Our news update on movers and shakers in
deli industries. Read more...
Industry focus - “Particle definition” – the
buzz-words in modern portioning
and forming technology
The meat, poultry, fish and seafood sectors
rely on portioning and forming equipment to manufacture an array of shaped products
in uniform sizes and forms, and accurate
portions and weights. But this seemingly straightforward technology has evolved to
suit present-day demands. The Butcher
Deli counter - Make your
mark with local
A delicatessen’s artisan food department
is the one section in the store where owners
can imprint their exclusivity Read more...
Meat of the month - Lamb and mutton
How does the butcher promote the meat
type most heavily restricted by price?
The Butcher speaks to Lamb and
Mutton South Africa to find out
how they do it Read more...
Meat of the month - Karoo lamb
“Karoo Meat of Origin” – the intricacies
behind the straightforward stamp
Not all Karoo sheep are certified
“Karoo Meat of Origin”. Regardless
of breed, certified Karoo meat must
comply with stringent codes of practices
to receive the “Certified Karoo Meat
of Origin” certification mark Read more...
Processed meat - Processed meat
solutions – keeping it together with
emulsifiers and stabilisers
We find out from suppliers of emulsifiers
and stabilisers how these assist processed
meat manufacturers Read more...
Company profile - Lake Foods
Living meat innovation
Lake Foods is the exclusive representative
for a select number of leading international manufacturers and suppliers of specialty ingredients, offering products and services
into the meat industry Read more...
Biltong and dry wors –
quality ingredients set the pace
In our annual celebration of biltong and
dry wors we examine meat selection,
seasonings and condiments, and the
importance of selection and care of
equipment to ensure product
quality and integrity Read more...
Carcass processing - Managing the
processing procedure from
intake to product dispatch
Meat and poultry plants count on
integrated manufacturing solutions to
get the job done quickly and efficiently,
while maximising output and profit,
minimising operating and labour
costs, and guaranteeing regulatory
compliance Read more...
Special feature - Weighing up the
options – what to look for
when buying a scale
Often, we are somewhat blasé about
factory or store equipment. They
to perform a task and we
twice about whether or
they are the
right tool for the job.
particularly to scales
profit margin and
losses Read more...