Agro-processing: SA takes local flavour to the world

South African cuisine will tantalise the taste buds of the world when local companies exhibit their products at the World Food Moscow 2017 Mockba...

Alternative meats lab opened at University of California

The University of California, Berkeley has created a new alternative meats lab to help students become involved in the “trillion dollar” meat industry. The lab...

Smaller milkfat globules make for softer butter

A team of food scientists has found that decreasing the fat globule size in milk can change the consistency of cold butter, making it...

Retail trends for 2017

Retail trends for 2017 places great focus on understanding the evolution of the customer’s journey to purchase. Brand building efforts will reach key touch...

Flavoured milk volumes decline due to drought

Recent findings released by BMi Research have revealed that in 2016 the flavoured milk category did not perform at the same level as 2015...

US consumers favour country-of-origin labelling

Research results, released by the Consumer Federation of America, has shown that a large majority of Americans are strongly in favour  of meat being...

No timeline on restoring Brazilian beef imports

Brazil needs to make serious progress on its meat inspections before any timeline can be set on lifting a US ban on imports of...

Supply chain research to minimise food waste

The USDA’s Agriculture and Food Research Initiative is looking to researchers from Arizona State University’s (ASU’s) W. P. Carey School of Business to find...

Angola plans ban on meat imports

Angola plans to put a ban on its import of meat from other countries to make way for imports from Namibia. Despite the two...

Mega macadamia processing facility in progress

Green Farms Nut Company (GFNC) has undertaken to build South Africa’s biggest macadamia nut processing facility with phase one of two, set for completion...