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Homegrown Goodness: For the love of potatoes

By: Potatoes South Africa on 23 October 2020

Beyond versatility, potatoes also meet two of the eleven dietary guidelines but taste and convenience also affirms potatoes as one of South Africa’s most loved staples, with a third of all potatoes produced found in the informal market.

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SABS urges for the use of certified containers in the collection and disposal of hazardous waste

By: SABS on 21 October 2020

The collection and disposal of hazardous waste is a critical focus area that requires greater self-regulation by the industry, increased vigilance and insistence on the use of certified containers by authorities.

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Sustainable seafood links ocean health with people’s lives and plates

By: The Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) on 16 October 2020

Food insecurity is a reality for many South Africans with nearly half of the nation’s households living under the poverty line. Now more than ever before, our food systems must be sustainable, stronger and resilient to shocks.

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Green and integrated approaches could address food security challenges

By: fdt on 16 October 2020

Agriculture and food production does not happen in isolation, and to maximise food production and address world hunger, stakeholders across a broad value chain have to start working more collaboratively and sustainably.

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Millions of meals to commemorate world food safety day

By: Woolworths on 15 October 2020

On 16 October, the world unites in recognition of World Food Day which each year highlights the UN goal of achieving #zerohunger by 2030. Over the past six months Woolworths, together with its customers and partners has donated over 1.5 million meals

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Why hand drying is just as important as hand washing

By: Paper Manufacturers Association of South Africa on 15 October 2020

Not only does hand drying remove moisture from our hands, it also causes friction. This friction further reduces the microbial load and the transfer of germs.

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Compac launches its next generation sorting platform designed to futureproof packhouse businesses

By: TOMRA on 14 October 2020

Compac, part of the TOMRA Food family, launches the most advanced sorting platform in the industry: the TOMRA 5S Advanced. It builds on the class-leading performance of the Compac Multi Lane Sorter.

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Positive new trends drive change in distilling sector across Africa

By: Messe Muenchen South Africa on 09 October 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted organisations across Africa to invest in distilling facilities for the first time, and prompted existing distillers and brewers to innovate and diversify.

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New Zealand Sheep and Beef Farms Close to Being Carbon Neutral

By: Auckland University of Technology on 09 October 2020

Independent research has found New Zealand’s sheep and beef farms are already close to being carbon neutral and strengthens calls for the formal recognition of on-farm sequestration.

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Food relief group hosts #OurFood heritage cuisine challenge to help fight hunger

By: Chefs with Compassion on 09 October 2020

The food relief group was formed during the lockdown in response to the humanitarian crisis brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic. Chefs with Compassion is a collaboration between organisations, restaurants and chefs to reduce food waste and create

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Choppies posts strong results

By: Choppies Enterprises Limited on 06 October 2020

Despite COVID-19, which is estimated to have cost CEL BWP190m in revenue, CEL managed to increase its revenue by one percent to BWP5,421 million, increased gross profit by three percent to BWP1,253 million and raised its gross margin from 22,7 percen

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Excessive salt consumption taking its toll on South Africans’ hearts

By: Pharma Dynamics on 06 October 2020

The country’s largest provider of heart disease medication warns people to cut back on salt as it could have a destructive impact on their cardiovascular system.

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Fry’s goes beyond the impossible with their new plant-based burger

By: The Fry's Family Food Co on 24 September 2020

The Fry Family Food Co., have gone beyond the impossible with their most important innovation to date, The Big Fry Burger. The 100% plant-based burger has 20g of protein and looks, sizzles and tastes just like a ground beef burger.

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Brambles hits its 2020 goal of 100% certified sustainable timber sources

By: Brambles on 17 September 2020

Brambles, the global supply chain solutions company operating in nearly 60 countries through the CHEP brand, is not just a thought leader but also sets a benchmark when it comes to sustainability in business.

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Diversey Takes Industry Lead to Combat Airborne Covid-19 Infection in Food Production Facilities.

