June 14, 2023

UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF FOOD LABELING AT AFRICA’S BIG 7


Discover the untapped potential of food labeling regulations in South Africa and how they can unlock new avenues of success for your business.

Register to attend Africa’s Big 7 and get access to an exclusive Fireside Chat focused on “Understanding Food Labeling in South Africa and Its Business Implications.”During this enlightening session, you will delve into the intricacies of food labeling regulations and uncover the secrets to leveraging them for your business growth. Here’s what you can expect to gain:

Comprehensive understanding: Gain a deep understanding of the regulatory framework governing food labeling in South Africa and how it impacts your business operations.

Unveiling minimum requirements: Learn about the minimum requirements for labeling all foodstuffs and discover how they can help you showcase the quality and safety of your products.

Competitive advantage: Explore the differences in allergen labeling regulations between South Africa, the EU, FDA, and Codex, and seize opportunities to expand your market reach globally.

Ensuring compliance: Understand the enforcement mechanisms for labeling regulations in South Africa, ensuring your business remains compliant and avoids potential risks.

Consumer trust and loyalty: Grasp the significance of the Consumer Protection Act and discover how it can bolster your business reputation and foster trust among consumers.

Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to unlock the secrets of food labeling in South Africa and pave the way for your business’s success.

Speaker Highlight

Gabrielle Stevens

Gabrielle Stevens
Head: Regulatory and Nutrition Division
Food & Allergy Consulting & Testing Services (FACTS)

Gabrielle Stevens is a registered dietitian and heads up the regulatory and nutrition division at FACTS. With a wealth of experience in nutrition, health, and food labeling projects, she provides expert consultancy services in these areas.

Additionally, Gabrielle runs a private practice in Johannesburg, further expanding her insights into the practical aspects of food labeling and its impact on individuals.

Gabrielle’s diverse background offers a unique perspective on how the food industry is perceived by the general public. She understands the importance of effective food labeling practices and is well-versed in addressing the complexities of food allergies. Her involvement in providing regulatory talks, health promotion campaigns, and media interactions demonstrates her commitment to education and advocacy in the field.

 Register now to secure your spot.


Africa’s Big 7 advisory board comprises esteemed professionals in the industry, working towards enhancing the sector. Among them are Malaysian Trade Commissioner, Har Man Ahmad, Founder and Managing Director of Innovatr, Richard Lawrence, Consultant, Kiba Bam and Commercial Director of Yebo Fresh, Lerato Ramollo, as well as Pick n Pay’s Head of Product and Quality, Nicki Russell.
Attending the show would benefit a variety of industry players from food and beverage manufacturers to managers, packing and product managers, purchasing professionals, restaurateurs, chefs, the C-suite, and more.


“Africa’s Big 7 brings quality, fresh and affordable food, and beverage products from around the world to Africa’s doorstep. We look forward to welcoming visitors to the event, where a special announcement is also on the agenda,” Schiff concludes.

Register to attend Africa’s Big 7 here.

For more information visit www.africabig7.com