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Bavaria salutes the designated heroes

Bavaria salutes the designated heroes

25/11/2019 - 13:20
They steer us to safety. They keep their eyes on the road. They sacrifice time with their families so that they can get ours home safely. They’re taxi drivers and our “everyday heroes”. This month, as part of their “Cheers to” campaign, they’re being saluted by Bavaria, South Africa’s leading 0.0% non-alcoholic malt beverage.  read more
Red Bull brings back their Coconut Edition just in time for summer

Red Bull brings back their Coconut Edition just in time for summer

22/11/2019 - 10:39
Just in time for summer, Red Bull is bringing back the Red Bull Coconut Edition; a tropical and fruity take on the classic Red Bull Energy Drink. read more
 2019 The Smart Way

2019 The Smart Way

22/11/2019 - 09:59
What an exciting year it has been for in-store innovators Smart Media, on successfully launching their new in-store innovative solutions such as, Over-The-Counter Arches (OTC Arches), Digital Shelf Strips and 3D Holograms. read more
Boss Dog Food encourages adoption for life this festive season with a second #BigOnRescue campaign

Boss Dog Food encourages adoption for life this festive season with a second #BigOnRescue campaign

07/11/2019 - 10:36
For the majority of South Africans, the festive season is a time of relaxation, joy and reconnecting with loved ones. However, according to animal welfare societies in South Africa, it is notoriously a time where more animals than normal are admitted to these facilities.  read more
Safeguards for consumers: food labelling

Safeguards for consumers: food labelling

05/11/2019 - 13:09
In South Africa, there are many regulations relating to the production, marketing and labelling of food to protect consumers. read more
Are QR codes still worth using?

Are QR codes still worth using?

29/10/2019 - 10:38
QR (quick response) codes have been around since 1994. However, it wasn’t until somewhere between 2010 and 2011 that they became commonplace, primarily because smartphone technology added a new layer to the codes, creating a gateway to many different forms of content. read more
Flexible film coders improve efficiency and deliver higher performance prints

Flexible film coders improve efficiency and deliver higher performance prints

29/10/2019 - 08:35
Flexible film is a popular packaging format for food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical, and building products. The launch of Markem-Imaje’s three new thermal transfer overprinters (TTO), with new-to-market functionality, makes it quicker to code these surfaces while improving costs by providing deeper insights into production downtime and minimising mistakes. Markem-Imaje is locally represented in South Africa by Pyrotec PackMark. read more
Robertson Winery relaunch their Light Cultivar range in stylish new packaging

Robertson Winery relaunch their Light Cultivar range in stylish new packaging

24/10/2019 - 13:52
Robertson Winery, true to its reputation for pioneering, innovation and keeping abreast with the times, launched the first collection of light cultivar wines in 2008, featuring a: Sauvignon Blanc Extra Light, Chenin Blanc Light, and Pinotage Rosé Light. This popular range was extended when an Extra Light Merlot was added to the collection in 2011. read more
Clover Mama's refine their baking and icing skills

Clover Mama's refine their baking and icing skills

23/10/2019 - 13:25
The Clover Mama Afrika 2019 cooks and bakers returned for the last course of the year. This training session was made possible by a new project partner, Mergon Foundation and it was dedicated to baking and cake decorating.  read more
Chappies turns 70

Chappies turns 70

15/10/2019 - 13:52
Mzansi’s iconic bubble gum, Chappies, has been bringing consumers together with its fun flavours and quirky ‘Did You Know?’ facts for over 70 years. read more
Red Bull celebrates Brad Binder's move to MotoGP with limited-edition can

Red Bull celebrates Brad Binder's move to MotoGP with limited-edition can

10/10/2019 - 10:39
In October, a limited-edition Red Bull® Energy Drink can, along with an exciting consumer competition, hits shelves in celebration of 2016 Moto3 champion Brad Binder’s ascension to MotoGP™ for the 2020 season.  read more
Kellogg's improves its cereals with essential vitamins & minerals

Kellogg's improves its cereals with essential vitamins & minerals

10/10/2019 - 09:40
Leo Burnett tells the Kellogg’s story of improved nutrition for busier, modern-day children. read more
Why packaging coding matters

Why packaging coding matters

09/10/2019 - 09:42
Coding and marking includes barcodes, serialisation codes, and expiry or ‘best by’ dates. Their purpose is to keep manufacturers, retailers and consumers informed about a product, its origin, authenticity, and shelf-life.  read more
Nola partners with celebrated foodie Sithembiso Ndashe for summer campaign

