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Winners announced for Winemag Label Design Awards 2020

The winners of's Label Design Awards for 2020 have been revealed, with three gold awards allocated for wine, and two each for beer and spirits...

3 days ago

Plastic: Can't live without it, can reinvent it!

Biodegradable plastics can be just useful as regular plastics, too. They maintain their strength, they're affordable and the additive can be applied to the vast majority of plastic products...

By Dean Lynch, Issued by Bean Content 3 days ago

There's no shortage of toilet paper in SA - Pamsa

The pulp, paper, packaging, recycling and tissue value chains will continue to operate as a critical business continuity service supporting the manufacturing, processing and distribution of essential goods...

30 Mar 2020

7 functions of smart packaging

A white paper recently published by Future Market Insights (FMI) claims that the popularity of smart packaging is increasing in consumer goods and logistics services...

Issued by Pyrotec 26 Mar 2020

Alpla to consolidate manufacturing in Gauteng with new plant

Austrian packaging manufacturer Alpla Group is building a new factory in Lanseria near Johannesburg, which will bundles activities from five existing plants...

11 Mar 2020

Polystyrene: Supreme packaging, here to stay!

Mpact Versapak, situated in Paarl, Western Cape and in Roodekop, Gauteng, is a leading manufacturer of plastic packaging and cling film, in Southern Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 10 Mar 2020

Ceres to launch new 200ml packaging for modern lifestyle convenience

Ceres, the innovative fruit-juice brand will launch new packaging in March 2020 to meet the changing demands of the South African consumer lifestyle...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 9 Mar 2020

Growth of liquid cartons cannot be contained

Changing dynamics within the food and beverage industry, coupled with the growth of the retail sector and increasing awareness around sustainability, has driven new growth and innovation in the packaging industry...

By Quinton Swart 9 Mar 2020

The Glenlivet updates packaging to attract younger whisky drinkers

The Glenlivet is aiming to open the world of single malt whisky to a new generation of whisky drinkers by revealing a new look for the bottles in its Ultra-Premium portfolio...

3 Mar 2020

A diamond giveaway for a diamond jubilee

While many well-known consumer brands attempted to link their promotional activity to Queen Elizabeth's 'diamond jubilee', few did it with more extravagance than the luxury ready-made dessert brand Gü...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Mar 2020

Yum Brands to eliminate polystyrene foam packaging globally

Quick-service restaurant giant Yum Brands, which operates KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, has agreed to end its use of harmful expanded polystyrene foam packaging globally by 2022...

28 Feb 2020

#Budget2020: Plastic bag levy increase the new sin tax?

With the plastic bag levy increased for the fourth time in the 2020 Budget Speech, who will bear the cost?

By Lorren de Kock 28 Feb 2020

SA's first locally produced non-alcoholic distilled botanical products

After launching South Africa's first distilled alcohol-free botanical spirits in 2018, Vermont Vergin SA launched two ready-to-drink (RTD) botanical cocktails at the end of 2019...

Issued by Pyrotec 24 Feb 2020

Why social-ready packaging should be a priority in retail

Brand presence via Instagram, Facebook and Twitter is now a necessity rather than a choice, therefore a brand's packaging must matter as much as the product inside...

20 Feb 2020

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