Click here to read the Jujune coverne issue of Food & Beverage Reporter (it’s a PDF file you can download and read offline).


  • For decades the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) has masqueraded as a quasi-judicial institution with the power to punish the food industry. Finally, this fraud has been exposed.
  • It’s mid-year and the Flavour Oscars are in full swing. This year’s nominations are …
  • Processing machinery giant Bosch has captured many of the big boys as customers – but now it wants the small guy too, and it has launched a range of horizontal and vertical machines to do just that.
  • On-site rancidity testing of oils can prevent a product and safety nightmare. We look at the state of the technology and find out how it’s done on the line.
  • Insects are turning out to be a fabulous protein source and we speak to an out-of-the-box thinker who’s designing home harvesting solutions.


FBR May coverOur May issue is now available online (a PDF file you can download).

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April issue is out – now you can save it to your PC

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  • The Van Buuren brothers have perfected the vertical farming concept, generating extraordinary yields. We visit their solution for intensive urban farming.
  • We take an in-depth look at the sugar tax that will be implemented next year and it’s impact on manufacturers. Our verdict is not so sweet.
  • The CEO of dairy products giant Danone has a powerful vision for an eco-friendly future and he spells out the path this global player is taking.
  • Your products may smell good, but what if your brand stinks? We talk to the pioneer of sensory branding in SA and find out how to make brands smell lekker.
  • Rooibos is big business – locally and globally – but it’s taken a long time for those previously excluded by apartheid to start benefiting from the growing demand for this indigenous, healthy tea.


March issue is here … read it online

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  • We interview RCL Foods CEO Miles Dally on the challenges
    facing this multi-billion rand food giant.
  • Cold-pressed juices are the hot new beverage:
    Look who’s making it happen in SA.
  • Consumers are starting to demand cage-free eggs:
    Does it really make a difference?
  • How Africa Spice has raised the bar when it comes to food safety.
  • Print subscribers will be receiving their mags by post – along with a free copy of our 2016 Supplier Directory.
  • Why not subscribe and get all 10 issues a year delivered to your doorstep? It’s just R250 a year. Click here for options.

2016 Supplier Directory now available


The 2016 edition of our Annual Supplier Directory is now available.

Click here to read it online. It’s a PDF file. You can save it to your hard drive for instant access next time you’re looking for a supplier. The online version is searchable using Adobe Reader or similar software.

The 40-page 2016 directory has been completely updated and covers the full range of suppliers to the food and beverage sector, hundreds of contacts in over 50 categories.

It’s the must-have companion for everyone in the industry.

If you are a subscriber, the printed version of the 2016 Annual Supplier Directory will be mailed to you along with your copy of the March edition of Food & Beverage Reporter.

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Our Jan-Feb issue is now available online. And it’s free.

It’s packed with news and views about the industry.

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