Disruptive technology for constructive change

The word 'disruption' is a noun, used to describe a disturbance or problem that interrupts an event. So, when we talk about disruptive innovation or disruptive technology, these phrases may evoke thoughts of chaos...

Issued by Pyrotec 19 hours ago

Is your product packaging the 'whole package'? 4 unboxing trends for 2019

Who cares what it looks like on the outside when it's what's on the inside that counts, right? Wrong! At least when it comes to product packaging, that is...

By Daniella Shapiro 3 days ago

5 ways our food supply chain will transform in 5 years

IBM has revealed the five significant changes driven by innovation in science and technology that will transform every stage of the food supply chain within the next five years...

14 Feb 2019

Pick n Pay expands range of reusable shopping bags

Pick n Pay is trialling an environmentally-friendly R5 bag as an affordable reusable alternative to plastic carrier bags. The new budget bag is made from green recycled plastic bottles and will initially be introduced in 22 stores...

13 Feb 2019

A generation without labels

According to Vaughan Croeser, brand director for Castle Lager Africa, 'the main barrier keeping people away from each other is the pervasiveness of labels and stereotypes, and the misconceptions we carry about other people'...

Issued by Pyrotec 12 Feb 2019

Case study: Sunny Raisin on-pack promotion

As the UK's leading supplier of dried fruit and seeds, Whitworths chose Fix-a-Form promotional peel-and-reveal labels from Denny Bros for its on-pack £1 off-next-purchase cross-promotion...

Issued by Pyrotec 11 Feb 2019

Coca-Cola responds to "vagina" can incident

#NEWSWATCH: As a result of one of its cans with the XiTsonga word: "Xitombo" (vagina) printed on it having gone viral on social media last week, Coca-Cola has announced that it will be terminating its nationwide Share a Coke activation at the end of February...

8 Feb 2019

Why stop at plastic bags and straws? The case for a global treaty banning most single-use plastics

Single-use plastics are a blessing and a curse. They have fuelled a revolution in commercial and consumer convenience and improved hygiene standards, but also have saturated the world's coastlines and clogged landfills...

By Anastasia Telesetsky 8 Feb 2019

Connected and engaged consumers driving change in food and beverage industry

Increasingly connected and engaged consumers have become a key driving force for change in the food and beverage industry in SA, say stakeholders...

7 Feb 2019

Recycling is not enough. Zero-packaging stores show we can kick our plastic addiction

Wrapped, sealed, boxed, cling-filmed and vacuum packed. We have become used to consumables being packaged in every way imaginable...

By Sabrina Chakori 6 Feb 2019

Valvejet printer line extension improves uptime, flexibility and readability

With the launch of the 4700 drop-on-demand (DOD) valvejet coder from Markem-Imaje, valvejet printer users can now add ink on-the-fly without stopping high-speed production...

Issued by Pyrotec 4 Feb 2019

Trends driving on-pack promotions

In October 2018, Mintel revealed six key consumer trends that will impact global markets in in 2019 and beyond...

Issued by Pyrotec 30 Jan 2019

Tetra Pak appoints Adolfo Orive as new CEO

Global processing and packaging firm Tetra Pak has a new CEO...

28 Jan 2019

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