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  • Latest news and developments from South Africa and around the world, so you’re in the know
  • Updates on new innovations in equipment, ingredients and solutions, so you stay a step ahead 
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Latest News

Jackie Cameron Hostex 2020 ambassador

 

 

The sky’s the limit for young chefs in today’s culinary world – 

By award-winning chef, Jackie Cameron, owner of Jackie Cameron School of Food & Wine in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, author of two successful books, and Hostex 2020 ambassador

 

 

 

 

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Hostex 2020 is the not-to-be-missed trade expo at Sandton Convention Centre

 

Hostex 2020 is just around the corner, taking place at Sandton Convention Centre from Sunday 1 to Tuesday 3 March. Every participant is gearing up to ensure that ‘the show that delivers’ more than meets industry expectations.

 

 

 

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Arnold Tanzer, Hostex 2020 ambassador

 

Life as I am learning it in hospitality

By Arnold Tanzer, Hostex 2020 ambassador, Chef and Owner of Food on the Move, catering for the film & TV industry

 

 

 

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BMG has launched a new range of dry running conveyor components

 

 

BMG’s Light Materials Handling division has launched a new range of dry running conveyor components for the food and beverage sector that offer high productivity, low energy and reduced water consumption, as well as a safe and hygienic work environment.

 

 

 

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LACTALIS SOUTH AFRICA is the new name for PARMALAT SA

 

 

 

A fresh era arrives for the South African dairy industry this year as a new player enters the local market. Lactalis South Africa is the new name for Parmalat SA and this name change came into effect on 1 February 2020.

 

 

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Ingredient News

LACTALIS SOUTH AFRICA is the new name for PARMALAT SA

 

 

 

A fresh era arrives for the South African dairy industry this year as a new player enters the local market. Lactalis South Africa is the new name for Parmalat SA and this name change came into effect on 1 February 2020.

 

 

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The South African Cake Decorators Guild Demonstration Day

 

 

 

The South African Cake Decorators Guild’s  Bellville branch is hosting a day of demos on 7th March.

 

 

 

 

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DuPont Launches new POWERBake® Series

 

 

 

DuPont Launches new POWERBake® Series to Help Bakery Industry in Europe Meet Consumer Demand for Clean Label Products

 

 

 

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Glycemic Index Foundation SA turning 21.

 

We will be turning 21 years old this year! Yes, the Glycemic Index Foundation SA was established in 1999. Because we are reaching this milestone, and we say this with great thankfulness, we thought it good to update the set of endorsement logos. 

 

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The count-down starts to the 18th annual SAAFFI seminar!

 

 

 

 

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Equipment News

BMG has launched a new range of dry running conveyor components

 

 

BMG’s Light Materials Handling division has launched a new range of dry running conveyor components for the food and beverage sector that offer high productivity, low energy and reduced water consumption, as well as a safe and hygienic work environment.

 

 

 

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Hygienic, effective, environmentally friendly crate washing from PHT.

Hygienic, effective, environmentally friendly crate washing from PHT.

The cleaning system of the CM series has a particular hygienic design and low media consumption. All surfaces are bevelled and edges are rounded.

 

 

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8000th apprentice starts career with Bühler

 

The first months of his apprenticeship as a polymechanic are now a thing of the past – Michael Dörig has successfully finished his period of probation. This makes him the 8000th apprentice to have been trained at Bühler Group over a 100-year history of vocational training. 

 

 

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Serco Keeping It Fresh with Insulated Panel Van

 

 

Frut a Cape Town-based company dealing in fruit products, juices, dry ingredients and frozen products – has had the interior of a panel van which they use for deliveries fully insulated by Serco.


Nic van Nes of the family-owned company said he was pleased with the end result and as the company expanded they would consider getting more of their vehicles insulated through Serco.

 

 

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Compact milling solution for producing Atta flour

 

 

Atta flour, produced from a variety of wheats, is used in making flat breads like chapati, roti and puri – staple foods in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

 

 

 

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Company Profiles

Orthochem

 

Largest manufacturer of bread preservatives in the southern hemisphere.

Orthochem is the sole South African manufacturer of Calcium Propionate & Calcium Acetate and has been operating since 1985.

 

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Testo

Testo South Africa is a subsidiary of Testo SE & Co. KGaA with its headquarters in Germany. Testo is a world market leader in the field of portable and stationary measurement solutions with a strong focus on digital quality management software for the food and pharmaceutical industries. 

 

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Ecowize

Operating for over 25 years, Ecowize has grown to become an industry leader in the South African market as well as abroad.

 

Specializing in high performance, high compliance cleaning solutions covering any and all aspects of hygiene from food safety and biosecurity, bringing you what you need from farm to fork..

 

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Cereal & Malt-Extract

Cereal & Malt is a manufacturer of specialized natural ingredients for the food and beverage industry.

We are manufacturers of Malt Extract Syrup, Malt Extract Powder and Speciality Flours.

 

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FACTS Food & Allergy Consulting & Testing Services

 

FACTS offer members of the food and allied industries great depth and breadth of knowledge within one company. We are an authentic, multidisciplinary and connected team of experts, with medical, food science, dietetic, genetic and commercial knowledge.

 

 

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