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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

Smoking and Thermal Treatment Masterclasses



There will be 2 technical training workshops taking place on 8 & 10 October 2019. 8 October in Johannesburg and 10 October in Cape Town.




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BURGER KING® rebrands for the launch of bacon in SA


September 2019: It’s business as usual at BURGER KING®, or is it? The brand is still committed to using only the freshest ingredients, 100% pure beef patties and quality over quantity, but something is different.





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Food Industry Health Risks and How To Avoid Them



Every organisation operating in the food industry faces a great amount of responsibility. If errors occur within the manufacturing processes, food cultivation or production, the negative effects can be far reaching and devastating. 




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Things heat up at the third annual Fire & Feast Meat Festival


From Friday, 6 September to Sunday, 8 September 2019 the popular Fire & Feast Meat & Food Festival will help South Africans shake off the winter cobwebs and slide into Spring over a weekend-long love affair of meat, fire, braais and live music.





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National Butchers Challenge 2019


National Butchers Challenge 2019 at the Fire and Feast Meat Festival at the Dome in Johannesburg
6-8 September 2019




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Latest International News

GELITA to Host Global Food and Active Nutrition Symposium

GELITA, the world’s leading manufacturer of gelatine and collagen peptides will be hosting its biannual Food and Health & Nutrition Symposium in Heidelberg, Germany, on 23–24 October. 


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Marfrig signs deal with ADM to produce plant-based Burgers in Brazil


Marfrig Global Foods, a leading global beef producer and the world’s largest beef patty producer, announces today an agreement with U.S.-based Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM), one of the world’s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient suppliers, for the production and sale of vegetable protein-based products in Brazil.



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Welbilt Launches Frymaster FQ4000 easyTouch.




A press release published on the Foodservice Consultants Society International (7/25) website announces that Welbilt “once again brings innovation to the table with the launch of the Frymaster FQ4000 easyTouch® – the third brand within the Welbilt portfolio to use patented easyTouch® technology.” 




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Givaudan and Bühler partner to fast-track market access


Innovation centres of two leading Swiss companies

Givaudan and Bühler partner to fast-track market access and innovation for start-ups



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Study identifies ASFV proteins for vaccine development

Scientists at The Pirbright Institute have identified African swine fever virus (ASFV) proteins that can trigger an immune response in pigs which the team hopes to develop as a vaccine capable of protecting against the deadly disease.



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Company Profile


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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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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MIMA has been around since 1995 and is still going strong. Since then we have been supplying the food industry with everything that is needed in the processing of meat products.


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FACTS Food & Allergy Consulting and 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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Orkila, Your partner in the Food Sector





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