A growing number of market-leading local and international packaging manufacturers are using Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) to access rapidly expanding consumer markets across the continent. AB7 2016 takes place from 19 to 21 June at Gallagher Convention Centre.
Research from the US has highlighted that bottled water containers make up just 3.3 per cent of all beverage containers in landfills. This lays to waste the myth that the industry is responsible for the lion’s share of plastic pollution in that country.
2016 is a special year for one of South Africa’s most iconic and loved brands as it marks Appletiser’s golden anniversary. The 100 per cent pure sparkling apple juice was first created in 1966 by Edmond Lombardi in the ElginValley in the Western Cape, where it is still produced today.
Over fifty years ago, the Salon International de l’Alimentation (SIAL) set out to become the world’s premier food exhibition network. In October 2016, SIAL Paris will demonstrate how this biennial fair has indeed developed into the food industry’s front-line event – the ultimate place to discover today’s food trends and explore tomorrow’s innovations.
On 4 February 2016, the waste management business Interwaste announced the launch of South Africa’s first refuse-derived fuel (RDF) plant. The plant aims to reduce waste to landfill and pioneering the processing of general, industrial and municipal waste to alternative fuels.
Coca-Cola’s chief marketing officer, Marcos de Quinto, revealed a new ‘One Brand’ global marketing strategy that, for the first time ever, unites Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Light/Diet Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero, and Coca-Cola Life under the iconic Coca-Cola brand positioning in one global creative campaign, Taste the Feeling.
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