PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
AB InBev launches accelerator to help fund sustainability start-ups
16/08/2018 - 09:36
AB InBev has launched a new green innovation accelerator as it aims to tackle some of the most pressing sustainability issues.
Mondi to cash in on eco-friendly alternatives
14/08/2018 - 14:08
Over the past decade, Mondi’s strategic focus has been on building capacity, driving efficiency and making well-executed acquisitions. The strategy is paying off for the €7.5bn annual revenue paper packaging group.
Woolworths pilots SA's first in-store recycling vending machine
08/08/2018 - 09:08
In line with its recent announcement to achieve ZERO packaging waste to landfill by 2022, Woolworths has launched the customer trial of an integrated reverse vending machine in its flagship green store, Woolworths Palmyra in Claremont. This is good news for the many South African consumers who have called on retailers and manufacturers to reduce packaging waste.
Woolworths steps up action on plastic packaging
07/06/2018 - 11:12
Woolworths plans to phase out nonrecyclable plastic packaging for its own products — as well as plastic shopping bags, straws and earbuds — by 2022.
EU plans ban on plastic straws and other single-use plastics
30/05/2018 - 13:54
Single-use plastic products such as straws and drink stirrers may be banned across much of Europe under proposals put forward by the European Union (EU).
Colgate-Palmolive commits to 100% recyclability of plastic packaging by 2025
24/05/2018 - 16:28
Colgate-Palmolive Company has committed to 100% recyclability of plastics in packaging across all its product categories by 2025.
Tesco reduces use of best before dates in a bid to cut food waste
22/05/2018 - 14:25
Tesco will remove best before dates on the packaging of nearly 70 of its fruit and vegetable lines as it aims to reduce food waste.
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.
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.
Bill to get cigarettes into plain packaging now out for public comment
04/05/2018 - 13:11
The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill for public comment.