keyboard_arrow_upStands being snapped up fast for Food & Hospitality Africa 2018
keyboard_arrow_downStands being snapped up fast for Food & Hospitality Africa 2018

It’s that time of year again – preparations for Food & Hospitality Africa powered by Hostex 2018 have begun. With innovation at the top of the shopping list for the 2018 show, running from 6 to 8 May 2018, there is absolutely no excuse for missing out on the best opportunity to tap into the […]

keyboard_arrow_upHighlights from Anuga 2017
keyboard_arrow_downHighlights from Anuga 2017

With around 165 000 trade visitors from 198 countries, after its new exhibitor record (7405 exhibitors from 107 countries), Anuga 2017 also registered a good increase in the number of visitors. In addition to products and concepts, plenty of valuable information and cooking presentations were offered in the scope of special events, congresses and workshops. […]

keyboard_arrow_upAnuga 2017: The clear number one for the global food industry
keyboard_arrow_downAnuga 2017: The clear number one for the global food industry

The 34th Anuga was the best trade fair in a long time for many of the exhibitors. More than 7400 companies from 107 countries, a new record, presented products from all over the world and all categories over the course of five days. Around 165 000 trade visitors from 198 countries took advantage of this […]

keyboard_arrow_upUnique collaboration strikes gold
keyboard_arrow_downUnique collaboration strikes gold

Bowler Plastics has collaborated with Progetto, a filling and sealing equipment supplier, as part of an overall laminate tube strategy that will benefit both companies. This is for the duration of the Propak Cape 2017 show.

keyboard_arrow_upPackaging conference and free-to-attend seminars at Propak Cape
keyboard_arrow_downPackaging conference and free-to-attend seminars at Propak Cape

Business decision-makers, purchasing influencers and other industry professionals will be heading to Propak Cape this month. As the Western Cape’s premier packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling trade exhibition, visitors will be looking for the latest products, technologies and services as well as to network, develop supplier relationships and engage with industry organisations.

keyboard_arrow_upIshida to showcase its extensive solutions at Propak Cape
keyboard_arrow_downIshida to showcase its extensive solutions at Propak Cape

Ishida’s comprehensive range of packing line solutions for a wide variety of food markets will be showcased at Propak Cape, with an extensive range of equipment on display for weighing, inspection and snacks packing.

keyboard_arrow_upDon’t miss high performance systems in action
keyboard_arrow_downDon’t miss high performance systems in action

Food processing and packaging solutions provider, tna, is showcasing its expansive range of high-performance solutions at Propak Cape.

keyboard_arrow_upAn array of quality steel belts and process systems
keyboard_arrow_downAn array of quality steel belts and process systems

Sandvik, a manufacturer of steel belts and processing systems for the food industry, has a portfolio extending to the inclusion of bake oven belts, cooling lines and conveyors.

keyboard_arrow_upTetra Pak demonstrates future readiness
keyboard_arrow_downTetra Pak demonstrates future readiness

Tetra Pak is displaying its range of processing, packaging, and distribution solutions at Propak Cape 2017 at stand D54 in Hall 1.

keyboard_arrow_upFood security summit for 100 global young leaders in Brussels
keyboard_arrow_downFood security summit for 100 global young leaders in Brussels

The third edition of the Youth Ag-Summit kicked off on 9 October, with 100 bright young talents from around the world arriving in Brussels, Belgium, to tackle one of humanity’s biggest challenges: how to feed a growing population in a more sustainable manner. Organised by Bayer, together with the two Belgian young farmers associations Groene […]

keyboard_arrow_upA constantly expanding portfolio and footprint
keyboard_arrow_downA constantly expanding portfolio and footprint

Geiger & Klotzbücher, a family owned business since 1967, welcomes all to see equipment from its new partner for vacuum packaging machines made in Germany, BOSS Vakuum. The company describes its PaperLike as an exciting new packaging printing technology that will soon be launched for the first time in South Africa. Visit its stand C52 […]

keyboard_arrow_upEfficiency-enhancing weighing technology
keyboard_arrow_downEfficiency-enhancing weighing technology

Big Bear Confectionery (Big Bear), a subsidiary of the Raisio Group, boosted its new packaging line’s production by 7 000 packs per shift with the investment of a multihead weigher and checkweigher from Yamato Scale Dataweigh, UK.

keyboard_arrow_upFeast on the assortment of products
keyboard_arrow_downFeast on the assortment of products

Polyoak Packaging, an exhibitor at this year’s Propak Cape is at stand B32 where attendees are welcome to explore its new division, Dairypack Cartons. This division specialises in aseptic packaging systems for southern Africa, in exclusive partnership with IPI, a Coesia Group company headquartered in Italy.

keyboard_arrow_upBreak-Through Generation loading unit
keyboard_arrow_downBreak-Through Generation loading unit

Specialists in the engineering and production of high technology secondary packaging systems, the Cama group’s Packaging and Robotics divisions, have combined knowledge with the expertise to produce a ‘unique machine range’, the Break-Through Generation.

keyboard_arrow_upFully booked exhibition halls at Anuga 2017
keyboard_arrow_downFully booked exhibition halls at Anuga 2017

