Joburg to become food-processing export hub

The City of Joburg has launched an exciting and far-reaching strategy to establish itself as a food-manufacturing and agro-processing hub. The city council will...

Chicken brining regulation will cause backlash

Ecowize, one of South Africa’s leading hygiene and sanitation service providers to the food industry, warns that the short-sighted court ruling on chicken brining regulation...

Entries open for Veritas Awards

Entries for this year’s Veritas Awards are awaited. Producers who wish to adorn their finest wines and brandies with the coveted Veritas emblem of...

Mutton makeover: Dry-aged meat back in fashion

Australian mutton is making a comeback thanks to a surge in demand from restaurateurs. For years mutton has been seen by many as inferior to...

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...

Rooivleis-klassifikasiestelsel nog relevant

Read this in English Die rooivleisbedryf is dit eens dat die huidige klassifikasiestelsel steeds relevant is. Dié besluit is geneem tydens die pasafgelope werkswinkel om...

RPO verwelkom vinnige optrede oor Brasiliaanse vleisinvoer

Die nasionale Rooivleisprodusente-organisasie van Suid Afrika (RPO) wil die Departement van Landbou, Bosbou en Visserye gelukwens met die vinnige en doeltreffende optrede aangaande die...

Top 10 food safety concerns in SA factories

Rolf Uys, well known food safety expert, holds a MSc degree in Food Science and currently owns the Western Cape and Tshwane franchises for...

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...

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...