Strengthening foods through fortification

By |October 21st, 2014|

The best way to prevent micronutrient malnutrition is to consume a balanced diet that is adequate in every nutrient. Fortification is mandatory by law. The Baker explores the various options – Aarifah Nosarka

According to […]

Low sodium alternatives: worth their weight in salt?

By |October 21st, 2014|

South Africans have one of the highest rates of hypertension worldwide. Almost one in three South Africans aged 15 years and older are believed to be living with high blood pressure, making them more […]

Businesses at risk for neglecting food safety

By |October 21st, 2014|

Ideals of addressing food waste and food security may supersede the hearts and minds of the average concerned individual. For the food processing industry, food safety must come first. The Baker spoke to experts […]

Hong Kong International Bakery Expo 2014

By |September 15th, 2014|

Hong Kong International Bakery Expo (HKIBE) is a professional B2B trade platform for the industry to expand business particularly to Asia-Pacific region. HKIBE is the ONLY show that exclusively built for international trade of […]

Tracking the cold chain

By |September 8th, 2014|

The challenge within the cold chain is to keep track of every point in the lifecycle of a refrigerated and frozen product. The Baker finds out what technology is available for the tracing and […]

Automate or liquidate

By |September 8th, 2014|

Looking globally, automation has always been one of the keys to economic development. By increasing productivity, efficiency and efficacy, companies are able to remain competitive within the global marketplace, ensure sustainability and, most importantly, […]

Just hit print

By |September 8th, 2014|

Growing up, we were all told about the technological wonders that would assault us in the 21st century. Now while there have been some quantum leaps forward in various fields, there are not that […]

In the mix

By |September 8th, 2014|

Quantum AFS is a manufacturer and distributor of technology based products in the food Industry. With over 10 years experience within the food science sector Quantum AFS is, at its core, concerned with the […]

Lactose intolerance: pandemic or perfectly normal?

By |September 5th, 2014|

Lactose intolerance affects about one third of the global population today. Historically, the problem was never an issue, which may simply be that diagnosis and reporting systems were inadequate. This begs the question as […]

Cupcakes for all occasions

By |September 5th, 2014|

Cupcakes are really the flavour of the moment in South Africa today. A few short years ago they were most certainly not centre stage, but are now available in a wide variety of shapes, […]