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 […]

keyboard_arrow_upThese are SA’s best butcheries
keyboard_arrow_downThese are SA’s best butcheries

Now in their fourteenth year, the Cleaver Awards, which are proudly supported by Freddy Hirsch, acknowledge butcheries which meet consumer expectations on in-store hygiene, the supply of quality assured roller marked South African Beef, their level of competency in offering the best advice on meal preparations and perceived value for money.

keyboard_arrow_upBadsberg wins platinum at Muskadel Awards
keyboard_arrow_downBadsberg wins platinum at Muskadel Awards

Badsberg Wine Cellar from Rawsonville in the Breedekloof Valley was crowned top laureate with one platinum and two gold awards at the 17th annual Muskadel SA Awards as sponsored by Enartis SA.  The award function was held on 23 May at Noop Restaurant in Paarl.

keyboard_arrow_upTechnology contracting in Africa
keyboard_arrow_downTechnology contracting in Africa

Governments and businesses in Africa are making sizable investments in smart buildings, precincts (airports, universities, etc.) and cities. However, ‘smart’ is not easy to do. To address the growing challenge of planning, integrating and maintaining a multitude of different, highly connected systems, Johnson Controls’ is launching a new offering in the Africa region—it’s called ‘Technology […]

keyboard_arrow_upSaaffi and Wits collaborate on flavour/fragrance short course
keyboard_arrow_downSaaffi and Wits collaborate on flavour/fragrance short course

For the third year since 2017, SAAFFI will partner with the Wits University School of Chemistry to offer the SAAFFI – Wits Flavour/Fragrance short course.

keyboard_arrow_upEndress+Hauser’s sales reach nearly 2.5 billion euros
keyboard_arrow_downEndress+Hauser’s sales reach nearly 2.5 billion euros

Endress+Hauser experienced strong growth across all regions, sectors and product areas in 2018. The ongoing digitalisation of the industry and positive development on the international markets provided impetus. The Group increased sales and profits, invested heavily and created hundreds of jobs worldwide.

keyboard_arrow_upShiraz challenge crowns its latest champions
keyboard_arrow_downShiraz challenge crowns its latest champions

The victors in the seventh Shiraz Challenge have been decided. The top wines in the annual competition were singled out in Paarl this week, putting them among South Africa’s most desirable wines.

keyboard_arrow_upSAPICS 2019 to highlight fake medicines
keyboard_arrow_downSAPICS 2019 to highlight fake medicines

Richard is a healthcare worker whose tiny clinic is located at the edge of the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Until recently, he was compelled to brave the fast-flowing waters of Africa’s most powerful river every month to travel 39 kilometres by canoe to collect vaccines and supplies for his clinic. Today, […]

keyboard_arrow_upNaturex’s Turmipure Gold stars in Botanical Product of the Year
keyboard_arrow_downNaturex’s Turmipure Gold stars in Botanical Product of the Year

An organic shot featuring Naturex’s Turmipure Gold has been named ‘Botanical Product of the Year’ at the 2019 Nutraingredients Awards. Turmipure Gold is a natural and clinically researched turmeric product offering unprecedented bioavailability at a low dose.

keyboard_arrow_upMondi reports strong performance in first quarter
keyboard_arrow_downMondi reports strong performance in first quarter

Mondi recently released its trading update, which provides an overview of its financial performance and financial position since the year ended 31 December 2018, based on management information up to 31 March 2019 and estimated results for April 2019.

keyboard_arrow_upGEA launches cloud-based open service portal
keyboard_arrow_downGEA launches cloud-based open service portal

GEA showcased a new cloud-based platform for digital services for the first time at IFFA 2019. This supplier-independent portal provides customers modern service solutions like remote maintenance, data analysis and comprehensive e-commerce and enables them to seamlessly integrate all their supplier interactions in one common platform. GEA won a key customer for a pilot project, […]

keyboard_arrow_upSpray paint the way to greener future for Jozi inhabitants
keyboard_arrow_downSpray paint the way to greener future for Jozi inhabitants

Many individuals are keen to recycle, but often use the excuse that they don’t know where to do so. For this reason, The Glass Recycling Company (TGRC) is hosting The TGRC Art for Glass Graffiti Competition to draw Jozi residents’ attention to our numerous glass recycling banks. Through colourful and unique paintwork, the company hopes […]

keyboard_arrow_upMore than half a million Rand donated to Karoo grower
keyboard_arrow_downMore than half a million Rand donated to Karoo grower

The more than 15 per cent average drop in production, and linked income, from the drought in the Western Cape figures don’t accurately demonstrate the severe impact on some growers. Growers between Worcester and Villiersdorp, for example, were 46 per cent down year-on-year.

keyboard_arrow_upIthemba Trust and Bureau Veritas inspire educators
keyboard_arrow_downIthemba Trust and Bureau Veritas inspire educators

The Ithemba Trust, a women’s empowerment body, together with Bureau Veritas Southern Africa, the global leader in Testing, Inspection and Certification, celebrated their inaugural inspirational International Women’s Day at Ntsikana Primary School in Daveyton, Gauteng. The Trust was launched in June 2018 and has to date been involved in several projects benefiting girls and young […]

keyboard_arrow_upAccolades recognise Imperial Logistics’ achievements in African Regions division
keyboard_arrow_downAccolades recognise Imperial Logistics’ achievements in African Regions division

