and doing business unusual. The team may be working from home, but are geared up and in full swing for our bigger and stronger event in July 2021. The exhibition fdt Africa brings together leaders in the processing, filling, […]

keyboard_arrow_upIn troubling times Anuga relies on international partnerships
keyboard_arrow_downIn troubling times Anuga relies on international partnerships

In turbulent times Anuga is relying on its international industry network and good partnerships. The industry’s positive resonance is acting as encouragement for the trade fair organiser in its future planning for the event. Like all international trade fairs, Anuga will also play a decisive role in the post-corona era in showing the industries involved […]

keyboard_arrow_upMesse Munchen gears up for business unusual
keyboard_arrow_downMesse Munchen gears up for business unusual

Messe Munchen South Africa is working to bolster its upcoming trade fairs with digital value-adds.

keyboard_arrow_upSAPICS Conference postponed amidst COVID-19 pandemic
keyboard_arrow_downSAPICS Conference postponed amidst COVID-19 pandemic

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, SAPICS, The Professional Body for Supply Chain Management, has announced the postponement of the 2020 SAPICS Conference, Africa’s leading knowledge sharing and networking event for supply chain professionals.

keyboard_arrow_upACI launches paper packaging summit
keyboard_arrow_downACI launches paper packaging summit

ACI has launched the Food & Beverages Paper Packaging Summit 2020, to take place on 21 and 22 October 2020 in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Over recent years there has been increasing awareness of the negative environmental impact of plastics. Which has resulted in countries around Europe and the packaging industry taking measures by setting sustainability […]

keyboard_arrow_upHyve Events postpones Spring food events
keyboard_arrow_downHyve Events postpones Spring food events

Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic Hyve Events have decided to movie its Spring food events to new dates.

keyboard_arrow_upSweets & Snacks Expo cancelled
keyboard_arrow_downSweets & Snacks Expo cancelled

The Sweets & Snacks Expo, originally scheduled for 18-21 May 2020, in Chicago, has been cancelled.

keyboard_arrow_upFood Automation and Manufacturing Conference and Expo postponed
keyboard_arrow_downFood Automation and Manufacturing Conference and Expo postponed

The Food Automation and Manufacturing Conference and Expo has been postponed to 13 to 16 September 2020.

keyboard_arrow_upOrganic and Natural Products Expo Africa postponed
keyboard_arrow_downOrganic and Natural Products Expo Africa postponed

The Organic and Natural Products Expo Africa (ONPE) has been postponed due to the spread of COVID-19 globally.

keyboard_arrow_upVitafoods Europe postponed till September because of Coronavirus
keyboard_arrow_downVitafoods Europe postponed till September because of Coronavirus

COVID-19 situation. Best course of action The Vitafoods Europe team did on reach this conclusion easily. However, following consultation with its stakeholders, and taking the continually evolving health concerns and travel restrictions into consideration, the team agreed the postponement is the best course of action. Vitafoods Europe 2020 has been postponed till 1 – 3 […]

keyboard_arrow_upIFAT 2020 postponed due to Coronavirus
keyboard_arrow_downIFAT 2020 postponed due to Coronavirus

IFAT Munich 2020 has been postponed due to the increasing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Europe.

keyboard_arrow_upPropak East Africa cancelled due to Coronavirus precautions
keyboard_arrow_downPropak East Africa cancelled due to Coronavirus precautions

Propak East Africa has been cancelled due to COVID-19 safety measures being instituted in Kenya.

keyboard_arrow_upJoin a wastewater treatment fact-finding mission to Germany
keyboard_arrow_downJoin a wastewater treatment fact-finding mission to Germany

The German Water Partnership in cooperation with the Southern African German Chamber of Commerce and Industry, invites South African and Namibian decision-makers, importers and multipliers in the water sector to join an exciting business initiation delegation to Germany with a focus on water and wastewater treatment.

keyboard_arrow_upFind out about New Zealand’s food production industry at IUFoST
keyboard_arrow_downFind out about New Zealand’s food production industry at IUFoST

Visit New Zealand for an International Congress of Food Science and Technology that will inform and inspire you in 2020.

keyboard_arrow_upWhat is the real cost of a cup of coffee?
keyboard_arrow_downWhat is the real cost of a cup of coffee?

BY: David Walstra, Hostex 2020 ambassador and owner of SEAM Coffee Roaster and Thirdspace coworking space and coffee shop Is the cup of coffee you sell and serve – or buy and drink, depending on which side of the counter you are on – driving a farmer into poverty? The sustainability of the coffee industry […]

keyboard_arrow_upPropak West Africa ushers in new decade with biggest show yet
keyboard_arrow_downPropak West Africa ushers in new decade with biggest show yet

Last year Propak West Africa held its most successful edition to date.

keyboard_arrow_upThe Power of Pink campaign celebrates 10 years
keyboard_arrow_downThe Power of Pink campaign celebrates 10 years

A body of international research continues to show the link between breast cancer and mushroom consumption.

keyboard_arrow_upExperience the future of nutraceuticals at Vitafoods Europe 2020
keyboard_arrow_downExperience the future of nutraceuticals at Vitafoods Europe 2020

Vitafoods Europe, taking place 12 to 14 May, Palexpo, Geneva, is returning once again, to provide a key platform for the entire nutraceutical supply chain to find practical business solutions and discuss its greatest opportunities and challenges. With the aim of supporting more health for more people, the three-day event will promote collaboration and encourage […]

keyboard_arrow_upHostex brings the heat with seven expert ambassadors
keyboard_arrow_downHostex brings the heat with seven expert ambassadors

Seven of the food, beverage and hospitality industry’s shining lights – all renowned experts in their respective fields – have put their collective weight behind Hostex 2020. They will be lending their insights, advice and experience to add value to the show through idea generation, endorsement, networking and engagement.

keyboard_arrow_upDiscuss transparency, supply chain and the future at Meat-Tech
keyboard_arrow_downDiscuss transparency, supply chain and the future at Meat-Tech

Meat-Tech, the specialist international exhibition for the cold cut meat, fish and ready meal industry, comes to the Fiero Milano exhibition centre in Rho from 4 to 7 May 2021. The goals of this exciting trade exhibition are to grow the entire supply chain ensuring the identity of a constantly evolving market, meeting new consumer […]

keyboard_arrow_upBeing a successful chef takes a lot more than cooking
keyboard_arrow_downBeing a successful chef takes a lot more than cooking

Consumer behaviour in relation to food and beverage choices is changing at an increasingly rapid pace, making it imperative for chefs to stay ahead of the trends, to be learning continuously, and to be prepared to adapt our product delivery.

keyboard_arrow_upISM 2020 celebrates 50 years of sweet and snack innovations
keyboard_arrow_downISM 2020 celebrates 50 years of sweet and snack innovations

In its anniversary year, the leading global trade fair for sweets and snacks covers all facets of the industry with its diversified themes.