keyboard_arrow_upBrazil’s chicken producers should be inspected before SA imports their products
keyboard_arrow_downBrazil’s chicken producers should be inspected before SA imports their products

Following recent reports about the working conditions at some Brazilian poultry producers, the South African Poultry Association released a statement expressing its concern.

keyboard_arrow_upCelebrating the SA spirit at Anuga
keyboard_arrow_downCelebrating the SA spirit at Anuga

The South African pavilion at Anuga 2015, held in Cologne, Germany from 10 to 14 October, has illustrated local manufacturers have what it takes to compete in the global market.

keyboard_arrow_upUniquely South African in France
keyboard_arrow_downUniquely South African in France

Fifteen companies are featured on the South African Pavilion, sponsored by the Department of Trade and Industry (dti), at SIAL 2012, behind held in Paris, France from 21-25 October. Gordon Gleimius, deputy director of Export Promotion of Trade and Investment South Africa (TISA), says the dti has been exhibiting at SIAL for a number of years. ‘When something works, we continue doing it,’ he explains. ‘SIAL is one of the biggest food shows, and gives SA companies the opportunity to meet buyers from around the world in five days. We have brought these companies exhibiting at SIAL under the National Pavilion Scheme, which is a major component of the EMIA (Export Market Investment Assistance) Scheme.’

keyboard_arrow_upNewest green technology in South Africa
keyboard_arrow_downNewest green technology in South Africa

The first Supercritical Fluid Extraction (SCFE) pilot plant in Africa will officially be opened at the end of October 2012. It will be situated in the Bio Beneficiation Systems Lab on the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (NWU) as part of the Department of Trade and Industry’s dti Centre of Excellence in Advanced Manufacturing.