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Advocating the versatility and recyclability of metal packaging

MetPac-SA, the newly formed producer responsibility organisation (PRO), tasked specifically with looking after the interests and recycling of steel, tin plate and aluminium...

18 May 2017

New packaging for Mitchell's Brewery's beers

Mitchell's, the pride of Knysna and the original South African craft beer, has introduced fresh packaging designs for its beers...

17 May 2017

A new generation for Ultrazorb meat trays

Following the launch of the Ultrazorb meat tray in 2012, the Mpact Versapak team further improved on this revolutionary retail product by launching the next generation Ultrazorb...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 16 May 2017

Big benefits of smart laser coding

No matter what the application, the SmartLase C150 and C350 from Markem-Imaje offer impressive benefits for laser coding on paper-based cartons for the food industry...

Issued by Pyrotec 15 May 2017

Tips for successful hang tab performance

Do-It Hang Tabs have been designed to hang products on peg hooks and display strips - anywhere that consumers can see them. Unfortunately, sometimes, a hang tab fails to hold the product in place...

Issued by Pyrotec 12 May 2017

Tetra Pak introduces new digital services

Global processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak has pioneered a new generation of digital technologies to boost efficiency for customers...

10 May 2017

Defeating pharmaceutical counterfeiters

You just need to look at the list of news headlines on the US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) website to realise the worldwide prevalence of counterfeit drugs...

Issued by Pyrotec 10 May 2017

You are about to be banned!

Of course we all know that the advertising bans of alcohol products is getting closer and closer...

By Chris Brewer 8 May 2017

Offer more value on-pack

One of the best ways to communicate your value offering is on your product packaging, so that every time a consumer comes across your product they will be reminded of the value that your company and brand offers them...

Issued by Pyrotec 4 May 2017

Wait! Only 36% of your beef burger may be the real stuff

They are the country's biggest-selling frozen beef patties but a close look at the packaging reveals that they are not very beefy at all - just 36% beef...

25 Apr 2017

Changing behaviour to make recycling a way of life

Our vulnerability to dwindling natural resources is hitting home...

By Hugh Tyrrell 24 Apr 2017

Concern rises over tougher waste control

Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa is pushing the paper and packaging, electrical and electronic equipment and lighting industries to submit waste management plans...

By Mark Allix 24 Apr 2017

Packaging industry sees launch of MetPac-SA

A new producer responsibility organisation has been formed to represent the interests of the metal packaging industry in South Africa...

21 Apr 2017

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International

#NewCampaign: F*ck like a Finn

Finland is the best country for love-making, stated in this campaign video that has gained a million organic views in Finland alone.

1 day ago

Alibaba quarterly profits almost double to $1.55bn

BEIJING, China - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba said Thursday its net profit almost doubled in the latest quarter on the back of soaring growth in online shopping.

3 days ago

Nestle loses appeal over Kit Kat trademark

LONDON, UK - Swiss food and drink giant Nestle on Wednesday lost its legal bid to register the shape of a four-finger Kit Kat chocolate bar as a trademark in Britain.

19 May 2017

Luxe boomerang comes back to bite Chanel

SYDNEY, Australia - French fashion house Chanel has triggered an uproar by selling a luxury monogrammed boomerang with a price tag of nearly $1,500, with critics saying the accessory is an insult to Australian Aborigines.

18 May 2017

Wal-Mart pushing hard to catch Amazon in e-commerce

NEW YORK, US - Wal-Mart Stores, the 800-pound gorilla of retail, is running hard to catch up in an increasingly crucial segment where it is neither the biggest nor the best: e-commerce.

16 May 2017

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