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Reitech SA celebrates 55th anniversary

Reitech SA celebrates 55th anniversary

16/08/2018 - 16:33
This year marks the 55th anniversary of Reitech SA, a customer-focused solutions provider of machines and systems engineering primarily for the FMCG and pharmaceutical markets. While Reitech SA is fully focused on continuing to evolve as a strong market competitor, it’s worth a glimpse back in time to see where it all began.  read more
Drostdy Hof introduces giant limited-edition pack as part of their #CaptureYourMoments campaign

Drostdy Hof introduces giant limited-edition pack as part of their #CaptureYourMoments campaign

14/08/2018 - 13:54
Drostdy Hof, a brand built on the foundation of living in the now by pausing to appreciate life’s special moments will be constructing giant-sized versions of their limited-edition packs and touring 15 Makro stores across the country with it. read more
Amarula raises global awareness about elephant conservation on World Elephant Day

Amarula raises global awareness about elephant conservation on World Elephant Day

13/08/2018 - 13:25
Amarula, in partnership with WildlifeDirect continues work to protect one of Africa’s most precious animals, the African Elephant.  read more
MakeMeMobile receives global Honeywell award for Shoprite solution

MakeMeMobile receives global Honeywell award for Shoprite solution

08/08/2018 - 16:39
At its recent annual European partner conference, Honeywell celebrated its top Productivity Products and Workflow Solutions partners who demonstrated success in 2017. read more
What is thermal transfer overprinting?

What is thermal transfer overprinting?

08/08/2018 - 09:38
Thermal transfer overprinting (TTO) is a digital printing process that offers an alternative to hot stampers and other traditional analogue printing techniques. read more
Oreo brings South Africans together with #OreoPeople campaign

Oreo brings South Africans together with #OreoPeople campaign

06/08/2018 - 10:04
Oreo, everyone's favourite cookie, is calling on South Africans to ‘Twist, Lick, Dunk’ and SHARE an Oreo with other Oreo People.  read more
SKYN Condoms launches new #SaveIntimacy campaign

SKYN Condoms launches new #SaveIntimacy campaign

03/08/2018 - 08:39
As we near 50 years since the birth of the sexual revolution, we’re faced with an all too real reality: that we’re having less sex now than we did a generation ago. That’s right. For the first time since the Second World War, love-making rates are going down.  read more
Material made from crab shells may replace plastic packaging

Material made from crab shells may replace plastic packaging

31/07/2018 - 13:46
Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have created a material derived from crab shells and tree fibres which they believe has the potential to replace the flexible plastic packaging used to keep food fresh. read more
Trust creates a competitive advantage for business

Trust creates a competitive advantage for business

31/07/2018 - 13:29
Business success is dependent on a dynamic network of positive relationships, of which trust is a critical component. Trusting relationships in your business network extend to all your stakeholders – your customers, employees, suppliers, and shareholders.  read more
Counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products

Counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products

26/07/2018 - 16:11
The counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products is an enormous risk for consumers’ health and a major economic loss for the pharmaceutical industry.  read more
Track and trace technology in the SA FMCG industry

Track and trace technology in the SA FMCG industry

26/07/2018 - 15:42
One of the most important aspects of the manufacturing process of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) in South Africa, is the use of high-quality coding and marking systems to provide full traceability for the manufacturer and authentic information for the end user.  read more
FlexLink Systems to showcase at Food & Drink Technology Africa Exhibition

FlexLink Systems to showcase at Food & Drink Technology Africa Exhibition

26/07/2018 - 08:17
FlexLink will be present at Food & Drink Technology Africa Exhibition in September.  read more
Sampling made simple

Sampling made simple

25/07/2018 - 14:29
Free samples are a tried and tested marketing tool that, with an increase in the number of shoppers looking for bargains in today’s tough economic climate, have never been more relevant. read more
Nederburg flies the Cabernet flag for SA wine at UK Wine Challenge

Nederburg flies the Cabernet flag for SA wine at UK Wine Challenge

24/07/2018 - 11:41
Nederburg scored a hat-trick at The Drinks Business Global Cabernet Sauvignon Masters 2018 in the United Kingdom, bringing home three gold medals, the only ones awarded to Cabernet Sauvignons from South Africa.  read more
Best equipment for ‘best before’ dates