The London Stock Exchange Group has recognised Imperial Logistics’ healthcare business in Nigeria, Worldwide Healthcare, as one of the ‘Companies to Inspire Africa’ for 2019.

keyboard_arrow_upAir Products South Africa celebrates 50 years of service excellence
keyboard_arrow_downAir Products South Africa celebrates 50 years of service excellence

On 12 March 1969, Air Products South Africa officially started its journey as a southern African controlled company on the basis of a 50/50 joint venture between Iscor Ltd (currently controlled by Remgro Ltd) and Air Products and Chemicals Inc. 50 Years later, they are celebrating a company which has built a reputation for its […]

keyboard_arrow_upOne in four consumers supports a ban on meat-related names for vegetarian products
keyboard_arrow_downOne in four consumers supports a ban on meat-related names for vegetarian products

One in four consumers believe vegetarian products should not be allowed to have meat-related names like sausage or burger, a survey has found. Specialist PR agency Ingredient Communications commissioned polling experts Surveygoo to explore attitudes to the way meat-free products are named. Nearly 1 000 consumers were surveyed (499 in the UK and 484 in […]

keyboard_arrow_upShared model of B-BEE farming a proven success in Ceres
keyboard_arrow_downShared model of B-BEE farming a proven success in Ceres

With a successful 15-year track record, the Denou Farming is a stand-out success story. Established in 2003 as a partnership between fifth generation Prince Alfred’s Hamlet growers of the Goosen Family, Denou Farming which owns the land is held by The Den Haag Werknemers Trust (51 per cent) and The Goosen Boerdery Trust, (49 per […]

keyboard_arrow_upSovereign Foods announces merger with Cold Storage Group
keyboard_arrow_downSovereign Foods announces merger with Cold Storage Group

Sovereign Foods, the third largest poultry producer in South Africa, today announced the merger of Sovereign Foods with the Cold Storage Group (CSG), an Eastern Cape wholesaler of poultry and value-added poultry products.

keyboard_arrow_upIFFA 2019 – Digitalisation for the trade
keyboard_arrow_downIFFA 2019 – Digitalisation for the trade

At IFFA in Frankfurt am Main, butchers and meat processing professionals will be able to learn more about the way in which traditional and future practices will collaborate in their trade from 4 to 9 May. The digital revolution and the wide range of possibilities that go with it open up new potential and plenty […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe Fry Family Food Co. brand scores in top three in UK ethical consumer survey
keyboard_arrow_downThe Fry Family Food Co. brand scores in top three in UK ethical consumer survey

Ethical Consumer, a UK based, independent non-profit co-operative, have released the findings of its investigation into the ethics of multiple meat-alternative companies and brands.

keyboard_arrow_upNumerous events at IFFA reveal the latest trends of the sector
keyboard_arrow_downNumerous events at IFFA reveal the latest trends of the sector

Expert lectures, live demonstrations, product competitions and Discovery Tours – the IFFA programme of events communicates specialist knowledge, inspires through best-practice examples and presents the latest consumer trends and technical solutions.

keyboard_arrow_upTetra Pak to showcase sustainability and digitalisation solutions at Propak Africa 2019
keyboard_arrow_downTetra Pak to showcase sustainability and digitalisation solutions at Propak Africa 2019

Tetra Pak will showcase its digitalisation and sustainability technologies at Propak Africa2019 in Hall 6, stand 6A14.

keyboard_arrow_upBI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers
keyboard_arrow_downBI partners with OVK to offer its Agri-Smart solution to farmers

Leading supplier Bearings International (BI) is extending its footprint in the agricultural industry by partnering with OVK of Ladybrand. The partnership will see BI’s products and services for the sector available at the co-operative’s 57 branches countrywide.

keyboard_arrow_upIconic Bull brand repositions with ‘inner strength’
keyboard_arrow_downIconic Bull brand repositions with ‘inner strength’

Bull Brand, one of SA’s most iconic food brands, has launched a new bold ‘Inner Strength’ brand repositioning aimed at leveraging the heritage of the brand while finding new relevance for a broader audience.

keyboard_arrow_upCoca-Cola clarifies how profanity appeared on a can
keyboard_arrow_downCoca-Cola clarifies how profanity appeared on a can

The Coca-Cola Company in South Africa has investigated the recent printing of an offensive word on a Coca-Cola can at one of the company’s consumer-focused event as part of its 2019 Share-a-Coke campaign.

keyboard_arrow_upMultivac Marking and Inspection undergoes a reorganisation
keyboard_arrow_downMultivac Marking and Inspection undergoes a reorganisation

Multivac Marking and Inspection is today among the leading manufacturers of innovative labelling, marking and inspection solutions. The company has been part of the Multivac Group since 1993. As part of a strategic realignment, there was a change of personnel in the company management in January. Mr Volker Gerloff has withdrawn from the company management; […]

keyboard_arrow_upUPM Raflatac opens new slitting and distribution terminal in Johannesburg
keyboard_arrow_downUPM Raflatac opens new slitting and distribution terminal in Johannesburg

UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label stock, has opened a new slitting and distribution terminal in Johannesburg, South Africa. Operational since December 2018, the new Johannesburg terminal will supply innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products to label converters in sub-Saharan Africa.