MySAAFoST Hackathon Produced Fantastic Product Ideas!

Amazing product ideas from the MySAAFoST hackathon, feast your eyes!

Students gathered to find solutions to reduce Food Waste through upcycling factory waste products to develop new products.

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SAAFoST virtual Congress 2021

The SAAFoST Congress will run from 20 – 22 September 2021 and make use of virtual event solutions that will propel members to its engaging biennial, international experience.

The virtual exhibition hall offers exhibiting companies several stand design options each supporting multiple screens for videos, group chats, private chats, broadcasting, PDF documents and presentations. Also, lead generation is captured and shared with each company so that you can follow up immediately with interested customers and prospects. All these materials can be saved to the attendees’ virtual briefcase.

Click to view Congress 2021 prospectus!

SAAFoST Virtual Congress Early Bird registration is now open!

Be the early bird and save R1000.00!

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SAAFoST Student membership update

Graduating or continuing your studies in 2021?

Graduating Student Members: Upgrade from SAAFoST Student Member to SAAFoST Member by alerting SAAFoST’s Membership Development Officer Irene Burke at about your graduation and enjoy the SAAFoST membership benefits. Update your contact details (e-mail address, cell phone number, etc) here, to continue receiving updates about SAAFoST events and activities.
Continuing Student Members: Remember to send your 2021 university proof of registration to SAAFoST’s Membership Officer Irene Burke at to continue enjoying the benefits of being a SAAFoST Student Member.

Congratulations to Prof. Gunnar Sigge for an appointment to the IFT Board of Directors.

SAAFoST is proud to announce the appointment of Prof. Gunnar Sigge to the IFT Board of Directors. Prof. Sigge is an inspiration and an international ambassador of the Food Science and Technology profession. We are proud of his great achievements and grateful for his dedication over the years. Read more.

Huge congratulations from all of us at SAAFoST!

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