Best equipment for ‘best before’ dates

23/07/2018 - 08:51
Retailers use ‘best before’ dates on food products as an indication of quality, showing that although the food is no longer at its best, it is still good to eat. ‘Use by’ dates show consumers when perishable foods, such as meats and dairy products, are no longer safe to eat. read more
Clover Mama Afrika celebrates Madiba Day at the Shalate Drop-in Centre

Clover Mama Afrika celebrates Madiba Day at the Shalate Drop-in Centre

19/07/2018 - 13:21
Clover Mama Afrika, Clover’s CSI project, together with their valuable supplier MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, have once again showed their support by assisting a Clover Mama Afrika.  read more
More than just a standard printer

More than just a standard printer

19/07/2018 - 09:32
Pyrotec’s machinery division, Pyrotec PackMark, has launched the new 9405 Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) coder from the trusted global manufacturer of product identification and traceability solutions, Markem-Imaje.  read more
ID Logistics honours its supply chain at gala event

ID Logistics honours its supply chain at gala event

16/07/2018 - 13:41
ID Logistics South Africa, part of the international contract logistics group, honoured its supply chain at a recent gala event for clients, suppliers and staff at Randlords in Johannesburg. read more
Nederburg introduces new assistant white-wine maker

Nederburg introduces new assistant white-wine maker

16/07/2018 - 11:04
Nederburg introduces new assistant white-wine maker, Jamie Fredericks. read more
More than just a label

More than just a label

12/07/2018 - 13:29
While every aspect of a product matters, it’s the design, packaging and labelling that draws consumers to choose one product instead of another from cluttered retail shelves. With consumers looking for price and quality, if a pack’s label doesn’t look good consumers won’t buy the product.  read more
Smart marketing for discerning shoppers

Smart marketing for discerning shoppers

12/07/2018 - 10:05
Consumers are complex. Understanding your target market is one thing, but attracting their attention is quite another – particularly as traditional methods of advertising and marketing alone are no longer driving sales. read more
Nederburg presents: Stories with Phil Liggett

Nederburg presents: Stories with Phil Liggett

05/07/2018 - 08:29
The Nederburg winery in Paarl in South Africa’s Western Cape wine region, exclusive wine partner to Team Dimension Data cycling for the Qhubeka non-profit organisation, will be releasing a series of daily video vignettes featuring none other than Tour de France commentary legend, Phil Liggett.  read more
Traceability Solutions aids in the prevention of counterfeiting of Pharmaceuticals

Traceability Solutions aids in the prevention of counterfeiting of Pharmaceuticals

04/07/2018 - 15:21
The counterfeiting of pharmaceutical products is an enormous risk for consumers’ health and a major economic loss for the pharmaceutical industry. The safety of pharmaceutical products is a necessity for the final consumer and it requires an utmost control of the flow of products, from the manufacturing to the distribution. read more
SA’s Table Mountain restaurants adopt Sureswipe's 1-second tap & go payment solution

SA’s Table Mountain restaurants adopt Sureswipe's 1-second tap & go payment solution

02/07/2018 - 13:28
South Africa’s iconic Table Mountain, recognised as one of the New 7 Wonders of Nature and internationally acclaimed as a top tourist experience, has a fast-moving food & beverage (F&B) environment. Approximately 1.2 million transactions per annum take place - this is made up of card and cash payments by local and international tourists who eat and drink as part of their Table Mountain experience. read more
The cost-effective way to streamline traceability

The cost-effective way to streamline traceability

02/07/2018 - 09:22
The world’s first print and apply labelling system capable of attaching printed barcodes to adjacent sides of a case, as recommended by GS1-128 and without major disruption to existing production lines, is now globally available from Markem-Imaje, and locally from Pyrotec PackMark. read more
Is text alone enough for pharmaceutical labelling?

Is text alone enough for pharmaceutical labelling?

