keyboard_arrow_upValio sets climate targets in line with Paris Agreement
keyboard_arrow_downValio sets climate targets in line with Paris Agreement

The dairy and food company Valio, owned by Finnish milk suppliers, has committed to set scientifically assessed targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (Science Based Targets).

keyboard_arrow_upBurger King makes a cheeky gesture in response to media grilling
keyboard_arrow_downBurger King makes a cheeky gesture in response to media grilling

In a cheeky demonstration of its long-term commitment to South Africa, leading burger chain, Burger King has announced that all customers named Phillip (or Philip, or even Phillipa) de Wet, will receive a lifetime voucher for one free Whopper – to be redeemed at any time, in any existing or future national store.

keyboard_arrow_upAGT Foods Africa joins Food Forward SA in providing meals to the hungry
keyboard_arrow_downAGT Foods Africa joins Food Forward SA in providing meals to the hungry

AGT Foods Africa teamed up with Food Forward SA, a Non-Profit Organisation, expanding its social responsibility and providing dry food goods to tens of thousands of people throughout South Africa.

keyboard_arrow_upGrand Parade Investments sells its stake in Burger King South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downGrand Parade Investments sells its stake in Burger King South Africa

Grand Parade Investments has announced it is selling 100 per cent of its stake in Burger King South Africa and the Grand Foods Meat plant to Emerging Capital Partners, one of Africa’s largest private equity groups with over $3.2bn in funds raised.

keyboard_arrow_upMesse Munchen South Africa leads the pack in marketing at ROAR awards
keyboard_arrow_downMesse Munchen South Africa leads the pack in marketing at ROAR awards

Messe Muenchen South Africa, organisers of the co-located exhibitions – IFAT Africa, food & drink technology Africa (fdt Africa) and analytica Lab Africa received a Distinction in Marketing award at the Association of African Exhibition Organisers (AAXO) ROAR Awards held in January 2020.

keyboard_arrow_upPalsgaard acquires its Turkish distributor
keyboard_arrow_downPalsgaard acquires its Turkish distributor

Palsgaard has announced the takeover of Turkish food ingredients distributor Teknaroma.

keyboard_arrow_upRADA provides 487 752 meals to impoverished communities
keyboard_arrow_downRADA provides 487 752 meals to impoverished communities

2019 was an impressive year for RADA, with monthly food donations made to struggling communities being one of its many successful projects.

keyboard_arrow_upParmalat SA changes its name to Lactalis South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downParmalat SA changes its name to Lactalis South Africa

Lactalis South Africa is the new name for Parmalat SA as of 1 February 2020.

keyboard_arrow_upLatest NOSA acquisition makes it a one stop shop for risk management
keyboard_arrow_downLatest NOSA acquisition makes it a one stop shop for risk management

NOSA Group has closed the transaction to acquire QPRO and SAIGAS, the Assurance South African businesses of SAI Global, a recognised leading provider of integrated risk management solutions and assurance services.

keyboard_arrow_upRadical Waters granted beverage patent in Indonesia
keyboard_arrow_downRadical Waters granted beverage patent in Indonesia

Indonesia is the most recent country to grant a beverage patent to Radical Waters for its Electrochemically Activated Water (ECA) application for use as a substitute for traditional Cleaning in Place chemicals in the beverage industry.

keyboard_arrow_upConsumers demand further transparency on organic labels
keyboard_arrow_downConsumers demand further transparency on organic labels

A survey has found that 49 per cent* of consumers associate the ‘organic’ label with ‘natural’ food, which has reinforced a ‘better for you’ positioning in the public eye. However, the credibility of organic certifications may come under scrutiny in the next decade as consumers demand further transparency in farming, says GlobalData, a leading data […]

keyboard_arrow_upTop your Freedom Day long weekend with lots of cheese
keyboard_arrow_downTop your Freedom Day long weekend with lots of cheese

For a truly unique weekend experience visit the South African Cheese Festival over the Freedom Day long weekend from 25 to 27 April 2020 at Sandringham outside Stellenbosch.

keyboard_arrow_upHow to raise finance for your business in 2020
keyboard_arrow_downHow to raise finance for your business in 2020

Research consistently shows that the access to finance is one of the primary necessities for business sustainability, and is vital for achieving business growth. In South Africa, while there is plenty of finance available for entrepreneurs of growing businesses, many still struggle to secure it.

keyboard_arrow_upResearch on gut microbiome honoured at Danisco Science Excellence Awards
keyboard_arrow_downResearch on gut microbiome honoured at Danisco Science Excellence Awards

The Danisco Foundation has awarded the 2019 Science Excellence Medal and Microbiome Science Award. The awardees are leading scientists in their fields recognised by the Danisco Foundation for scientific excellence and a remarkable record of achievement in advancing science and technology relevant to the future of food, nutrition and health.

keyboard_arrow_upDistil your career in bartending with Jack Daniels
keyboard_arrow_downDistil your career in bartending with Jack Daniels

Jack Daniels wants to help you grow your career as a professional bartender.

keyboard_arrow_upNOSA confirms acquisition of Deltamune’s laboratory businesses
keyboard_arrow_downNOSA confirms acquisition of Deltamune’s laboratory businesses

With the acquisition NOSA TIC is now SA’s biggest group of sector-focused laboratories.

