Animal welfare now serious business for food companies

Animal welfare has shot up the priority list for food companies but reporting remains “relatively underdeveloped”, according to a new global analysis that also...

Eskom’s power cuts to impact Astral

Astral Foods Limited, a leading Southern African integrated poultry producer, was forwarded a copy of a letter issued by Eskom to the Lekwa Local...

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...

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...

Study: Not all SA orange juices are equally healthy

Researchers suggest that legislation about the labeling of fruit juices should be revised. You drink that glass of orange juice for your health, right? Think again. Not...

New cutting-edge research in cheese industry

Molecular diagnostic tools are more and more integrated into cheese research and cheese development. Nizo can work on modelling the behaviour of cheeses through...

Does retail packaging reduce waste?

A new study analyses more than 300 containers in 56 grocery categories to understand their overall level of sustainability and efficiency. The Use Less...

Wine grape quality still good amid drought

The quality of this year’s wine grape crop is surprisingly good considering the drought, according to Distell, which produces almost a third of South...

Red meat classification system is still relevant

Lees dit in Afrikaans The red meat industry is unanimous in its viewpoint that the current classification system is still relevant. This decision has been...

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...
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BKB: Vooruitsigte vir veeveilings

In 18 Januarie se Grootplaas kuier Danie Strauss van BKB in die ateljee om met ons oor die vooruitsigte vir veeveilings in Suid-Afrika te...

Grootplaas klim op die byeboerwa

Danie Strauss van BKB kuier in die ateljee om met ons oor die vooruitsigte vir veeveilings in Suid-Afrika te gesels. Ons fokus ook op...

OUTA and WSSA to campaign for an independent water regulator

It is no secret that the South African water sector is poorly regulated in most areas, nor that water scarcity and increasingly polluted water...