Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment
By Linda Ensor - May 4th, 13:11
The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment.
The bill will repeal the Tobacco Products Control Act and will aim to promote public health and align SA’s tobacco control law with the World Health Organisation’s framework convention on tobacco control.
Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane said at a post-Cabinet media briefing that the bill "addresses key areas relating to indoor public areas, the display of tobacco products at point of sale, use of electronic devices and the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products".
Pick n Pay brings more flavour and variety with new fresh offering
21/05/2018 - 13:41
Pick n Pay has relaunched its fresh offering, introducing both new product lines and new packaging, underpinned by its new fresh promise – Perfectly fresh, whatever it takes. The lines will offer something for all tastes and budgets and will be rolled out from this month.
Campbell soups up its e‑commerce strategy
16/05/2018 - 11:36
Consumer packaged goods giant Campbell is prioritising its digital strategy, from investing $10 million in meal-kit merchant Chef’d to piloting a program that fulfills online orders for its wholesale retailer clients.
Pernod Ricard launches limited-edition Absolut America bottle
09/05/2018 - 09:40
Pernod Ricard-owned Absolut has launched a limited-edition bottle design ahead of summer in the US, featuring red, white and blue packaging.
Experts to review VAT zero-rated items
04/05/2018 - 13:42
The review will consider expanding the list of 19 basic food items that are VAT zero-rated, in light of the recent VAT hike.
Local business's products hit Pick n Pay store shelves
03/05/2018 - 09:34
Sage Kitchen, the brainchild of husband and wife duo Brenda and Colin, started as a small business in their home kitchen. Today, the business is a supplier to Pick n Pay for their Pick Local range of products with a difference, that make a difference.