Anuga is the largest and most important food fair in the world. Over 7,400 exhibitors from 107 countries Partner country India: Culinary diversity and a high-performance food industry Ticket Shop open: anuga.com

keyboard_arrow_up580 exhibitors to present at Anuga Drinks
keyboard_arrow_down580 exhibitors to present at Anuga Drinks

With around 580 exhibitors, Anuga Drinks is once again presenting a manifold offer of national and international beverages for the retail and food service sectors. Both target groups will find a wide spectrum of products at Anuga: from alcoholic to alcohol-free. In addition to the once again strong representation of suppliers of fruit juices, water […]

keyboard_arrow_upUpgrated is the new revolutionary food ingredient
keyboard_arrow_downUpgrated is the new revolutionary food ingredient

The use of long-shelf-life-cheese as a food ingredient is a growing trend in the food industry. YoonSang Lee, president of the US Dairy Export Council, says, ‘Food companies realising this trend are launching various ready-to-eat meals, incorporating cheese and one-serving cheese packages’. As a reaction to this trend, Cheesepop B.V. developed a new food ingredient, […]

keyboard_arrow_upAfrican Packaging Indaba’s line-up of speakers revealed
keyboard_arrow_downAfrican Packaging Indaba’s line-up of speakers revealed

This year’s African Packaging Indaba, which will be held on 26 October at Propak Cape is expected to host an exciting line-up of prominent speakers. These speakers will represent their respective companies. The highlights of discussions will include:

keyboard_arrow_upRoadmap to a bursting market
keyboard_arrow_downRoadmap to a bursting market

Rising consumer demand for clean label ingredients has been a huge influence on the food industry. To offer suitable solutions for this growing market, producers of colours and flavours have committed major investments in creating natural alternatives to synthetic materials. Food ingredients Europe & Natural ingredients 2017 offers a clear overview of a sector that […]

keyboard_arrow_upA sustainable future for all
keyboard_arrow_downA sustainable future for all

New packaging materials that contribute to a sustainable future for all is among the list of engaging topics to be discussed at the Packaging Indaba. The event is set to take place at Propak Cape on 24 October at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.

keyboard_arrow_upVIP digital open house event
keyboard_arrow_downVIP digital open house event

Kemtek Imaging Systems and HP Indigo hosted an open house event on 3 August. This was held at Kemtek's Centre of Excellence in Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upThe race is on for drupa 2020
keyboard_arrow_downThe race is on for drupa 2020

Registered exhibitors for drupa 2020 will soon receive their printed version of theinternational flagship fair for printing technologies, brochure in the post. The global marketing campaign for drupa 2020 was launched at interpack 2017. It was presented to international media partners during a major press conference. Registration closes on 31 October 2018.

keyboard_arrow_upThe Glass Recycling Company sets the bar for recycling
keyboard_arrow_downThe Glass Recycling Company sets the bar for recycling

The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) held its fourth annual green dialogue on 28 June in Linksfield. Speaking at the event, TGRC’s CEO Shabeer Jhetam explained that recycling of all food and beverage glass packaging has incrementally increased to 41.1 per cent.  He said the increase illustrates continued growth and the impact on sustainability in the country.

keyboard_arrow_upThe upcoming Propak Cape event 2017
keyboard_arrow_downThe upcoming Propak Cape event 2017

The importance of the Western Cape agri-processing sector will be highlighted at this year’s Propak Cape exhibition. The event will take place from 24 to 26 October at the Cape Town International Convention Centre, Cape Town.

keyboard_arrow_upThe latest in automation on show at the Africa Automation Fair
keyboard_arrow_downThe latest in automation on show at the Africa Automation Fair

Advanced automation solutions for every area of process control were on show at the Africa Automation Fair (AAF) and Connected Industries conference recently. The event took place from 6 to 8 June at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding.

keyboard_arrow_upThe successful Vinyls SA Conference 2017
keyboard_arrow_downThe successful Vinyls SA Conference 2017

The Southern African Vinyls Association (SAVA) hosted a Vinyls SA Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton recently.

keyboard_arrow_upOne billion rand boost for the agriculture production sector to be revealed during South Africa’s premier food expo
keyboard_arrow_downOne billion rand boost for the agriculture production sector to be revealed during South Africa’s premier food expo

The Department of Trade & Industry (dti) has chosen Africa’s premier food and beverage event to announce its one billion boost for South African agriculture.

keyboard_arrow_upAre you ready for Africa’s Big 7?
keyboard_arrow_downAre you ready for Africa’s Big 7?

Africa’s Big 7 opens soon in Johannesburg and some of the exhibitors from around the world reveal what they have in store - and why they have chosen Africa 

keyboard_arrow_upMiss FIE at your peril!
keyboard_arrow_downMiss FIE at your peril!

Food ingredients Europe, the world’s leading food and beverage ingredients show, opens its doors in Frankfurt on 28 November. This year, the must attend event for all industry professionals presents the biggest show to date. Organisers are looking forward to a record number of exhibitors and a four-day conference programme focused on thought leadership and a topic range from innovations to business insights.

keyboard_arrow_updrinktec’s open for business
keyboard_arrow_downdrinktec’s open for business

At the recent meeting of the drinktec advisory board in March, attendees agreed that the event is on the road to success. Board members were unanimous that the fair is ready to open its doors on 11 September 2017. The team are working hard to make the fair a successful industry gathering.