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...

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...

Meat processing standards opens for commentary

The Standards Division of the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) recently made the working draft version of the latest SANS 885 available for...

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...

Look out for these macadamia trends

As the sole macadamia exhibitor, Green & Gold Macadamias (the marketing division of Green Farms Nut Company (GFNC)), observed key trends and growth markets...

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...

Meatco awards top producers for 2016

Meatco recently awarded the top Namibian meat producers for 2016. Awards were given in various categories. Click here to see the winners in each...

World chefs to descend on Windhoek

Two of Namibia’s best chefs, Yannick Schweinghardt and David Thomas, have been selected to create a gourmet menu for the Goût de France or...

UAE snack producer goes nuts for Africa’s Big Seven expo

One of the fastest growing companies in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has chosen Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) to launch its range of food...

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...