• Protect South Africa’s potato industry

    Since 2000/01 potatoes accounted for approximately 45% of total vegetable crops produced in South Africa

  • Five liability loss trends brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic

    Liability exposures for companies around the world are increasing.

  • 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.

    26 Oct 2020
    Webinar explores opportunities in packaging in the new normal

    Specialised Exhibitions collaborates with New Media on a highly successful Propak Cape packaging industry webinar. Having been postponed from October…

    Webinar explores opportunities in packaging in the new normal

    Specialised Exhibitions collaborates with New Media on a highly successful Propak Cape packaging industry webinar. Having been postponed from October 2020 to June 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Propak Cape will celebrate its 21st anniversary next year. Although disappointed that the 2020 Propak Cape exhibition had to be rescheduled,…

    26 Oct 2020
    Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

    Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest…

    Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot with immense payload capacity

    Industry-leading HD-1500 from Omron expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.  Omron has announced the launch of the HD-1500, the strongest and latest addition to the company’s series of mobile robots. The new HD-1500 boasts a heavy payload capacity of up to 1 500kg. It is ideal for modern factories, where autonomous material handling…

    23 Oct 2020
    Woolworths releases South Africa’s favourite premium wines in 2L boxes

    Woolworths has just released an impressive range of four premium 2L boxed wines. The COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns have…

    Woolworths releases South Africa’s favourite premium wines in 2L boxes

    Woolworths has just released an impressive range of four premium 2L boxed wines. The COVID-19 pandemic and associated lockdowns have not only changed the way we view hygiene, personal space and health, but it’s also affected the way in which we shop and even think about shopping. A few years…

    23 Oct 2020
    Boschendal is first Cape Winelands farm to receive animal welfare certification

    The beef cattle and pigs at Boschendal are now Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW). Certified Animal…

    Boschendal is first Cape Winelands farm to receive animal welfare certification

    The beef cattle and pigs at Boschendal are now Certified Animal Welfare Approved by A Greener World (AGW). Certified Animal Welfare Approved by AGW is the only higher animal welfare certification in South Africa and Boschendal is the first farm in the Cape Winelands to meet the programme’s standards, which…

    22 Oct 2020
    Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

    O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to…

    Krones and O-I Glass sign collaboration agreement to elevate glass

    O-I Glass and Germany’s Krones signed a strategic collaboration agreement that aims to elevate glass by innovating together and to jointly create solutions for the growing glass market. “For O-I, glass is the preferred packaging solution in a world that increasingly values health, premium products and the environment. Not only…

    22 Oct 2020
    Clariant serves demand for healthier cooking oils with activated bleaching earths

    Clariant, a focused specialty chemicals company, provides a variety of custom solutions for its client base and is currently serving…

    Clariant serves demand for healthier cooking oils with activated bleaching earths

    Clariant, a focused specialty chemicals company, provides a variety of custom solutions for its client base and is currently serving this demand for better quality and refining of vegetable oils with a dedicated product portfolio. Globally, a significant number of consumers, in their plight to incorporate healthier diets into their…

    22 Oct 2020
    Bavaria launches new affordable 500ml can

    Dutch brewer Bavaria recently announced its much-loved Bavaria 0.0% malt beverages are now available in an affordable 500ml can. Traders…

    Bavaria launches new affordable 500ml can

    Dutch brewer Bavaria recently announced its much-loved Bavaria 0.0% malt beverages are now available in an affordable 500ml can. Traders and spaza shops in in Diepsloot, Soweto, Tembisa. Alexandra, JHB CBD and Cosmo City are now stocking the 500ml can. This follows listings at Pick n Pay, SPAR, Checkers, Makro,…

    16 Oct 2020
    Beverage categories negatively impacted by COVID-19

    BY: Dr Dana Braithwaite, BMi Research consultant The bottled water, energy drinks and sparkling soft drinks categories have all suffered…

    Beverage categories negatively impacted by COVID-19

    BY: Dr Dana Braithwaite, BMi Research consultant The bottled water, energy drinks and sparkling soft drinks categories have all suffered very different impacts as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown. The bottled water category has traditionally seen consistent growth with annual volume growth of 7% between 2014 and 2018. However,…

    16 Oct 2020
    Cappy invites you to Nurture the Moment

    Coca-Cola Africa (Proprietary) Limited, the marketing services company of The Coca-Cola Company in South Africa has launched a new marketing…

    Cappy invites you to Nurture the Moment

    Coca-Cola Africa (Proprietary) Limited, the marketing services company of The Coca-Cola Company in South Africa has launched a new marketing campaign for its juice brand Cappy that invites consumers to ‘Nurture the Moment’. The company has also launched a new product under its fruit juice blend brand Cappy, called Cappy…

    16 Oct 2020
    KHS supports customers with digital systems during the pandemic

    With its various digital systems and solutions, KHS is able to support its customers reliably and efficiently during the COVID-19…

    KHS supports customers with digital systems during the pandemic

    With its various digital systems and solutions, KHS is able to support its customers reliably and efficiently during the COVID-19 pandemic. Digital communication and processes can never fully replace personal contact or the human factor. Just how helpful virtual solutions can be, however – when face-to-face encounters are suddenly impossible…

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    07 Feb 2020
    Deli meat producer creates SA’s first plant-based sandwich slices

    Feinschmecker Deli Meats, who have built up a formidable reputation as the market leader in speciality deli meats in South…

    Deli meat producer creates SA’s first plant-based sandwich slices

    Feinschmecker Deli Meats, who have built up a formidable reputation as the market leader in speciality deli meats in South Africa, has launched a range of plant-based sandwich slices under the brand name Gudness. It is the first range of its kind produced in SA.

    31 Mar 2020
    Sleep friendly food and beverages are the next big trend with millennials

    GlobalData predicts that sleep-friendly ingredients in food and drinks are the next big trend as it aligns with consumers’ desire…

    Sleep friendly food and beverages are the next big trend with millennials

    GlobalData predicts that sleep-friendly ingredients in food and drinks are the next big trend as it aligns with consumers’ desire for a good night’s rest through natural methods.

    18 Mar 2020
    Avocado growers celebrate the ancient history of avos this season

    According to the THP 2020 Flavour & Trend Forecast*, Michelin star restaurants around the world will be increasingly seeking out…

    Avocado growers celebrate the ancient history of avos this season

    According to the THP 2020 Flavour & Trend Forecast*, Michelin star restaurants around the world will be increasingly seeking out traditional ingredients from some of the oldest civilizations this year, particularly Central and South America.

    18 Mar 2020
    Limpopo residents become eco-warriors

    Residents in northern Limpopo are becoming eco-warriors thanks to a new campaign which aims to see environmental waste reduced and…

    Limpopo residents become eco-warriors

    Residents in northern Limpopo are becoming eco-warriors thanks to a new campaign which aims to see environmental waste reduced and much-needed jobs created.


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