Nola partners with celebrated foodie Sithembiso Ndashe for summer campaign

08/10/2019 - 09:34
SA’s number 1 mayo brand, NOLA Mayonnaise, has recently partnered with celebrated foodie Sithembiso Ndashe (Ndash) – founder of Ndash Food Concepts and his mom, Nozibele, to launch the latest #CreateAStir summer campaign. read more
OUMA launches limited-edition packs to celebrate Grandparent's Day

OUMA launches limited-edition packs to celebrate Grandparent's Day

04/10/2019 - 13:57
To celebrate Grandparents Day this October, OUMA, South Africa’s most loved rusk brand, has introduced new limited-edition packs, showcasing some of the common names that South Africans use to reference their grandmothers including Gogo, Gran, Nana, and Nani. read more
Quality coding assured

Quality coding assured

01/10/2019 - 11:54
For product identification and traceability solutions, Markem-Imaje, locally represented by Pyrotec PackMark, is a trusted global manufacturer that offers reliable and innovative inkjet, thermal transfer, laser, and print and apply label systems. read more
Keeping agrochemicals safe

Keeping agrochemicals safe

01/10/2019 - 11:47
Incorrectly used and in the wrong hands, agrochemicals can have serious consequences for the health of users, the public, and the environment. To protect stakeholders from unnecessary exposure and misuse, effective and clear agrochemical packaging and labelling is necessary. read more
Hair affects self-esteem – choose the right shampoo

Hair affects self-esteem – choose the right shampoo

01/10/2019 - 10:21
Research shows that South African women rate hair as one of their most important priorities and that hair loss* negatively affects their self-esteem.  read more
SA sunscreen brand Island Tribe introduces new look

SA sunscreen brand Island Tribe introduces new look

01/10/2019 - 09:07
Island Tribe's vibrant new look is sure to be met with great enthusiasm from consumers, as they embrace the broad cross-section of products. read more
The future of retail has arrived. And it is naked

The future of retail has arrived. And it is naked

26/09/2019 - 15:38
Globally, retailers and other businesses are beginning to recognise the damaging effects plastics have on the environment. Plastic is full of toxic compounds that are adding to an ever-increasing pollution crisis on land, sea, and air because unlike organic matter, plastic can take centuries to degrade.  read more
DHL celebrates 50 years of innovative global express logistics

DHL celebrates 50 years of innovative global express logistics

26/09/2019 - 09:27
DHL celebrates its 50th anniversary this month and as an added surprise to elevate the celebrations, DHL Express South Africa was recognised for its excellence of service by receiving the Sunday Times Top Business Award in the category of courier companies last week.  read more
Marketing to South Africa’s top million

Marketing to South Africa’s top million

26/09/2019 - 09:14
The Top Million research report into South Africa’s ‘Upper Middle Class’ households in 2019 has been released by the UCT Marketing Institute and ad agency M&C Saatchi Abel. read more
Illovo Sugar SA (ISSA) celebrates biggest competition prize handover

Illovo Sugar SA (ISSA) celebrates biggest competition prize handover

23/09/2019 - 14:07
Illovo Sugar SA (ISSA) team members from their national Marketing, Trade, and Sales division handed over a new Nissan NP200 bakkie to a lucky Cape Town-based winner at Makro’s Ottery store.  read more
SASKO celebrates a successful Kota Festival in Soweto

SASKO celebrates a successful Kota Festival in Soweto

20/09/2019 - 14:58
The 3rd annual Soweto Kota Festival took place on 7 and 8 September 2019, and SASKO, the experts in milling and baking, was there as the headline sponsor again. read more
Attention economics: A guide to retail marketing

Attention economics: A guide to retail marketing

19/09/2019 - 16:26
With the rise in digital marketing, more companies are chasing to put out mass content that appeals to multiple demographics at one time. What this does is destroy the attention of consumers when the goal should be to retain and preserve it.  read more
Nicolene Di Bartolo celebrates 20 years in business in 2019

Nicolene Di Bartolo celebrates 20 years in business in 2019

19/09/2019 - 15:43
We are a strategic recruitment solutions provider and executive search consultancy. What started as a small (but ahead of the pack and multi-faceted) recruitment solutions provider back in 1999 has grown to be a niche provider of executive search and placement services. read more
Marking fruit and vegetables with edible food grade ink

Marking fruit and vegetables with edible food grade ink

18/09/2019 - 09:36
A fruit sticker may seem an unlikely cause for environmental concern but removing it from food products could create huge savings in plastic, energy and CO2 emissions and with the move to item-level serialization on fruit and vegetables, allowing identification of each product unit instead of the packaging, is a powerful tool to fight counterfeiting and gives the consumer the ability to not only track the entire life cycle of the product through the supply chain but also allows product identification and a unique consumer engagement platform, thus enhancing the consumer experience. read more
Power your cool this summer with Halls fruity flavours

