PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
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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Polyoak Packaging is one of the leading rigid plastic packaging suppliers in Southern Africa. We consist of a number of divisions that specialise in the design and manufacture of blow moulded, injection moulded, compression moulded, and thermoformed plastic packaging for the dairy, beverage, food and industrial markets, as well as garment hangers for the clothing retail sector.
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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.
UK government reveals plan to ban plastic straws in England
22/10/2018 - 11:23
The UK government has set out its plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds in England.
Mondi forecasts strong third quarter but warns of higher costs
11/10/2018 - 11:11
Packaging and paper group Mondi said it had a strong performance in the three months to September, but flagged higher costs, which it said were manageable.
Mondelēz aims to make all of its packaging recyclable by 2025
11/10/2018 - 08:14
Mondelēz International has announced that it will make all of its packaging recyclable by 2025, as the company aims to reduce waste levels and create a circular economy for packaging.
AB InBev unveils six limited edition Beck’s labels
28/09/2018 - 15:11
AB InBev’s Becks brand has released six limited edition for its 275ml beer bottles, as part of its “Be Kreativ” campaign.