Prof Pieter Gouws was a key note speaker at the SAAFoST 23rd biennial international congress and exhibition with the theme ‘Food Science and Technology for the 21st Century’ that was held in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Prof Gouw’s speech was titled Will the microbes have the last word?”

The South African Association for Food Science and Technology (SAAFoST) is a non-profit national association, consisting of food science and other technical professionals and students, as well as various food companies and institutions. Currently the association has about 2,000 members throughout Southern Africa.

They publish a magazine titled Food Science and Technology” that contains interesting and short scientific research snippets and information about upcoming events.

Source: Stellenbosch University