28/06/2018 - 15:04
In general, the medical world has been moving ever-closer to including more information on its pharmaceutical labels as it’s thought this is the best way to ensure consumers have all the knowledge they need to take their medicine safely, without consuming too much, or missing vital instructions. read more
The perfect solution for tamper-evident marking of assets

The perfect solution for tamper-evident marking of assets

26/06/2018 - 13:45
Traceability Solutions stocks a variety of tamper evident, laser markable materials which is generally used as a tamper evident label for high-security applications and asset registry marking.  read more
Fighting against counterfeit pharmaceuticals

Fighting against counterfeit pharmaceuticals

26/06/2018 - 13:36
Counterfeit pharmaceuticals are a major problem for the proprietary pharmaceutical industry causing loss of revenues, damage reputations, and pose significant health risks to consumers, with the WHO estimating one million people die every year from counterfeit drugs. They also pose indirect costs to society as counterfeiting often supports organised crime. read more
Greenworks innovative battery-operated driven products to launch in SA

Greenworks innovative battery-operated driven products to launch in SA

25/06/2018 - 10:12
Greenworks, battery driven garden and DIY equipment, is launching in South Africa this September. Established in 2006, Greenworks is a rapidly growing brand offering a wide range of cordless garden and power tools worldwide.  read more
Together, we grow

Together, we grow

25/06/2018 - 09:46
With the imminent separation of TOWER from the Pyrotec brands, Pyrotec assures its stakeholders of its steadfast approach to focusing on its strengths and continuing to grow within the markets it serves.  read more
FALKE steps it up for conservation

FALKE steps it up for conservation

22/06/2018 - 10:05
FALKE South Africa is pledging its support to the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) by donating R5 of every FALKE AH4 hiking sock sale to the conservation organisation. The campaign has been well received since its launch in January this year and to date just under 6500 pairs of the FALKE AH4 have been sold. read more
Sea Harvest celebrates the Competition Tribunal’s approval of its of Viking Fishing Group acquisition

Sea Harvest celebrates the Competition Tribunal’s approval of its of Viking Fishing Group acquisition

20/06/2018 - 11:28
A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group (Sea Harvest) has confirmed the approval from the Competition Tribunal of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings Proprietary Limited, whilst Sea Harvest Aquaculture, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sea Harvest, is acquiring 51% of the issued share capital of Viking Aquaculture Proprietary Limited (jointly referred to as the Viking Group).  read more
Around the clock service

Around the clock service

19/06/2018 - 10:37
In today’s competitive business environment, staying ahead of the game is the game. To do this, manufacturers need to ensure that their equipment remains effective and runs optimally at all times. read more
Latest trends influencing digital payments

Latest trends influencing digital payments

18/06/2018 - 11:13
Fintech and new technologies are constantly in the news highlighting the impact AI or big data will have on our lives. The rise of robotics and bots are replacing today's workforce and we are unsure of the skills we will need for jobs of the future. We often hear about the rise of mobile with 20 Billion connected devices expected by 2020, the latest social platforms and the opportunities this will create for smart businesses. These new technologies are enabling digital payments or digital interactions at the point of payment; they are acting as enablers but the biggest trend we are starting to see in changing the way we pay is with the consumer themselves, and their demand for a richer, seamless or frictionless experience at the point of sale. read more
Roodeberg rewards consumers with Reunion on Réunion necktag competition

Roodeberg rewards consumers with Reunion on Réunion necktag competition

15/06/2018 - 15:04
Roodeberg, South Africa’s trusted red blend that has been bringing friends together since 1949, is rewarding consumers with the opportunity to win an island adventure of a lifetime and a multitude of instant prizes of quality wine accessories. read more
Clover Mama Afrika continues to drive empowerment for the youth in South Africa

Clover Mama Afrika continues to drive empowerment for the youth in South Africa

14/06/2018 - 16:28
With Youth Day around the corner, it has come time for South Africa to remember the passion that has brought everyone this privilege and the sacrifice that has allowed South Africans this powerful society. Clover Mama Afrika, Clover’s CSI project, not only wants to celebrate the youth but wants to empower them to create a nation united, skilled and loved by each other.  read more
The MITAS touch – marks everything but air!

The MITAS touch – marks everything but air!