By: Diversey on 17 September 2020

Diversey - the leading global hygiene and cleaning company – has applied its acknowledged expertise in the Food and Beverage (F&B) sector to provide key safety advice designed to protect against airborne...

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Plans afoot to bring accredited food testing to rural South Africa through mobile laboratories

By: CSIR on 15 September 2020

The CSIR is collaborating with Mobile Agricultural Skills and Development Training (MASDT), a non-profit company that assists small and medium enterprises in the agricultural sector, to introduce an accessible and affordable mobile food safety testin

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Call for papers: food & drink technology Africa

By: food & drink technology Africa on 07 September 2020

Exhibition organiser Messe Muenchen South Africa have issued a call for papers, seeking expert industry speakers for food & drink technology Africa, the premier trade fair for food, beverage, and packaging in Southern Africa

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Optimal water use can support food security, say IFAT Africa advisors

By: IFAT Africa on 25 August 2020

Wastewater reuse presents a sustainable solution to support food security amid looming water shortages, but the cost of the necessary infrastructure means it is not being widely adopted in South Africa.

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DPWI and AgriSETA collaborate on R66 million to train 400 Artisans

By: AgriSETA on 24 August 2020

The Department of Public Works and Infrastructure (DPWI) today announced the provision of R66 million to AgriSETA, to train 400 EPWP participants to become Artisans.

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Fresh Connections: ‘Relish power of fresh produce to fight disease’

By: PMA on 19 August 2020

The fresh produce industry has a golden opportunity to increase the focus on health as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic.

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DiMuto Secures Partnership with The Jupiter Group to Deploy Blockchain Traceability as Part of Global Expansion Plan

By: Dimuto and Jupiter Group on 14 August 2020

DiMuto, a tech-based trade solutions platform, has secured a deal with the Jupiter Group, a leading global fresh produce company, to deploy blockchain traceability for their produce.

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FMI Launches SQF Global: Uniting the Worldwide Food Safety Community

By: FMI on 14 August 2020

The Safe Quality Food Institute (SQFI), a division of FMI – The FoodSQF Global Website Logo 250x250 Color Industry Association, today announces a new event, SQF Global, which aims to unite the worldwide food safety community. The event will be held i

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Diversey Sanitizer Provides a Hand Up for South Africa in Ongoing Pandemic Fight

By: Diversey on 12 August 2020

Diverseyis manufacturing hand sanitizer in a partnership with the South African Breweries (SAB), a proud member of the ABInbev family, to help local efforts in combatting the spread of SARS-CoV-19.

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Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Virtual Conference

By: PMA on 11 August 2020

The annual Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference hosted by the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) will take place on 18-20 August 2020 as a virtual conference with free registration.

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Iberchem Group To Expand Activity In Africa With The Creation Of Iberchem South Africa

By: Iberchem Group on 06 August 2020

Iberchem Group To Expand Activity In Africa With The Creation Of Iberchem South Africa

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TOMRA Food opens new regional headquarters in Latin America

By: TOMRA Food on 28 July 2020

New premises, with Customer Experience Center and Regional Training Hub, will strengthen the customer support provided across Latin America by TOMRA Food, Compac, and BBC Technologies

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Franchising looks to the future- Post COVID-19

By: FASA on 23 July 2020

Franchising has at its heart the spirit of entrepreneurship but amidst the Covid-19 pandemic that has resulted in immeasurable destruction of small businesses, the question remains whether the entrepreneurial flame can be re-ignited for future growth

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A new partnership in South Africa to bring best hygiene standards to hospitality and food service industry

By: Ecolab and Bidfood on 21 July 2020

New distribution agreement signed between Ecolab and Bidfood in South Africa to enable broader local market access to Ecolab food safety and infection prevention portfolio.

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How to be budget savvy with your grocery list

By: MSL Group on 20 July 2020

How to be budget savvy with your grocery list without compromising on nutritional value.

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Germany takes the next step: monetary gift for South Africa students in Germany

By: My German University on 17 July 2020

Germany takes the next step: monetary gift for South Africa students in Germany...

