keyboard_arrow_upPassina sells Dutch operations to Döhler Group
keyboard_arrow_downPassina sells Dutch operations to Döhler Group

Döhler Group and Passina Group have reached an agreement on the acquisition of Concentra Europe BV with its Dutch and German subsidiaries by Döhler Group. The proposed transaction has now been filed with the relevant antitrust authorities and is conditional upon their approval.

keyboard_arrow_upCPUT student off to London thanks to winning salad dressing recipe
keyboard_arrow_downCPUT student off to London thanks to winning salad dressing recipe

There will soon be no need to order your salad dressing on the side thanks to a CPUT BTech Consumer Science student.

keyboard_arrow_upFusion brings brands back to market in South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downFusion brings brands back to market in South Africa

Brands are back – bigger and better than ever before, with the official launch of PAMS/CPS Fusion data.

keyboard_arrow_upS&W Seed Company and AGT Food and Ingredients embark on joint venture
keyboard_arrow_downS&W Seed Company and AGT Food and Ingredients embark on joint venture

S&W Seed Company announced that it has created a joint venture with Canadian-based AGT Food and Ingredients subsidiary, AGT Foods Africa to form a new company registered in South Africa to operate under the name of SeedVision SA. S&W provides expertise in agricultural breeding, production and processing for the alfalfa, sunflower, sorghum species, and stevia […]

keyboard_arrow_up2018 SASKO Soweto Kota Festival exceeds expectations
keyboard_arrow_down2018 SASKO Soweto Kota Festival exceeds expectations

On 8 to 9 September, over 6000 people flocked to the Walter Sisulu Square in Soweto to celebrate the second SASKO Soweto Kota Festival.  With russians, viennas, a fried egg, a beef patty, or even a battered fish on the menu, no matter your taste preference, the 45 kota vendors participating in the festival put […]

keyboard_arrow_upFusion brings brands back to market
keyboard_arrow_downFusion brings brands back to market

Brands are back – bigger and better than ever before, with the official launch of PAMS/CPS Fusion data. Initiated and funded by the Publishers Research Council (PRC), with Consumer Panel Survey (CPS) data supplied by Nielsen, the product will see the fusion of the existing PRC PAMS 2017 data, to real audited and scanned purchase […]

keyboard_arrow_upRand-Air moves to ‘hire’ levels of customer service
keyboard_arrow_downRand-Air moves to ‘hire’ levels of customer service

The staff at Rand-Air’s Durban depot have set themselves ambitious targets.

keyboard_arrow_upSovereign Foods announces large BEE deal
keyboard_arrow_downSovereign Foods announces large BEE deal

Sovereign Foods, South Africa’s third largest producer and distributor of frozen, fresh and value-added poultry products, announced it has entered into an empowerment transaction with Cultiver Investments, a dynamic and well experienced black economic empowerment agricultural company.

keyboard_arrow_upGreen Cell Technologies and Citrosuco sign exclusive global license agreement
keyboard_arrow_downGreen Cell Technologies and Citrosuco sign exclusive global license agreement

South African biotechnology company, Green Cell Technologies announced it has signed an exclusive global licensing agreement for the world’s largest orange juice producer, Citrosuco, to make use of its proprietary Disruptor technology, intellectual property, processes and applicable trademarks.

keyboard_arrow_upTshwane food and beverage Company looks to establish new market in Mozambique
keyboard_arrow_downTshwane food and beverage Company looks to establish new market in Mozambique

The director of Khora Africa Projects Co-operative Limited, a Tshwane-based food and beverage company that produces fruit jam, chutney, chilli sauce and atchaar, Thadishe Phoku says their main target is to establish a new market and potential distribution channels for exporting goods and services to Mozambique.

keyboard_arrow_upAccolade for aseptic blow-fill-cap technology
keyboard_arrow_downAccolade for aseptic blow-fill-cap technology

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) awarded GEA a letter of no objection for its ABF 1.2 technology. This integrated blowing, filling and capping solution features a fully aseptic rotary blowing machine.

keyboard_arrow_upNWK is a proud partner of South Africa Day and the Coligny Cleaning Project
keyboard_arrow_downNWK is a proud partner of South Africa Day and the Coligny Cleaning Project

NWK is proud to be the primary sponsor of the South Africa Day Towns Makeover. The purpose of this initiative is to provide dilapidated and derelict towns in South Africa with much needed resources and support to help rebuild infrastructure and restore investor interest.

keyboard_arrow_upIndustrial food applications now big for Kwatani
keyboard_arrow_downIndustrial food applications now big for Kwatani

Known mainly for its large screens and feeders for mining, Kwatani has in recent years expanded substantially into various industrial and food sectors – currently providing screening solutions for almost 50 different materials and products.

keyboard_arrow_upA new facility for ULMA
keyboard_arrow_downA new facility for ULMA

The Guipuzcoan cooperative, which belongs to the ULMA group, has moved the manufacturing activity of its traysealing machines to a recently opened plant in the Goribar neighbourhood in Oñati (Gipuzkoa). The facility comprises a 5000m2 spread over two floors. It can be expanded in future to incorporate an adjoining 4000 m2.

keyboard_arrow_upBreakthrough in natural anti-oxidants wins the IFT innovation award
keyboard_arrow_downBreakthrough in natural anti-oxidants wins the IFT innovation award

Since the last decade, consumer demand for clean label products have increased. Nowadays, consumers demand a lot more from food. Delivering fresh and tasty food is not enough, it must also be natural and healthy. Everyone loves to eat fresh food. But as time passes, the quality of food starts deteriorating and it’s quite inevitable. […]

keyboard_arrow_upCoca-Cola’s investment in Cape Town Water Fund
keyboard_arrow_downCoca-Cola’s investment in Cape Town Water Fund