14/06/2018 - 14:20
At the recent Tax Stamp Forum™, we were happy to welcome Kyle Parker, Group CEO of MITAS Corporation, who spoke about the group’s 28-year journey from its original activity of producing human-readable product markers, to being ‘pulled in the direction’ of brand protection, authentication and track and trace. read more
Sea Harvest makes progress with Viking Fishing Group acquisition

Sea Harvest makes progress with Viking Fishing Group acquisition

14/06/2018 - 13:27
A consortium of black-owned companies led by the Sea Harvest Group (Sea Harvest) has confirmed the terms of its transaction to acquire the fishing business of Viking Fishing Holdings Proprietary Limited whilst Sea Harvest Aquaculture, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sea Harvest is acquiring 51% of the issued share capital of Viking Aquaculture Proprietary Limited (jointly referred to as the Viking Group) with the envisioned transaction closing date of 2 July 2018. read more
Nederburg winemakers party for Qhubeka

Nederburg winemakers party for Qhubeka

14/06/2018 - 10:05
The talented winemaking team at Nederburg in Paarl has come out in full force to support the “ForQhubeka” fundraising drive, planned to raise awareness and funds during the upcoming 2018 Tour de France.  read more
Drostdy Hof Wines successfully captures consumers’ attention with digital wine label campaign

Drostdy Hof Wines successfully captures consumers’ attention with digital wine label campaign

12/06/2018 - 14:07
Drostdy Hof, a brand steeped in winemaking tradition used two key insights about emerging wine consumers to come up with its latest digital campaign, #CaptureYourMoments - they value emotional connections with brands and they enjoy sharing their experiences. read more
Sea Harvest and Western Cape Health Department launch 100 operations programme

Sea Harvest and Western Cape Health Department launch 100 operations programme

12/06/2018 - 13:18
In commemoration of the centenary of our late former President Nelson Mandela’s birthday on 18 July, the Western Cape Health Department, together with the support of Sea Harvest, has launched a programme where 100 operations will be performed on patients at various hospitals around the province to reduce surgical backlogs.  read more
Douglas Green's Spanish Sherry singled out as the Sommeliers' first choice

Douglas Green's Spanish Sherry singled out as the Sommeliers' first choice

12/06/2018 - 11:04
Sherry is an ideal companion to food and served in the finest restaurants. This conclusion follows the announcement of the esteemed Sommeliers Selection awards where the Douglas Green Pale Cream Sherry – one of a trio of top quality sherries in Douglas Green’s authentic Spanish Sherry range – took top honours in its category.  read more
The effects of counterfeiting

The effects of counterfeiting

12/06/2018 - 09:25
Backed by an illicit industry considered to be one of the largest in the world and costing the global economy billions of dollars, counterfeit goods are on the rise.  read more
 Sureswipe’s POS LITE helps Jele Bebe improve business processes

Sureswipe’s POS LITE helps Jele Bebe improve business processes

07/06/2018 - 12:40
Theamari Jonker - Owner and Director of Jele Bebe Teething Jewellery discusses how Sureswipe’s POS LITE helped her improve her business processes.  read more
Why barcodes matter

Why barcodes matter

07/06/2018 - 11:16
Many of us take barcodes, also referred to as UPC and EAN codes, for granted because they’re so commonplace. However, with only some basic printing equipment and a readily-available barcode scanner, this technology offers significant benefits to manufacturers and brand owners as products move through the supply chain.  read more
New Centralised Control Tower heralds a new era for ID Logistics

New Centralised Control Tower heralds a new era for ID Logistics

30/05/2018 - 16:23
ID Logistics South Africa, part of the international contract logistics group, has installed a Centralised Control Tower at its head office in Boksburg, Gauteng to manage operations for its growing client base across the country. read more
McCain celebrates moms and Friday nights with #MakeItYours campaign

McCain celebrates moms and Friday nights with #MakeItYours campaign

30/05/2018 - 11:38
Friday night dinner tends to be an interesting topic of discussion for most families. The usual dilemma, kids are shouting for takeaways, but Mom wants something home-cooked to enjoy in front of the TV. So, Moms, it’s time to let McCain add joy to your Friday night plans so you can Make It Yours. read more
Scanning first time, every time

Scanning first time, every time

28/05/2018 - 13:38
In a white paper recently released by Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, consideration is given to whether GS1-128 barcodes are on track to become the most adopted global standard for retail grocery and foodservice packaging.  read more
Bunnahabhain wins three double gold medals at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

Bunnahabhain wins three double gold medals at San Francisco World Spirits Competition

25/05/2018 - 11:02
Specialty Scotch single malt producer, Bunnahabhain has won three double gold medals at the prestigious 2018 San Francisco World Spirits Competition in the United States.  read more
How to boost sales at point of purchase

How to boost sales at point of purchase

22/05/2018 - 13:26
While all five senses play a role in the purchasing process, sight remains the most significant. Products that are well-packaged and visible on retail shelves have a better chance of being purchased. A quick, easy and cost-effective way to ensure your products are visible is by using Hang Tabs and Display Strips from the Do-It® Corporation, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMedia. read more
Clover Mama Afrika continues to show support to Free State Mamas

