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New technology on show at Propak Cape reflecting latest industry trends
Packaging design and innovation forms the cutting edge of modern product marketing and 2023 has seen a host of new packaging trends emerge that are revolutionising product packaging. The latest trends in packaging and design will be on show at this year's Propak Cape 2023 exhibition taking place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 24-26 October. 25 Oct 2023 Read more

Packaging industry trends highlighted at Propak Cape seminars
Local industry leaders at the forefront of the South African packaging industry will gather at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) at Propak Cape, taking place from 24-26 October. This highly respected innovative packaging solutions trade expo will showcase the latest industry trends across the packaging, food processing, plastics, printing, labelling and related industries. 24 Oct 2023 Read more

Sustainable recycling and bio-degradable solutions on show at Propak Cape
According to the World Economic Forum's Global Risk Report 2023, the top four global risks for the next decade are all directly linked to the natural environment. The number-one risk humankind will be grappling with for the next decade is the risk of failure to mitigate climate change. 23 Oct 2023 Read more

Latest technologies for the growing food and beverage industry showcased at Propak Cape 2023
The local food and beverage sector is the most significant component of South Africa's manufacturing industry, involving agriculture and agro-processing. The local sector is experiencing increasing demand, especially in the consumption of beverages. Soft drink consumption is on the rise as customers consume more carbonated drinks. The consumption of bottled water has also grown significantly and there has been an increased demand among younger consumers for products such as energy drinks. Another trend in the beer market is the shift in consumer preference toward low and non-alcoholic beers and craft beers. 20 Oct 2023 Read more

Propak Cape puts the spotlight on the importance of packaging printing
The global packaging printing market is benefiting from the growing demand for attractive packaging. High quality packaging printing increases the aesthetic appeal of a product, producing a better finished product and improving brand awareness and product differentiation in the market. Technological advancements are also driving growth in the packaging printing market. Packaging printing is particularly important in support of the growth in the pharmaceutical and food and beverage industries where it provides enhanced aesthetic appeal, better communicability, and enables protection from counterfeiting. 19 Oct 2023 Read more

The sustainable properties of plastic on show at Propak Cape
Plastics are a valuable part of the packaging materials mix which offers functionality that is difficult to replicate with other packaging materials. Its barrier properties for food and product preservation are extremely valuable in ensuring the integrity of the product enclosed. By safeguarding the product, plastic packaging saves resources and reduces the carbon and water footprints associated with manufacturing that product. 18 Oct 2023 Read more

Trends driving growth in the South African packaging industry
This year's Propak Cape Exhibition, taking place in Cape Town in October, is the perfect event to showcase the key trends driving growth in the South African packaging industry. Visitors to the show will be able to engage on all the latest packaging trends and growth drivers operating to expand the local packaging market in the next five years. 17 Oct 2023 Read more

Propak Cape shines the light on latest products, technology and innovation
Of importance to all those associated with the packaging, printing, plastics, food processing, labelling and related industries, Propak Cape will shine the light on the very latest products and technologies that these industries have to offer. 16 Oct 2023 Read more

Innovative packaging solutions trade expo returns to the Western Cape
This year sees the return of Propak Cape and, with packaging being big business in the Western Cape, you don't want to miss this year's event taking place at the Cape Town International Conference Centre (CTICC) from 24-26 October. 22 Sep 2023 Read more