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
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‚ 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
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
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 Pilsener has launched fresh packaging designed to celebrate 20 years of freedom and the next generation of dreamers.
12 Mar 2014 10:52
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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