Clover Mama Afrika continues to show support to Free State Mamas

22/05/2018 - 10:04
Clover’s corporate sustainability initiative, Clover Mama Afrika, aims to empower women in communities across the nation with various vital skills such as cooking, baking, sewing, quilting, business management, and food gardening. Over and above the training sessions, these “Mamas” are all supplied with the necessary tools, equipment, and infrastructure to create an income for themselves in order for them to give back to their communities. read more
SodaStream celebrates the Royal wedding with a limited edition range of bottles

SodaStream celebrates the Royal wedding with a limited edition range of bottles

18/05/2018 - 13:40
Exclusive Royal Edition bottles to be auctioned with all proceeds donated to Surfers Against Sewage, an officially chosen wedding charity, fighting plastic pollution.  read more
Caffeine shampoo cleans up in SA

Caffeine shampoo cleans up in SA

16/05/2018 - 16:25
Caffeine shampoo -- which research shows counters hair loss* -- is a big hit among South Africans, selling around 350 000 bottles to men and women in 2017, manufacturers the Dr Wolff Group has announced. read more
Wine ambassador gets own personalised label

Wine ambassador gets own personalised label

16/05/2018 - 14:37
In a first for the South African wine industry, the Delush wine brand has produced a limited wine edition sporting the face of one of its proudest ambassadors. read more
Sureswipe's new fintech referral programme boosts business and gives cash back

Sureswipe's new fintech referral programme boosts business and gives cash back

16/05/2018 - 10:52
Sureswipe's Referral Programme has stepped up a gear and now incentivises not only staff and new and existing customers to refer friends and businesses to Sureswipe’s card payment products, but the larger business community as well. read more
Nederburg, the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Report’s top achiever

Nederburg, the 2018 Cabernet Sauvignon Report’s top achiever

14/05/2018 - 15:49
Nederburg The Manor House Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 achieved an incredible score of 95 points in the seventh edition of the annual Cabernet Sauvignon Report, compiled and published by Winemag.co.za, and sponsored by financial services company Prescient.  read more
Do-It® Hang Tabs – Hang, promote & sell

Do-It® Hang Tabs – Hang, promote & sell

14/05/2018 - 10:44
Grabbing shoppers’ attention in the grocery aisle on a crowded supermarket shelf or at the point of purchase is becoming much more challenging, especially when competing against brands with bigger marketing budgets. read more
WILD Coolers set to launch to the corporate sector at Markex 2018

WILD Coolers set to launch to the corporate sector at Markex 2018

11/05/2018 - 10:13
Since their inception in 2016 WILD Coolers has steadily grown a strong foothold within the African outdoor market, with a reputation of being the go-to cooler for the true outdoor enthusiast. A product for those who know the lie of the land and match a love of nature with a healthy respect for its dangers. A man who deserves the gear to match.  read more
DGB partners with premium brand Fever-Tree

DGB partners with premium brand Fever-Tree

11/05/2018 - 09:05
DGB is delighted to announce that it now exclusively represents the Fever-Tree range of premium mixers across South Africa. read more
You loved them, we’re keeping them!

You loved them, we’re keeping them!

09/05/2018 - 16:09
aQuellé has decided to permanently add three new popluar flavours to their range. read more
New research finds men may be using the wrong shampoo

New research finds men may be using the wrong shampoo

08/05/2018 - 15:11
Millions of men around the world may be using the wrong shampoo, according to new research. Surveys conducted in South Africa, Germany, Hong Kong and Singapore, found that an average one in four men surveyed had a dry scalp and most of them are using an anti-dandruff rather than a moisturising shampoo to address the problem. read more
How small businesses can also cash in on Mother’s Day

How small businesses can also cash in on Mother’s Day

07/05/2018 - 15:04
The Mother’s Day period in May is always a highlight in the annual retail calendar, but how do small businesses compete with the larger retail stores and shopping centres and make sure they also benefit during this peak shopping season? read more
Women of Clover Mama Afrika receive new skills

Women of Clover Mama Afrika receive new skills

04/05/2018 - 10:44
The Clover Mama Afrika project, Clovers CSI project, together with their various project partners such as Bernina, invest in skills development training not only for their Mamas but also for members of their communities.  read more
Windhoek launches engaging new Perfect Time. Perfect Beer campaign