keyboard_arrow_upSolar Steam plants for Africa
keyboard_arrow_downSolar Steam plants for Africa

The Larkfleet Group of Companies has signed a contract with Richfield Engineering of Kenya under which Richfield will manufacture Solar Steam plants for Africa, the Middle East, South East Asia and India.

keyboard_arrow_upStrawberry Lips raises awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
keyboard_arrow_downStrawberry Lips raises awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

For the past few years Strawberry Lips has partnered with breast cancer awareness movement PinkDrive in a show of support for the initiative. For 2019, this top-selling premium gold tequila and cream liqueur wanted to have a 360-degree impact during one of the months’ they consider the most important on the South African calendar. To […]

keyboard_arrow_upCinven to invest in Barentz to accelerate global expansion
keyboard_arrow_downCinven to invest in Barentz to accelerate global expansion

Barentz has announced that Cinven has agreed to invest in its company. Cinven is a leading international private equity firm focused on building world-class European and global companies.

keyboard_arrow_upTake health home with Kauai and Pick n Pay’s new frozen range
keyboard_arrow_downTake health home with Kauai and Pick n Pay’s new frozen range

Great news for South Africans who love healthy and wholesome food, Kauai has extended its brand into retail with the launch of an innovative frozen product range in partnership with Pick n Pay.

keyboard_arrow_upS.Pellegrino celebrates 120 years with a special edition bottle
keyboard_arrow_downS.Pellegrino celebrates 120 years with a special edition bottle

S.Pellegrino, the world’s leading sparkling mineral water, marks its 120th Anniversary honouring the emotions people experience around the table and celebrating dining in company. S.Pellegrino’s Anniversary Edition bottle is dedicated to the world of restaurants Italian passion S.Pellegrino was founded in 1899, and soon after chose its place at the table, embracing and becoming synonymous […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe next generation of glass fillers from KHS
keyboard_arrow_downThe next generation of glass fillers from KHS

Efficient, environmentally friendly and gentle to products: the next generation of the proven KHS Innofill Glass DRS filler sets standards in sustainability, flexibility and automation. At BrauBeviale the systems supplier will be presenting the glass bottler in what is known as its ECO variant to the public for the first time. The DRS ECO is […]

keyboard_arrow_upThe plastics industry is changing because it has to
keyboard_arrow_downThe plastics industry is changing because it has to

That’s the general consensus among some of Europe’s leading plastic industry commentators – the very people working to re-shape the industry.

keyboard_arrow_upSymrise completes acquisition of ADF/IDF
keyboard_arrow_downSymrise completes acquisition of ADF/IDF

Symrise AG has announced the successfully completed acquisition of ADF/IDF, a leading U.S. meat and egg-based protein specialist and pioneer in all-natural nutrition ingredients. The acquisition has been cleared by the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ).

keyboard_arrow_upAwarding innovation in plastic recycling
keyboard_arrow_downAwarding innovation in plastic recycling

On Monday 4 November Cape Town will host an event that celebrates  the level of industry innovation and showcases the wide variety of local products that are designed and manufactured using recycled plastics. The South African Plastics Recycling Organisation (SAPRO) Best Recycled Plastic Product Awards will take place at Workshop17 at the V&A Waterfront and […]

keyboard_arrow_upCatch your Starbucks Phantom Frappuccino on video before it disappears
keyboard_arrow_downCatch your Starbucks Phantom Frappuccino on video before it disappears

To add to the thrill of Halloween this year, Starbucks is offering a brand-new irresistibly delicious Phantom Frappuccino – and has partnered with popular short-form video platform, TikTok, to make the most hair-raising night of the year one to savour. The spooky, limited edition Halloween-themed beverage has been created in celebration of the most mysterious […]

keyboard_arrow_upPerfect potatoes with new Tomra 3A sorting machine
keyboard_arrow_downPerfect potatoes with new Tomra 3A sorting machine

Tomra Food has introduced the Tomra 3A sensor-based sorting machine for freshly harvested root crops, offering potato growers unrivalled sorting capabilities, dependability, and affordability. Developed in response to specific customer challenges, the Tomra 3A delivers a new level of foreign material removal to potato growers.

keyboard_arrow_upNikNaks brings you two flavours in one pack
keyboard_arrow_downNikNaks brings you two flavours in one pack

South Africa’s favourite fun-time snack, NikNaks is introducing two new ama-‘Collision’ pack ranges: combining two flavours in one pack.

keyboard_arrow_upAddressing childhood obesity with sound nutrition and active play
keyboard_arrow_downAddressing childhood obesity with sound nutrition and active play

14 per cent of South African children aged six to 14 years are overweight. This is more than twice the worldwide prevalence of 6.7 per cent1.   With rising obesity rates and associated chronic conditions such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease on the increase, the Mondelēz International Foundation saw its collaboration with INMED Partnerships for Children […]

keyboard_arrow_upJoin the Million Plus plastic recycling revolution
keyboard_arrow_downJoin the Million Plus plastic recycling revolution

The Million+ Plastic Recycling Revolution is a bold new campaign that aims to mobilise more than one million South Africans to commit to recycling their plastic packaging. The non-profit, Polyco (The Polyolefin Responsibility Organisation), believes that recycling is something that every person can do to make a positive impact on the earth. They have launched […]