SAAFoST Undergraduate Bursary 2021 and The Food Advisory Consumer Service (FACS)

SAAFoST Undergraduate Bursary 2021

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) Foundation is inviting interested students to apply for full-term bursaries in the field of Food Science and Technology, awarded based on academic merit, employment equity, and demonstrated potential.


Download the application form in Adobe PDF format or MS Word format.
Closing date for applications: 31 January 2021

Completed applications must be e-mailed to SAAFoST’s Membership Development Officer Irene Burke at

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Food Advisory Consumer Service (FACS)

The Food Advisory Consumer Service, FACS, is South Africa’s first independent food and nutrition consumer service. It was launched on 16 January 1995. It provides consumers with information on food and nutrition issues which is both relevant and scientifically correct.

Be food wise visit the FACS website at

Contact FACS 

Customer Hotline: 012 428 7122 (Hotline available from o8:00 am to 12:00 noon)

Media Enquiries: Contact James McLean at

Food Related Queries: Contact David Watson at

Sneak peek into 2021!

Re-imagining the hospitality industry post-COVID-19 with celebrity chef, Siba Mtongana

SAAFoST (South African Association for Food Science and Technology) in collaboration with MySAAFoST, is hosting a webinar titled “Re-imagining the hospitality industry post-COVID-19: How to build a brand in this new environment and the role of social media in growing your business” on 28 January 2021 from 12:00 noon to 13:00.

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SAAFoST 24th Biennial International Virtual Congress

Welcome to the SAAFoST 24th Biennial Virtual Congress. The congress will be held from 20 to 22 September 2021. Save the date!

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For more information, contact SAAFoST Communications Officer.

Tsetse Baloyi

Cell: 071 870 2775


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