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Tetra Pak ramps up carton packaging customisation with digital printing

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


From slag to swag: The story of Earl Tupper's fantastic plastics

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.

By Marsha Bryant 28 Aug 2018


Indaba Wines caters to rising demand for 'bag in box' wine options

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


Food labelling pact aims to cut food waste

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


US grocery stores are getting rid of ‘sell by' dates on food

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


The Paper Water Bottle sits at the intersection of branding and sustainable design

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...

By Jamie Matroos 3 Feb 2017


Clio awards: Final deadline for entries...

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 Lions: Creative Effectiveness, Design, Film, and PR Juries

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


One Club releases briefs for 2012 College Competition

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


Private label gets quality reputation; consumers change buying habits

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.

By Mintel Oxygen 25 Jan 2011


ADC announces 90th Annual Awards jury for Design

NEW YORK, US: The Art Directors Club (, 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


Accenture, comScore, dunnhumbyUSA announce initiation of breakthrough study

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


Eco-lovers attracted by perceived superior quality

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


Adobe celebrates winners of 10th annual Design Achievement Awards

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

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