PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
Carbon footprints for five beverage categories released by BIER
24/05/2013 - 15:37
n an effort to accelerate understanding of beverage sector impacts on climate change and identify reduction priorities for greenhouse gas emissions, the Beverage Industry Environmental Roundtable (BIER) has published its research on carbon footprints for five beverage categories, including beer, bottled water, carbonated soft drink, spirits and wine.
Adcock gets proposals for 100% aquisition
10/05/2013 - 08:05
South African drugmaker Adcock Ingram said on Thursday a rival bid was in the offing to a $675m (R60.7) one made by conglomerate Bidvest [JSE:BVT], raising the stakes for a possible acquisition and pushing its share price up almost 8%.
US: Berghoff Brewing to revive brands, change brewers
24/04/2013 - 07:53
Berghoff Brewing will revive its brands this summer with updated recipes, and a move to contract brewing the beers at Stevens Point Brewery.
Namibian pharmaceutical manufacturer, Fabupharm, grows 100% in one year
23/04/2013 - 09:51
Fabupharm Products, a wholly-owned Namibian pharmaceutical manufacturer, has doubled in size over the past year. Subsequent to upgrading its manufacturing facility to comply with international standards, Fabupharm announced recently it has received an Official Manufacturing GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) License from the Namibian Medicines Regulatory Council (NMRC). This means that Fabupharm is now licensed to manufacture scheduled medicinal products.
Aspen to buy Nestle infant food business
18/04/2013 - 13:25
Johannesburg - Aspen Pharmacare Holdings [JSE:APN] has plans to buy Nestle's infant nutritional business for $215m, the company said on Thursday.
US: Johnson & Johnson tops estimates as prescription, OTC drugs shine
18/04/2013 - 11:21
(Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson beat Wall Street's quarterly profit estimates on sharply lower taxes, strong sales of prescription drugs and a revival of over-the-counter medicines that had been recalled over quality control problems.
Danone sales boosted on baby food demand
17/04/2013 - 10:58
Paris - French food group Danone said Tuesday the explosion in demand for baby formula in China helped lift sales by 4.3% in the first quarter of the year to €5.3bn ($6.9bn).
Supermarkets respond to meat report
15/04/2013 - 08:28
Johannesburg - Popular supermarkets including Pick n Pay, Shoprite, Woolworths and Spar have responded to a City Press report that identified them as stocking incorrectly labelled meat products.
SA approves new trade labels for Israel
12/04/2013 - 09:10
Johannesburg - South Africa has imposed new rules requiring goods imported from occupied Palestinian territories display special labels, a government official said on Thursday.
Namibia: New brand of local fish products by Kuiseb Traders
04/04/2013 - 08:56
Windhoek - Kuiseb Traders have shown that they mean business when they recently launched a fully Namibian brand of processed and packaged fish products for the local market.