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25 Sep 2020
TOMRA guides vegetable processors through the challenges of COVID-19

TOMRA Food is helping vegetable processors tackle the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with an information campaign.   By launching the campaign and sharing…

TOMRA guides vegetable processors through the challenges of COVID-19

TOMRA Food is helping vegetable processors tackle the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic with an information campaign.   By launching the campaign and sharing advice online for plant managers, production managers, process engineers, and quality managers, the company is taking steps to explain how the latest, state-of-the-art sorting technologies can help solve the operational…

23 Sep 2020
V&A Waterfront ‘Theatre to Food Making’ incubator to add a further 4,348m2 to the existing cruise terminal

R63-million investment in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund to create major opportunities for food talent within new, 360o farm-to-fork…

V&A Waterfront ‘Theatre to Food Making’ incubator to add a further 4,348m2 to the existing cruise terminal

R63-million investment in partnership with the National Treasury’s Jobs Fund to create major opportunities for food talent within new, 360o farm-to-fork food experience. The V&A Waterfront is pushing ahead with a ground-breaking plan to develop a visionary and local food community incubator starring South African flavours and culture, which will create jobs and…

17 Sep 2020
Global Anti-Lead Conference

The SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) has been asked for input for a major global conference dealing with the hazards…

Global Anti-Lead Conference

The SA Paint Manufacturing Association (SAPMA) has been asked for input for a major global conference dealing with the hazards of leaded paint. Tara Benn, executive director of SAPMA, has been attending preparatory online meetings with the World Coatings Council (WCC) to provide input on the situation in South Africa…

08 Sep 2020
Quality size reduction for a range of cheese varieties

Urschel dairy solutions provide quality size reduction for a variety of cheese varieties. Cheese characteristics vary widely in terms of…

Quality size reduction for a range of cheese varieties

Urschel dairy solutions provide quality size reduction for a variety of cheese varieties. Cheese characteristics vary widely in terms of fat, moisture content, hardness, and more. These factors need to be considered when assessing the desired end-product but Urschel, has a range of premier cutting solutions for manufacturers working with…

02 Sep 2020
Covid-19 places supply chain management under spotlight warns Ikhaya

As the pharmaceutical industry eagerly anticipates the creation and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and the pandemic itself shines a…

Covid-19 places supply chain management under spotlight warns Ikhaya

As the pharmaceutical industry eagerly anticipates the creation and distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine and the pandemic itself shines a spotlight on health and safety issues, companies will need to be increasingly vigilant when it comes to maintaining the cold chain during the storage and transportation of sensitive products, says…

26 Aug 2020
Skilled welders scarce in SA

Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) which highlights the need for quality over quantity when it comes to the training…

Skilled welders scarce in SA

Southern African Institute of Welding (SAIW) which highlights the need for quality over quantity when it comes to the training of South African welders. This is critical as the global restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic emphasise the importance of a trusted, locally-based manufacturing sector, where as much as 80%…

30 Jun 2020
Print unique codes directly onto pills and capsules with TracePack

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a regulation that aims to prevent the entry of falsified products into the supply…

Print unique codes directly onto pills and capsules with TracePack

The Falsified Medicines Directive (FMD) is a regulation that aims to prevent the entry of falsified products into the supply chain. This applies to pharmaceutical manufacturers, importers, contract packaging and wholesale drug distributors, as well as producers of active pharmaceutical ingredients, resulting in the requirement for a unique, legible item…

26 Jun 2020
Family-owned Maxiflex proudly celebrates 3 decades of success!

Maxiflex celebrates 3 decades of success.

Family-owned Maxiflex proudly celebrates 3 decades of success!

Maxiflex celebrates 3 decades of success.

15 Jun 2020
BioNTech receives €100 million in debt financing for development of COVID-19 vaccine

The European Investment Bank and BioNTech have concluded a €100 million debt financing agreement to support the development of BNT162,…

BioNTech receives €100 million in debt financing for development of COVID-19 vaccine

The European Investment Bank and BioNTech have concluded a €100 million debt financing agreement to support the development of BNT162, the company’s COVID-19 vaccine programme. The deal will also allow the company to expand its manufacturing capacity in order to supply the vaccine fast worldwide in response to the pandemic.…

15 Jun 2020
Skyriders completes cleaning project at food-processing plant

Rope access specialist, Skyriders recently completed an unusual project at a major food-processing plant. The company is often called on…

Skyriders completes cleaning project at food-processing plant

Rope access specialist, Skyriders recently completed an unusual project at a major food-processing plant. The company is often called on to conduct maintenance, repair and inspection services at large-scale industrial structures such as smokestacks and petrochemical tanks “Our scope of work was to carry out general routine cleaning in inaccessible…

05 Jun 2020
GBMSA appoints Erik Roos its chairperson

The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines body of Southern Africa (GBMSA) has appointed industry veteran, Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics…

GBMSA appoints Erik Roos its chairperson

The Generic and Biosimilar Medicines body of Southern Africa (GBMSA) has appointed industry veteran, Erik Roos, CEO of Pharma Dynamics as its chairperson, as of June this year. Roos succeeds Lorraine Keyser, CEO of Dr Reddy’s who has served as chair since 2018. Advancing GBMA’s work Commenting on his appointment,…

28 May 2020
Key Technology helps Furmano Foods overcome food processing obstacles

Over a 20 year period Furmano Foods has built up a successful business relationship with Key Technology. Furmano started 99…

Key Technology helps Furmano Foods overcome food processing obstacles

Over a 20 year period Furmano Foods has built up a successful business relationship with Key Technology. Furmano started 99 years ago with just 360 jars of tomatoes and has grown to become a nationally recognized name. Their tomatoes, green beans, legumes and ancient grains, which are packed either in…

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