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Despite Tremendous Headwinds, Packaging Industry Faces Pockets of Growth

By: L.E.K. Consulting on 14 July 2020

L.E.K. Consulting Expects Swaths of the Opportunity Revealed in Earlier 2020 Study to Remain for Packaging Suppliers.

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UP-led consortium wins grant to boost food systems transformation in Africa

By: University of Pretoria on 13 July 2020

The University of Pretoria (UP), in partnership with the University of Leeds and the Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), has been awarded a grant of £2 million (R43 million) to set up a Food Systems Research Net

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Silver linings: SA food & beverage sector could emerge from pandemic stronger than before

By: food & drink technology Africa on 10 July 2020

The Covid-19 pandemic has forced mindset changes and innovation that could improve local food and beverage businesses, and could even catalyse innovation and growth in future. This is according to exhibitors and experts on the advisory board of food

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Food insecurity the next big hurdle approaching SA’s Covid-19 wreaked economy

By: Tiger Brands on 10 July 2020

The relaxation of rules under level 3 of the lockdown regulations allowing for more economic activity comes amid a continuing job's bloodbath. Several large South African corporates including SAA, Edcon, SABC and Cell C among others have recently ann

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TOMRA Food Publishes new E-book for potato fresh packers

By: TOMRA Food on 09 July 2020

TOMRA Food has published an eBook to help potato fresh packers tackleoperational challenges intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. The 19-page publication, downloadable free-of-charge from the company’s website, offers information and advice ...

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Heat and Control Celebrates 70th Anniversary

By: Heat & Control on 26 June 2020

With seven decades of modernising equipment solutions, the company continues to advance the food, pharmaceutical and multiple additional industries. Heat and Control takes pride in the machinery they manufacture and the customers they serve...

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Renewable Energy feature to debut at IFAT Africa 2021

By: IFAT Africa on 22 June 2020

IFAT Africa, the leading trade fair for water, sewage, refuse and recycling in Southern Africa, has announced a new highlight to be launched at the 2021 trade show – Powered by IFAT, a focused renewable Energy Pavilion, supported by Renewable Energy

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TOMRA Food helps RAGO to sort the best salad

By: TOMRA Food on 18 June 2020

RAGO Group is one of the leading Italian producers of washed, packaged and ready-to-eat (fourth range) salad, and the second biggest exporter of rocket in Europe.

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SASDT webinar to address the myths and misconceptions around food and diet

By: SASDT on 17 June 2020

There are many myths and misconceptions around food and diet. The SASDT is hosting a webinar where they will explore some of the key reason why people cling to these beliefs, and why their minds are so hard to change.

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Calls for comments on franchise industry code

By: Food Focus on 12 June 2020

In a surprise announcement, the Department of Trade & Competition (dtic) notified the Franchise Association of South Africa (FASA) that it was asking for comments on the discussion document relating to the publication of the Franchise Association of

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South Africa needs a new future vision with a strong focus on economic growth

By: Food Focus on 12 June 2020

We must look beyond the underlying economic problems faced by South Africa for the opportunities generated by a growing urbanised population. Professor Philippe Burger, Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Poverty, Inequality and Economic Development at the Unive

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New online map plots acts of kindness during Covid-19 lockdown

By: Food Focus on 10 June 2020

South Africans tracking the country’s Covid-19 infection map now have another, more positive and hopeful, chart to plot. And the faster the rise in “cases” on this map, the better.

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Eskort Donates Over R1 million worth of food parcels

By: Food Focus on 09 June 2020

Eskort is responding to the COVID crisis with a sense of community that is ingrained in its DNA. In line with its corporate social responsibility initiatives, the processed pork products brand is donating over R1 million worth of food parcels

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Concern for the oceans drives consumers to 'vote with their forks’ for sustainable seafood

By: Marine Stewardship Council on 08 June 2020

South African consumers are leading the world in consumer activism to protect our oceans and the seafood we all love. Choosing seafood with the blue MSC label is just one easy way to take action for our oceans this World Oceans Day...

