• 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.

    28 Sep 2020
    South Africa must use safer packaging for traditional beer

    BY: Raymond Dube – Nampak Liquid Cartons managing director  Traditional sorghum beer is woven into the rich history of South Africa but in the…

    South Africa must use safer packaging for traditional beer

    BY: Raymond Dube – Nampak Liquid Cartons managing director  Traditional sorghum beer is woven into the rich history of South Africa but in the current context how can producers use appropriate packaging to ensure the beer that is sold is hygienic and safe to drink?  Since lockdown was implemented at the end of March…

    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
    Protect South Africa’s potato industry

    The Potato and Vegetable Processors Forum (PVPF), which includes PSA, McCain Foods South Africa, Natures Garden and Lamberts Bay Foods,…

    Protect South Africa’s potato industry

    The Potato and Vegetable Processors Forum (PVPF), which includes PSA, McCain Foods South Africa, Natures Garden and Lamberts Bay Foods, have been lobbying the Government to institute a temporary prohibition on imports of frozen potato chips from the European Union as a consequence of market conditions impacted by COVID-19. Since…

    23 Sep 2020
    Tetra Pak introduces innovative, low energy JNSD processing line

    Tetra Pak has launched a first-of-its-kind low-energy processing line for juice, nectar and still drinks (JNSD) that uniquely combines pasteurisation,…

    Tetra Pak introduces innovative, low energy JNSD processing line

    Tetra Pak has launched a first-of-its-kind low-energy processing line for juice, nectar and still drinks (JNSD) that uniquely combines pasteurisation, filtration and UV light to treat beverages in two separate streams, which are aseptically blended together into the final beverage. Rather than pasteurise the whole product volume, the new production…

    22 Sep 2020
    CCBSA continues rollout of 2L returnable PET bottle across SA

    Following successful launches in Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Northern Gauteng, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) continues the roll-out of…

    CCBSA continues rollout of 2L returnable PET bottle across SA

    Following successful launches in Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Northern Gauteng, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) continues the roll-out of its 2L returnable Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) plastic bottle into more regions across South Africa. The extension includes North West, Heidelberg, the southern parts of Mpumalanga, the East Rand and sections…

    22 Sep 2020
    Fitch & Leedes celebrates Heritage Month with Limited Edition Indian Tonic

    Fitch & Leedes, the premium range of South African mixers, is flying the flag on Heritage Day with a special Limited Edition Indian…

    Fitch & Leedes celebrates Heritage Month with Limited Edition Indian Tonic

    Fitch & Leedes, the premium range of South African mixers, is flying the flag on Heritage Day with a special Limited Edition Indian Tonic.   Proudly adorned with the bright colours of the national flag in celebration of the country’s rich cultural heritage, the Limited Edition Fitch & Leedes Indian Tonic cans are available in leading stores during…

    22 Sep 2020
    Five liability loss trends brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic

    Liability exposures for companies around the world are increasing. Factors such as rising litigation, collective redress and large court verdicts,…

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

    Liability exposures for companies around the world are increasing. Factors such as rising litigation, collective redress and large court verdicts, costly and frequent recalls in the automotive and food sectors, the disruptive impact of civil unrest and riots in a growing number of countries, and environmental concerns such as indoor…

    21 Sep 2020
    Suntory brings Japanese Toki whisky to SA market

    Hailing from Japan, The House of Suntory presents a new generation whisky called Toki, launching in South Africa mid-September 2020.…

    Suntory brings Japanese Toki whisky to SA market

    Hailing from Japan, The House of Suntory presents a new generation whisky called Toki, launching in South Africa mid-September 2020. Toki is a timeless blend of carefully selected whiskies from the House of Suntory’s globally acclaimed Hakushu, Yamazaki, and Chita Distilleries. Toki, meaning ‘time’ in Japanese, respects tradition while inspiring…

    18 Sep 2020
    HERMA wins German Packaging Award 2020

    The German Packaging Institute has awarded the specialist for self-adhesive technology HERMA the German Packaging Award 2020 in the “Sustainability”…

    HERMA wins German Packaging Award 2020

    The German Packaging Institute has awarded the specialist for self-adhesive technology HERMA the German Packaging Award 2020 in the “Sustainability” category. The PE label, developed in collaboration with schäfer-etiketten and Polifilm, is made entirely from post-consumer recycled material from PE packaging generated from the collection of recyclable materials. It is…

    17 Sep 2020
    South Africa’s Beverage Industry Insights

    Always at the forefront of the latest trends, the marketing experts of flavouring manufacturer Scentium have curated a list of…

    South Africa’s Beverage Industry Insights

    Always at the forefront of the latest trends, the marketing experts of flavouring manufacturer Scentium have curated a list of some of the most significant trends for beverages in South Africa at the moment. From packaging to flavours, find out what’s in and what’s out in this fast-paced industry. Complete…

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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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