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This year, Cairo will be hosting one of the most anticipated events within the African food and beverage manufacturing industry – “The Africa Food Manufacturing Exhibition” in cooperation with Food Ingredients Global and ProPak Global Exhibitions. The exhibition will take place at the Egypt International Exhibition Center (EIEC) in New Cairo from August 2nd to August 4th, 2021.
Egypt’s central location, large consumer base, and an impressive reform program are attracting growing interest from the global food and beverage sector.
Source: Fi Africa
FMCG Gurus introduces it's top ten trends for 2021, examining the key trends that will shape consumer attitude and behaviors over the next twelve months, and what opportunities and challenges brands face when targeting these trends.
January 7, 2020
Pharmaceutical cold chains parallel the temperature-controlled food industry in many ways. Even though they are considered separate industries, food supply chain managers can take several cues from its pharmaceutical brethren and vice versa.
13 March 2020
The novel corona-virus pandemic is already affecting global food supply chains, availability of ingredients, and revenues across many parts of the industry. What are some of the major impacts, and what can food companies do to mitigate its effects?
Source: Fi Global Insights
9 April 2020
As the global coronavirus pandemic continues to run rampant, across the world packaged goods are in high demand. PKN asked World Packaging Organisation president Pierre Pienaar to share his views on the role of packaging in a pandemic.
Source: Packaging News
KHS Group has introduced a new paper technology that provides an alternative to shrink film or wrap-around cartons for cans. The company’s Innopack Kisters tray packers can wrap cans of food and beverages in paper.
The high cost of keeping products in cold storage and not selling to customers is impacting producers and wholesalers alike. The decline in demand for frozen potatoes is sticky to the restrictions in place for the time being and those in the industry, can see this trial to time to pioneer operations into a more sustainable frontier.
20 May 2020
As plant-based product launches continue to diversify, there is a rising expectation from consumers that yogurt and dessert alternatives should taste as good as dairy.
Source: Food Ingredients First
Food supply chains now cross multiple national borders. Good collaboration between governments, producers, and consumers helps ensure food safety.
It takes several steps to get food from the farm or fishery to the dining table. We call these steps the food production chain. Contamination can occur at any point along the chain—during production, processing, distribution, or preparation. Understanding where and how it can happen makes prevention easier.
Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
22 March 2019
You may have noticed people using the terms ‘food hygiene’ and ‘food safety’ interchangeably and wondered whether there’s a difference between the two. While they do overlap, they’re not directly interchangeable from a compliance perspective. Therefore, it’s important to recognize the difference between food hygiene and food safety.
Source: High Speed Training (HUB)