Consumers put greater value on potato convenience

Consumer demand for convenience is accelerating, and this has implications for potato marketers. Speaking at the Potatoes USA annual meeting during a domestic marketing...

RPO builds relationships with neighbours

Representatives of the national Red Meat Producers’ Organisation (RPO), the Namibia Agricultural Union and the Livestock Producers’ Organisation (LPO) recently conducted an exploratory meeting...

Ten Eastern Cape farms test positive for Brucellosis

Ten farms across Nelson Mandela Bay and the Sarah Baartman district municipality have tested positive for brucellosis. The National Animal Health Forum (NAHF) was...

New method to detect honey fraud in SA

Food scientists and analysists from Stellenbosch University and the University of Rome La Sapienza have developed a quick and user friendly method that producers...

Matie-navorsers maak plan met heuningbedrog

’n Vinnige en gebruikersvriendelike metode is ontwikkel wat Suid-Afrikaanse heuningprodusente en verspreiders kan toepas om vas te stel of die produkte wat hulle verkoop...

Animal welfare now serious business for food companies

Animal welfare has shot up the priority list for food companies but reporting remains “relatively underdeveloped”, according to a new global analysis that also...

Eskom’s power cuts to impact Astral

Astral Foods Limited, a leading Southern African integrated poultry producer, was forwarded a copy of a letter issued by Eskom to the Lekwa Local...

Food safety conference to be held in Houston

Food business leaders from around the world will gather in Houston, US early in 2017 for the Global Food Safety Conference. The 16th annual...

New study finds solution to prolonging fruit life

Although studies in the 1980’s showed that salicylic acid, a cousin to the active ingredient in the asprin we all know, prevented the production...

Pekelwater-uitsprake kan negatiewe repurkussies hê

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Pluimveevereniging (Sapa) se hofaansoek teen die beperking op die hoeveelheid pekelwater wat toelaatbaar is in gevriesde hoenderprodukte, het in die Noord-Gautengse Hooggeregshof...
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