Power your cool this summer with Halls fruity flavours

17/09/2019 - 08:19
Keep cool this summer with Mzansi’s coolest candy brand. Halls is stepping up to make your days a breeze with their range of fruity flavours to keep you extra cool and refreshed all through the season.  read more
Twizza puts its sponsorship spend behind women in sport

Twizza puts its sponsorship spend behind women in sport

16/09/2019 - 10:58
Leveraging the growing popularity of women’s sport, Twizza, South Africa first proudly South Africa accredited soft brand, is focussing sponsorship activity and spend on Netball at school and national levels.  read more
DHL expands Africa eShop to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

DHL expands Africa eShop to 34 countries across Sub Saharan Africa

12/09/2019 - 11:57
Since its initial introduction in April of this year, the DHL Africa eShop app has seen its user base grow rapidly, and within the first three months of operation, it had already been rolled out to 20 countries across Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). DHL Express announced this week that the innovative mobile and desktop platform is now available in 14 additional countries across the region. This increases the platform’s reach to 34 countries across SSA.  read more
Laser marking for nude, tattooed food

Laser marking for nude, tattooed food

11/09/2019 - 15:32
The drive toward naked produce is gaining momentum, with producers under immense pressure to respond to the growing calls to reduce plastic waste. It’s no small wonder, considering that from 1950 to 2015, cumulative plastic production reached a whopping 7.8 billion metric tons – giving us more than one ton of plastic per person on earth. read more
DHL introduces new mobile app to further enhance customer experience

DHL introduces new mobile app to further enhance customer experience

11/09/2019 - 09:08
DHL Express has announced the launch of an innovative mobile platform that will allow its customers in Sub Saharan Africa to track and coordinate the delivery of their shipments with greater ease and convenience.  read more
SA company wins global award for “Most Innovative Warehousing & Logistics Solutions Brand, 2019”

SA company wins global award for “Most Innovative Warehousing & Logistics Solutions Brand, 2019”

11/09/2019 - 08:52
Butlers POS+ Logic, a Cape Town-based company that specializes in providing integrated Point-of-Sale logistics solutions, received global recognition in front of the greatest brands across the globe for being the “Most Innovative Warehousing & Logistics Solutions Brand” at the 7th annual Global Brands Magazine Awards held at Emperor’s Palace recently.  read more
aQuellé gets active at the Mandela Day Marathon

aQuellé gets active at the Mandela Day Marathon

10/09/2019 - 15:41
aQuellé joined marathon runners from around the country at this year’s Mandela Day Marathon on 25 August. The race saw thousands flocking to the iconic Mandela Capture Site for a weekend of activities from mountain biking to running for fun, spending time with family and some beating their personal bests.  read more
Bidvest Mobility poised to take on the enterprise mobility market

Bidvest Mobility poised to take on the enterprise mobility market

09/09/2019 - 13:08
Bidvest Mobility, established as a result of the merger between MakeMeMobile and Bartrans on 1st March 2019, launched its new website last week, marking the completion of the integration process of the two companies. read more
aQuellé voted #1 bottled water brand

aQuellé voted #1 bottled water brand

09/09/2019 - 10:55
aQuellé has come out tops in the bottled water category in the Ask Afrika Icon Brands survey. The survey measures brand relevance across all segments of the South African demographic, and is all about which brands are used by South Africans and used loyally across the spectrum.  read more
Pioneer Foods brings its Schools Breakfast Nutrition Programme to Gauteng - alongside Department of Basic Education

Pioneer Foods brings its Schools Breakfast Nutrition Programme to Gauteng - alongside Department of Basic Education

02/09/2019 - 15:09
The Pioneer Foods Schools Breakfast Nutrition Programme was officially launched in Gauteng recently. The expansion of this flagship programme now provides more than 34 000 primary school children with a nutritious breakfast each weekday morning, across the country.  read more
Sea Harvest Group financial results continues its upward trend

Sea Harvest Group financial results continues its upward trend

02/09/2019 - 14:44
The Sea Harvest Group has delivered a strong set of interim results for the period ending 30 June 2019 with a 52% increase in headline earnings to R169 million and a 32% increase in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to 61.1 cents compared to the same period last year. read more
IMBO gets a wholesome and energised new look

IMBO gets a wholesome and energised new look

02/09/2019 - 10:25
Sporting a “new-look” landscape design in stand-out bright colours, the IMBO range of products is now filtering into stores countrywide. read more
5 Reasons to make Rooibos your cup of tea this heart month

