• Submit news
  • Advertise & rates
  • Contact us

Subscribe to industry newsletters

Press offices

Enquire about a press office

Biz Takeout's

Episode 84: Agency focus - Source

Date: 2 Apr 2014
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 82: An African Path to Success & Effective Measure

Date: 24 Feb 2014 | Time: 39:00min
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Episode 81: Conn Bertish and Cairo

Date: 14 Feb 2014 | Time: 44:44min
Get the Flash Player to play this.

Share us

Advertise with us
Advertise & RatesMy Account
Company press officeList company
Recruitment packagesSubmit job ad
Download ratecard
Nampak goes all-out to keep the Kruger National Park picture perfect

As Africa's largest packaging supplier, Nampak is mindful of the influence that packaging has on the environment and strives to produce packaging that is balanced in terms of providing product protection and preservation, is cost-effective and at the same time takes into account environmental responsibility.

Issued by Nampak 14 Apr 2014 15:25

Coding solutions from Pyrotec PackMark withstands the chill of dairy freezers

Pyrotec PackMark has the perfect solution to ensure that coding does not fade or wipe off, whether for best before dates, batch numbers, ingredients, logos and barcodes on flexible packaging, rigid plastics, metal, paper-based containers or liquid cartons.

Issued by Pyrotec 19 Mar 2014 13:56

Pioneer Foods fails to stop rival selling maize meal in similar packaging

Pioneer Foods‚ producer of the popular White Star super maize meal since 1999‚ has failed to stop rival Bothaville Milling from selling a super maize meal known as Star.

By Ernest Mabuza 14 Mar 2014 14:59

GDA tables make healthier eating possible

In an effort to help consumers balance their diet and make healthier eating choices, Tiger Brands started working on the Eat Well Live Well labelling system and the Guideline Daily Amounts (GDA) as far back as 2007, with the first Tiger products featuring the GDA at the end of 2008.

Issued by Tiger Brands 14 Mar 2014 11:35

Tetra Pak wins 2014 iF Award

The 2014 International Forum Packaging Design Award (the iF award), one of the most important design awards in the world, has been won by Tetra Pak for its Evero Aseptic, the world's first aseptic carton bottle for ambient white milk.

13 Mar 2014 10:40

Hansa celebrates 20 years of democracy with new look

Hansa Pilsener has launched fresh packaging designed to celebrate 20 years of freedom and the next generation of dreamers.

12 Mar 2014 10:52

Emerging-market operations provide buffer for Mondi

Mondi reported a record financial performance in the year to December‚ with underlying operating profit rising 22% and underlying earnings rising by 37% in the period.

By Mark Allix 4 Mar 2014 10:01

Nampak establishes Nampak Bevcan Nigeria

As part of Nampak's continuing strategy of expanding its African footprint, the company has announced that it has acquired ownership of the Alucan beverage can plant in Agbara, Nigeria.

Issued by Nampak 27 Feb 2014 13:21

No "best before" date on Pyrotec PackMark's coding solutions

With Pyrotec PackMark's wide range of coding solutions, the demand for high speed printing and robustness of promotional codes can be met, making it easier to print on anything from rigid plastic to metal, glass and liquid cartons.

Issued by Pyrotec 27 Feb 2014 12:55

Nampak opens new plastic closures line in Lagos, Nigeria

Nampak has commissioned a new plastic closures line in Lagos, Nigeria. Nampak SA has a strategic partnership with Bericap, Germany, who agreed to extend the manufacturing licence to include Nampak Nigeria. The initial product will be closures for still water and will be followed by carbonated soft drink closures.

Issued by Nampak 24 Feb 2014 10:05

Do-It once, Do-It right

Hanging a product at eye-level can do wonders for attracting a customer's attention; however, damage to the packaging might cost you sales as rigorous handling of products on the shop floor can take a toll on a product's shelf life.

Issued by Pyrotec 19 Feb 2014 12:14

Far-reaching effects for companies in GMO supply chain

One of the purposes of the Consumer Protection Act, No 68 of 2008 (CPA), is to "promote and advance the social and economic welfare of consumers" by "improving consumer awareness and information, and encouraging responsible and informed consumer choice and behaviour".

By Justine Krige 14 Feb 2014 14:35

Understanding food packaging labels

While a small number of people do more than glance at labels on foods, many will not understand fully what they are reading. Once consumers understand what they are reading, they can make better choices and have better conversations with their GPs and medical specialists about what they should be eating.

By Amanda Rogaly 14 Feb 2014 11:43

Sappi's moves from loss to profit

Pulp and paper producer Sappi has reported basic earnings per share (EPS) of three US cents for the quarter ended December compared with 2c in the December 2012‚ but a sharp turnaround from the loss of 29c it reported in the September quarter.

6 Feb 2014 09:13

Show more