CODING & LABELLING
PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
Our story started with beer. More specifically, about problems in the beer industry around quality, shrinkage, management and so forth. Having knowledge of the brewing industry, we knew of the challenges we faced around draught beer. Our initial task was finding a way to use technology to measure all aspects of the draught beer process, from manufacturing to distribution.
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MITAS Corporation: the name consists of the first letters of the group’s main offerings: Marking, Identification, Traceability, Automation, Authentication, Systems and Solutions.
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Pyrotec specialises in industry-leading product identification solutions. Our extensive service offering includes a comprehensive range of coding and labelling equipment, on-pack identification, informational and promotional devices, and self-adhesive products for offices and homes.
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Put a pork in it... Woolworths ordered to change meat label
05/02/2019 - 11:20
The Advertising Regulatory Board (ARB) has instructed Woolworths to change the labelling on some of its pork product packaging.
Woolworths rolls out paper-stemmed earbuds
30/01/2019 - 14:26
Woolworths has kickstarted the year with its latest announcement in its journey to ZERO packaging waste to landfill, with the rollout of Woolworths branded paper-stemmed earbuds.
AB InBev adds on-pack nutrition labels to Bud Light beer in the US
28/01/2019 - 08:25
AB InBev has introduced an on-pack ingredients label to its Bud Light beer in the US alongside a new secondary packaging design.
Big consumer brands roped into promoting re-usable containers
28/01/2019 - 08:17
In the environmentalists’ mantra “reduce, re-use, recycle” almost all of the attention has been paid to recycling. Now some of the world’s biggest consumer brands are trying to shift the focus to the second R, with a programme that provides products in reusable containers that can be returned for a refund.
Corona to introduce plastic-free rings on its beer cans
30/11/2018 - 09:07
Mexican lager brand Corona will pilot plastic-free six-pack rings which are made from plant-based biodegradable fibres, with a mix of by-product waste and compostable materials.
Nespresso in new sustainable aluminium pledge for coffee pods
19/11/2018 - 14:39
Nestlé’s Nespresso brand will commit exclusively to responsibly sourced and certified aluminium for its coffee capsules after the company agreed to a new partnership.
PET plastic producers in the spotlight
16/11/2018 - 09:42
AMID mounting pressure on major retailers and brand owners to be more environmentally-minded, one of the country’s leading food packaging producers has become the first in the PET thermoform plastics sector to join voluntary national Extended Producer Responsibility body the PET Recycling Company (PETCO).
What Nestlé’s attempt to trademark the shape of a KitKat teaches us about design
05/11/2018 - 09:12
For many people there is something irresistible about chocolate. But in the hungry rush to make it part of our bodies there is a missed opportunity to meditate on the different gestural experiences chocolate affords.
Pick n Pay to phase out plastic straws and trial paper bags by end of December
01/11/2018 - 15:42
Consumers have become increasingly concerned about plastic waste. But if we are to experience a real shift in behaviour and make a sustainable long-term impact in our environment, we need to reinforce the message of reduce, reuse and recycle.
PepsiCo plans to use 25% recycled plastic content by 2025
29/10/2018 - 08:58
PepsiCo has announced that it plans to use 25% recycled content in its plastic packaging by 2025 as part of its sustainability vision.