Engineering News | Food and Beverages https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/food-and-beverages Tue, 21 May 2019 17:40:29 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Declining poultry profitability halves Astral’s interim operating profit https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/declining-poultry-profitability-halves-astrals-interim-operating-profit-2019-05-13 Tasneem Bulbulia FOOD AND BEVERAGE Mon, 13 May 2019 14:56:00 +0200 519448 1557752254 1557752160 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Coca-Cola facilitates health services delivery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/coca-cola-facilitates-health-services-delivery-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512910 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784169_resized_cocacolabeveragesafrica1116jpg1022.jpg AFRIFOOT PRINT Coca-Cola’s project last mile kick-started pilots in newer countries including Liberia, Sierre Leone, Swaziland and Nigeria 511 287 Company recognised by Top Employers Institute https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/food-and-beverage-company-recognised-by-top-employers-institute-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512994 1552313818 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784366_resized_tigerbrandsenterprisereuters1022.jpg FACTORY SHOP Germiston meat processing facility reopened its doors to the public following the confirmation that the listeriosis outbreak was over 511 287 Grain conveyor solution system offered https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/grain-conveyor-solution-system-offered-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512954 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Movement calls for Brazilian chicken import ban https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/movement-calls-for-brazilian-chicken-import-ban-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512731 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783803_resized_chickenprocessline0820171022bloomberg.jpg CHICKEN FOOT CHICKEN BASE Brazil now accounts for more than 60% of South Africa’s chicken imports, while local producers claim imports are not necessary at all 511 287 Quality inspection results in significant time and money savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quality-inspection-results-in-significant-savings-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 513049 1552313819 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Software simplifies food manufacturing processes https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-simplifies-food-manufacturing-processes-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512727 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000783807_resized_supplychain0618bloomberg21022.jpg POOR PLANNING Too often, poor planning in the supply chain results in too many incorrect products, which leaves too little cash to keep the right products in stock 511 287 TymeBank goes live in Pick n Pay and Boxer stores https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tymebank-goes-live-in-pick-n-pay-and-boxer-stores-2019-03-15 Thabi Madiba Food and Beverages Fri, 15 Mar 2019 00:00:00 +0200 512916 1552313817 1552600800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784190_resized_magnetmarsledlightinginstalledatstangersboxersuperstoreoutlet0520171022.jpg CUSTOMER CARE A TymeBank customer will be able to earn Smart Shopper points anywhere when they use their TymeBank card to make a purchase. 511 287 Trawling for a cleaner environment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/trawling-for-a-cleaner-environment-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495048 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745759_resized_foodbevhake0818bloomberg1022.jpg HAKING ITS TOLL Hake takes less toll on the environment than most other farmed proteins 511 287 Organiser extends show to cater to demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/organiser-extends-show-to-cater-to-demand-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495151 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Appletiser wins over the European market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/appletiser-wins-over-the-european-market-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495165 1534831359 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746001_resized_foodbevappeltiser08181022.jpg EUROPEAN APPEAL Appletiser has been welcomed outside of the African continent 511 287 Compact aluminium gear units used in F&B industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/compact-aluminium-gear-units-for-food-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495152 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745953_resized_foodbevsew08181022.jpg MAKING THE GRADE Food grade bevel gears being locally produced 511 287 Company first to use CO2 refrigeration in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-first-to-use-co2-refrigeration-in-s-africa-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495046 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745752_resized_foodbevmediterraneanfans08181022.jpg ON TOP OF IT The fans of the CO2 refrigeration units at the top of the factory, in Cape Town 511 287 Donating 67 minutes for Mandela https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/donating-67-minutes-for-mandela-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495067 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745799_resized_foodandbeveragefoodforward08181022.jpg DOING IT FOR CHARITY Singer Jimmy Nevis is seen with Pick n Pay director Suzanne Ackerman-Berman at a packing station 511 287 Electropolished metals making pumping smoother https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electropolished-metals-making-pumping-smoother-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495177 1534831359 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746031_resized_foodbevpacko08181022.jpg PACKING A PUNCH Smaller yet as powerful, the Packo Pump is food grade across the board 511 287 Getting to the bottom of things https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/getting-to-the-bottom-of-things-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495081 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745842_resized_foodbevflexicon08181022.jpg BELOW THE BELT The smaller design of the conveyor allows it to fit under most mezzanine areas 511 287 Making quick work of salvaging gas https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/making-quick-work-of-salvaging-gas-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495094 1534831358 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000745877_resized_foodbevagas08181022.jpg LIFE’S A GAS Filling points can fill tanks from 5 kg to 1 t drums 511 287 Software well suited for food and beverage industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/software-well-suited-for-food-and-beverage-industry-2018-08-24 Halima Frost Food and Beverages Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495269 1534831359 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000746246_resized_foodandbevsyspro08181022.jpg FEEDING THE INTEGRATION NEED Syspro 8 fills the need for system integration in industry 511 287 Food manufacturer expands into packaging https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/food-manufacturer-expands-into-packaging-2018-03-16 Melissa Zisengwe Food and Beverages Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479882 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Growing need for correct specification of equipment in F&B industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-need-for-correct-specification-of-equipment-in-fb-industry-2018-03-16 Simone Liedtke Food and Beverages Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479696 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710700_resized_roundseperator022018kwatani1022.jpg