5 Reasons to make Rooibos your cup of tea this heart month

02/09/2019 - 09:30
Many South Africans would agree that nothing beats a comforting cup of aromatic Laager Rooibos tea. Fortunately, research reveals that the popular anytime beverage is not only packed with antioxidants but also boasts incredible benefits related to preventing heart disease and strokes.  read more
LifeStyles® and Youth Against Aids donate over 50,000 condoms at SA’s biggest festivals

LifeStyles® and Youth Against Aids donate over 50,000 condoms at SA’s biggest festivals

30/08/2019 - 08:26
LifeStyles® condoms and Youth Against Aids (YAA), have donated and distributed a whopping 51,000 condoms at Arikaburn and Ultra South Africa as part of their many global youth-led initiatives to drive awareness campaigns and sex education in schools and youth platforms across the world. read more
Boss Dog Food and acclaimed dog photographer team up to drive adoptions with #BigOnRescue campaign

Boss Dog Food and acclaimed dog photographer team up to drive adoptions with #BigOnRescue campaign

27/08/2019 - 14:41
Boss Dog Food recently partnered with award-winning dog photographer and ‘Mutts’ author Emma O’Brien to drive adoption of rescue dogs across the country, through its new #BigOnRescue campaign. read more
Food traceability with Tracepack

Food traceability with Tracepack

27/08/2019 - 10:07
According to World Health Organisation statistics, an estimated 600 million people in the world fall ill because of contaminated food. A shocking 420 000 of these cases result in deaths. The basis of most regulation and standard for food is quality and record-keeping or the traceability thereof, with the new regulation being enforced this does not only apply to the food premises but the environment throughout the entire supply chain of these products and requires a maintained traceability system and recall procedure is in place. read more
Promotions that pack a punch

Promotions that pack a punch

27/08/2019 - 09:09
With as many as 70% of purchasing decisions made in store and 68% of purchases being impulse-driven, brand owners need their products to pack a punch at retail.  read more
NESTLÉ NESPRAY makes mathematics fun for learners & parents with WhatsApp quiz

NESTLÉ NESPRAY makes mathematics fun for learners & parents with WhatsApp quiz

26/08/2019 - 09:36
The NESTLÉ NESPRAY South African Mathematics Challenge adds a fun and exciting mathematics WhatsApp Quiz Moment for learners in Grades 1 - 3. The WhatsApp Quiz Moment is a 5-week long quiz that takes place over weekends starting from Saturday 31 August 2019.  read more
Slick coding for primary packaging

Slick coding for primary packaging

23/08/2019 - 15:58
In today’s manufacturing environment, the latest equipment with its cutting-edge features ensures seamless production and fast turnaround times. For end-of-line packaging operations, efficient coding and labelling equipment is essential – no code means no product.  read more
How to turn manufacturing data into knowledge

How to turn manufacturing data into knowledge

21/08/2019 - 09:28
In today’s competitive manufacturing environment where time to market is crucial, brand owners and manufacturers need data that provides valuable insights that drive business results. With speed, quality, and supply chain security top of mind, a software system that brings all manufacturing-related data together from multiple sources is more important than ever.  read more
Smart Media named Dis-Chem magazine partner

Smart Media named Dis-Chem magazine partner

19/08/2019 - 09:21
In-store advertising innovator Smart Media has been appointed as the advertising sales partner for both the Dis-Chem Pharmacy Benefits and the Parent & Child Benefits magazines. read more
Bavaria celebrates SA’s indomitable women & mothers this #WomensMonth

Bavaria celebrates SA’s indomitable women & mothers this #WomensMonth

16/08/2019 - 10:51
As South Africa celebrates Women’s Month this August, Bavaria magnifies and highlights the vital role that women play in society: the mothers who raised us, and the daughters who continue to bind families together. Women are a source of power and a symbol of progress. Indeed, they are the very fabric that weaves our great nation together.  read more
Pasta Grandé launches search for the biggest, most generous South African pasta dish

Pasta Grandé launches search for the biggest, most generous South African pasta dish

14/08/2019 - 09:52
What is a “lekker” South African flavour? Is it in the roasting of freshly ground coriander seeds that will coat your biltong and spice your boerewors? Is it in the braaivleis fire smoke when your Karoo lamb tjoppie releases its first fat on the coals? Is it in the cinnamon, gingery aroma that fills a Bo-Kaap kitchen when a tomato bredie is on the stove? Is it hidden in the peri-peri chicken livers served in a warm vetkoek in Vilakazi street? Or is it in the mutton curry that fills a bunny chow in downtown Durban?  read more
 SASKO to sponsor third annual Soweto Kota Festival

