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E-cigarette manufacturers: Is your labelling in line with global best practice?

In South Africa, there is currently no specific legislation that governs the labelling and marketing of e-cigarettes and other products in the wider vape industry. However this legal situation could change...

Issued by Pyrotec 14 hours ago

FedEx introduces new cold shipping solution for healthcare industry in SA

FedEx Express has introduced a new temperature-controlled solution, FedEx Cold Shipping, in South Africa. This cold-shipping packaging is easy to use, reliable, cost effective and environmentally friendly...

15 hours ago

The foundation for cosmetics confidence

Nothing knocks consumer confidence in a cosmetics brand more than when a product does not do what it claims or if it is counterfeit. From perfumes and make-up to personal care products, no product is immune...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

At your service

Pyrotec's machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, is fully invested in after-sales support and rapid response to breakdowns or technical challenges...

Issued by Pyrotec 15 Aug 2017

Liqueur label cuts famous flapping ears

If you notice something different about your Amarula that's for good reason - as Africa's elephants continue to be slaughtered en masse, the liqueur has removed the elephant from its logo...

By Jeff Wicks 14 Aug 2017

Build agility into your packaging line with this compact handheld coder

Available for the first time in South Africa, Pyrotec PackMark's Coding and Labelling Machinery Division brings you the ultra-portable Anser U2 Mobile handheld printer...

Issued by Pyrotec 10 Aug 2017

Stellenbosch Cabernets get distinctive bottle from Consol

Consol Glass and local wine producers from Stellenbosch have collaborated to create a new Claret/Bordeaux shaped glass bottle...

8 Aug 2017

Sweet end of packaging

With the global bakery and confectionery market predicted to reach €436 billion and €203 respectively by 2020, the specialist packaging industry is gearing up...

1 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: SA's rising female winemaker making strides for the love of Pinot

We speak to Young Gun Jessica Saurwein about the Saurwein nom Pinot noir, her recent 92 point rating by renowned international wine critic Neal Martin and her love for the queen of grapes, Pinot noir...

1 Aug 2017

An impactful solution

Innovation and value-based product development is the forefront for most companies, but few consider how this type of development should be focused on a wider industry challenge, in order to become part of an industry solution...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 Jul 2017

Nike designs shoebox made out of recycled milk containers and coffee lids

Nike partnered with Taiwanese architect and engineer Arthur Huang to design "sustainable and responsible" Air Max packaging...

By Bongani Shweni 28 Jul 2017

Merchandise your products with a Do-It Round Hole Hang Tab

Do-It Round Hole Hang Tabs are sold exclusively in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMedia. These hang tabs are strong, easy to apply and are distinguished by the round hang hole style...

Issued by Pyrotec 25 Jul 2017

Drinking yoghurt increases in volume, value

BMi Research has released its report on the drinking yoghurt category, which continued to grow in volume and value in 2016...

20 Jul 2017

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Can online take-away businesses deliver for investors?

A queasy mix of excitement, hope and cash have for some years now been mixing together in the food delivery sector and that rarely proves to be a recipe for success.

By Kevin Murphy 12 hours ago

Emirates SkyCargo collaborates with DuPont on enhanced temperature protection solution

Emirates SkyCargo in collaboration with DuPont is rolling out a new white cover solution as part of its endeavour to offer a range of innovative cool chain temperature solutions. The new White Cover Xtreme, featuring DuPont's Tyvek Xtreme W50 material, offers enhanced protection for temperature sensitive cargo in hot, cold and wet weather conditions.

18 Aug 2017

Contaminated eggs show continuing problems with supply chain

Another food scandal: this time eggs used for making sandwiches and other processed products that contain traces of an insecticide called fipronil. Fipronil is banned in human food production because it can be harmful to human health if ingested in sufficiently large quantities.

By Lisa Jack 17 Aug 2017

Bain's takes gold at 2017 World Whisky Masters

Bain's Cape Mountain Whisky, South Africa's first single grain whisky, was awarded gold by the panel of judges at the 2017 World Whisky Masters, held by the Spirits Business Magazine in the UK.

17 Aug 2017

Change or die: American malls confront Amazon era

NEW YORK, US - As the retail industry churns in the Amazon era, American shopping malls are turning to a new generation of stores, food and entertainment offerings to make up for an exodus of department stores.

15 Aug 2017

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