South Africa’s largest and most loved travelling wine show – the TOPS at SPAR Wine Show – has taken the effects of the countrywide COVID-19 lockdown on the wine industry to heart by partnering with South Africa’s top wine educator, Cathy Marston, to decant two interactive online wine courses which present the ideal opportunity for wine farms to invest in upskilling their entry-level staff at a marginal cost with direct access to the only Stage 2 Master of Wine (MW) student in Africa.
Opportunities for equipment suppliers as SSA looks to step up manufacturing capacity. Countries across sub-Saharan Africa are actively seeking to reduce their dependence on food imports and grow local manufacturing, pointing to future demand for food and beverage processing machinery and equipment across the continent.
Mar 06, 2020
by FACTS FOOD AND ALLERGY CONSULTING AND TESTING SERVICES
As we enter a new decade, several new product development trends can be seen; among these are the use of Agtech, as well as the creation of smaller-portion foodstuffs designed for solo living individuals, to minimise waste.
If you are looking to stay ahead of the game in 2020, you need to be aware of how consumer demands are driving packaging trends. Mitas Corporation shared their thoughts on trends we will see in the year ahead.
Mar 03, 2020
by The Minister of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries (DEFF)
At the time of withdrawing Section 28 notice, Creecy stated "I am of the view that a new approach is required in order to achieve the same objectives that were intended when this Section 28 notice process initially began.
Ensuring food integrity and preventing food fraud is an ongoing challenge in 2020. Based on what we have seen with tracking food fraud reports, added value clams (such as organic, “cage free,” halal, etc.) will continue to be an area that is prone to fraud without effective oversight.