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Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worse

Plastic production and consumption has snowballed since large-scale production began in the 1950s...

By Stephanie B. Borrelle 2 days ago

Nickelodeon in partnership with Kellogg's to bring fun and excitement to breakfast with the newly launched Kellogg's Baby Shark Froot Loops cereal

ViacomCBS Networks Africa (VCNA) kid's channel Nickelodeon has partnered with Kellogg's to bring magical moments to breakfast with new Kellogg's Baby Shark Froot Loops cereal...

Issued by DNA Brand Architects 4 Sep 2020

Newly launched virtual event to bring African agrofood, plastprintpack industries together

The four-day event brings leading global manufacturers and decision-makers from the African agrofood and plastprintpack industries together, creating a network of valuable business contacts.

4 Sep 2020

CCBSA expands rollout of returnable PET plastic bottles

Following successful launches in Eastern Cape, Limpopo, Mpumalanga and Northern Gauteng, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa is continuing the roll-out of its 2L returnable PET plastic bottle...

3 Sep 2020

Maximising on-pack communications

A label helps consumers make purchasing decisions, improve their experience of the brand and the product, and ensures they remain safe when using the product. But what if a label could do a lot more?...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 Sep 2020

Improved logistics management

Locally available from Pyrotec PackMark, the Drop-on-Demand 4700 Valvejet series from Markem-Imaje is proven to improve logistics facilitation thanks to its high print quality and good visibility from any direction at a distance...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 Sep 2020

Foot-operated wheelie bin

Our long-standing motto of 'safety first' has driven us to a new innovation: a foot pedal-operated wheelie bin, the first of its kind in South Africa...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 25 Aug 2020

Have your say on plastic bag regulations

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries has invited members of the public to comment on the intention to amend the Environment Conservation Act Plastic Carrier Bags and Plastic Flat Bags Regulations...

24 Aug 2020

Tetra Pak reacts to demand for sustainable packaging solutions

Tetra Pak Southern Africa continues to adapt its value chain to support the circular economy and meet growing demand for sustainable packaging from retailers and food and beverage producers...

20 Aug 2020

25 Woolies stores now free from plastic shopping bags

Woolworths has announced that 25 stores, including some of its largest full line stores and three food markets, are now single-use plastic shopping bag free...

17 Aug 2020

Diageo achieves bulk of 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility targets

The maker of Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff and Guinness announced the completion of the majority of its 2020 Sustainability and Responsibility goals...

13 Aug 2020

A bleak outlook for packaging in 2020, new BMi Research report shows

South Africa's packaging industry could decline by more than 9% in 2020 as a result of severely impaired disposable income following the national lockdown enforced as a response to the coronavirus...

Issued by BMi Research 11 Aug 2020

3 women shattering the industry glass ceiling at The Glass Recycling Company

Thandi Sibanda, Thembeka Mqilingwa and Sharon Libimbi are three women making a positive difference in the often male-dominated sector of recycling...

6 Aug 2020

Everything beverage manufacturers need to know about product coding

Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, has released a white paper that consolidates everything beverage manufacturers need to know about driving product, case, and pallet coding efficiency while minimising waste and protecting and promoting their brands cost-effectively with low risk...

Issued by Pyrotec 3 Aug 2020

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