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Mpact's circular economy process: Our purpose goes beyond producing packaging
Mpact's circular economy process: Our purpose goes beyond producing packagingArticle

Mpact's investment in technology offers you the opportunity to be the change, placing you right next to them in their 50-year-old recycling journey...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 1 day ago

Tsogo Sun rises against hunger for Madiba
Tsogo Sun rises against hunger for MadibaArticle

For the sixth year, Tsogo Sun Hotels will be rising against hunger for Mandela Day by providing thousands of volunteers a venue to pack nutritional meals at the Sandton Convention Centre...

1 day ago

10 retail trends for 2019
10 retail trends for 2019Article

For the retail sector as a whole - and for physical stores in particular - 2019 will be a year of reinvention...

Jackie Kalis 2 days ago

2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa - Sponsors and exhibitors announcement
2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa - Sponsors and exhibitors announcementArticle

Sponsors and exhibitors have been announced for the 2019 PMA Fresh Connections: Southern Africa Conference and Trade Show, taking place on 30-31 July at the Century City Conference Centre in Cape Town...

Issued by Produce Marketing Association 12 Jul 2019

Packa-Ching recycling project launched in Thabazimbi, Limpopo
Packa-Ching recycling project launched in Thabazimbi, LimpopoArticle

Following its successful launch in Langa, Cape Town in 2017, the Packa-Ching recycling project has expanded with its fourth recycling unit in Thabazimbi, Limpopo...

11 Jul 2019

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The citrus fruits industry is currently under threatArticle

The citrus fruit industry is currently under threat with the announcement of the possible arrival of the Asian Greening Disease, also called Huanglongbing...

Gilberto Biacuana 11 Jul 2019

We organised a conference for 570 people without using plastic. Here's how it went
We organised a conference for 570 people without using plastic. Here's how it wentArticle

What did we use before single-use plastics became ingrained in our everyday lives? Before the 1980s, plastic bags were a rarity in our supermarkets. In 2019, excessive plastic use feels not just normal, but necessary...

Elizabeth Sinclair, Charlotte Birkmanis, and Robert Pemberton 10 Jul 2019

Sustainability challenges spur innovation among food and beverage manufacturers
Sustainability challenges spur innovation among food and beverage manufacturersArticle

Modern manufacturers must meet consumer demands for quality and cost while simultaneously recognising the emerging realities of climate change...

9 Jul 2019

Pernod Ricard's Paul Scanlon on adapting to change in the liquor business
Pernod Ricard's Paul Scanlon on adapting to change in the liquor businessArticle

Meet Paul Scanlon, Pernod Ricard South Africa's managing director for the past four years...

8 Jul 2019

Sean Beautement: reaping the rewards by feeding his SDG passion
Sean Beautement: reaping the rewards by feeding his SDG passionArticle

Sean Beautement CA(SA) is on a mission to make the UN's second Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) - that of zero hunger - a global reality by 2030 through his involvement with Rise Against Hunger...

Leigh Andrews, Issued by SAICA 5 Jul 2019

Day births night!
Day births night!Article

With over 546 wineries, distinction in the South African wine industry requires creation on a different level...

Issued by Bittersuite 5 Jul 2019

Mpact Versapak announces Petco voting membership
Mpact Versapak announces Petco voting membershipArticle

Mpact Versapak, a subsidiary of Mpact Operations, with BRC-certified plants, acknowledges the convenience and uses of PET plastics and the need for a solution to post-consumer waste...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 4 Jul 2019

Amazon is turning 25 - here's a look back at how it changed the world
Amazon is turning 25 - here's a look back at how it changed the worldArticle

A quarter of a century ago, on 5 July 1994, a company, which shared a name with the world's largest river, was incorporated. It sold books to customers who got to its website through a dial-up modem...

Venkatesh Shankar 4 Jul 2019

Renewable energy, the key to sustainable agriculture in SA
Renewable energy, the key to sustainable agriculture in SAArticle

In South Africa access to reliable and affordable power is becoming increasingly problematic, resulting in farmers switching to alternative power sources from renewable energy...

2 Jul 2019

What is your contribution to recycling?
What is your contribution to recycling?Article

Recycling and re-using packaging materials have been placed at the forefront of the consumer mind...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 2 Jul 2019

Energizer introduces a powerful new look for packaging, in-store displays and advertising
Energizer introduces a powerful new look for packaging, in-store displays and advertisingArticle

Looking for a partner with super strength, an upbeat outlook, quick wit, endless endurance and dedication to powering the next adventure or achievement, big or small? Look no further. Mr. Energizer is your answer, and he's more vibrant than ever...

