keyboard_arrow_upFood Review September 2019 Issue
keyboard_arrow_downFood Review September 2019 Issue

keyboard_arrow_upFood Manufacturing Africa Q3 2019 Issue
keyboard_arrow_downFood Manufacturing Africa Q3 2019 Issue

keyboard_arrow_upHeat and Control launches brand new, improved website
keyboard_arrow_downHeat and Control launches brand new, improved website

Global food processing and packaging systems equipment manufacturer and solutions provider, Heat and Control continues to ask their customers, ‘What do you want to create today?’  Committed to innovation for nearly 70 years, Heat and Control has launched a new website with Silicon Valley digital agency WebEnertia Inc., to offer visitors improved customer engagement, solutions, […]

keyboard_arrow_upMore action needed on extremely high levels of child obesity in the UK
keyboard_arrow_downMore action needed on extremely high levels of child obesity in the UK

The UK’s outgoing chief medical officer has attracted fierce criticism over her recommendations for how the country can meet its target on child obesity – but more action from government and industry is necessary, says GlobalData.

keyboard_arrow_upFinalists announced for 2019 Diners Club Winemaker Awards
keyboard_arrow_downFinalists announced for 2019 Diners Club Winemaker Awards

The finalists for the 39th Diners Club Winemaker and 19th Young Winemaker of the Year awards have been announced. Five winemakers have been shortlisted to compete for the prestigious Winemaker of the Year award, while five will vie for the Young Winemaker of the Year title.

keyboard_arrow_upAir Products celebrates 50th birthday with prestigious golf day
keyboard_arrow_downAir Products celebrates 50th birthday with prestigious golf day

Air Products invited key customers and distributors to a prestigious golf day at the Glendower Golf Club in Edenvale on 18 September 2019 as part of the company’s 50th birthday celebrations. Golfers received special treatment during the entire day and won great prizes. More importantly, it was an opportunity for guests and key Air Products […]

keyboard_arrow_upFood Review August 2019 Issue
keyboard_arrow_downFood Review August 2019 Issue

keyboard_arrow_upDoes South Africa have a food wastage problem?
keyboard_arrow_downDoes South Africa have a food wastage problem?

According to a shocking report, 2017 Food Loss and Waste: Facts and Futures, compiled by the World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA), a third of all food in the country is not eaten but wasted.  Quantified, this equals 10 million tonnes of food annually, a third of the 31 million tonnes of food […]

keyboard_arrow_upGI Foundation releases new trendy logos
keyboard_arrow_downGI Foundation releases new trendy logos

The Glycemic Index Foundation SA is 20 years old this month. It was established in 1999. This year the organisation thought it necessary to update its set of endorsement logos. With the help of a few millennials it has made the logos cleaner, simpler and trendier for you to use on your 2020’s and beyond […]

keyboard_arrow_upSoweto entrepreneur reaches for the next level in recycling
keyboard_arrow_downSoweto entrepreneur reaches for the next level in recycling

A desire to clean up his beloved Soweto, educate the community and combat the problem of overfull landfills has seen Pendowave founder Gordon Nkuta build a thriving recycling business. He has now earned the support of one of the world’s largest PET plastic converters.

keyboard_arrow_upDon Carlo named best olive oil in the southern Hemisphere
keyboard_arrow_downDon Carlo named best olive oil in the southern Hemisphere

Morgenster’s Don Carlo Extra Virgin Olive Oil has been named the 2019 winner of the ‘Best Extra Virgin Olive Oil in the Southern Hemisphere’ at the Olio Nuovo Days in Paris hosted in June. Olio Nuovo Days is an international event dedicated to the promotion of new and premium olive oil.

keyboard_arrow_upBarentz and SK Chemtrade Services embark on joint venture
keyboard_arrow_downBarentz and SK Chemtrade Services embark on joint venture

Barentz International is continuing its expansion in South Africa by embarking on a joint venture with SK Chemtrade Services, a leading supplier of high-quality raw materials to the life sciences industries in South Africa and neighbouring countries.

keyboard_arrow_upDuPont opens high-quality probiotics fermentation unit
keyboard_arrow_downDuPont opens high-quality probiotics fermentation unit

DuPont has opened a new state-of-the-art probiotics fermentation unit at its Rochester, New York, facility. The facility is now producing high-quality probiotics for the dietary supplement and food and beverage industries, which have the potential to provide health benefits to consumers of all ages. ‘The investment in our Rochester probiotics operation furthers our strategy to […]

keyboard_arrow_upAfriplex bags quality at new tea packing facility
keyboard_arrow_downAfriplex bags quality at new tea packing facility

Afriplex has launched a state-of-the-art tea packing facility. This is yet another innovation Afriplex have brought to the market to facilitate the company’s drive in the pharmaceutical and CAMS industry.

keyboard_arrow_upIndustry pioneers brew the bold
keyboard_arrow_downIndustry pioneers brew the bold

Under the banner of Brewing the Bold, SAB have assembled a stellar cast of five women who are dominating in their respective fields to share their expertise and brew a once-off, limited edition beer in honour of Women’s Month.