ROUND SEPERATOR Kwatani's highly versatile range of round separators typically have a life span of more than 15 years 511 287 New tech to mitigate production challenges https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technology-will-help-save-downtime-and-increase-efficiency-2018-03-16 Melissa Zisengwe Food and Beverages Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479784 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710812_resized_drydencombustionfoodbev0220181022.jpg ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITY Optiflame manipulates all the relevant parameters in the control system and monitors the result 511 287 Association urges producers to meet standards https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/not-all-bottled-water-meet-the-same-standards-association-2018-01-19 Simone Liedtke Food and Beverages Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473161 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696525_resized_charlottemetcalfceo112017southafricannationalbottledwaterassociation1022.jpg CHARLOTTE METCALF The quality of municipal water in South Africa is high, but it does vary daily 511 287 Drive units ensure energy savings in food and beverage industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mechatronics-drives-energy-savings-in-food-and-beverage-industry-2018-03-16 Melissa Zisengwe Food and Beverages Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480099 1521179686 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711642_resized_sewfoodbev032018ngage1022.jpg MOVIGEARS A major benefit of the mechatronics unit is its energy-saving potential 511 287 Air filtration solutions ensures that requirements are met https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/air-filtration-solutions-ensures-requirements-are-met-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461245 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Beverage company appoints new VP https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/beverage-company-appoints-new-vp-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461483 1503384958 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670688_resized_sabalrodebrewery101010duane1022.jpg EXTENSIVE PORTFOLIO SAB has a large number of clients across the African continent 511 287 Changes made to keep up with economic uncertainties https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/changes-made-to-keep-up-with-economic-uncertainties-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461365 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Forklifts delivered to Zimbabwe food producer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/forklifts-delivered-to-zimbabwean-food-producer-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461243 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New food grease slides in https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-food-grease-slides-in-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461361 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New hygiene monitoring device launched in S Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hygiene-monitoring-device-launched-in-s-africa-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461315 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670437_resized_baofoodanddrinkbottlingfactoryusjuly20141022bloomberg.jpg CLEAN-TRACE The machine uses bioluminescence to detect how clean a surface is 511 287 Better business practices required in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/response-to-industry-challenges-includes-better-business-practices-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461242 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670315_resized_vwsanewkukarobotsbodyshop10161022.jpg ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY New technology is making the automation of plants easier 511 287 Two chain elevators to be supplied to plant in KZN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/two-chain-elevators-to-be-supplied-to-plant-in-kzn-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461401 1503384957 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Unique bevelling, cutting and welding reduces chance of microbial growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unique-bevelling-cutting-and-welding-reduces-chance-of-micro-growth-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461240 1503394452 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670305_resized_travlcutterrender1022.jpg ROUNDED WELD The welders are capable of cutting, bevelling and welding a clean seam around pipes and tubes 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/70409_2017-08-02_actum_-_hd_web.mp414926122Actum Industrial product manager Werner Smit explains what the E.H. Wachs machines and the Orbitalum machines can do. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Actum Industrial product manager Werner Smit explains what the E.H. Wachs machines and the Orbitalum machines can do. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Metal Tank Industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/metal-tank-industries-2017-08-25 Zandile Mavuso Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 458982 1503394614 1503612000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672891_resized_0000665034onsite51022.jpg 511 287 S African packaging specialists acquired by international company https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/s-african-packaging-specialists-acquired-by-international-company-2017-08-25 Victor Moolman Food and Beverages Fri, 25 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461241 1503394655 1503612000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000670309_resized_amixtureofrawandrecycledplasticresinorplasticpelletsarehandledforaphotographathilexpolycosmanufacturingplantinmilesburgpennsylvaniausjune1720091022bloomberg.jpg PLASTIC PACKAGING ALPLA now has more than 13 production facilities in Africa 511 287 Fall Armyworm reported in maize fields in two provinces https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fall-armyworm-reported-in-maize-fields-in-two-provinces-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Food and Beverages Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445015 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630603_resized_armyworms1022reuters.jpg THE FALL ARMYWORM If the outbreak cannot be contained, it can affect maize production by almost 80% 511 287 Fishing company to join JSE to enhance its global expansion https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fishing-company-to-join-jse-to-enhance-its-global-expansion-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Food and Beverages Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445021 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Filtration solutions can prevent explosions in food and beverage sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/filtration-solutions-can-prevent-explosions-in-food-and-beverage-sector-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Food and Beverages Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 444676 1489473858 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000629851_resized_enviroxbusinessdevelopmentmanagerantonhertenberger0220171022.jpeg ANTON HERTENBERGER Manufacturers are often not aware that their environments are extremely explosive 511 287 Excessive grain safely storable in low-cost plastic bags https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/excessive-grain-safely-storable-in-low-cost-plastic-bags-for-up-to-two-years-2017-03-17 Johane Turkstra Food and Beverages Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445215 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631143_resized_rhinogroupmaizefarmersmaizefarminggrainbags202171022.jpg HITEC GRAIN STORAGE BAGS The seven-layered Hitec grain bag is one of many agricultural products supplied by Rhino Plastics 511 287