Items of Interest
Dear Members

There are 9 upcoming items that may be of interest to you:

The BRC Global Standard for Food Safety is Changing
Prepare for the switchover from V7 to V8 by means of free webinars that highlight the changes.
Date: Choose either 3 or 17 July 2018, online

Workshop: Basics of Making Chocolate
One-day workshop by retired master chocolatier, Erwin Pfeffer.
Date: 17 July 2018
Venue: Department of Food Science & Technology, CPUT (Bellville Campus)
Email: Larry Dolley -

Allergen Management
Dates & Venue: 24-25 July, Gauteng; 23-24 August, Cape Town

Food Safety Culture Workshop
Save The Date: 26 July
Venue: Johannesburg
Contact: Bridget Day -

Food Labelling Regulations
Dates & Venue: 14-15 August Cape Town; 21-22 August, Gauteng

ExtruAfrica 2018
The seventh annual convention on extrusion.
Date: 31 July - 3 Aug 2018
Venue: Potchefstroom

Second International Conference on Food Safety and Security and Post-Conference Workshop
The theme is Next Generation Food Safety Technologies, addressing Sustainable Development Goals.
Date: 15-17 and 18 October 2018
Venue: Pretoria

Food Science Conference in Nigeria
If you are interested in being part of a self-funded, SAAFoST member delegation to the Nigerian Institute of Food Science and Technology (NIFST) Conference in Abeokuta, Nigeria, from 15 - 18 October 2018, please e-mail Owen Frisby (
Date: 15 - 18 October 2018
Venue: Abeokuta, Nigeria

Fifth World Congress on Risk
The Society for Risk Analysis presents its fifth world congress, where the theme is Development and Resilience.
Date: 6 - 8 May 2019
Venue: Cape Town


SAAFoST Secretariat