The Coca-Cola Foundation (TCCF), Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages (PenBev), and The Nature Conservancy (TNC), along with other partners, celebrated the completion of a successful pilot project for The Greater Cape Town Water Fund. As a founding investor in the Water Fund, TCCF’s investment of US$150,000 has helped to clear 64 hectares of invasive plants in the […]

keyboard_arrow_upWonderware Southern Africa undergoes
name change to IS3
keyboard_arrow_downWonderware Southern Africa undergoes
name change to IS3

Wonderware Southern Africa, sole regional distributor of Wonderware industrial software solutions, an EOH company, has undergone a digital transformation to become IS³ – Industry Software, Solutions and Support, pronounced as ‘eye-es-cube’, a move that makes the company the official distributor of AVEVA Software for the sub-Saharan African region.

keyboard_arrow_upRhodes Quality celebrates the love of winter
keyboard_arrow_downRhodes Quality celebrates the love of winter

Rhodes Quality has partnered with SA’s culinary darling, Zola Nene, to give South Africans even more reasons to love winter. The #FORTHELOVEOFWINTER campaign will run from beginning of July to the end of August and will see one lucky R100 000 grand prize winner and weekly winners of R5 000 each.

keyboard_arrow_upEskom offers special rate for boiler energy consumption
keyboard_arrow_downEskom offers special rate for boiler energy consumption

Eskom has a variety of new growth-oriented offerings for the industrial market – the focus being on new and existing electricity-driven technologies that improve plant efficiency and unlock new markets.

keyboard_arrow_upOne million meals for Mandela Day food drive
keyboard_arrow_downOne million meals for Mandela Day food drive

On 18 July, people around the world are encouraged to spend 67 minutes doing something positive for their communities in honour of Nelson Mandela’s 67 years spent fighting for social justice, equality and democracy. FoodForward SA has partnered with Pick ‘n Pay and the Nelson Mandela Foundation to take up the challenge to collect enough […]

keyboard_arrow_upSugar refinery spotless thanks to Delfin vacuum system from GCE
keyboard_arrow_downSugar refinery spotless thanks to Delfin vacuum system from GCE

Goscor Cleaning Equipment (GCE), in partnership with authorised dealer Maverick Industrial Cleaning Solutions, recently supplied and installed a state-of-the-art Delfin vacuum system at the Tongaat Hulett sugar refinery in Rossburgh, Durban.

keyboard_arrow_upAccumatica secures funding to accelerate its rapid growth
keyboard_arrow_downAccumatica secures funding to accelerate its rapid growth

Acumatica, the world’s fastest-growing cloud ERP company, has secured a $25 million funding to further accelerate its rapid growth in the $28 billion Cloud ERP market and help extend its lead in AI, machine learning and Cloud/SaaS technologies for business management and financial applications. One Channel CEO Bernard Ford says this funding will help Acumatica […]

keyboard_arrow_upFunds advised by Apax Partners receive binding offer for Azelis
keyboard_arrow_downFunds advised by Apax Partners receive binding offer for Azelis

Azelis, a leading global specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor, announced that Funds advised by Apax Partners, the global private equity advisory firm, have received a binding offer and have entered into exclusive discussions to sell Azelis to the EQT VIII fund and PSP Investments. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, and other […]

keyboard_arrow_upR150 million investment for fruit sector growth
keyboard_arrow_downR150 million investment for fruit sector growth

Mpact recently announced the official opening of its new corrugated factory in Port Elizabeth. The company held an on-site ribbon-cutting ceremony with customers, Mpact directors and employees in attendance.

keyboard_arrow_upBureau Veritas South Africa introduces Ithemba Trust
keyboard_arrow_downBureau Veritas South Africa introduces Ithemba Trust

The global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has launched The Ithemba Trust, an independent body, as part of its transformation journey. Aligned to the BVSA strong social awareness ethos, the trust focuses on empowering females from previously disadvantaged backgrounds with a focus on education of young black women in the STEM disciplines of science, […]

keyboard_arrow_upLycored appoints new SVP
keyboard_arrow_downLycored appoints new SVP

Lycored has appointed Dr Etgar Levy-Nissenbaum as its new senior vice president of Global Research and Development.

keyboard_arrow_upGoscor Cleaning Equipment unveils newly-revamped showroom
keyboard_arrow_downGoscor Cleaning Equipment unveils newly-revamped showroom

Goscor Cleaning Equipment (GCE), part of the Goscor Group, officially opened its newly-revamped, state-of-the-art showroom at its head office in Edenvale, Johannesburg to provide added value for customers, distribution partners, and staff members.

keyboard_arrow_upOutsourcing refrigeration could improve your bottom line
keyboard_arrow_downOutsourcing refrigeration could improve your bottom line

Refrigeration represents a substantial cost to companies operating in South Africa’s food and beverage industry. Additionally, the operation and maintenance of modern refrigeration systems often diverts precious resources and time away from a company’s core activities. This is according to Dawie Kriel, head of Energy Partners Refrigeration – a division of Energy Partners and part […]

keyboard_arrow_upClariant calls for protection of natural ecosystem
keyboard_arrow_downClariant calls for protection of natural ecosystem

Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, is committed to addressing sustainability in all of its activities through added value and benefits created for all its stakeholders – in economic, social and environmental terms. In parallel with this commitment the company calls for growing protection of the natural ecosystem, coinciding with World Environment Day, which […]

keyboard_arrow_upBreadtags for Wheelchairs Project welcomes new project coordinator
keyboard_arrow_downBreadtags for Wheelchairs Project welcomes new project coordinator

The Polystyrene Association of South Africa announced the appointment of Patricia February as its new project coordinator for its rapidly growing Breadtags for Wheelchairs Project.