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SA’s pork leader invests in high-tech, low temperature efficiency

ESKORT, South Africa’s leading pork manufacturer, has expanded its Gauteng production capacity by 50% with a factory extension officially launched in mid-February. The 10,000 sqm...

Compressor series enables oil-free beer and wine processing

IF one drop of oil can contaminate 100 litres of fresh water, just imagine the potential harm that the ingress of oil vapours during...

R1.5bn palm oil plant nears completion at Richards Bay IDZ

PLANS are underway to ensure that more land is acquired to enable local communities to be involved in the production of the raw materials...

Brewer invests in Prospecton plant’s capability and capacity

SOUTH African Breweries (SAB), a subsidiary of SAB InBev, has invested R240 million in the company’s Prospecton plant to increase capacity and capability for...

R75m smart food factory opens in Dube Trade Zone

A LEADING South African food company, Futurelife, wholly owned by PepsiCo South Africa, opened its new manufacturing facility in the Dube Trade Zone at...

A chickenless festive season looms as prices soar

OPINION | SOUTH Africans should brace for a chickenless festive season this year as multiple industry issues come to a head, resulting in a...

Servitisation can unlock capital and build food production resilience in ‘interesting times’

By Manie de Waal, chief executive officer, Energy Partners ALMOST 60 years ago, on June 6, 1966, a young Robert F. Kennedy told an audience...

Bag system, suitable for nuts, eliminates the need for pallets

SPECIALISTS in the design and local manufacture of labelling, packaging, transport and storage solutions Conceptainer, has developed solutions to protect product integrity and for...

Demineralisation plant at food factory assists in improving water quality

DEMINERALISATION plants are installed to remove dissolved solids (total dissolved solids or TDS) and mineral ions from feedwater and process streams. The typical use...

Making a world of difference with process automation

ACROSS societies and economies, many take it for granted that there is reliable power at the flip of a switch, that water flows at...

Level monitoring in milk tanks using a process transmitter

LEVEL monitoring using a process transmitter with a flush diaphragm is an option for applications in the food industry. It is highly accurate and...

Simplification strategy paying off for aluminium manufacturer

HULAMIN announce its interim results for the period ended June 30, 2023, on Monday. Hulamin’s interim CEO, Geoff Watson, commented: “Improved trading results experienced...

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Paper, pulp and forest group delivers better than expected quarterly results

COMMENTING on the group’s results, Sappi CEO Steve Binnie said: “Within the context of subdued underlying market conditions due to the challenging macroeconomic environment...

Workers can be empowered with modern incentive solutions

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Last-mile fuel delivery enhanced with state-of-the-art technology

LEADING supplier in bulk tanker fuel transportation and supply chain solutions, Unitrans, is optimising supply chains by leveraging cutting-edge technology to enhance last-mile fuel...

Seifsa and Numsa conclude 3-year agreement in record time

AFTER three formal engagements, Seifsa and Numsa have concluded the terms of a historic three-year wage agreement for the period 1 July 2024 to...