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February 2021

[Update] 5 Tips for sharing a communal kitchen

Written by Bakang Kganyago

The Covid-19 pandemic has made it imperative that we are all aware of the hygiene etiquette that is required in a communal kitchen in order to remain safe and hygienic. Here are 5 tips for sharing...

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Workplace Hygiene, Food Safety and Food Processing
January 2020

Food Hygiene 101: Point of production

Written by Lemay Rogers

Store-bought food, be it pre-packaged or prepared in-store, has become such a feature of modern life that it’s unlikely we give too much thought to whether said food items are safe to consume....

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Hygiene Specialists
October 2019

10 tips for sharing a communal kitchen [update]

Written by Nicole Horne

Aside from the open plan office space, the office kitchen is the most frequented space in a company. It’s an area that receives a lot of visitors; from the first morning cuppa, to tea breaks,...

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Workplace Hygiene, Food Safety and Food Processing
October 2018

Food Storage Best Practices

Written by Bakang Kganyago

Having to decide whether or not to eat that last bit of butter chicken (after a hefty serving for dinner) in order to avoid having to look for Tupperware with a matching lid can be frustrating....

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Hygiene Specialists
October 2018

Food safety: Gloves on, or gloves off?

Written by Nathalie Leblond

Last week’s blog post focused on Global Handwashing Day which is coming up on the 15th of October and some of the tips families can employ to instill good hand hygiene practices into their...

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Cleanliness and Hygiene
September 2018

Food Safety first: how hygiene can contribute to your food safety regiment

Written by Lemay Rogers

For the average Jane, or Joe, food safety became top of the awareness list with the outbreak of the listeria ST6 strain in December last year.  Although South Africa’s Health Minister, Aaron...

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Hygiene Specialists
May 2018

[Ask our Expert ] Hygiene in the food processing industry

Written by Nathalie Leblond

In our fifth instalment of our blog series - Ask the Expert -  we interview Kuvershree Reddy; Food Technologist and QA turned Strategic Account Manager for Rentokil Initial.

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Cleanliness and Hygiene
December 2017

10 disgusting kitchen habits

Written by Nicole Horne

Many of us might have less than savoury kitchen habits we might not even be aware of, which can lead to the spread of harmful pathogens and cross-contamination in the office. Now, before we all go...

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Food Safety and Food Processing, Cleanliness and Hygiene

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