Food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak is to become the first company in the food and beverage carton industry to offer full-colour digital printing on its carton packages...
17 Jan 2019
When American Horror Story, the Museum of Modern Art and Napoleon Dynamite pay homage to an invention, you know it's made a cultural impact in a big way.
Marsha Bryant 28 Aug 2018
Cape Classics is preparing to release its Indaba Wines brand in a 3-litre 'bag in box' format as changing consumer habits fuel the demand for higher quality BiB wine options...
22 May 2018
Many of the world's largest retailers and food companies have agreed to better labelling of products by 2020 in a bid to radically cut food waste...
21 Sep 2017
In an effort to cut down on confusion about labels on food items, grocery manufacturers and retailers are being urged to get rid of terms like 'sell by' and 'best before'...
21 Feb 2017
It's no secret that around 80 percent of the 80 billion plastic bottles produced annually will end up in landfills or oceans where it will take 800 years to biodegrade...
Jamie Matroos 3 Feb 2017
NEW YORK, US: The 2013 Clio Awards deadline for entries was extended to 1 March but that it... miss this one and you're out of the running, so get your entries in now.
25 Feb 2013
CANNES, FRANCE: The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, taking place from 17-23 June, has announced the members of a further four juries: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Lions. South Africa is represented on the Design jury (Shelley-Ann Atkinson, Grid Worldwide Branding & Design) and on the Film jury (Catherine Ireland, Amplified).
30 Mar 2012
NEW YORK, US: The One Club has released the briefs for the briefs for the 2012 College Competition and this year is offering three challenging briefs from which entrants can choose.
4 Nov 2011
CHICAGO, US: The private label market has enjoyed sales growth in recent years that isn't likely to decrease in the near future. Private label companies continue to introduce better-for-you products and more attractive packaging, all while being easier on consumers' pockets.
Mintel Oxygen 25 Jan 2011
NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), a leading organization for creatives in integrated media and claimed to be the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the full Design jury of leading designers, creatives and educators for the ADC 90th Annual Awards.
12 Jan 2011
RESTON, US: Accenture, comScore, Inc., and dunnhumbyUSA have announced a groundbreaking initiative to help consumer packaged goods (CPG) marketers better understand the link between consumers' usage of brand websites and their in-store brand buying behaviour.
11 Jan 2011
CHICAGO, US: Consumer demand for sustainable food and drink continues to grow, and companies are increasing the supply, as Mintel Global New Products Database (GNPD) has tracked more than 13 000 new sustainable food and drink products since 2005. While 84% of consumers say they regularly buy green or sustainable food and drink, some are unaware of what the claims actually mean.
5 Nov 2010
LOS ANGELES, US/JOHANNESBURG, SA: Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced the winners of its 10th annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA), celebrating global student achievements that bring technology and the creative arts together.
29 Oct 2010
NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (www.adcglobal.org), one of the leading organizations for integrated media and reputedly the first global creative collective of its kind, has announced the 50 young creatives from 14 countries to claim the prestigious ADC Young Guns 8 title.
16 Sep 2010
NEW YORK, US: The United States has topped the YoungGun Top 10 rankings of the most awarded countries of the past decade, making it the number one country in the world for emerging and young creatives. South Africa is ranked sixth.
4 Aug 2010
Pira Intl has released study results indicating that the global packaging industry by value, the personal care packaging market is set to reach almost $21.4 billion (about R160 billion) by 2014, growing by a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 4.1% over 2009 estimates of $17.5 billion (about R131 billion).
10 May 2010