Issued by Havas Johannesburg 1 Jul 2019

Pick n Pay tests plastic-free fruit and veg section
Pick n Pay tests plastic-free fruit and veg sectionArticle

Pick n Pay is trialling a 'nude' fruit and vegetable produce wall in 13 stores across the country to measure customers' readiness to switch from pre-packaged food to loose products...

1 Jul 2019

Three Ships Whisky Oloroso and the art of packaging limited editions by Just Design
Three Ships Whisky Oloroso and the art of packaging limited editions by Just DesignArticle

In the world of luxury spirits, achieving credibility and desirability for small batch releases is all about status. Just Design specialises in creating packaging that conveys all the right cues through sophisticated layering...

Issued by Just Design 28 Jun 2019

How brand blocking regulations in South Africa could lead to further job losses
How brand blocking regulations in South Africa could lead to further job lossesArticle

A legislative trend of applying branding and marketing restrictions on alcohol, junk food and sugar is gaining traction across the world and posing a threat to some of the worlds' most famous brands...

Ron Cregan 27 Jun 2019

Circular economy in action saves the planet, boosts profits
Circular economy in action saves the planet, boosts profitsArticle

Shoes made from ocean plastics, packaging material made from mushrooms and a green partnership between Ford and Heinz to build car parts from tomato fibre are examples of the circular economy in action...

27 Jun 2019

Limited-edition Vaseline jars a showcase of global community impact
Limited-edition Vaseline jars a showcase of global community impactArticle

For the first time, Vaseline has replaced its iconic Petroleum Jelly jar branding with a limited-edition collection of eight original designs. The temporary makeover is part of the brand's Journey of a Jar campaign...

27 Jun 2019

New look and taste for Sunshine D
New look and taste for Sunshine DArticle

South African margarine and spreads brand, Sunshine D, is sporting a refreshed taste and packaging design. Sunshine D is one of the premier brands of Willowton Group, a South African family-owned FMCG company...

26 Jun 2019

Yogi Sip adds colour to #YouthMonth with the Young@Art exhibition
Yogi Sip adds colour to #YouthMonth with the Young@Art exhibitionArticle

To coincide with their Youth Month campaign, Yogi Sip executed an exciting art exhibition called Young@Art in Braamfontein, Johannesburg, on 17 June...

Issued by The Brave Group 26 Jun 2019

Pernod Ricard acquires super-premium Malfy Gin
Pernod Ricard acquires super-premium Malfy GinArticle

Pernod Ricard has acquired Italian super-premium gin brand Malfy Gin for an undisclosed sum...

24 Jun 2019

Blending in with the brand
Blending in with the brandArticle

Baxter Foods wanted to use a number of different languages for the ingredients and nutritional information on its range of Jack Daniel's barbeque sauces...

Issued by Pyrotec 21 Jun 2019

Thabisa Mkhwanazi, KFC Africa's public affairs director with Amanda Esterhuysen, Origins museum director. Image supplied.
KFC to remove plastic straws from 900 restaurants by 1 JulyArticle

New commitment reinforces KFC's strategic vision to implement more sustainable plastic-based packaging options in the future...

21 Jun 2019

UWC, SABC partnership for student media skills development
UWC, SABC partnership for student media skills developmentArticle

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) and the Western Cape SABC signed a historic partnership agreement on Tuesday, 18 June 2019, which will see the provincial broadcaster assist the UWC Media Society in developing students' media and broadcasting skills...

Aidan van den Heever 20 Jun 2019

Black plastic can't be recycled - but we've just found a way to use the carbon in renewable energy
Black plastic can't be recycled - but we've just found a way to use the carbon in renewable energyArticle

The big problem with plastics is that though they last for a very long time, most are thrown away after only one use...

Alvin Orbaek White 18 Jun 2019

Circular economy: Driving sustainable economic development
Circular economy: Driving sustainable economic developmentArticle

The UN has estimated that the global population will near 11.3 billion by 2060, with Africa expected to experience just as much exponential growth (2.5 billion by 2050), which will represent about 26% of the world's total population.

Kate Stubbs 13 Jun 2019

Pallet labelling in the toughest environments
Pallet labelling in the toughest environmentsArticle

CimPak pallet labelling systems from Markem-Imaje are available in South Africa from Pyrotec PackMark...

Issued by Pyrotec 13 Jun 2019

Woolworths wins two prestigious international awards
Woolworths wins two prestigious international awardsArticle

Woolworths has snapped up two prestigious international awards in emerging categories in digital, tech, experiential and data-driven marketing...

