Reinventing Food Safety & Compliance in Africa post Covid-19

The AFMASS Food Expo Food Safety & Compliance Webinar brings together the key stakeholders from the food industry supply chain – food manufacturing, retail and hospitality; Government agencies and others to set the tone for the future of food safety and compliance in Africa during and after the Covid-19 pandemic.

No other pandemic has impacted Africa’s food industry supply chain than Covid-19 – and its impact on the way the food industry has devastated the sector. 

This Webinar will seeks to  provide new perspectives and solutions to key stakeholders in Africa to the challenges that the food industry faces during and after the pandemic.

DATE: July 16, 2020

TIME: 2.00 PM-4.00 PM EAST AFRICAN TIME (11.00 AM-01.00 PM GMT)

Topical Issues at the Webinar

a) Business Impact of Covid-19 – To share experiences, challenges, opportunities, solutions and trends brought by the pandemic, including on personnel and facility safety, business continuity, food safety and compliance across the value chain – from the farm, distribution, processing and packaging, retail and hospitality sectors in Africa.

b) Business & Trade Outlook – To share the future outlook of the food industry in Africa across the value chain – at the farm, processing and packaging, retail and HORECA levels and how the Covid-19 will likely impact the sector in future

c) Technology & Innovations Outlook: To share the latest technologies and innovations that operators in the food value chain in Africa can adopt to mitigate the risks brought by the pandemic now and into the future; improve food safety and improve compliance.

e) Investments Outlook: Discover the possible impacts of the Covid-19 on the investments in food safety and compliance in Africa; and possible strategies to attract investments and financing into the food industry during the pandemic and beyond.

d) Regulatory Outlook: To engage with regulators on possible guidelines and regulations that the food industry may institute to improve personnel safety, consumer health and sustainability in the future

This Edition of the Webinars is Sponsored by:

We are seeking sponsors for this important webinar. Please contact us for more details on how your brand can stand out during this session.

Solutions across the Food Value Chain

The AFMASS Food Expo Food Safety & Compliance Virtual Seminar covers the entire scope of the food value chain, with discussions covering the following critical stages in the supply chain. 

Food Production & Storage

Food Processing & Packaging

Food Retail & HORECA

Why you Must Attend the Webinar

Explore new technologies

Utilise the Seminar to discover new technologies you can adopt for your operations now and into the future to manage current and future risks to your business

Get fresh ideas & perspectives

We are in unchartered territory, full of pitfalls and risks. The Seminar is the best opportunity to ask questions and seek answers to some of the grey areas you are grappling with

Bond with stakeholders

Meet virtually and engage with the most important stakeholders in the region's food manufacturing, retail and hospitality sector; Government agencies and more


Robert Kilonzo

Deputy Director, Food Safety - Ministry of Health, Kenya

George Akida

Exports Manager - Africado Ltd, Tanzania

Esther Muthee

Food Safety Consultant - Hospitality Industry, Rwanda

Beatrice Opiyo

Program Manager – Food Safety Certification, Kenya Bureau of Standards

Amir Parpia

Finance Director - Alpha Fine Foods, Kenya & Chairman, Food Sector, Kenya Association of Manufacturers

George Atieno

Quality & Hygiene Manager - MAF Carrefour Hypermarkets, Kenya

Rachel Muli

Quality Manager – Unilever Ethiopia

Mercy Chatyoka

QSHE Manager - National Foods Zimbabwe

Matthew Ncube

Deputy Group Executive Leader & Director, Nhlupo Business Optimisation Solutions

Joan Lomabard

Joan Lombard

Quality Assurance & Food Safety Manager – Farmers Choice, Kenya

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