Windhoek launches engaging new Perfect Time. Perfect Beer campaign

03/05/2018 - 10:18
How often have you thought, ‘now is the perfect time for a beer’? While Windhoek Beer won’t ever prescribe when, where, why or with who you want to share this perfect time with, the brands latest campaign highlights the sentiment that when it’s the Perfect Time for a Beer, it’s Time for the Perfect Beer.  read more
Sureswipe launches another service to help small retailers grow their businesses

Sureswipe launches another service to help small retailers grow their businesses

03/05/2018 - 08:54
Sureswipe, one of South Africa’s first card payment acceptance companies, introduced a new online service, called Self Sign up, that allows retailers to order and pay for their card payment machines online and start processing customers’ credit cards within days. read more
Huggies® gives Hugs to children in need

Huggies® gives Hugs to children in need

26/04/2018 - 10:38
Huggies® put smiles on the faces of the children at the TLC Children’s Home, with a donation of 4 150 nappies, of Huggies® Pants and Huggies® Gold. read more
Total recall

Total recall

23/04/2018 - 14:02
The news across the globe about South Africa’s calamitous listeriosis outbreak continues to make headlines. By March 26, 982 laboratory-confirmed listeriosis cases across the country were reported to NICD since the beginning of January 2017, and 189 deaths recorded. read more
Drostdy-Hof invites consumers to capture their everyday moments in its newest digital campaign

Drostdy-Hof invites consumers to capture their everyday moments in its newest digital campaign

20/04/2018 - 10:22
Drostdy Hof, a brand steeped in winemaking tradition, and one that is built off the foundation of living in the now by pausing to appreciate life’s smaller moments, has launched a new digital campaign aimed at capturing and celebrating its consumers’ everyday experiences through photography. read more
How packaging promotes consumer health

How packaging promotes consumer health

19/04/2018 - 12:38
The World Health Day message on April 7 was simple: giving people access to healthcare without the prospect of financial hardship. This is regardless of where they’re from; whether in Africa, Asia, South America or the United States. What matters according to the World Health Organisation (WHO), which is behind the campaign, is that there’s ‘Health for All’. read more
McCain chips undergo a makeover

McCain chips undergo a makeover

18/04/2018 - 10:44
Mom, take a deep breath, there is no need to panic, your favourite McCain chips have just had a makeover and have new names. You can still expect the same delicious and great tasting chips from the range even though they may look a little different.  read more
Fighting food fraud with packaging and labelling solutions

Fighting food fraud with packaging and labelling solutions

17/04/2018 - 11:13
In the food industry, not everything is as it seems. What seems to be safe foods could be counterfeit. We are generally trusting eaters; we believe what the menu says, and we believe what is given to us is authentic. But labels can lie, and packaging can be misleading. Food fraud not only robs you of the value that you have paid for, it could also be hazardous to your health.  read more
Clover Mama Afrika mamas continue to learn

Clover Mama Afrika mamas continue to learn

12/04/2018 - 11:20
Clover Mama Afrika is a sustainable Corporate Social Investment project that has been in existence since 2004, teaching and guiding strong females (lovingly called ‘mamas’ due to their standing in their neighbourhoods) in communities all over the country, in order to build their skills and sustain and improve their own community projects. Only the most committed are enrolled and these include women looking after orphans, the elderly and those suffering from HIV/Aids. read more
Nederburg introduces new winemaking team member

Nederburg introduces new winemaking team member

12/04/2018 - 11:03
Petite but feisty, with an incredible will backed by a good measure of brain power, 31-year-old Elmarie Botes is the newest member of the Nederburg winemaking team. Responsible for its white wines, she is currently completing her first harvest for this famous Paarl winery, one of South Africa’s most pedigreed.  read more
Polytij Africa introduces new additions to their extensive ink range

Polytij Africa introduces new additions to their extensive ink range

12/04/2018 - 09:40
Polytij Africa is a supplier of an innovative range of thermal inkjet inks for porous, non-porous and direct food contact for industrial HP thermal inkjet printers. Polytij Africa offers an exclusive range of unique, custom inks for our range of POLYtij ® HP thermal inkjet printers. read more
Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important

