An innovative enabling environment

Food South Africa is a Business Member Organisation providing an engagement platform for the agro-processing sector in South Africa where academia, support agencies, key strategic stakeholders and government can interact with the industry.

Our vision is to create an innovative enabling environment for all food manufacturers to grow and increase their competitiveness along the entire value chain and take advantage of local, regional and international trade opportunities. Food South Africa’s services, programmes, and projects are evidence-based accelerated economic growth and development.

What do we do?

As a team of professionals who are experienced, qualified and with international networks, we provide the following value-added services:

  • The leading voice of the South African agro-processing sector
  • Advocacy – protecting the interest of the food and beverage industry
  • Matchmaking – trade facilitation, selling missions, supplier and retailer links
  • Networking Events – conferences, workshops & seminars
  • Market Intelligence – information sharing, sector analysis & market research
  • Capacity Building – transfer of knowledge, skills & technology.

High-impact projects

Food South Africa is involved with the following projects, all aimed at creating employment and meeting the industrialisation goals:

  • Green Economy
  • Beneficiation
  • Testing Laboratory
  • Steam Sterilisation Plant
  • Consolidation Warehousing
  • Halaal Industrial Parks