Category: Manufacturing

Exclusive Interview With Simon Cole, Managing Director Of Informa Exhibitions Egypt Ahead of Africa Food Manufacturing 2017.

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Exclusive Interview With Simon Cole, Managing Director Of Informa Exhibitions Egypt Ahead of  Africa Food Manufacturing 2017.

Interview with Simon Cole, Managing Director, Informa Exhibitions Egypt and co-organiser of Africa Food Manufacturing. Africa Food Manufacturing is a new brand name for a pre-existing event. Can you tell us why you made the decision to change an already successful event? We felt that the event needed to re-focus on the food packaging and […]

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Another Milestone: Pro Plastics Launches New PVC Plant

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Another Milestone: Pro Plastics Launches New PVC Plant

Mr Katiyo and Deputy Minister Paddy Zhanda handing over the new PVC LINE No.9 Zimbabwe`s PVC and HDP plastic pipe producing giant Pro Plastics, has launched a new high-tech  PVC plant a.k.a ‘the new kid on the block’ which is expected to boost the company`s production capacity as well as its competitiveness on the local […]

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Africa Food Manufacturing (AFM) Exhibition Set To Revamp The Food Manufacturing Sector Come 2017

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Africa Food Manufacturing (AFM) Exhibition Set To Revamp The Food Manufacturing Sector Come 2017

‘Africa Food Manufacturing’ New Super Brand for the Region’s Leading ‘AfroPack’ and ‘AfroFoodTech’ Events ‘Smart Manufacturing’ is the official 2017 theme for Africa’s leading food processing and packaging exhibition as new show concept takes shape The launch edition of Africa Food Manufacturing (AFM), now the region’s largest cumulative exhibition dedicated to the food manufacturing industry, […]

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Battle Against Counterfeits: Time For Packaged Goods Regulations In Africa

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Battle Against Counterfeits: Time For Packaged Goods Regulations In Africa

The introduction of packaged food regulations in Africa could prove to be a decisive move in Africa`s ongoing war against the surge of counterfeit and substandard goods on the continent. Africa as a region could combat the influx of substandard and fake goods through enacting a regulatory system or laws that the whole continent would […]

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Uganda National Bureau of Standards: Fake Mchuzi Royco mix a danger

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Uganda National Bureau of Standards: Fake Mchuzi Royco mix a danger

The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has raised awareness on the proliferation of counterfeit products into African markets with Mchuzi Royco coming under scrutiny. The surge of fake Royco in many markets is worrisome as the food additive is popular in Africa with over a million consumers who purchase the product every year.   […]

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Exclusive Interview: Egypt & FoodAfrica Cairo Ready To Satisfy Great Africa Appetite

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Exclusive Interview: Egypt & FoodAfrica Cairo Ready To Satisfy Great Africa Appetite

Ahead of Food Africa Cairo 2016, Esaja caught up with Dalia Kabeel who is the operations director for Konzept Egypt. The company organises the esteem event in conjunction with IFP. Below are her rich thoughts on Egypt’s Agric, Food Processing and trade prospects across the African continent. She also touches on the historic Grand Free […]

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Agritech Expo Zambia 2016: Strongpak Ltd Manufacturing Locally & Exhibits With Confidence

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Agritech Expo Zambia 2016: Strongpak Ltd Manufacturing Locally & Exhibits With Confidence

    The amazing team at Agritech Expo, caught up with one of this year’s exhibitors. Strongpak produces woven bags that are the lifeblood of regional grain, fertilizer & feed packaging. In this exclusive Agritech Expo interview, Manish Bhat (Packaging Technical Advisor) at Strongpak Ltd, shares insights on the company, Zambian agriculture & their participation in Agritech […]

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Esaja 2016 African Business Outlook

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Esaja 2016 African Business Outlook

The year 2015 is one that most African nations will definitively not miss, our outlook for the year didn’t spot an economic slowdown on the horizon, all that mattered then was recovering from the negative publicity Africa received from the Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa. What began as another year for the “Africa Rising” drum […]

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Boom! Tweets From Today’s Historic Signing Of Grand Free Trade Area

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Today is one of the most significant days in East, Southern and indeed African history. The Grand Free Trade Area that has taken many years and deliberations to negotiate, has finally been signed into force. It kicks a free trade area larger than the EU in Europe or the NAAFTA in North America, this is […]

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Boom! COMESA – EAC – SADC Free Trade Area Countdown: It’s A Deal

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Boom! COMESA – EAC – SADC Free Trade Area Countdown: It’s A Deal

On June 10 2015, leaders from COMESA, EAC & SADC will finally sign the tripartite free trade agreement. This momentous occasion is a major step to realising the vision of a connected continent. Three of the 5 major continental trading blocks will become one.  It’s a key step towards achieving the hopes and aspirations of millions […]

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