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South Africa joins the global in observing the second UN World Food Safety Day

By: National Department of Health on 07 June 2020

Today is the World Food Safety Day. The United Nations has declared 7th June and the World Food Safety Day, to strengthen global efforts to ensure food safety under the theme that Food Safety everyone’s business.

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WHO urges caution as countries in Africa ease lockdowns

By: Food Focus on 05 June 2020

Brazzaville, 28 May 2020 – Three months after the first case of COVID-19 was detected in sub-Saharan Africa, the region has made progress in tackling the virus. Many countries implemented lockdowns and key public health measures early and these appea

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TOMRA Food Publishes E-Book for Nut Processors

By: Food Focus on 05 June 2020

OMRA Food has published an eBook to help nut processors tackle underlying operational challenges, which are now intensifying because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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SAPCA Cleantex® Summit re-scheduled

By: Food Focus on 04 June 2020

As a result of the ongoing uncertainty facing the world in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic and the continued ban on gatherings of large numbers of people in South Africa, the organising committee of the SAPCA Cleantex® 2020 Summit deemed the postp

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PMA Hires new country manager for South Africa

By: Food Focus on 28 May 2020

Produce Marketing Association (PMA) has hired Lianne Jones, a produce and floral industry veteran with extensive global experience, as the new Country Manager for PMA in South Africa. Jones’s background includes nearly 20 years of...

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Uber Eats reveals South Africa’s fav burger orders

By: Food Focus on 28 May 2020

The softest rolls, smothered in a variety of garnishes, dripping with sauce or simply all extras removed for the traditional taste, burgers continue to be a firm favourite for South Africans. Now, Uber Eats has compiled the list of the nation’s favou

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Tomra Food starts working with the renderers of pet food ingredients

By: Food Focus on 25 May 2020

Optical sorting machines now benefit the renderers of animal food production by-products.TOMRA Food has begun offering its optical sorting technologies to renderers who turn the by-products from animal food production into petfood ingredients. This n

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COVID-19 Pandemic Related to the concept of Force Majeure (Act of God) by Hanno Bekker

By: Food Focus on 22 May 2020

Force majeure can be defined as any unforeseeable act of God, act of government or any act that is out of your direct control that makes it impossible for one to fulfil a contractual agreement...

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Protein Blend : Growing Health-Conscious People across the Globe Helps to flourish Industry Rapidly

By: Food Focus on 22 May 2020

The rise in health consciousness amongst consumers has amplified the demand for protein blends. But products with protein blends have been viewed by consumers as less palatable. Hence, key market players in the protein blend market have been launchin

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Eins-Sci COVID-19 Testing Laboratory Solution

By: Food Focus on 22 May 2020

Analytica Lab Africa exhibitor Eins-Sci, an international company specialising in laboratory equipment, has compiled a complete SARS-CoV-2 (2019-nCoV) Testing Laboratory Solution including all the equipment and the quantities required to set up the l

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Forestry South Africa celebrates World Bee Day by making bees the focus of their new standard operating procedure

By: Forestry South Africa on 20 May 2020

Today, on World Bee Day, Forestry South Africa (FSA) joins a global movement to acknowledge the important ecological role of bees and look for solutions to help curb their dramatic global decline.

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In a changing world, boost your immune system with mushrooms!

By: Food Focus on 19 May 2020

With the world changing rapidly, it has become even more important than ever to beat winter’s unavoidable colds and flu symptoms thereby ensuring that you remain at optimum health!

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Interest-free education loans for South African students in Germany

By: Food Focus on 19 May 2020

During these times of pandemic, the German government is offering financial support for South African students. Due to Covid-19, many students have lost their jobs which allowed them to finance their stay in Germany...