Three reasons product placement and cross-merchandising are important

06/04/2018 - 13:13
Cross-merchandising will help you get the most out of customer traffic in your store. Consumers also benefit from the suggestion of additional, complementary items. Positive shopping experiences are sure to help you attract customers, create customer loyalty, and increase sales. read more
Polytij Africa Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

Polytij Africa Anti-Counterfeiting Technology

05/04/2018 - 14:40
Polytij Africa now offers inks focused purely on providing exporters with globally unique, custom designed solutions that protect the company brands from counterfeit, substitution and other fraudulent actions. read more
PETCO and partners relieve pressure on Western Cape Recycling capacity

PETCO and partners relieve pressure on Western Cape Recycling capacity

04/04/2018 - 08:07
Demand for plastic bottles is at an all-time high in the Western Cape region due to the drought situation.  read more
What Hang Tab is right for your retail display?

What Hang Tab is right for your retail display?

04/04/2018 - 07:57
Bulky packaging is unnecessary when it comes to hanging your products in a neat and orderly way, especially in a retail environment. The less material you use to hang your packages, the less money you’re going to have to spend on hanging supplies like hang tabs and display strips. read more
Unbottle the magic at Clover Visitors Centre

Unbottle the magic at Clover Visitors Centre

03/04/2018 - 18:23
At Clover, love is in the name and it's certainly in the practices, so why not take a trip down to the Clover Visitor Centre in Clayville, one of the several Clover beverage factories around the country. The centre provides an opportunity to explore, experience and encounter all of the wonder and magic that is easily bottled up and delivered for your enjoyment and refreshment.  read more
Tracepack has a range of anti-counterfeiting inks available

Tracepack has a range of anti-counterfeiting inks available

26/03/2018 - 16:09
Tracepack is the local supplier of an innovative range of thermal inkjet inks for porous, non-porous and direct food contact for Polytij thermal inkjet printers. read more
Five signs a label is counterfeit

Five signs a label is counterfeit

26/03/2018 - 15:59
The problem of counterfeit drugs is a global one. US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer, for example, says it has found fake medicines in at least 75 countries around the world. read more
Nederburg in the lead of SA wineries featured in ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ list

Nederburg in the lead of SA wineries featured in ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ list

26/03/2018 - 14:01
Nederburg has done it again! The Paarl winery again features in the esteemed ‘World’s Most Admired Wine Brands’ top 50 list by Drinks International, a UK-based publication, for a third consecutive year. And in 41st position, Nederburg is the highest placed of the three South African wineries featured on this year’s list.  read more
4th STREET Wines announces headline sponsorship of the first ever  Project Runway South Africa

4th STREET Wines announces headline sponsorship of the first ever Project Runway South Africa

22/03/2018 - 09:15
4th STREET Wines is proud to announce a partnership deal with Ndalo Pictures, as the headline sponsor for the first ever Project Runway South Africa production. The local version of the hit U.S. reality television series - now in its seventeenth season - will be gracing our screens in July 2018, on DSTV’s Mzansi Magic.  read more
Why on-pack promotions work

Why on-pack promotions work

22/03/2018 - 08:59
An on-pack promotion is a fast, flexible and dynamic solution for driving purchases at retail, and Pyrotec PackMedia’s Fix-a-Form® booklet labels provide all the space needed to launch a new product or campaign.  read more
Sea Harvest to launch its Multi-million Rand Desalination Plant During National Water Week

Sea Harvest to launch its Multi-million Rand Desalination Plant During National Water Week

22/03/2018 - 08:42
The installation of Sea Harvest’s desalination plant has been completed and will be launched on Thursday, 22 March 2018.  read more
Fridge Monitor System

Fridge Monitor System

19/03/2018 - 15:46
A fridge is important in the various industries it is utilised. The effectiveness of a fridge is especially critical in the medial and food and beverage sectors. Using our smart fridge solutions ensures that our clients’ businesses are protected from damage and loss through our integrated fridge monitoring system.  read more
KWV's Cruxland Gin wins the Best South African London Dry Gin for Taste in the World Gin Awards

KWV's Cruxland Gin wins the Best South African London Dry Gin for Taste in the World Gin Awards

16/03/2018 - 10:35
KWV’s Cruxland Gin is the recipient of the Best South African London Dry Gin for Taste in the World Gin Awards. read more
ID Logistics SA marks another strong year 2017 with major new clients and maps out its ambitions for 2018

