Each year, 1.3bn tonnes of food is wasted, including 45% of fruit and vegetables and 20% of meat. Just a quarter of this wastage could feed the 795 million chronically hungry people around the world.
Data has revealed aflatoxins is the biggest cause of food-related recalls, which demonstrates the importance of role-effective sorting and quality analysis systems in boosting food safety on the production line.
Success Story: Macridge, South Africa
Flip Potgieter of Macridge had a vision for his own macadamia processing factory that would include value-added lines such as pressing macadamia oil, roasting the nuts, as well as manufacturing his own bio-diesel.