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...

New standard on dairy permeate powders adopted

The International Dairy Federation (IDF) collaborated with Codex Alimentarius in the development, identification, elaboration and dissemination of a science-based international standard to promote the...

Government to invest in agroprocessing

Government’s R1-billion agroprocessing support scheme (APSS), aimed at supporting brown- and greenfield investments in the local industry, was launched by Trade and Industry Minister...

Annual canning fruit evaluation

The Agricultural Research Council (ARC) hosted its annual canning fruit evaluation on Tuesday, 27 June 2017. Fruit samples are collected between December and February...

Chalmar Beef recognised for food safety

Following two rigorous audits conducted by Procert during 2016 and the first quarter of 2017, Chalmar Beef achieved its “Food Safety System Certification” (FSSC...

Meat vending machine unveiled in USA

A butchery in Hudson, Wisconsin in the Unites States (US), RJ's Meats recently added a meat vending machine to improve customer service and boost...
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