PepsiCo has announced the appointment of SoftBev (Pty) Limited, the national soft drinks company, as its sole licensed bottler in South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland and with distribution rights in Botswana and Namibia. The appointment will come into effect on July 15, 2015 and includes globally renowned brands such as Pepsi, Pepsi MAX, Mountain Dew, 7UP and Mirinda.
SAAFoST is holding a three-day congress and exhibition at the Southern Sun Elangeni and Maharani Hotel in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal from 7 to 9 September 2015 (registration starts on Sunday 6th of September). The theme this year is “Growing Food Science and Technology for a sustainable future.”
Woolworths has been working with a very passionate, forward thinking ice cream specialist to develop a range of ice cream that is suitable for those who suffer from lactose allergies. The goal was to maintain the creamy, indulgent nature of a good dairy ice cream, but without the unpleasant side effects.
A pioneer in South Africa’s craft beer industry, Devil’s Peak Brewing Company has launched its highly anticipated craft lager, a flavoursome, high-quality version of the age-old traditional German beer. Available on tap in leading venues around the country, Devil’s Peak Lager makes a refreshing alternative to the sometimes heavy, complex ales typically associated with craft beer brewers both locally and abroad.
Woolworths has launched Sea Salt and Black Pepper flavoured beetroot crisps. The thin slices of sweet, earthy beetroot are baked and then fried in small batches, using a unique patented process to lock in flavour and colour and to deliver a crisp crunch. Aimed at the alternative snack market, it has 50 per cent less fat and higher fibre content than conventional ridged cut potato crisps.
For it or against it, we all have a strong opinion in the intense debate around the safety of, and even the necessity for, genetically modified (GM) foods. Whatever side of the fence you sit on, the common denominator is the need to secure nutritious and meaningful sustenance for the earth’s booming population.
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