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13 Jan 2015
Strong results for Nampak

At the end of last year, Nampak Limited, Africa’s leading diversified packaging manufacturer, announced its results for the financial year…

Strong results for Nampak

At the end of last year, Nampak Limited, Africa’s leading diversified packaging manufacturer, announced its results for the financial year to 30 September 2014. According to CEO André de Ruyter, the company had a strong 2014, ‘marked by continued delivery on our ambitious strategy to unlock further value from our…

13 Jan 2015
Second edition of packaging expo a success

The most recent Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum (FPPE) held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya…

Second edition of packaging expo a success

The most recent Food Processing & Packaging Exposyum (FPPE) held at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya from 18 to 20 November 2014 received extremely positive feedback. On the periphery of the event president Uhuru Kenyatta congratulated the people responsible in a personal conversation and explicitly rated…

13 Jan 2015
Hollard and Altrisk tie the knot

Award-winning specialist long-term risk provider, Altrisk will be rebranded to become Hollard Life, effective 12 January 2015. The combined entity…

Hollard and Altrisk tie the knot

Award-winning specialist long-term risk provider, Altrisk will be rebranded to become Hollard Life, effective 12 January 2015. The combined entity will represent Hollard for all individual Life risk as the specialists in the middle and affluent market within the group. The division’s operations will continue under its existing team, headed…

10 Jan 2015
Major acquisition announced

Rhodes Food Group (RFG) entered into an agreement to acquire the Western Cape-based fruit juice producer Pacmar, by 1 April.…

Major acquisition announced

Rhodes Food Group (RFG) entered into an agreement to acquire the Western Cape-based fruit juice producer Pacmar, by 1 April. For RFG CEO Bruce Henderson, this acquisition represents an attractive investment opportunity aligned with the company’s expansion strategy of lateral extensions into product categories adjacent to their current product ranges.

09 Jan 2015
In the March and April issues of Money Marketing…

In our March and April issues we take a look at annuities, offshore investing, the short-term insurance and medical schemes…

In the March and April issues of Money Marketing…

In our March and April issues we take a look at annuities, offshore investing, the short-term insurance and medical schemes industries. We also feature articles on Twin Peaks, and compliance for the financial adviser. To read more about these issues click here.

07 Jan 2015
Working together to reduce skin cancer

  For the past two years, BASF has been supporting the Regional Dermatology Training Centre (RDTC) in Moshi, Tanzania in…

Working together to reduce skin cancer

  For the past two years, BASF has been supporting the Regional Dermatology Training Centre (RDTC) in Moshi, Tanzania in the development of an improved sunscreen for the high number of people with albinism in the country. The centre’s team introduced its concept and first results at this year’s World…

07 Jan 2015
2015: The year of reading

Summer in Gauteng is always a mixture of good and bad – rain and hail – hot and cold. Apart…

2015: The year of reading

Summer in Gauteng is always a mixture of good and bad – rain and hail – hot and cold. Apart from the storms we don’t usually get much wind. How you feel about summer in Gauteng depends on your preferences and perspective. Some like it as it is a relaxed…

06 Jan 2015
On-screen advertising increases Sinutab sales

Following a two-month campaign on Primedia Unlimited’s XP Digital platforms, the Johnson and Johnson product showed a 36 per cent…

On-screen advertising increases Sinutab sales

Following a two-month campaign on Primedia Unlimited’s XP Digital platforms, the Johnson and Johnson product showed a 36 per cent and 25 per cent growth in sales during April and June respectively.

06 Jan 2015
Greening the cosmetics industry

  In the first ever book of its kind, Sustainability – How the Cosmetics Industry is Greening up, the growing…

Greening the cosmetics industry

  In the first ever book of its kind, Sustainability – How the Cosmetics Industry is Greening up, the growing importance of this topic comes under the spotlight. Using excerpts from the book, this article illustrates various ways organisations can address the associated economic, environmental and social aspects.

06 Jan 2015
Certified sustainable palm-based materials

In order to meet the increasing demand for sustainable certified palm-based ingredients in the personal care and home care sectors,…

Certified sustainable palm-based materials

In order to meet the increasing demand for sustainable certified palm-based ingredients in the personal care and home care sectors, Clariant has received mass balance supply chain certification for its plant in Gendorf, Germany.


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