SASKO to sponsor third annual Soweto Kota Festival

12/08/2019 - 12:15
The 3rd annual Soweto Kota Festival will take place on 7 and 8 September 2019, and SASKO, the experts in milling and baking, is proud to announce it has renewed its sponsorship for a third year. read more
KWV Brandy continues its celebrations with another top performance at spirits competition

KWV Brandy continues its celebrations with another top performance at spirits competition

05/08/2019 - 14:06
KWV Brandy is proud to announce that it cinched another award in a major spirits competition.  read more
Schools excited to #TasteTheMoment at the Twizza Super School Series

Schools excited to #TasteTheMoment at the Twizza Super School Series

02/08/2019 - 10:30
SA’s Schools are excited to #TasteTheMoment at the Twizza Super School Series where they’ll battle for the coveted title of “South Africa’s best athletics school”. read more
Pharmaceuticals: creating more on-pack space

Pharmaceuticals: creating more on-pack space

01/08/2019 - 10:16
In the pharmaceutical industry, on-pack communication is a complex issue. Not only must manufacturers ensure that their brands and products are instantly recognisable, they must also comply with labelling legislation, regulations and standards that require a significant amount of information on the label or product packaging that is clear and legible.  read more
NuMe Cake in a Cup gets a not so naughty facelift

NuMe Cake in a Cup gets a not so naughty facelift

30/07/2019 - 15:59
Nutriseed has announced that it’s given its NuMe Cake in a Cup – part of the “Not So Naughty” range - a facelift with new packaging that confirms its premium status. The upgraded packaging unifies all three products in this range – a strategic move that drives home the message that the baking premix is a healthy cheat that’s not so naughty; in fact, it’s functional food that’s good for you.  read more
Trace the food, not the packaging

Trace the food, not the packaging

30/07/2019 - 15:24
With the new regulation R638 being implemented there is an increase in supply chain transparency, accountability, and security. One key to achieving gains in all three areas lies in the ability to trace the source of foods and their ingredients, from farm to fork. read more
Coding made simple

Coding made simple

29/07/2019 - 11:24
Markem-Imaje’s 9000 Series of small character inkjet coders are full-feature printers that are designed for demanding manufacturing environments, general-purpose, and very specific applications, such as high-contrast and high-performance marking. Markets for these coders include food, beverage, cosmetics, toiletries, electrical equipment, electronics, cables, tubes, and profiles. read more
SASKO sponsors 2019 Blisters for Bread

SASKO sponsors 2019 Blisters for Bread

29/07/2019 - 10:29
SASKO, the experts in milling and baking, is proud to announce it will be one of the sponsors for the Blisters for Bread Fun Walk in Association with Lucky Star in 2019. The brand has come on board as one of the supporting sponsors of the walk which will take place on 25 August 2019 at the Green Point Cricket Club. read more
The role of pharmaceutical labelling in anti-counterfeiting

The role of pharmaceutical labelling in anti-counterfeiting

26/07/2019 - 14:36
It is estimated that the UK loses more than £6.4bn each year to counterfeit and black-market goods. This is a major problem that endangers the health and safety of consumers, damages brand reputation, and funds criminal activity. read more
Bellingham introduces new assistant winemaker to the team

Bellingham introduces new assistant winemaker to the team

24/07/2019 - 10:53
One of the brightest young stars in South African winemaking has joined the team at Bellingham, where she will be working alongside head winemaker Richard Duckitt. We welcome Arlene Mains to the fold, a winemaker who has achieved an impressive CV in her relatively short career. We asked Arlene, whom Richard describes as “very likable, with a great sense of humour and good palate”, a few questions to get to know the person behind the friendly exterior. read more
Sasko rolls up its sleeves to knead for those in need

Sasko rolls up its sleeves to knead for those in need

24/07/2019 - 09:55
On 18 July 2019, in honour of Nelson Mandela, SASKO teamed up with Jenny Morris, the Giggling Gourmet, to make soup and bake bread rolls to donate to The Haven Night Shelter.  read more
 Iliadin goes OTC with exclusive Smart offering

Iliadin goes OTC with exclusive Smart offering

24/07/2019 - 09:47
In-store advertising innovators Smart Media have partnered with Iliadin to provide the metered nose spray provider their new Over-the-Counter (OTC) Poster Arch branding solution in Dis-Chem Pharmacy stores for a nationwide winter campaign. read more
Coding for nude food

