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Effective food waste handling and disposal

23 March 2019

Food Waste represents a large percentage of the waste steam for many industries. The main sectors are restaurants, hospitals, nursing homes, food manufacturing...

SAs hunger for packaged food growing

23 March 2019

Food and beverage production in South Africa has almost doubled and expectations are that the demand for packaged food will have risen by 6% come 2022.

Zomato presents a tamper-proof packaging for food safety

23 March 2019

Indian online food ordering firm Zomato has presented 100% tamper-proof packaging with an effort to include an additional layer of safety to food deliveries.

UN to explore wave of deaths linked to food aid porridge in Uganda

23 March 2019

The World Food Programme and Ugandan government have launched an investigation into deaths linked with the distribution of fortified porridge to refugees and people suffering from malnourishment.

Top 5 plastic recycling companies in South Africa 2019

21 March 2019

Plastics are by far the most common and highly used synthetic material, found almost everywhere including our homes, workplace, school, marketplace and beyond.

World Water Day 22 March: “Leaving no one behind”

21 March 2019

Potable water is a key focus at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in May. A Cape Town bottling plant has managed to reduce its wastewater by over 60%, saving more than 90 million litres of municipal water since January 2017.

Food waste at shopping mall to be turned into electricity, fertiliser

21 March 2019

Property development company Growthpoint Properties have embarked on a partnership with Dutch green technology provider Waste Transformers to turn food waste at a leading Cape Town shopping mall into power…

Uganda investigates UN food aid after three die, police say

20 March 2019

Following the death of three people and the hospitalisation of over 200, the UN World Food Programme said it had suspended distribution of Super Cereal - a fortified blended food - at all its operations in Uganda.

Bringing blockchain to manufacturing

20 March 2019

Blockchain technology is largely associated with the financial industry, with Bitcoin and other currencies quick to embrace it, but it has strong potential in other industries, such as manufacturing.

Undeclared allergens main culprit of recalls

20 March 2019

Of the 100 Australian food recalls in 2018, 46 were due to undeclared allergens, according to data from Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).

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