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Key industry event co-location to boost science-based industry development

By: Food Focus on 19 May 2020

Three trade shows across interconnected value chains for food, drink, water, waste and analytics. The future of South Africa’s key industry sectors – including food & drink, water, sewage and waste treatment – rest heavily on science, and never more

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The National Department of Health has a new Director-General

By: Food Focus on 15 May 2020

The National Department of Health is pleased to announce Dr Sandile Buthelezi as its incoming Director-General.A seasoned expert in health governance, policy and programme management with more than...

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Restaurants and fast food outlets rely on polystyrene containers for take-aways

By: Polystyrene Association of South Africa on 14 May 2020

Restaurants and fast food chains are increasingly relying on polystyrene packaging to keep their food hot, hygienic and fresh now that the sale of hot food for home delivery is permitted under Level 4 restrictions.

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Infographic: Vegan Products Thriving With Share Price Gains of Up To 156%, Despite Corona Crisis

By: Food Focus on 13 May 2020

Listed producers of animal-free products are thriving in spite of the corona crisis. Beyond Meat share prices have increased by around 156% since 18th March. A new infographic from Kryptoszene.de shows that shares in other industry leaders have also

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COVID Support Services for Business reopening and continued operations during Covid-19 lockdown levels

By: Food Consulting Services on 12 May 2020

As businesses begin reopening and operating during the various levels of lockdown, there will be a requirement and obligation on these businesses to prove that there is a system in place to manage the risk of spreading COVID-19.

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Minister Didiza announces the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) in the Eastern Cape Province

By: Food Focus on 11 May 2020

Minister of Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development, Ms. Thoko Didiza, MP would like to announce the outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF) at Amathole District Municipality in Eastern Cape.

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Covid-19 impact on trade and labour in the fresh fruit, vegetable industry

By: Food Focus on 05 May 2020

In PMA South Africa's PMA Talks event on 5 May, panellists from ZZ2, African Green Alpha and the Agricultural Produce Agents Council (APAC) came together to share their thoughts on how Covid-19 challenges will impact talent and labour needs and pract

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Natural Food Preservatives: Huge demand for packaged food creates lucrative industry growth opportunities 

By: Food Focus on 29 April 2020

Packaged food has become widely popular these days because of consumers' busy lifestyles. Hence it has become a priority for the producers to develop food items that have better shelf life, creating demand for good preservatives in the market.

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COVID-19 Brings Food Safety and Services for the Elderly into Sharp Focus

By: Food Focus on 29 April 2020

Providing meals for dozens of retirement villages and aged care facilities across South Africa, Fedics remains committed to providing nutritious, age-appropriate meals to the elderly throughout the national COVID-19 lockdown

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Shortages of CO2 due to COVID-19 to restrict beer production, says GlobalData

By: Food Focus on 28 April 2020

Beer producers are racing to secure all available CO2 to ensure continued output levels, as the production of Ethanol – a key aspect of petrol production – has fallen sharply due to the ongoing lockdown and subsequent lack of demand for fuel.

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Craft brewers and distillers to focus on innovation and collaboration to help re-boot the industry

By: Food Focus on 28 April 2020

South Africa’s liquor industry, particularly craft distillers and brewers, have been hard hit by the protracted lockdown and ban on the sale of alcohol, with fears that many may not be able to survive.

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Pepsico unveils R12-million #givemealsgivehope initiative to alleviate COVID-19 hunger in South Africa

By: Food Focus on 23 April 2020

PepsiCo South Africa today unveiled a R12-million initiative to provide meals to vulnerable South Africans amidst the COVID-19 crisis.

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Franchise sector appeals to government for urgent intervention

By: Food Focus on 20 April 2020

The franchise industry in South Africa generates approximately R734 billion to the economy, according to the Sanlam Franchise Survey conducted in 2019. Furthermore approximately 500 000 employees enjoy permanent employment nationwide in its 48 000 fr

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Denny’s social responsibility Adds Goodness

By: Denny Mushrooms on 20 April 2020

Proudly South African company Denny Mushrooms is doing their part in the COVID-19 crisis by playing a role in social responsibility through its Add Goodness project.

