Trends and opinions

Tracking fragrance trends with Payan Bertrand

A variety of fine fragrances packaged in glass bottles IMAGE Scent is integral to brand DNA. This is according to Marie-Eugénie Bouge, marketing and communication director of Payan Bertrand – a fragrances and flavours manufacturer based in France and represented in South Africa by Natchem.

Holographic packaging by API

Holographic packaging is a highly visual packaging solutionAPI is leading the way in the creative development of holographic and other highly visual packaging solutions. This was announced at the launch of its custom decorative holography service - Holonique Boutique and its new Trends Yearbook at Luxe Pack Monaco this September.

2016 trends for pharmaceutical packaging and labelling

Pharmaceutical packaging and labelling 2016 trend reportAccording to recent research, the global pharmaceutical packaging market is forecast to reach more than US$80 billion in revenue by 2020.

Canadean reveals new trends in baby beauty products

Toddler in a bath tub with bubblesAdults have long been expected to maintain certain grooming standards, particularly as social media and the selfie culture continues to reign. However, the emerging ‘baby beauty’ trend, targeting parents of children aged four years and under, is a recent phenomenon in the industry. This is according to consumer insight firm, Canadean.

Plastics SA releases 2015 plastics recycling figures

Mechanical recycling of plastics in South Africa in 2015 increased three percent, compared to 2014. Plastics SA’s latest survey on recycling in South Africa indicates a three percent increase in mechanically recycled plastics in 2015, when compared to 2014.

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