[ActivRetail] David Garrioch from Durban won the R20 000 prize for the most innovative Pringles Jingle, a competition launched by the distributors Fore Good Group, in May 2010 to mark the re-launch of the '90 Perfect Pringles' tube. Five other talented individuals were given a year's supply of Pringles.
[ActivRetail] The Chilla offering of fully imported gourmet frappes, fruit smoothies, hot chocolate and chai spiced lattés has been added into Ciro Beverage Solutions extensive beverage range. The wholly owned subsidiary of AVI Limited recently announced its strategic partnership with the Chilla Beverage Co.
[ActivRetail] Stafford Bros & Draeger has been appointed as the official distributor for The Berry Company, a British company that has found success with berry juices aimed primarily at health and fitness enthusiasts.
[ActivRetail] Having won a gold and silver medal at 2009's local FTASA (Flexographic Technical Association of South Africa) Awards, Nampak has added a Gold and Bronze Award for its Imana Chicken Noodle soup and Cream of vegetable soup packs respectively at the FTA (Flexographic Technical Association) International Awards ceremony in Las Vegas on 2 May 2010.
[ActivRetail] The Engen bakery network of 530 outlets, which has been managed by Retsol since 2007, will become rebranded as an exclusive bakery franchise under the name Corner Bakery, the Retsol brand, which specialises in fast food and bakery goods, as well as Equatorial Coffee, its exclusive coffee brand. The business model will convert to a franchise format, in a two-year franchise conversion process that began on 1 April 2010.
[ActivRetail] The new Food Lover's Market launches in Table View, Cape Town, today, 5 May 2010. Designed to offer something for everybody - foodies, families and singletons - the store takes its design cues from international retail trends in Europe and the US and other successful branches around South Africa.
[ActivRetail] Two limited edition Flavours of South Africa variants that combine two homegrown flavours - Marula and Rooibos - have been released by Ceres to welcome visitors. The limited edition themed packaging, designed by Cape Town-based brand activation agency, 34, proudly sports the South African flag to catch the eye of consumers and stand out on shelf.
[ActivRetail] Fromageries Bel has introduced a new slice format to The Laughing Cow brand to complement its current range of cheeses, which includes the spreadable Wedges, Cheez Dippers, Belcubes and a Cheese Tub.
[ActivRetail] The BRC (British Retail Consortium) Global Standard certification, a leading global product safety and quality certification programme used by certificated suppliers in over 100 countries, has been awarded to Nampak Flexible in Ndabeni, Cape Town.
[ActivRetail] Denny has launched a range of Two Meal Portion Packs, a way to make dinner for two by serving quality and convenience in just the right amounts. Aimed at the single executive or the small family looking for a quick and healthy alternative to preparing a meal from scratch, the packs can be added to meat or pasta.