12 Jun 2019

KFC Newmarket awarded LEED Retail certification
KFC Newmarket awarded LEED Retail certificationArticle

KFC Newmarket this year received LEED certification under the LEED 2009 for Retail - New Construction tool...

10 Jun 2019

Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recycling
Cut the greenwash. Get the facts straight about paper and recyclingArticle

"If everyone said no to a receipt just for one month, we would save 45 trees." This is a classic example of greenwashing: making unsubstantiated or misleading claims about the environmental benefits of a product, service, technology or company practice...

Samantha Choles 10 Jun 2019

Connected packaging
Connected packagingArticle

We're beginning to see a lot more development in the packaging sector when it comes to intelligent, smart or connected packaging...

Issued by Pyrotec 6 Jun 2019

Glad Zip Seal Resealable Bag voted Product of the Year 2019 (Food Packaging)
Glad Zip Seal Resealable Bag voted Product of the Year 2019 (Food Packaging)Article

The Product of the Year survey has revealed that Glad Zip Seal Resealable Bags has been voted the best product in the Food Packaging category...

6 Jun 2019

SA shows 6% year-on-year increase in PET plastic bottle recycling
SA shows 6% year-on-year increase in PET plastic bottle recyclingArticle

According to PETCO chief executive officer Cheri Scholtz, an average of 6.2 million PET plastic bottles were collected for recycling across South Africa every day last year...

5 Jun 2019

Floating cities: the future or a washed-up idea?
Floating cities: the future or a washed-up idea?Article

Humans have a long history of living on water. Our water homes span the fishing villages in Southeast Asia, Peru and Bolivia to modern floating homes in Vancouver and Amsterdam...

Brydon T. Wang 5 Jun 2019

Food grade machinery line launched reducing contamination risks
Food grade machinery line launched reducing contamination risksArticle

"The use of registered food-grade lubricants and grease products are critical in preventing foodborne hazards from occurring."

4 Jun 2019

How Fair Cape Dairies made its packaging more recyclable
How Fair Cape Dairies made its packaging more recyclableArticle

When Cape Town-based dairy farm Fair Cape Dairies decided to package its Single Origin EcoFresh milk in white plastic bottles it seemed like a good idea - white PET bottles are technically acceptable for recycling...

3 Jun 2019

Remembering a sustainability pioneer: Tom McLaughlin
Remembering a sustainability pioneer: Tom McLaughlinArticle

The recent passing of Tom Mclaughlin, who first led the Woolworths Good Business Journey has been a shock to all who came to know his warmth and wisdom...

Hugh Tyrrell 3 Jun 2019

Improving supply chain transparency
Improving supply chain transparencyArticle

Markem-Imaje has released six packaging intelligence solutions that help manufacturers digitalise their supply chains more easily and cost-effectively...

Issued by Pyrotec 31 May 2019

Does packaging affect food safety?
Does packaging affect food safety?Article

With PVC (Polyvinyl Chloride) and Polystyrene regularly under the spotlight, let's iron out some misperceptions and understand which accreditations and certifications to look out for in order to safely package our food...

Issued by Mpact Plastics 31 May 2019

What's driving digital label printing growth?
What's driving digital label printing growth?Article

A report published by Smithers Pira last year, explores the many drivers for growth in the digital print for packaging industry...

Issued by Pyrotec 30 May 2019

A guide for thorough refrigerator hygiene in retail
A guide for thorough refrigerator hygiene in retailArticle

Commercial refrigeration is a huge investment for retailers who produce and sell food. It is essential that these appliances be thoroughly cared for to ensure a safe, clean and hygienic environment...

30 May 2019

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World Environment Day: Table Mountain Cableway targets 80% recycling by 2021Article

Ahead of World Environment Day on Wednesday, 5 June 2019, Table Mountain Cableway has announced its goal to increase waste recycling from the current level of 55% to 80% by 2021...

30 May 2019

5 signs you may be ready for a rebrand
5 signs you may be ready for a rebrandArticle

From Absa to the SABC and this week, John Deere SSA's rebranding - we often see the need for and impact of established brands choosing to differentiate themselves...

Issued by GO Content Lab 29 May 2019

Markex 2019: a small taste of what'll be on show
Markex 2019: a small taste of what'll be on showArticle

Exhibitors participating in this year's Markex, Africa's premier promotional products exhibition, have shared some detail on their plans for the 2019 edition of the show...

Issued by Madex 29 May 2019

Montagu refreshes product, branding and distribution strategy
Montagu refreshes product, branding and distribution strategyArticle

South African snack foods brand Montagu is increasing its retail distribution and has unveiled a refreshed brand identity, including a logo and packaging redesign...

29 May 2019

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