Bronze Sponsors

AGT Foods Africa

AGT Foods is a value-added pulse, staple food and ingredient processor for export and domestic markets. Through its offices and processing facilities located in some of the best agricultural growing regions in Canada, the U.S., Turkey, China, Australia and South Africa and merchandising and sales offices in the U.K., the Netherlands and Spain, AGT Foods produces a full range of pulses and specialty crops including lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans and canary seed as well as food ingredients such as pulse flours, proteins, starches and fibres. Its subsidiary in Turkey, the Arbel Group, produces staple foods such as Arbella Pasta, rice and milled wheat products, including bulgur and semolina. AGT Foods is listed and trades in the Toronto Stock Exchange. In South Africa AGT Foods represents the Retail, Hospitality, Spices, Ingredients, Popcorn, Bakery and Protein Divisions as well as Pouyoukas Foods, which falls under the Retail Division and is sold through all major supermarkets in South Africa.


We are an aluminium semi-fabricator business located in South Africa supplying customers across Africa and the world with an extensive range of quality products. Supported by sales offices in South Africa, the USA and Europe and a network of international agents, we sell to leading manufacturers and distributors across many industries around the world.

Hulamin is committed to the growth of the regional Southern African aluminium industry through our rolled and extruded products business units. We aim to make a meaninful contribution to sustainable development in Southern Africa.

We are committed to responsible business leadership and good governance, and to making a positive impact on the economy, environment and communities in which we operate.


Firmenich was founded in 1895 and is the world’s largest privately held manufacturer of fragrances, ingredients and flavours. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, Firmenich employs 7000+ people and operates in more than 100+ markets with 30 manufacturing entities. Firmenich revenue in 2017 exceeded 3.6bn CHF and operates 4 R&D Centres with more than 240 PHD Scientists. Firmenich creates for the world’s most desirable brands and its client list includes the world’s largest food, beverage, beauty and homecare companies as well as the leading global perfume brands.

Research and development has played a key role in Firmenich steady success. An early R&D director, Leopold Ruzicka, was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1939 and the company continues to spend approximately 10 percent of its revenues on R&D operations. In Rand terms this exceeds R5bn per year. Firmenich has more than 2900 patents in force.

Firmenich delights billions of consumers around the world every day


Picup Technologies is a solution to last mile delivery. On the Picup platform, customers easily specify parcel details and choose the collection point and the drop-off point(s).

Picup’s technology caters for both high and low volume dispatch over the middle to last mile by geocoding and routing over a range of advanced and customisable permutations. Once out the door Picup focuses on 100% visibility and accountability of each individual parcel and customers can live-track their parcels so that they know where their parcels are at all times.

The Picup Legends are crowdsourced and onboarded rather than being a driver fleet which Picup owns. This allows drivers to earn optimally when it is convenient for them. The main focus at Picup is on building the technology to ensure the easiest and most efficient solutions for businesses. technology, and an innovative approach to delivery.

We don’t own our fleet, we don’t own warehouses, we don’t own huge overheads. We empower our drivers and allow them to earn optimally when it’s convenient for them.


Sponsoring Food Next.Africa 2019 provides the opportunity to put your brand in front of  senior food industry stakeholders. We offer a comprehensive range of sponsorship options available to suit your strategy, contact:

Dale Magaya
Sales Manager
Tel: +27 (0)11 783 7250
Email: dalemagaya@dmgevents.com

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  • Diva
  • Rayan
  • Airchefs
  • Dusots
  • Tongaat hulett
  • Danlink
  • Sodexo

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