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TOMRA Food makes its test and demonstration centers virtual

By: Food Focus on 09 April 2020

TOMRA Food is taking further action to ensure business continuity while protecting its employees’ and customers’ health with the introduction of Virtual Demonstration Centers to provide interactive demonstrations at this time of limited contact.

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Advice for food businesses: COVID-19 Pandemic

By: Food Focus on 09 April 2020

The Consumer Goods Council Food Safety Initiative shares some advise for food businesses during the COVID19 Pandemic.

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COVID-19 Brings Food Safety and Services for the Elderly into Sharp Focus

By: Food Focus on 09 April 2020

Fedics is providing meals for dozens of retirement villages and aged care facilities across South Africa, they remain committed to providing nutritious, age-appropriate meals to the elderly throughout the national COVID-19 lockdown

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Six Dogs Distillery Donates Hand Sanitiser to Curb COVID19

By: Food Focus on 07 April 2020

To help combat the Coronavirus pandemic, Six Dogs Gin Distillery near Worcester has donated 75 litres of handmade, rose pelargonium-scented hand sanitiser to organisations ranging from SAPS in Claremont to an animal rescue group.

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The CoronaFighter WebApp brings South Africa immediate aid

By: Food Focus on 06 April 2020

CoronaFighter presents us with the opportunity to be calm and mindful about our health status daily – screen for COVID-19 and stay empowered in the #CoronaFight

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Bidfood Launches Home Delivery Service

By: Food Focus on 02 April 2020

Bidfood is proud to offer a new service to households in certain regions in South Africa with their new AT HOME delivery service.

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PMA updates on the Coronavirus and fresh produce

By: Food Focus on 01 April 2020

PMA’s updates on the Coronavirus and fresh produce

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New headquarters affirm TOMRA FOOD's commitment to South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania

By: Food Focus on 27 March 2020

TOMRA has opened new regional headquarters in Johannesburg to strengthen its commitment to customers in South Africa, Kenya and Tanzania.

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Business Unusual - but franchising will bounce back

By: Food Focus on 27 March 2020

Whilst the picture for 2020 will be vastly different as a result of the impact of COVID-19, one of franchising’s biggest attributes is its ability to adapt and innovate. At the start of the corona virus threat, franchises from all sectors stepped up

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COVID19 lock-down 26 March and the movement of honeybees: SABIO to issue Permit to Perform Essential Service.

By: Food Focus on 27 March 2020

SABIO (South African Bee Industry Organisation) made a submission as the bee sector representative in the agricultural industry on the controlled movement of beehives, during the 21-day lockdown starting on 26 March 2026 at midnight

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Special Appeal: COVID19 Response Escalating Food Provisions To Vulnerable Communities Across South Africa

By: Food Focus on 27 March 2020

FoodForward South Africa is launching a special R50 million appeal to be able to scale and provide critical food provisions to our most vulnerable groups across the country

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THERE IS NO NEED FOR PANIC BUYING, SAYS RETAILERS, THE GOVERNMENT

By: Food Focus on 24 March 2020

The Chief Executives of some of South Africa’s largest retailers and who are members of the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa (CGCSA), engaged with the Minister of Trade, Industry and Competition, the Competition Commissioner and the National Co

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Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on Escalation of Measures to Combat COVID-19 Epidemic

By: Food Focus Newsdesk on 24 March 2020

Over the past week, South Africans have demonstrated their determination, their sense of purpose, their sense of community and their sense of responsibility.

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Compliance with labelling legislation - DSA Labelling Guide

By: Food Focus on 18 March 2020

As you are aware the legal dispensation regarding labelling forms a complex regulatory framework that can be difficult to navigate and sometimes, whether intentionally or not, allows for some difficulties in interpretation. However compliance with th

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PepsiCo's global ambitions fed by Pioneer Foods deal all-clear

By: Food Focus on 18 March 2020

US food and beverages giant PepsiCo will be excited by the prospect of growth in sub-Saharan Africa now that its acquisition of Pioneer Foods has been cleared by competition authorities, says GlobalData.