Coding for nude food

24/07/2019 - 09:17
Pick n Pay has announced that shoppers can now bring their own transparent and sealable containers to some of its stores to load up on fruit and veg, instead of having it packaged in plastic.  read more
CEM 2019 to set a new benchmark in the customer experience battleground

CEM 2019 to set a new benchmark in the customer experience battleground

22/07/2019 - 11:05
SABC, Western Cape Government, KPMG, Multichoice, Nedbank, Uber, and SA Home Loans make up a fraction of the companies not only in attendance but delivering keynote addresses at what remains the largest Customer Experience Management Summit in Africa. The event is taking place from 31st July to 1st August 2019 at the CTICC in Cape Town. read more
Tastic partners with global organisation Rise Against Hunger to pack 5 million meals in 2019

Tastic partners with global organisation Rise Against Hunger to pack 5 million meals in 2019

15/07/2019 - 10:40
This year, Tastic Rice has committed to providing enough rice to pack a phenomenal 5 million meals for families in need in South Africa. The brands partnership with Rise Against Hunger also seeks to support the United Nations in their mission to end world hunger by 2030, as part of their sustainable development goals. read more
Bashew’s salutes two decades of laughter with Joe Barber

Bashew’s salutes two decades of laughter with Joe Barber

15/07/2019 - 10:07
Bashew’s, the Cape’s iconic and cherished soft drink dating back to 1899, pays tribute to one of South Africa’s most popular comedy shows, Joe Barber.  read more
Steel industry marking

Steel industry marking

15/07/2019 - 09:28
Currently, the stainless-steel industry employs 114,000 people and is worth around R40bn to the South African economy from the primary production of stainless steel through to finished products, handling 500,000 tons per annum (tpa) in steel sheets, plates, and coils. South Africa imports a further 40,000 tpa of which 150,000 tpa is consumed, and 390,000 tpa exported. read more
KWV Brandy named global Brandy Producer of the Year at ISC

KWV Brandy named global Brandy Producer of the Year at ISC

12/07/2019 - 15:08
For an incredible fourth year running, KWV has been awarded the Producer of the Year Trophy in the Brandy and Cognac category at the International Spirit Challenge (ISC).  read more
Africa’s largest eCommerce event is on its way to East Africa

Africa’s largest eCommerce event is on its way to East Africa

10/07/2019 - 09:57
Following four years of comprehensive success in Cape Town the E-commerce Africa has followed the advancing markets outside of South Africa, seeing an unequivocal need for a purely East African event of the same type. The event is to be held from 31st October to 1st November at the Radisson Blu in Nairobi, Kenya and is already expected to connect professionals from all industries with established, innovative eCommerce partners.  read more
Quality inspection in the food and beverage sector

Quality inspection in the food and beverage sector

08/07/2019 - 14:32
Quality inspection is critical in the food and beverage sector. It can prevent expensive product recalls wasted production and expensive legal costs.  read more
SASKO evokes childhood memories with Sandwich Stories campaign

SASKO evokes childhood memories with Sandwich Stories campaign

04/07/2019 - 14:48
The simple sandwich - it’s more than just two slices of bread, it’s the memory of the person who made it for you, the moment you shared and the traditions that are passed on from generation to generation. read more
 KWV Brandy awarded historic four Double Gold Medals at International Spirits Challenge 2019

KWV Brandy awarded historic four Double Gold Medals at International Spirits Challenge 2019

04/07/2019 - 10:57
KWV Brandy made history when it claimed no less than four Double Gold medals in the esteemed International Spirits Challenge (ISC) 2019. read more
The opportunity for retail-as-a-service

The opportunity for retail-as-a-service

02/07/2019 - 10:57
In recent years, retailers around the world have embraced experiential, personalised shopping environments that deliver bespoke solutions to consumers. In part, this can be attributed to the gathering and analysis of shopper data thanks to the availability of more innovative technology. So, what can local businesses learn from this to differentiate themselves from their competitors? read more
Stimorol unpacks flavourful multisensorial experience - The Flavour Waves Creator

Stimorol unpacks flavourful multisensorial experience - The Flavour Waves Creator

01/07/2019 - 11:33
The Stimorol Flavour Waves Creator is a digital platform designed to create versatile depictions of what Stimorol Waves is all about.  read more
Harnessing the Internet of Things with Informed Decisions’ Connected Restaurant solution

Harnessing the Internet of Things with Informed Decisions’ Connected Restaurant solution

01/07/2019 - 09:26
With convergence being the name of the game today, Informed Decisions knows how to provide a comprehensive solution to any IoT application in the most cost-effective way, utilizing the very latest technology and methods.  read more
Distell and Separation at Source join forces to launch recyclable waste programme in Khayelitsha

