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Irradiation of Food

Cherin studied BSc Hons (Genetics) at the University of Pretoria and was involved in the commercial sale of equipment to laboratories. She obtained an MBA from the University of Cape Town and has been employed by HEPRO Cape (Pty) Ltd since 1992, where she is currently the Managing Director. She was instrumental in developing the company, involved in many [...]

July 7th, 2017|Uncategorised|

FOOD IRRADIATION Prepared by FACS Scientific Director 2009 and updated by Rocco Basson PhD, FRIC 2016

What is Food Irradiation? In the South African context, Food irradiation is the treatment of food with very short electromagnetic waves, in order to improve its safety, acceptability or shelf-lift.  These waves are many times shorter than waves that are produced in microwave ovens which cook food and they have the effect of pasteurizing or [...]

August 19th, 2016|Uncategorised|

This year HEPRO turns 30

Hepro Cape (Pty) Ltd turned 30 on 1 August 2016. We are very proud of the longstanding association with all the industries utilising our services. We thank our customers for their loyal support. None of this would have been possible were it not for a strong team at Hepro – we salute each and every [...]

July 19th, 2016|Uncategorised|

Farmer’s Weekly

GRAPE EXPORTS TO US SET TO INCREASE, THANKS TO NEW IRRADIATION SYSTEM Hepro Cape irradiator could help South Africa’s table grape producers to once again satisfy the phytosanitary requirements of the US. Table grape exports to the US have dwindled considerably over the past three to four years due to increasingly severe phytosanitary requirements applied [...]

July 13th, 2016|Uncategorised|