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OPEN Food Group, official food partner of Women’s Lifestyle Expo, talks top food trends

World-class culinary specialists, OPEN Food Group, has been announced as the official food partner to this year’s Women’s Lifestyle Expo – brought to you by FMI. This taste-enhancing #foodforwoman addition to the multisensory Women’s Lifestyle Expo (#WLE2018) will be an experiential food sensation that invites you to simply indulge yourself! All this flavour will be taking over Joburg’s Montecasino Piazza from Saturday, 29 September to Sunday, 30 September.   Tamar Klonarides, CEO of OPEN Food Group, said the organisation was founded on the belief that ‘good food is what brings people together’: “It is the foundation of good memories. A home-cooked family meal, an alfresco lunch with friends - we can all recall memories based on the food we ate and shared. As such, we believe that food should always be of an exceptional standard. This belief in bringing people together and creating memories is what OPEN Food Group will bring to the Woman’s Lifestyle Expo.”   To whet the appetite for #WLE2018, OPEN Food Group has shared its Top Food Trends for 2018:   1. Poke Bowls Poke bowls - originally native to Hawaii - have been a trending in the US and we are slowly seeing them more in South Africa. These bowls offer easily accessible traditional dishes that can be endlessly customised.   2. Plant-based Protein With the social focus on saving our environment and being vegan, a lot of chefs have embraced plant-based ingredients -Tofu, tempeh and quinoa - to replace the usual ‘meaty’ proteins.   3. The Fourth Meal With the fast-paced lifestyle we all seem to live, everything we do has less structure, this includes our eating habits. The magic number has always been three meals – we suggest

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Women’s Lifestyle Expo announces exciting media collaboration for 2018 event

Leading South African publications; rooi rose, Women & Home, and Essentials, have just announced they will be media partners for the dynamic Women’s Lifestyle Expo – brought to you by FMI – taking place at Montecasino on 29 and 30 September.   The expo’s mission to empower and educate women to live healthier, better lives directly aligns with our sponsor FMI – the leading income protection specialists – as well as Caxton and their three publications, which are renowned for their promotion and upliftment of South African women.   “The Women’s Lifestyle Expo is about female empowerment and promotion of the extraordinary skill and talent found in every industry across the country. For years, rooi rose, Women & Home and Essentials have been dedicated to highlighting the incredible female visionaries South Africa has to offer, giving them a platform for well-deserved recognition, as well as a space to inspire others. We are founded on the same ethos of female connectivity and advancement, which is what makes this media partnership such a perfect fit,” explained Helen Johns, co-founder of the Women’s Lifestyle Expo.   Martie Pansegrouw, editor of rooi rose, said: “It is a wonderful privilege for rooi rose, and our sister publications, to be associated with the Women’s Lifestyle Expo. It is the first time that this prestigious event is being held in Johannesburg and it offers our readers an opportunity to be involved in talks related to many of our magazine’s pillars including beauty, wellness, finance, fashion and food. The expo promises a unique and carefully curated range of experiences for all visitors, and we will also have a special subscription offer at our rooi rose stand.”   Visitors to the Women’s Lifestyle Expo