Shoprite and Checkers wins recycled product of the year at 2018 PETCO Awards
Shoprite - Jun 13th, 08:59
Shoprite and Checkers were awarded the Recycled Product of the Year at the 2018 PETCO Awards, the South African PET Recycling Company’s annual awards and the industry’s biggest celebration of recycling and waste management excellence.
The award was bestowed upon the retailer for its Zip Cola plastic bottles which utilises food-safe post-consumer waste to replace 25% of the virgin Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) material in the bottles, making it the first carbonated drink to contain this percentage of recycled PET material.
The Recycled Product of the Year category recognises a product that exemplifies the best of sustainability - designed with careful consideration of resources and incorporates a minimum of 10% recycled PET (rPET) content. Factors such as reusability, end of life, waste minimisation and closed loop processes are also taken into account.
Pick n Pay's new Smart Shopper changes - and plans to cut down on food wastage
16/10/2018 - 15:33
As part of its financial results for the six months ending 26 August 2018, Pick n Pay has announced a number of new changes coming to its Smart Shopper programme.
Walmart Canada invests $175m to modernise Canadian stores
16/10/2018 - 10:05
Walmart Canada will invest $175 million to renovate and refurbish 23 stores across Canada, as the retailer seeks to improve the integration between its e-commerce business and its physical stores.
Pick n Pay keeps inflation at bay
16/10/2018 - 09:53
Measured by the volume of groceries sold, Pick n Pay delivered its strongest six-month trade performance in five years, its interim results claimed.
Woolworths launches 'One Small Spoon' campaign in celebration of World Food Day
16/10/2018 - 09:35
Woolworths celebrates World Food Day with the launch of the One Small Spoon campaign to unite its employees, customers, suppliers, farmers, and other partners in a consolidated drive to contribute to ensuring that every South African accesses sufficient, nutritious food every day.
Beiersdorf deputy CEO to take top job
16/10/2018 - 08:19
Beiersdorf, the maker of Nivea skin creams, is promoting deputy CEO Stefan de Loecker to the top job from January 1 2019, with a mandate to expand the company internationally and to make it more digitally savvy.