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Pick n Pay has announced a special pensioners shopping hour every Wednesday for shoppers over 65

By: Food Focus on 17 March 2020

Pick n Pay will open all its supermarkets and hypermarkets an hour earlier every Wednesday for elderly customers to shop for their groceries and essentials.

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Meeting Cancellation: Processed Meat Products Workshop

By: Food Focus on 17 March 2020

It is with regret that AFSQ has to cancel the Processed Meat Products Workshop scheduled for the 25th of March 2020.

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Rooibos Continues to enjoy GI protection in UK post brexit

By: Food Focus on 11 March 2020

There has been some speculation around whether South African products, such as Rooibos, will continue to enjoy Geographical Indicator (GI) status following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union.

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Why we must rethink the potato for a sustainable use of resources

By: TOMRA Food on 11 March 2020

We must change how we handle our resources. A rapidly growing population, increased demand for produce and the threat of climate change bring with them risks to the food supply chain, and new approaches must be looked at to enable a sustainable futur

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Africa’s Big 7 set to be another sold-out success

By: Food Focus on 09 March 2020

Africa’s biggest food and beverage trade show, looks set to be another sold-out success when it is staged at the Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 21 – 23 June 2020.

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Hot tea riding ‘third-wave’ coffee culture emerging across the US, says GlobalData

By: Food Focus on 09 March 2020

When compared to the hot coffee category, hot tea in the US is still in its infancy. However, the category is benefitting from the success of its relative, with manufacturers borrowing innovations that have helped drive the coffee category, such as

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WWF-SA Backs new sustainability award in wine and food tourism

By: Food Focus on 02 March 2020

If tourism in South Africa is to raise its contribution to GDP, expand economic opportunity and accelerate inclusive growth, it will have to tackle the issue of sustainability head-on, says Margi Biggs, convenor of the annual Wine & Food Tourism Conf

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FSSC 22000 Version 5 obtains GFSI benchmarking recognition

By: Aldin Hilbrands – Technical Director on 24 February 2020

Foundation FSSC 22000 is proud to announce that its Scheme Version 5 has now been recognized against version 7.2 of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) Benchmarking Requirements and would like to thank all its stakeholders that have contributed

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NRCS orders for a national recall of canned pilchards

By: NATIONAL REGULATOR FOR COMPULSORY SPECIFICATIONS on 24 February 2020

The National Regulator for Compulsory Specifications has ordered all formal Wholesalers, Retailers and informal Traders to remove and stop selling the 400g Pilchards in Tomato Sauce and 400g Pilchards in Chili Sauce with immediate effect.

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A new era for South Africa's 100 year old supergrain

By: MLS Group on 21 February 2020

Friday, 21 February: Responding to the opportunity to continue providing better nutrition to consumers, Tiger Brands has officially opened its brand new, state-of-the-art Oat Mill for its first and oldest product – Jungle Oats – in Maitland, Cape Tow

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AgriSETA launches its 5th Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) centre at Potchefstroom College of Agriculture

By: AgriSETA on 20 February 2020

Thursday, 20 February 2020 - Agriseta today launched its fifth Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Centre in partnership with the Potchefstroom College of Agriculture.

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Africa’s first research and training feed mill to be launched at Africa’s largest feed and animal nutrition conference

By: Food Focus on 18 February 2020

The AFMA Forum 2020, Africa’s largest feed and animal nutrition conference, was strategically chosen as the right time and perfect platform to officially launch Africa’s first research and training feed mill to be located at the University of Pretori

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TOMRA Food showcases new and innovative technologies at the world's leading fresh produce event

By: Food Focus on 14 February 2020

TOMRA’s three food sorting and grading brands exhibit industry-leading solutions at Fruit Logistica Berlin.

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AFMA participates in 13th International Feed Regulators Meeting

By: Food Focus on 09 February 2020

AFMA joined 140 feed industry representatives and government officials from more than 30 countries around the world to participate in discussion on critical issues facing the feed sector

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