OUR OCTOBER ISSUE NOW ONLINE

Click on the cover to read it in a flip-mag format. Or click here for a PDF version you can save to your PC and read offline.

HIGHLIGHTS

# After the listeria crisis, the meat industry is cleaning up its act. Arnold Vosloo, a leading figure in the meat processing sector, explains the way forward.

# Meanwhile, Food Focus’ Linda Jackson has a dream about food safety … that’s it’s something SA foodbev industry will make part of our DNA. Is she just dreaming?

# Studio H in Cape Town is pushing the envelope when it comes to bringing the food experience to life … helping brands tap into the consumer appetite for fresh ideas – and old ones too.

# The thirst for coffee just keeps on growing worldwide and the hunt for great coffee taste is now putting Africa’s beans firmly in the spotlight.

# Germany’s packaging giant, KHS, is 150 year’s old  … and we find out why there’s a lot to celebrate.

 

 



INSECTS AND THE YUK FOOD FACTOR

Our September issue now available below in a flip-mag format. Or click here to view as a pdf file you can also download and read offline.

Highlights of this month’s issue:

# THEATRE OF FOOD: Food Lover’s Market is raising the bar with bold new eat-in/take-out offerings at its new stores. We speak to CEO Brian Coppin about the group’s ambitions.

# INSECTS FOR LUNCH: A local startup is pioneering insect “milk” and its founder argues passionately that insects’ time has finally arrived.

# FOOD SAFETY: After the Tiger listeria horror, our regulations are being tightened up and now even bosses need to get food safety smart. No more excuses!

# FLAVOUR HUNGER: Consumers are becoming  more adventurous in their search for fresh tastes, says Firmenich SA’s Marco Monteiro in our “Thought for Food” interview.

# NO MORE ‘BOTTLENECKS’: Hot on the heels of its takeover of  Boxmore, Spanish packaging giant ALPLA introduces a big new HDPE range into SA.

# SOLAR-THERMAL: If your business uses boiling water in manufacturing, then solar thermal is the way to go. Find out why.

All this and a lot more ….



DISRUPTION: IT’S EVERYWHERE!

The August issue of Food & Beverage Reporter is now available in a smart new interactive ”flip-mag” format. See below.

You can also download it as a PDF file and read offline. Click HERE and save the issue to your PC.

HIGHLIGHTS:

# The Disruptors 1: The demand for convenience is driving a wave of ready-to-eat meal delivery innovation and entrepreneurship – could it spell the end to home cooking!  We speak to the movers and shakers.

# The Disruptors 2: We spotlight 11 big foodtech innovations – including robot chefs – that are coming sooner than we may think.

# Food safety: In the aftermath of the listeria outbreak, tougher new regulations have been passed that everyone in the food handling business needs to comply with. We give you the lowdown.

# Processing: Radio waves are revolutionising the defrosting process. We’ll show you why it’s faster, safer, better.

….and a whole lot more…



THE TOP SUPPLIERS TO SA’s FOODBEV SECTOR

Our 2018 Supplier Directory has been updated and is now available as an interactive flip-mag. Hundreds of suppliers across the South African foodbev sector and its allied industries in processing/handling and packaging. You can download the entire directory as well.

NOTE: We’re now accepting listings (free as well as paid) for the 2019 Directory. Click HERE to get listed.



LIST YOUR BUSINESS IN OUR DIRECTORY



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IT’S THE FOOD SCANDAL OF THE DECADE

The upcoming class-action lawsuit against Tiger Brands following the deaths of 200 people from Listeria is set to change the face of South Africa’s food industry forever. This month we take an in-depth look at the case against Tiger through interviews with the lawyers who will be challenging the food giant in court. Our verdict: it’s going to be a no-holds-barred David vs Goliath battle of wits and DNA forensics.

Click on the cover to read our May issue. It’s packed with good reading (it’s a PDF file you can also save and read offline).



OUR APRIL ISSUE IS READY TO READ

The April issue of Food & Beverage Reporter is now available. Click on the cover pic to read the issue or download and read later.

HIGHLIGHTS:

The African acacia tree is proving to be a perfect natural ingredient to build a zero-kJ, low-GI sweetener with. Read how HEYLO is set to take the market by storm.

Our food safety guru Linda Jackson looks back on the Listeria outbreak and teases out the lessons learnt.

Is calorie counting worth the effort? Latest research shows that the food industry and consumers are ‘waisting’ their time.

Retail is facing a defining moment: is it an apocalypse or a renaissance?

A group of global design experts got together in Jo’burg recently to brainstorm the future of packaging. Find out what the future holds …

 

 



MARCH ISSUE IS HERE – SUPPLIER GUIDE TOO!

The March issue of Food & Beverage Reporter is now available online.
And so too is our 2018 Supplier Guide – packed with info and contact details for the leading industry suppliers (see links below)

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE MARCH ISSUE

Junk food TV & teen obesity:
 It’s a perfect storm  … is it time to ban junk food TV advertising?
SA’s global Pop Stars: How AGT Foods Africa rose to become a world leader in popcorn.
The Blockchain: The technology behind Bitcoin could be the best new weapon to fight food fraud.
When genes meet diet: find out all about the hot new science of Nutrigenomics
The flavour hit for 2018? It’s actually a colour – the colour purple.
Listeria: This enemy is even worse than we thought.
Pierre Pienaar: Meet SA’s global packaging guru
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Read the March issue
here: It’s a PDF file you can download and read offline too.

Get the 2018 Supplier Guide here: 44 pages packed with industry contacts

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