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

Is your product packaging the 'whole package'? 4 unboxing trends for 2019[Daniella Shapiro] 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...

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Lauren Hartzenberg
#EntrepreneurMonth: Meet SA's pioneer of biodegradable food packaging

#EntrepreneurMonth: Meet SA's pioneer of biodegradable food packaging[Lauren Hartzenberg] Packaging that lasts as long as it's needed, not longer...

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Consumer behaviour is shifting - Shouldn't your brand be too? - GO Content Lab

Consumer behaviour is shifting - Shouldn't your brand be too?[Gidgette Osborne] The 9th Packaging Conference on consumer insights and packaging trends, hosted by Stratcom Branding, is coming to Johannesburg on 2 March...

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Michelle Newman
The frozen food market is heating up

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[Michelle Newman] In the 1940s tinned foods were extremely popular as a means of preserving products for extended periods of time. However, given the fact that heavy rationing was imposed on these products during World War II, frozen food packaged in paperboard cartons began to emerge as a credible alternative...

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Boris Dzhingarov
Exceeding consumer standards: Wheaton's vacuoles and ampoules - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] In every laboratory setting, it is important to have the right tools for the right storage purposes. Vacuoles and ampoules, for example, are reliable equipment used to store and preserve either liquid or solid samples...

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Candace van Zyl
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom

Candace van Zyl[Candace van Zyl] A few decades ago, packaging companies needed many more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today...

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Angie White
Angie White
[Packaging] Engineered to save customers time and improve efficiency, the 9028 inkjet printer from Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, features an M6' ink circuit that is designed to be changed by machine operators in less than six minutes.
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Chemory Gunko
The packaging problem

The packaging problem[Chemory Gunko] It's pretty difficult to read my pieces and not notice that I'm an activist at heart... I was born a rebel without a cause actually, and have simply found causes to champion along the way...

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Danette Breitenbach
More than just a label

More than just a label[Danette Breitenbach] The impact of public health rests on the ability of food labels to provide information to the consumer and for the consumer to interpret that information. Yet, most of us need a PhD to read a food label.

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Estee Cockcroft
New packaging trends reflect environment, recessionary impacts

New packaging trends reflect environment, recessionary impacts[Estee Cockcroft] With the consumer making more in-store product comparisons, adding value and differentiating through packaging has become more pertinent than ever...

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Gareth Pearson
Through the glass - outlook for beer packaging in SA

Through the glass - outlook for beer packaging in SA[Gareth Pearson] Internationally, brewers are increasingly turning to aluminium cans for packaging, despite the purists crying 'sacrilege', as they swear their brew belongs in bottles.

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Amanda Rogaly
Understanding food packaging labels

Amanda Rogaly[Amanda Rogaly] While a small number of people do more than glance at labels on foods, many will not understand fully what they are reading. Once consumers understand what they are reading, they can make better choices and have better conversations with their GPs and medical specialists about what they should be eating.

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Amanda Rogaly
Understanding food labelling

Understanding food labelling[Amanda Rogaly] South Africa has legislative framework that dictates that the label on a product must match its contents. The first rule all food companies have to follow is to ensure the product name is descriptive and is a true reflection of the content of the food.

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Rolf Akermann
Plea for packaging that opens

Plea for packaging that opens[Rolf Akermann] Packaging is critical, particularly in the FMCG category. Manufacturers spend money on research and design to put something on the shelf that will catch the consumers' eye and convince them to buy the product. However, once the product is ready to be opened, consumers hit the first obstacle.

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ActivRetail
Nampak Flexible receives BRC rating

Nampak Flexible receives BRC rating[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.

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ActivRetail
New labelling for Faircape yoghurts

New labelling for Faircape yoghurts[ActivRetail] Faircape Dairies differentiates its milk products based on the well-being of the animals involved in production, and environmental friendliness of the facilities. It decided that its existing packaging for its fruit and smooth yoghurts did not accurately represent the product, specifically its quality, and appointed strategic design agency Liquidlab to execute a revamp.

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ActivRetail
Nampak in international awards final

Nampak in international awards final[ActivRetail] The 2010 FTA (Flexographic Technical Association) International Awards has given Nampak Flexible, two award nominations for its Imana Chicken Noodle soup and Imana Cream of Vegetable soup packs. Judging took place 24-26 January 2010 in New York, where all entries were judged strictly on technical achievement, by concealing the manufacturer's brand through coding.

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Traci Van Der Merwe commented on Revamp Lifestyle packaging
Please advise if you are still manufacturing "G-String", as I find it nowhere in stores.
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ActivRetail
Long life milk in plastic bottles

Long life milk in plastic bottles[ActivRetail] The official opening of the Bloemfontein based Homsek Dairy's UHT (Long Life Milk) factory comes as a culmination of a true partnership between Homsek Dairy, Woolworths and packaging company Nampak Liquid.

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ActivRetail
Double whammy for Nampak

Double whammy for Nampak[ActivRetail] At the recent FTASA (Flexographic Technical Association of South Africa) awards held at the Southern Sun, Johannesburg International Airport, Nampak achieved three awards for two divisions.

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