The importance of packaging and its related industries will take centre stage at Propak Africa 2016, one of Africa’s largest packaging, food processing, plastics, printing and labelling trade exhibitions.
The South African packaging industry plays an important role in the local economy, contributing R79 billion in 2014. Plastics packaging makes up the largest share, contributing R35.9 billion in 2014. This is followed by paper and board packaging, contributing R25.2 billion to the economy last year.
If you work in the South African fragrance and flavour industry, or use these ingredients in your FMCG products, here are the details of much anticipated South African Association of the Flavour & Fragrance Industry (SAAFFI) annual seminar and workshop.
In-cosmetics returns to Paris, France, in 2016 for what is expected to be the event’s biggest instalment in its 26-year history. Taking place from 12 to 14 April, at Porte de Versailles, the free-to-attend exhibition will be 1 000m2 larger than the previous year, with more than 700 international suppliers showcasing the latest, cutting-edge ingredients, raw materials and technologies alongside new interactive show features.
South Africa’s most innovative packaging companies were recognised at the Institute of Packaging SA’s (IPSA) 2015 Gold Pack Awards, held on 4 November in Johannesburg at a prestigious awards ceremony.
On 14 October, the Deutsche Post DHL hosted its annual DHL Life Sciences and Healthcare Conference at Serengeti Golf and Wildlife Estate in Kempton Park.