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11 Mar 2020
Eating chicken does not put you at risk of contracting COVID-19

The South African Poultry Association (Sapa) has reminded the public that there is currently no evidence that eating cooked chicken…

Eating chicken does not put you at risk of contracting COVID-19

The South African Poultry Association (Sapa) has reminded the public that there is currently no evidence that eating cooked chicken or eggs can put one at risk of contracting the novel coronavirus. This follows what Sapa has termed a ‘misleading’ report by SABC Morning Live. Droplet transmission Sapa says there…

03 Dec 2019
Give your burger that juicy edge

A new fibre blend, launched by CFF GmbH & Co, has been developed for use in meat applications, especially hamburger…

Give your burger that juicy edge

A new fibre blend, launched by CFF GmbH & Co, has been developed for use in meat applications, especially hamburger patties. The fibre, Sanacel add 026, has a slightly beige colour and offers high water and oil binding capabilities. The ingredient is economical, nutritional, efficient and features reduced shrinkage and…

26 Nov 2019
Grassfed or grainfed, what’s the difference?

The big debate between grass fed beef and grain fed beef as to which is better has never yielded a…

Grassfed or grainfed, what’s the difference?

The big debate between grass fed beef and grain fed beef as to which is better has never yielded a concrete conclusion, so the Buyfresh team has decided to investigate.

17 Jul 2019
OBC Chicken & Meat challenges the power of major supermarket chains

As one of the affected specialist challenger retailers that has had a footprint in the black retail market for over…

OBC Chicken & Meat challenges the power of major supermarket chains

As one of the affected specialist challenger retailers that has had a footprint in the black retail market for over three decades, OBC Chicken & Meat was one of the companies that made their submission to the Competition Commission on the power wielded by the major national supermarket chains over…

10 May 2019
Make quality sausages in a flash with the GEA CutMaster

At IFFA in Frankfurt, GEA demonstrated its industry expertise and technological know-how in the field of high-tech equipment and line…

Make quality sausages in a flash with the GEA CutMaster

At IFFA in Frankfurt, GEA demonstrated its industry expertise and technological know-how in the field of high-tech equipment and line competence in the food industry, including in the application of sausage production. The GEA CutMaster, the market leader in terms of speed, is the key machine for producing high quality…

12 Apr 2019
TOMRA Food at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany

Consistent high quality, reliable ejection of defective product, and less waste of valuable food – this is what TOMRA Food…

TOMRA Food at IFFA in Frankfurt, Germany

Consistent high quality, reliable ejection of defective product, and less waste of valuable food – this is what TOMRA Food stands for. The company, part of the TOMRA group headquartered in Norway, strengthens its commitment to global sustainability through innovative analytics and cutting-edge sorting systems. At the IFFA trade fair…

09 Apr 2019
La Anónima chooses ULMA Packaging for the vacuum packing of meat

ULMA Packaging has recently carried out a major installation for the vacuum packing of meat with the Flow-vac system in…

La Anónima chooses ULMA Packaging for the vacuum packing of meat

ULMA Packaging has recently carried out a major installation for the vacuum packing of meat with the Flow-vac system in the cold storage facilities of one of the largest supermarket chains in Argentina.

09 Apr 2019
Ways to greater sustainability in the meat industry

Sustainability in terms of resource usage and the employment of energy-efficient processes along the entire value chain is one of…

Ways to greater sustainability in the meat industry

Sustainability in terms of resource usage and the employment of energy-efficient processes along the entire value chain is one of the foremost challenges of our time. And this applies to the meat-processing industry, too. Intelligent control and automation technology, energy-saving drive systems, compressors, ventilators and pumps rank among the classic…

12 Nov 2018
Ishida Flexgrader increases throughput

The installation of two Ishida FlexGraders at leading Hungarian poultry processor Tranzit Food has enabled the company to nearly double…

Ishida Flexgrader increases throughput

The installation of two Ishida FlexGraders at leading Hungarian poultry processor Tranzit Food has enabled the company to nearly double capacity with the same number of line operators.

02 Oct 2018
The status of egg production in South Africa

In the second half of 2017, the egg industry experienced its worst disease outbreak, with highly pathogenic avian influenza type…

The status of egg production in South Africa

In the second half of 2017, the egg industry experienced its worst disease outbreak, with highly pathogenic avian influenza type H5N8 arriving in SA with migratory wild birds.  4.7 million hens or approximately 20 per cent of the national flock were culled under instruction of the state vet, with little…

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