BizTrends 2018


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Total recall

Food safety remains a priority for consumers and food chain manufacturers. Coding and marking is essential for providing information on products, labels and packaging...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

Plastic packaging is often pollution for profit

As a polymer scientist, it feels like my life's work is dismissed as immoral by even my hero Sir David Attenborough, simply because I deal with plastics...

By Anthony J Ryan 2 days ago

How packaging promotes consumer health

Local pharmaceutical manufacturers know all too well how important it is to also ensure product labelling makes usage and dosage guidelines as clear and unambiguous as possible for all consumers...

Issued by Pyrotec 19 Apr 2018

RTD sports drinks gaining market share

Ready to drink (RTD) sports drinks were one of the few segments of the non-alcoholic beverage categories that recorded positive growth for the year 2017...

17 Apr 2018

Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important

Cross-merchandising will help you get the most out of customer traffic in your store. Consumers also benefit from the suggestion of additional, complementary items...

Issued by Pyrotec 9 Apr 2018

2018 Wine and Beer Label Design Awards winners

The results of the fourth annual Wine Label Design Awards and the inaugural Beer Label Design Awards were announced last month at the Cavalli Wine and Stud Farm...

3 Apr 2018

What hang tab is right for your retail display?

The less material you use to hang your packages, the less money you're going to have to spend on hanging supplies like hang tabs and display strips...

Issued by Pyrotec 27 Mar 2018

Irish packaging firm snubs sweetened US bid

Ireland's Smurfit Kappa, which makes cardboard and paper packaging, said on Monday that it has rejected an improved 8.9-billion-euro ($11-billion) bid from US peer International Paper.

27 Mar 2018

Five signs a label is counterfeit

The problem of counterfeit drugs is a global one. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, for example, says it has found fake medicines in at least 75 countries around the world...

Issued by Pyrotec 26 Mar 2018

Why on-pack promotions work

An on-pack promotion is a fast, flexible and dynamic solution for driving purchases at retail, and Pyrotec PackMedia's Fix-a-Form booklet labels provide all the space needed to launch a new product or campaign...

Issued by Pyrotec 23 Mar 2018

Packaging: Multiple purposes, one platform

Modern-day packaging plays many roles, from containing and preserving products to informing customers about contents, ingredients, dosage instructions and so forth...

Issued by Pyrotec 7 Mar 2018

Continuous performance: continuous inkjet coders

Does your business rely on technologies that offer reliability, speed and flexibility? When it comes to your printing, coding and marking requirements, continuous inkjet (CIJ) technology is an ideal choice...

Issued by Pyrotec 27 Feb 2018

Consumer behaviour is shifting - Shouldn't your brand be too?

The 9th Packaging Conference on consumer insights and packaging trends, hosted by Stratcom Branding, is coming to Johannesburg on 2 March...

By Gidgette Osborne, Issued by GO Content Lab 27 Feb 2018

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