Distell and Separation at Source join forces to launch recyclable waste programme in Khayelitsha

28/06/2019 - 14:40
Distell, in partnership with waste beneficiation and implementation partner, Separation at Source (S@S), is launching GreenUp, a progressive community change initiative focused on a cleaner environment, as well as on establishing and formalising effective value chains of operation in the collection, separation and processing of recyclable post-consumer waste within the Western Cape’s Khayelitsha informal settlement.  read more
Men with dry, itchy scalp are a turn-off – poll

Men with dry, itchy scalp are a turn-off – poll

26/06/2019 - 14:10
Over 80 percent of women find men with a dry, itchy scalp a turn-off, according to a new poll. read more
Enabling traceability in the Cosmetic Industry

Enabling traceability in the Cosmetic Industry

25/06/2019 - 10:09
Cosmetics and personal care items are among the fastest growing industrial sectors globally. In this highly competitive market, manufacturers are looking for ways to differentiate their products through innovative packaging to enhance brand image. Manufacturers of personal care products (cosmetics, perfumes, dental products, shampoos, personal hygiene products, etc.) must code the packaging of their products according to legislation.  read more
Kit Kat Group team members join forces to give hope to local communities

Kit Kat Group team members join forces to give hope to local communities

25/06/2019 - 08:53
Helping needy local communities has become a cornerstone of the Kit Kat Group’s annual outreach. This year, for the tenth consecutive year, the group has donated blankets that its staff members have handed out to local community members, hospitals and schools. Over 700 blankets are donated annually each winter, providing much-needed warmth to recipients. read more
S.Pellegrino marks 120th Anniversary with ‘Food Meets Future’ event

S.Pellegrino marks 120th Anniversary with ‘Food Meets Future’ event

24/06/2019 - 14:02
In 2019 S.Pellegrino, the world’s leading sparkling mineral water, marks its 120th Anniversary and flies to Singapore for The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 sponsored by S.Pellegrino and Acqua Panna to celebrate this important milestone with a special event aimed at reflecting upon the future of gastronomy with the top chefs’ community and key opinion leaders.  read more
Real-time code verification for more applications

Real-time code verification for more applications

24/06/2019 - 10:53
The expansion of Markem-Imaje’s ‘Mark & Read’ camera and software system lets manufacturers tailor the level of code verification that best suits their application needs and budgets. As products go down production lines, users can now choose to simply check the code’s presence on packs or also include readability and data accuracy. read more
Blending in with the brand

Blending in with the brand

21/06/2019 - 08:25
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.  read more
Tiso Blackstar acquires leading Marketing and DIY titles and events

Tiso Blackstar acquires leading Marketing and DIY titles and events

19/06/2019 - 10:13
Tiso Blackstar Group has announced the acquisition of media titles The Media, and The Media Online, as well as the annual MOST Awards and EasyDIY magazine and www.easyDIY.co.za, from Wag The Dog Publishers. They will be incorporated into the Group’s Events, Magazine and Online Publishing division as of 1 July 2019. read more
 Score Energy Drink boosts skills development amongst SA youth

Score Energy Drink boosts skills development amongst SA youth

19/06/2019 - 09:48
Score Energy Drink, the proud supporter of youth development in South Africa, is giving 300 young people the chance to better themselves with the help of life skills academy, Pride Factor. read more
Michelangelo finds perfect mix with Barker and Quin

Michelangelo finds perfect mix with Barker and Quin

18/06/2019 - 16:23
Barker and Quin, South Africa’s leading producer of premium natural tonic water, has joined the Michelangelo International Wine & Spirits Awards as a headline trophy sponsor.  read more
In-store must embrace digital disruption

In-store must embrace digital disruption

13/06/2019 - 11:10
Digital transformation (or as many see it – disruption) has been a hot button topic across industry sectors in recent times. With almost 65% of surveyed global businesses stating they are positive about their ability to adapt to technological disruption in the next three years, it seems now is the time to embrace change. But what does this digital shift mean for retailers and brands looking for a different in-store consumer experience? read more
Securities in packaging

Securities in packaging

12/06/2019 - 15:32
While most fakes and counterfeits have typically been manufactured in China, other regions like India are also a common place for counterfeits to originate from. These days, it’s becoming more common to see counterfeiters working in countries where they operate.  read more
Pallet labelling in the toughest environments

Pallet labelling in the toughest environments

12/06/2019 - 15:08
CimPak pallet labelling systems from Markem-Imaje are available in South Africa from Pyrotec PackMark. read more
 KOO joins in and celebrates 'Eat Your Vegetables Day!'

