FBN Business Breakfast

On 23 November 2019, FoodBio Network is hosting an exclusive FoodBio Business Netwoking Breakfast where we are bringing together a panel of experts from the industry to exchange knowledge and career guidance; impact of technology and industrial overview; career and business opportunities in the industry, and many more.

The event will start with a key note presentation by Mr Chris Malanda and Mr Leonard Ndlovu, Directors of FoodBio Network,  who will introduce what FoodBio Network is, how it started, what they do and provide recommendations as well. This will be followed by a panel discussion with our distinguished experts who will talk about the current state of Foodtech & Biotech and businesses, provide expert advice to local Foodtech & Biotech operations in South Africa as well, and other critical issues.

So if you are a Student or Professional concerned about the Foodtech & Biotech industries, or a business owner wanting to build your credentials, make sure to attend this event. At the end of the panel discussion, attendees will also have the chance to engage with the experts via our interactive Q&A session. So make sure to come with your key questions. 

We will be serving breakfast and endless coffee throughout the event, to get you started for the day as well.

Who is this Talk for?

This FoodBio Business Networking Breakfast will be of particular interest to:

  • Foodtech & Biotech professionals
  • Agriculture & Agro-industry professionals
  • Quality Managers
  • Auditors
  • Whoever has an interest in Foodtech & Biotech

Event Details

  • Venue: The House of Ribs, Festival Mall
  • Date: 23 November 2019 (Saturday)
  • Registration and Breakfast: 8:15am – 8:30am 
  • Presentation and Networking: 8:30am – 10:30am
  • Price per person: R175



Ms Emily Olifant, Doctorate candidate (Biotechnology) at the University of Johannesburg & Founder of Emour_shop (Natural skin care brand)

Ms Emily Olifant is Doctorate candidate (Biotechnology) at the University of Johannesburg & Founder of @Emour_shop. She will be giving a talk on Food and Biotechnology in the Chemical sciences industry and showing how these two merge together.


Mrs Lydia Sagonda, Food Safety Specialist & Founder of Foodtech_SA

Mrs Lydia Sagonda is a Food Safety Specialist & Founder of Foodtech_SA.

She will be speaking on navigating food safety management systems in the African context and how we can create African solutions to African problems in the food safety space. She is currently the Quality Assurance Manager at Zest Food Solutions.

Looking forward to meet you at the FoodBio Business Netwoking Breakfast.