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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
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…

15 Sep 2020
Exchange heritage recipes with Royal Baking Powder

In a uniquely brand-centric celebration of national Heritage Month, SA’s number one baking powder brand – Royal Baking Powder (RBP)…

Exchange heritage recipes with Royal Baking Powder

In a uniquely brand-centric celebration of national Heritage Month, SA’s number one baking powder brand – Royal Baking Powder (RBP) – has kicked off the #RBPHeritageExchangeChallenge. While a recipe exchange at its core, the RBP Heritage Month campaign is at its heart about cultural appreciation, recognising that a family-favourite heritage…

14 Sep 2020
What to expect of plant-based foods in the near future

BY: Hayley Richardson, research and development director at the LIVEKINDLY co., and head of New Product Development at the Fry Family Food Co What…

What to expect of plant-based foods in the near future

BY: Hayley Richardson, research and development director at the LIVEKINDLY co., and head of New Product Development at the Fry Family Food Co What can we expect to see in the near future when it comes to protein alternatives?  Plant-based has been a growing food trend for some years now, and with greater consumer…

11 Sep 2020
Diversey develops guide to combatting COVID-19 in food production facilities

Global hygiene and cleaning company, Diversey has applied its acknowledged expertise in the Food and Beverage (F&B) sector to provide key…

Diversey develops guide to combatting COVID-19 in food production facilities

Global hygiene and cleaning company, Diversey has applied its acknowledged expertise in the Food and Beverage (F&B) sector to provide key safety advice designed to protect against airborne transmission of COVID-19 in food production and processing facilities. This has been developed by the company in response to the recent increase of…

10 Sep 2020
Journey’s End Foundation launched to provide meals to local community during the pandemic

Journey’s End Vineyards has launched The Journey’s End Foundation, the latest community project from the Stellenbosch based winery. Set up…

Journey’s End Foundation launched to provide meals to local community during the pandemic

Journey’s End Vineyards has launched The Journey’s End Foundation, the latest community project from the Stellenbosch based winery. Set up as an NGO, Rollo Gabb, MD, and his team have established the Foundation to tackle hunger and extreme poverty in the Helderberg Region of Stellenbosch – largely as a result…

08 Sep 2020
Libstar’s food categories at the heart of its growth strategy in COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the adverse effects of COVID-19, Libstar delivered robust H1 results. Libstar maintained a strong balance sheet and sound liquidity.…

Libstar’s food categories at the heart of its growth strategy in COVID-19 pandemic

Despite the adverse effects of COVID-19, Libstar delivered robust H1 results. Libstar maintained a strong balance sheet and sound liquidity. Excluding extraordinary COVID-19 expenses of R44 million, normalised EBITDA increased by 3.7%. Libstar’s culture of innovation and differentiation continued. It introduced 88 new products and 36 renovated products Commenting on…

08 Sep 2020
What are nootropics and why are they worth paying attention to?

Every day, everywhere, more and more people are turning to foods and beverages to boost their memory, focus, attention and…

What are nootropics and why are they worth paying attention to?

Every day, everywhere, more and more people are turning to foods and beverages to boost their memory, focus, attention and energy levels, particularly during the pandemic, to manage their mood and wellbeing. “Over the last few years industry has introduced a new buzzword to describe this space – nootropics –…


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