keyboard_arrow_upBe bold this women’s month
keyboard_arrow_downBe bold this women’s month

SAB is launching Bold Brew– a beer designed and brewed entirely by women– this limited edition small batch beer is exclusively available at the SAB World of Beer in Newtown, Johannesburg.

keyboard_arrow_upBureau Veritas inspires with a powerful team of female leaders
keyboard_arrow_downBureau Veritas inspires with a powerful team of female leaders

This Women’s Month Bureau Veritas wants to honour all the incredible women who make the company a global leader in testing, inspection and certification.

keyboard_arrow_upSiyakha invests R50 million in its production facilities
keyboard_arrow_downSiyakha invests R50 million in its production facilities

The multimillion-rand investment in production facilities and equipment by local label manufacturing company, Siyakha Imperial Printing, will boost supplies to the local and export markets as well as maintain the company’s leading position in the sector.

keyboard_arrow_upBrewing with a woman’s touch
keyboard_arrow_downBrewing with a woman’s touch

Subverting the stereotype of beer brewing being a male-dominated industry, SAB is proud to present a female beer aficionado making waves in the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upWatson-Marlow opens larger facility in SA
keyboard_arrow_downWatson-Marlow opens larger facility in SA

Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group (WMFTG) has opened a new, larger office, servicing facility and peristaltic test lab demonstration area in South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upFood manufacturing organisations assist Shongweni community on Mandela Day
keyboard_arrow_downFood manufacturing organisations assist Shongweni community on Mandela Day

A collaborative community effort led by Upper Highway NPO, Zero2Five Trust, saw hundreds of local schoolchildren in the Shongweni Dam area receiving nutritious meals, learning materials and a playground as part of a Mandela Day initiative.

keyboard_arrow_upTastic and Rise Against Hunger to pack five million meals to honour Mandela
keyboard_arrow_downTastic and Rise Against Hunger to pack five million meals to honour Mandela

Tastic Rice has committed to providing enough rice to pack a phenomenal five million meals for families in need in South Africa for 2019. The brand’s partnership with Rise Against Hunger also seeks to support the United Nations in their mission to end world hunger by 2030, as part of their sustainable development goals.

keyboard_arrow_upBosch plans to sell packaging business to new entity managed by CVC
keyboard_arrow_downBosch plans to sell packaging business to new entity managed by CVC

Bosch plans to sell its packaging machinery business, based in Waiblingen, to a newly incorporated entity managed by CVC Capital Partners (CVC). The company and its Pharma and Food units will remain intact. Based in Luxemburg, CVC is a leading private equity and investment advisory firm with 24 offices in Europe, Asia, and the United […]

keyboard_arrow_upNew leader of Manufacturing for Bearings International
keyboard_arrow_downNew leader of Manufacturing for Bearings International

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) has appointed Rudi Rudolph as segment leader – Manufacturing. His main focus will be Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and the steel industry.

keyboard_arrow_upBureau Veritas appoints Industry And Certification director for southern Africa
keyboard_arrow_downBureau Veritas appoints Industry And Certification director for southern Africa

Neda Taghadosi has been appointed as the Industry and Certification director for Bureau Veritas Southern Africa as of 1 April 2019. She was previously the Certification director and joined Bureau Veritas in 2013.

keyboard_arrow_upShaping the future of food through education
keyboard_arrow_downShaping the future of food through education

Future Food Institute and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have launched a brand new partnership to promote food innovation in the agribusiness sector. It will provide education, training and knowledge to generate and accelerate positive social, cultural, economic and environmental impact around the world.

keyboard_arrow_upNovus Holdings sets new base for future performance
keyboard_arrow_downNovus Holdings sets new base for future performance

Novus Holdings reported a base-setting performance for the full year ended 31 March 2019, with stable revenue at R4 331 800 m (2018: R4 308 102 m), while operating profit decreased by 41,4 per cent to R294 million predominantly due to lower print revenues and weaker returns on revenue from ITB Flexible Packing Solutions (ITB).

keyboard_arrow_upGEMÜ launches limit switch box for quarter turn valves
keyboard_arrow_downGEMÜ launches limit switch box for quarter turn valves

The Ingelfingen-based valve specialist GEMÜ is launching electrical position indicators for manually and pneumatically operated quarter turn valves.

keyboard_arrow_upIncrease in recycling of PET plastic bottles
keyboard_arrow_downIncrease in recycling of PET plastic bottles

AS the global movement away from single-use plastics gathers momentum, South Africa continues to make significant strides in its PET plastic recycling efforts.

keyboard_arrow_upWhen life gives you lemons, make sure they’re seedless
keyboard_arrow_downWhen life gives you lemons, make sure they’re seedless

The new LemonGold brand, which follows in the footsteps of the globally successful ClemenGold mandarin brand, will launch in one of South Africa’s high-end retailers in June. Although seedless lemons are not new to the local or international agricultural market, previous South African consumer-facing offerings have not been backed by strong branding. Now consumers will […]