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4th Addis Agrofood Exhibition in Ethiopia

The fourth International Addis Agrofood Agriculture, Agricultural Machinery, Food, Food Technologies and Packaging Exhibition is one of the fastest growing agro-food events...

3 days ago

Union and retail motor sector to talk wages

Unions and employers in the retail motor sector are expected to meet this week to discuss a revised wage offer that could avert a strike at fuel pumps and some component manufacturers...

By Karl Gernetzky 26 Sep 2016

Manufacturing conference to address gender gap

The Amabhubesi Women in Manufacturing Textile & Leather Conference will take place at Emperors Place in Johanneburg from 26-27 October...

26 Sep 2016

Lowest investment in manufacturing in seven years

Investments by local manufacturers in the first half of 2016 dropped by the most in seven years as weak domestic demand, declining orders and pressure on selling prices eroded profits...

By Fifi Peters 22 Sep 2016

Is your food labelling in line with global best practice?

Food manufacturers who focus on the European market - as well as those who wish to keep pace with international benchmarks - are gearing up for more complex labelling requirements under the new EU Food Information Regulation...

Issued by Pyrotec 21 Sep 2016

Start-up funding now available in reopened project

The manufacturing competitiveness enhancement programme (MCEP) was partially reopened on Monday, after a year-long suspension, to accommodate black industrialists in need of start-up funding...

By Fifi Peters 21 Sep 2016

Growth in wholesale trade sales slows to 1.2% y/y in July

Wholesale trade sales rose 1.2% year on year in July, following a revised 1.7% increase in June, Statistics SA said on Thursday...

16 Sep 2016

Small labels can function as big labels

In the majority of industries, product packaging is a multifunctional device that needs to not only contain and protect a product, but also inform the target market about product characteristics. In many cases, packaging also adds value as a promotional platform...

Issued by Pyrotec 8 Sep 2016

Local tea company celebrates 21 years of success

Joe Swart and Jonathan Kelsey formed Joekels Tea Packers in 1994, believing there was a gap in the market for an affordably priced, quality tea and so the Phendula brand (which means "to turn around or change" in Zulu) was born...

2 Sep 2016

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa announces R205m line upgrade

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa is upgrading its Phoenix plant at an estimated cost of R205m, to boost production capacity and speed up turnaround times...

1 Sep 2016

Export on the forefront in creating jobs for KZN

Emerging exporters, existing exporters and seasoned exporters will all gather at the Durban International Convention Centre from 17-21 October to learn, network and discuss export and trade opportunities...

Issued by Hypenica 1 Sep 2016

Toyota voted SA's favourite car brand

Toyota South Africa Motors (TSAM) has scooped the Sunday Times Top Brand award as the best regarded car brand in the Consumer category...

26 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Blazing a trail for women in production

Meet Faith Lelaka, unit head of VWSA's paint shop, and the first black woman to be appointed at this level in the production environment...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Aug 2016

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