ID Logistics SA marks another strong year 2017 with major new clients and maps out its ambitions for 2018

16/03/2018 - 08:54
ID Logistics SA marked another strong year with high potential new clients within an innovation-driven culture. read more
Image and data management for channel agnosticism

Image and data management for channel agnosticism

13/03/2018 - 08:31
"A picture is worth a thousand online sales." Across all e-commerce platforms, product images are the catalyst for first impressions. Consumer confidence, perception, and potential engagement with your brand is solely dependent on the overall quality and experience of your retail offering. read more
Mpact recognises schools for outstanding paper collection

Mpact recognises schools for outstanding paper collection

08/03/2018 - 09:18
Building on the success of its Schools Recycling Competition around the country, Mpact Recycling honoured schools that have exhibited the greatest commitment to the initiative and increased their paper recycling figures significantly every year.  read more
Scottish Leader’s outstanding 12-year-old scores gold at 2018 World Whiskies Awards

Scottish Leader’s outstanding 12-year-old scores gold at 2018 World Whiskies Awards

08/03/2018 - 09:05
The luxuriously silky and rich Scottish Leader 12-year-old whisky, the flagship of the internationally renowned collection, has been awarded a prestigious gold medal by the World Whiskies Awards in the UK, during a first round tasting.  read more
Packaging: multiple purposes, one platform

Packaging: multiple purposes, one platform

06/03/2018 - 09:49
Modern-day packaging plays many roles, from containing and preserving products to informing customers about contents, ingredients, dosage instructions and so forth. It is also a valuable platform for brand communication, where product owners and marketers can display their brand identities, explain product benefits and inspire customers to buy their goods.  read more
4th Street climbs the ladder at IWSR Top 100 Wines

4th Street climbs the ladder at IWSR Top 100 Wines

02/03/2018 - 09:17
4th Street Wines announces they have been named Fastest Growing Wine brand globally for the second year in a row by the International Wine and Spirit Research (IWSR) Top 100 Wine Brands for 2017.  read more
African Elephants signal marula harvest time in Limpopo

African Elephants signal marula harvest time in Limpopo

02/03/2018 - 08:47
The time of year has arrived for hundreds of African Elephants to descend on the marula trees of the Valley of Olifants in the Lowveld of Limpopo and to signal to local villagers that it is time to harvest the ripened fruit for their biggest global export, Amarula liqueur.  read more
Laager announces the perfect pair partnership

Laager announces the perfect pair partnership

01/03/2018 - 09:37
Leading tea brand Laager Rooibos has announced its exclusive celebrity agreement with Lebo and Tebo Ndala from food blog withlovefromthetwins. read more
Balance your production flow

Balance your production flow

01/03/2018 - 08:35
Applying high-speed continuous motion diverting technique revolutionises speed capacity and introduces new application areas in the production industry.  read more
Continuous performance: continuous inkjet coders

Continuous performance: continuous inkjet coders

27/02/2018 - 10:14
Does your business rely on technologies that offer reliability, speed, and flexibility? When it comes to your printing, coding and marking requirements, continuous inkjet (CIJ) technology is an ideal choice.  read more
Leading the way for African eCommerce acceleration - The DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica returns to Cape Town this March

Leading the way for African eCommerce acceleration - The DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica returns to Cape Town this March

26/02/2018 - 13:37
DHL eCommerce MoneyAfrica is Africa’s biggest eCommerce Show. Having grown by 45% since 2017 and now in it’s fourth year running, the event will be hosted in the brand new East Wing of the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 14th – 15th March 2018.  read more
Special occasions: ideas for your on-pack promotion

Special occasions: ideas for your on-pack promotion

22/02/2018 - 09:38
Special occasions like Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Halloween and even Braai Day (South Africa’s Heritage Day) are key events on most brands’ marketing calendars. Many members of the public welcome these days as a break from the day-to-day routine, as well as a chance to treat and celebrate with the ones they love.  read more
McCain Do Good Be Good Program benefiting local Gauteng communities

McCain Do Good Be Good Program benefiting local Gauteng communities

20/02/2018 - 09:35
Be Good, Do Good is at the heart of everything that McCain South Africa does. This led to the launch of their food donation programme in April 2017. Since then McCain Food South Africa has made it their mission to spread joy and happiness to those who need it most through food.  read more