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Zero-maintenance intelligent coding

Anser is a trusted manufacturer of product identification coding solutions and a global leader in thermal inkjet technology...

Issued by Pyrotec 1 day ago

We're mastering circularity - beyond the beverage industry!

Mpact Versapak receives the prestigious Petco award for launching a 100% post-consumer recycled PET food punnet...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 1 day ago

What's in store for on-pack communication in 2021?

Emerging trends for 2021 reveal growth for private labels, immersive packaging design and on-pack communication for social initiatives...

Issued by Pyrotec 2 days ago

Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December

Manufacturing production increased by 1,8% in December 2020 compared with December 2019, according to data from Stats SA...

12 Feb 2021

CCBSA expands B-BBEE employee share ownership scheme

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa has increased its B-BBEE ownership to a revised 20% target, with a significant worker ownership component...

8 Feb 2021

Higher food prices look set to ease in second quarter

The drivers of the increase in the headline food price inflation in the last quarter of the year were primarily bread and cereals; meat; fish; milk, eggs and cheese; and oils and fats...

By Wandile Sihlobo 25 Jan 2021

Why smart packaging can be a valuable brand differentiator

The new era of smart packaging, and consequently products, will connect, improve and transform industries and shape new consumer expectations...

By Robert Lockyer 21 Jan 2021

Agriculture and the consumer's "right to know" movement

The International Bar Association recently held its annual conference where the Agricultural Law Section focused on the consumer's right to opt-out of climate un-friendly food...

By Theo Boshoff 18 Jan 2021

NPO exerts pressure on FMCG and retail giants to cut plastic usage

As You Sow has filed shareholder proposals with 10 leading consumer goods companies and retailers, calling for commitments to absolute cuts in the use of plastic packaging...

15 Jan 2021

Manufacturing production down 3.5% in November

Manufacturing production decreased by 3.5% in November 2020 compared with November 2019, according to data from Statistics South Africa...

13 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Safety vs sustainability - the packaging industry's key conundrum

The pandemic calls for a paradigm shift in how the packaging industry meets consumer's safety concerns while addressing the threat of climate change...

By Nthabiseng Motsoeneng 7 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Retail

Discover the most read content on Bizcommunity's Retail site over the past year...

14 Dec 2020

SA Plastics Pact's vision for a circular economy to transform the plastics industry at every level

Kirsten Barnes, the project lead for SA Plastics Pact, GreenCape, and Kevin O'Brian, the group sustainability and risk executive for SPAR, discus the Plastics Pact and the vision for a circular economy for plastics in SA...

Issued by GreenCape 9 Dec 2020

How new recycling laws impact manufacturers, importers, brand owners, consumers

The "extended producer responsibility" provisions of the Waste Act No. 59 of 2008 have been kicked into gear by the recent publication of regulations and notices...

By Janine Will 8 Dec 2020

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