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By Food Focus on 18 November 2021

The Food Risk Forum Supplier Directory combines the best of both worlds, bringing you a print directory full of key contacts in the food industry, as well as an online directory that is constantly updated. Sign up to list here.

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South African riots and food security: why there’s an urgent need to restore stability

By Guest Author on 15 July 2021

When South Africa’s president, Cyril Ramaphosa, addressed the nation on July 12 amid violence and destruction of property in parts of KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng provinces, he warned of several risks if the situation was not resolved swiftly. One of them was food security.

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WEBINAR | Purpose in a Time of Turmoil

By Food Focus on 22 June 2021

VIEW THE RECORDING: COVID-19 has made sure life is no longer quite the same. In this webinar, phenomena representative of the turmoil we find ourselves in and how conducting business with a clear purpose can contribute to a better normal will be addressed.

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A Tell All Webinar - Sugar 2021 by SAAFFI

By Guest Author on 08 March 2021

SAAFFI recently hosted one of their successful precise short training courses aimed at educating delegates on the latest trends about the sugar industry and its contributions to South African communities.

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5 things that happened this month and why they should matter to you | January 2021

By Linda Jackson on 01 February 2021

In this new newsletter feature, we will be looking at some important things that have happened in the month and what this means to us as the food industry.

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South African policy isn’t connecting child nutrition and sanitation

By Guest Author on 07 January 2021

When faced with complex problems that require coordination and collaboration, government departments almost instinctively retreat to their silos and predetermined responses. As a result, workable solutions often fall through the cracks and citizens pay the price...

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New Normal: Diner Expectations & Trends

By Guest Author on 23 November 2020

It is no secret that the professional foodservice industry has heavily been impacted by COVID-19. The ban on food delivery lifted in some markets, whereas others are reopening restaurants...

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Food Focus Survey - Now Closed

By Food Focus on 20 November 2020

Thank you to the respondents for your valuable feedback - it is much appreciated.

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2021 Supplier Directory Bookings

By Food Focus on 01 November 2020

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South Africans aren't being protected from fake sanitisers: what needs to be done

By Guest Author on 22 October 2020

A wave of panic buying struck many countries when national states of disaster were announced in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Overnight, toilet paper, cleaning products and hand sanitisers became the most sought-after products on the market...

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WEBINAR | New product development - during COVID-19 | Stellenbosch University

By Food Focus on 08 October 2020

Share in the excitement of the new products developed and presented in this webinar by the final year Food Science students. Our apologies for forgetting to mention the winning group. A huge congratulations to the NPD winners, Gear up!

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Women in Compliance and Academia

By Food Focus on 10 September 2020

Catch the recording as Linda Jackso chats to a number of dynamic women in compliance, including Abigail Smith; Shirleen Thesinger; Elna Buys; Reshmee Beedasie; Lindiwe Mmatladi; Sharon Bolel; and Silnia Badenhorst

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CGCSA | Virtual Summit

By CGCSA (Consumer Goods Council of South Africa) on 02 September 2020

The CGCSA annual summit is CGCSA’s flagship event which will for the first time be held on a digital platform due to lockdown restrictions as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The theme of this year’s summit is “Uniting the Industry...

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Women in Manufacturing

By Food Focus on 26 August 2020

We chatted to Wendy Erasmus (FS3 Consulting), Jane Russill (Bidfood) Meera Hoosen (PDCA Consulting), Deirdre Langenhoven (Libstar), Jess Kelfkens (Food Science Student) and Najib Salim from RCL Foods and we just know you're going to want to hear what these incredible women have t

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Women in Retail

By Food Focus on 20 August 2020

We chatted to Cindy Jenks - PnP, Alison Pohl - Woolworths, Matlou Setati -FSI:CGCSA and Dr Dharmarai Naicker - CSIR, and were inspired by these great women, and we just know that you are going to want to hear their stories too.

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“Home Working” Cyber Security Considerations

By Guest Author on 18 August 2020

Lockdown measures and remote working requirements have forced all business owners to confront the same remote working security challenges enterprises have been trying to solve since the 90`s. Luckily, a lot of these basics are well documented and defined, which makes it easier fo

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Food Focus - We are growing - Join our team

By Adele Krogh on 14 August 2020

Food Focus - An innovative and growing educational web based company, based in Johannesburg is looking for a Web administrator/developer with strong graphic design skills and experience, to join their dynamic team.

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Women's Month Webinars

By Food Focus on 13 August 2020

In August we're celebrating women! Linda Jackson will be chatting to some of the many women that make the food industry as vibrant and diverse as it is. Grab your coffee and come be inspired about what it means to be a woman in food, and how to make a difference!

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COVID-19 has hit SMEs in South Africa's food sector hard. What can be done to help them

By Guest Author on 07 August 2020

COVID-19 has prompted widespread discussion of the resilience of food systems and how efficiency and competitiveness have been previously understood. Recent decades have seen the growth of increasingly complex food value chains...

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“We are not doing any business” says street vendor

By Guest Author on 10 June 2020

Mali was speaking as a representative of the Johannesburg Informal Trader Platform (JITP) during a Zoom dialogue hosted by C19 Coalition - a consortium of about 316 civil society organisations. During the dialogue session on Monday, informal traders spoke about their challenges a

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