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Your News and Information portal to the Abattoir, Butchery, Meat Processing and Deli Industries

This site, with its regular newsletters dedicated to the Abattoir, Butchery, Meat Processing and Deli industries brings you:

  • The latest news and developments from South Africa and the world.
  • Updates and new innovations in equipment, ingredients and solutions, so that you stay a step ahead
  • Local and International events and happenings, so that you stay informed
  • An updated list of suppliers to the industry, so you know who’s who
  • A regular newsletter updating you on all of this, conveniently delivered to your inbox
  • A platform to use to showcase your company, brands, products and/or services


Latest Local News

Shedding Weight on Refrigerated Trailers

With the focus heavily on reducing trailer tare weight, Serco recently completed the manufacture of its first two Protec reefer semi-trailers using aluminium facings in place of steel.

The result is vehicles with the advantage of injected foam panel technology plus the huge benefit of a reduction in tare weight allowing for increased payloads.




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It’s the second day of Propak Africa



It’s day 2 and thousands of visitors have already seen the latest products and technologies at Propak Africa 2019.





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The future of all things packaging at Propak Africa 2019

Africa’s ultimate packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling exhibition will be taking place at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg, from 12-15 March.


A renowned local and international brand, the industries it represents have come to count on Propak Africa for its showcase of the latest innovations and technologies, sustainable packaging initiatives, and the most cutting-edge machinery and equipment.




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Industry leaders share latest insights at Propak Africa 2019

From packaging 4.0, to the latest flexographic print trends, from serialization to evaluating the plastics alternatives flooding the local market. More than 20 industry leaders from the packaging, printing, and plastics industries will be sharing their insights into the latest developments and challenges in these industries over four days of free-to-attend seminars taking place during Propak Africa next month.




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Propak Africa to showcase latest packaging industry innovation


The importance of packaging and related industries will take centre stage at Africa’s ultimate packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling trade exhibition, which will afford over 600 exhibitors the opportunity to showcase their latest technologies and innovations.





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Latest International News

New Proseal System Defines Effective Sealing and Peeling

Tray sealing specialist Proseal has launched a unique seal quality testing system that enables food manufacturers and processors to determine the ideal seal and peel strength for individual products. The new ProTest solution allows users to create the best seal each time, combining effective protection of the contents with the right level of ‘peelability’ that ensures maximum consumer convenience.




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The Central Nervous System of the Meat Industry


Solutions for the digitisation and automation of meat factories will be the central theme of industry specialist CSB-System’s stand at the international meat trade show IFFA, taking place from 4 to 9 May in Frankfurt.





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Aleph Farms Jump-starts First Cell-Grown Steak

Aleph Farms is shaping the future of meat by turning cow cells into beef cuts, replicating the complex shape, texture and flavor of a steak.

Aleph Farms Ltd. has kicked off the first cell-grown minute steak, delivering the full experience of meat with the appearance, shape, and texture of beef cuts.




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Cargill expands its global poultry business in Colombia with acquisition of CAMPOLLO

Cargill has acquired Colombian-based CAMPOLLO, one of the country’s leading producers of chicken and protein products.

The acquisition marks the expansion of Cargill’s global protein business in Colombia after acquiring Pollos Bucanero in June 2017. CAMPOLLO has more than 20 years’ experience in the market and its products are a top choice among consumers and retailers across Colombia.




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Paying It Forward Ham By Ham This Holiday Season

DES MOINES, IOWA – Pig farmers across the U.S. understand the important role that they play in contributing to a better way of life in their communities, and this Giving Tuesday is no different. Today, U.S. pig farmers, the National Pork Board, the National Pork Producers Council and State Pork associations kicked off the third annual Hams Across America campaign. The program’s goal is to highlight the many diverse product donations the pork industry makes throughout the year.





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Company Profile

Epoxy Flooring Systems


Epoxy Flooring Systems are the industrial flooring specialists, dedicated to providing long-term, effective flooring solutions specifically tailored to suit all business requirements. Our suite of services is comprehensive and covers all specifications and requirements in industrial flooring systems.





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AGQPE is a specialist supplier of MAP packaging, sealing film and packaging machines. AGQPE specializes in extending shelf-life of packed meat.



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Orkila your partner in the food sector






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Quantum Applied Food Science


Your solution partner, ideally located to service Africa’s needs



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Hanna Instruments



Hanna Instruments Pty Ltd, is a global manufacturer of analytical instrumentation.


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