Cold Link Africa March/April 2018

ISSN 2412-7779 R65.55 INCORPORATING COLD CHAIN One consolidated voice for the refrigeration industry VOL. 03 - No. 04 | March / April 2018 PRODUCER PROCESSOR TRANSPORTER DISTRIBUTOR RETAILER CONSUMER 17 EVENTS WorldSkills Abu Dhabi 2017: My once-in-a- lifetime experience 24 EVENTS Waste not, want not – the reality of the water crisis 29 Resilience among Orange River table grape growers By John Ackermann A visit to the Orange River table grape production area from Upington to Grootdrift last November bore witness to the impact of changing weather patterns. Continued on page 9 COLD LINK AFRICA • March | April 2018 EVENTS First TOC Africa a success – all about ports 39 FEATURE Retail must adapt to cope with water crisis 1