PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
Packaging industry needs to be ready for 2017 boom
06/09/2016 - 16:02
A few decades ago, packaging companies needed more tons of machinery to produce the output that they do today. Back then, the more heavy machinery they had, the more value was produced. Now, things are done differently; with less material. The difference is information.
Milk-based packing ticks lots of boxes
26/08/2016 - 10:33
MUCH of the plastic packaging used for food can be recycled, from egg containers to milk jugs, to butter tubs. But what about that thin plastic film stretched around wedges of cheese or rib-eye steaks?
Mondi to buy Russian packaging company
11/07/2016 - 11:23
MONDI is acquiring Russian flexible packaging maker Uralplastic for an undisclosed amount.
Poor packaging hampers Ghana’s exports - Ghana
23/09/2014 - 10:47
Ghanaian products are unable to penetrate the international market due to poor packaging, labelling, and the inability of export-oriented companies to meet local and international export specifications.
Pfizer eyes AstraZeneca drug company
22/04/2014 - 10:35
London - Pfizer may come back to bid for British drug company AstraZeneca after its reported $101bn takeover approach was rejected, since a deal could make sense for the US pharmaceuticals giant as it seeks to build up its cancer franchise.
Superior Milling Company to launch new maize products, Zambia
17/04/2014 - 10:43
Superior Milling Company, which has resolved to buy 80,000 tonnes of maize from local farmers this harvest season, will soon launch new maize meal products on the local market.
Zambian Breweries records low sales volumes
17/04/2014 - 10:28
Zambian Breweries (ZB) has recorded low sales volumes in the fourth quarter of this year due to the increase in excise duty on clear beer.
SABMiller’s Okahandja brewery due to open in mod-2014, Namibia
16/04/2014 - 10:52
Scheduled to start operating in the middle of the year, SABMiller’s 260,000 hectolitre (hL) will rank amongst the 30 best breweries owned and operated by SABMiller and will be the fifth best brewery in terms of water usage, making it one of the most technologically efficient brewing plants on the continent.
Guinness posts N53bn turnover in six months, Nigeria
15/04/2014 - 09:07
Guinness Nigeria Plc has recorded a turnover of N53 billion for the half year period ended 31 December 2013. The company results appeared to be impacted by continuing softness of the beer market.
SABMiller's Zim unit hit by slower spend
14/04/2014 - 07:35
Harare - Delta Corporation, the Zimbabwe-based unit of SABMiller [JSE:SAB], will report an 18% decline in full-year 2014 lager beer volumes, the company has said.