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Packaging needs bold, agile, visionary thinking

The packaging for the future requires bold, agile, visionary thinking beyond the aisle. It requires innovative designing for the experience and not just shelf impact...

14 hours ago

The business benefits of booklet labels

To ensure that you make the most of product labelling, as well as meet regulatory demands, you may need to rethink your strategy. Instead of a standard label, have you ever considered a booklet label?...

Issued by Pyrotec 21 Jun 2017

Trends in tea packaging: Bosch Packaging Technology

For the tea industry, estimated in 2016 to be worth some €35 billion, a packaging supplier should understand exactly what tea producers need...

21 Jun 2017

Code with Confidence

Markem-Imaje, a global leader in marking and printing solutions, has introduced Code with Confidence, a simple, tailored, comprehensive range of services solutions for customers worldwide...

Issued by Pyrotec 14 Jun 2017

Getting the message across

Increased legislation and consumer demand for product information presents many packaging problems for the information-driven pharmaceutical and agrochemical sectors...

Issued by Pyrotec 9 Jun 2017

Advancing PET recycling: Petco Award winners announced

Individuals and companies who have made extraordinary contributions to PET recycling in SA, including Bizcommunity's Managing Editor, have been named Petco Award winners...

8 Jun 2017

The benefits of marking and coding

There are several reasons why product owners need to print marks and codes on their product packaging, cartons and so forth...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Jun 2017

Diageo renews commitment to sustainable packaging

Alcoholic beverages company, Diageo, is renewing its commitment to sustainable packaging with the release of its revised Global Plastics and Packaging Guidelines...

5 Jun 2017

Reducing food waste by implementing best practices across food chains

The Fourth International Symposium on Postharvest Pathology opened at the Kruger National Park, Skukuza Camp, 28 May 2017 with a little over 100 plant scientists

2 Jun 2017

Reviewing freedom of choice, as plain packaging tobacco rules considered

Freedom of choice flies out the window when so-called ‘bad' choices can summarily be overruled or interfered with by government...

By Martin van Staden 31 May 2017

Sappi continues to deliver strong results with major investments

Sappi has continued to deliver solid results driven by strong global dissolving pulp and speciality packaging performance...

Issued by Sappi 30 May 2017

Fix-a-Form case study: Spanish seafood producer uses Booklet Labels to inspire purchase

When Spanish seafood producer Salazones Fersa SL wanted to enhance awareness and boost sales of their fish products, the marketing team chose to run an on-pack promotion...

Issued by Pyrotec 30 May 2017

Consumer confusion: The truth about food

According to a new study from the ENOUGH movement families find it difficult to make smart choices about nutrition and health due to conflicting sources of information about how food is produced...

30 May 2017

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International

Research reveals key drivers of sharing economy

A whitepaper, based on an investigation undertaken by Mastercard and The Future Agenda, reveals the key drivers of the ever growing sharing economy, outlining the challenges and future opportunities surrounding it.

12 hours ago

China Guangxi business matchmaking opens at SAITEX

The ‘Brands of China African Showcase' was launched at Gallagher Convention Centre, alongside the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) to enhance Sino-South Africa trade relations.

1 day ago

China, Hong Kong top hubs for fake goods: Europol

China and Hong Kong are overwhelmingly the largest shipment centres for fake goods sold around the world, in a growing, complex battle against sophisticated counterfeiters, Europe's police agency said Thursday.

23 Jun 2017

Woolies faces fight on many fronts

Shares in Woolworths, once regarded as a recession-proof retailer, are trading close to three-year lows as the company finds itself stuck between SA's stalling economy, the cash-guzzling turnaround of its David Jones acquisition in Australia and an impending competitive onslaught from Shoprite, which is moving up-market.

By Giulietta Talevi 22 Jun 2017

PMI to invest $320m into German Heets production facility

Philip Morris International (PMI) will invest approximately $320 million in a new high-tech facility in Dresden, Germany, to produce Heets, the tobacco units to be used with the electronic tobacco heating device IQOS. Construction of the 80,000 m2 facility is scheduled to begin in late 2017. Operational in early 2019, the factory is expected to employ about 500 people.

22 Jun 2017

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