Trends and opinions

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.

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.

The beauty industry and an ageing population

Host on The Great British Bake Off, Mary Berry, is having a unique impact on the beauty industry Mintel analyst, Charlotte Libby, shares interesting insights into engaging with an ageing population. Libby’s ideas are based on research and the increased media attention the host on The Great British Bake Off, Mary Berry, continues to receive.

Four emerging trends revealed by Mintel

Mintel-trend-wearable-smart-technology-minMintel Beauty and Personal Care (BPC) has released its Trends 2025 report detailing four key trends set to impact global beauty markets over the next decade. The implications will be felt both by consumers and brands.


Reaching new heights with rigids

The transition of packaging from glass to plastic in FMCGThere is no doubt that rigid plastic packaging is steadily gaining ground over glass in the global fast moving consumer goods arena. The technology behind this packaging type is constantly evolving.

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