KOO joins in and celebrates 'Eat Your Vegetables Day!'

11/06/2019 - 14:04
Around the World, 17th June is observed as ‘Eat Your Vegetables Day’ and is one more opportunity to remind everyone that veggies are an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. They come in every shape and colour of the rainbow and everyone has their favourite! We can all agree that vegetables are versatile, can be added to any meal and are important for daily consumption as they’re a vital source of nutrients. read more
Connected packaging

Connected packaging

04/06/2019 - 08:51
We’re beginning to see a lot more development in the packaging sector when it comes to intelligent, smart or connected packaging.  read more
Improving supply chain transparency

Improving supply chain transparency

31/05/2019 - 10:53
Markem-Imaje has released six packaging intelligence solutions that help manufacturers digitalise their supply chains more easily and cost-effectively to maximise profitability through improved line efficiency, reduced waste, and better compliance while offering more protection and promotion for their brands.  read more
What’s driving digital label printing growth?

What’s driving digital label printing growth?

31/05/2019 - 10:45
A report published by Smithers Pira last year explores the many drivers for growth in the digital print for the packaging industry. The company’s research reveals that as populations increase and consumers in industrialised regions enjoy growing income, packaging demand continues to rise.  read more
Bavaria announces Comrades Marathon sponsorship by celebrating veteran race runner

Bavaria announces Comrades Marathon sponsorship by celebrating veteran race runner

28/05/2019 - 12:59
Bavaria, South Africa’s leading 0.0% beer brand, recently announced a three-year sponsorship deal with the prestigious Comrades Marathon. In order to celebrate the sponsorship announcement, Bavaria has created an emotional video celebrating Maurice Rosen, a veteran runner of the race who will be competing for his 36th Comrades finish this year – summing up the qualities of tradition, bravery, resilience and tenacity that the race is known for. read more
Pharmaceutical Inspection with PPS

Pharmaceutical Inspection with PPS

28/05/2019 - 10:55
Inspection is part of the overall drug quality assurance system. The objective of inspecting pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities is either to enforce Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliance or to provide authorization for the manufacture of specific pharmaceutical products, usually in relation to an application for marketing authorization.  read more
Pharma BMS

Pharma BMS

28/05/2019 - 10:45
In the pharmaceutical manufacturing environment, it is absolutely critical to managing environmental conditions. Currently, this is done either manually or with bespoke solutions that have been very expensive and intrusive. Additionally, the mechanical equipment that is currently used, requires annual maintenance and calibration. This process is very expensive and resource intensive.  read more
Combatting the rise of illicit trade with Pagemark Africa’s secure printing, authentication and serialization solutions

Combatting the rise of illicit trade with Pagemark Africa’s secure printing, authentication and serialization solutions

28/05/2019 - 08:59
Counterfeiting has become a multi-billion-dollar criminal activity affecting almost every industry and South Africa is feeling the impact of these activities in the illicit economy as a large portion of its GDP is being lost every year. This includes the smuggling of tobacco products, counterfeit textiles, and drug manufacturing and smuggling.  read more
Distell appoints new head winemaker

Distell appoints new head winemaker

27/05/2019 - 16:34
The new head winemaker at Distell is Andrea Freeborough. Cellar-master at Nederburg since 2015, she will be leaving her position at the Paarl winery at the end of May to take up her new role in overseeing the production of South Africa’s largest wine portfolio.  read more
Pharmaceutical Track and Trace

Pharmaceutical Track and Trace

21/05/2019 - 13:27
Pharmaceutical counterfeiting is putting millions of lives at risk each year, and governments around the world are taking action to address this growing problem. For many, the principal weapon in that fight is track and trace regulations centered on product serialization – assigning and affixing a unique number to products and tracking them throughout the supply chain. read more
Fitch & Leedes and Bokeh shine limelight on local filmmakers

Fitch & Leedes and Bokeh shine limelight on local filmmakers

21/05/2019 - 12:03
Fitch & Leedes, the authentic range of mixers, in collaboration with Bokeh Lifestyle and Fashion Film Festival are giving local filmmakers the chance to get their hands on R75 000.  read more
Taking print and apply labelling to the next stage of evolution

Taking print and apply labelling to the next stage of evolution

17/05/2019 - 16:08
Coding, marking and print and apply labelling are the ways in which manufacturers print essential product and traceability information onto packaging, labels and other manufactured goods. Examples include barcodes, serialisation codes, and expiry or ‘best by’ dates.  read more