PACKAGING DIRECTORY SOUTH AFRICA
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.
Sainsbury's offers new 'touch-free' meat packaging for millennials
18/04/2018 - 11:08
UK retailer Sainsbury’s has said it will introduce straight-to-pan plastic pouches for meat products.
Nestlé to make all packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025
11/04/2018 - 11:41
Nestlé has joined the fight against plastic waste as the company has announced its ambition to make all of its packaging recyclable or reusable by 2025.
How packaging design can impact in-store promotion
02/03/2018 - 09:37
Marketing professionals, from brand managers to chief marketing officers, are being challenged by retailers to optimise the way they inhabit brick-and-mortar store space by demonstrating new ways of capturing consumer interest and demonstrating this through increased sales.