AFMASS Food Expo Kenya edition

AFMASS Food Expo Kenya edition is the food, beverage and milling industry’s largest conference and exhibition attended by key decision makers from Eastern Africa Africa to trade, network and learn the latest processing, packaging and […]

Klabin acquires International Paper’s corrugated packaging business for US$64m

USA – Klabin S.A. has entered into an agreement to acquire International Paper’s Brazilian corrugated packaging business for R$330 million (US$64m), subject to certain closing conditions and regulatory approvals. International Paper’s Brazilian business includes three […]

Austrian packaging manufacturer, Alpla sets up a new plant in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Alpla, an international manufacturer of plastic packaging based in Austria, is building a new production site in the province of Gauteng, Lanseria near Johannesburg, which will combine activities from its five existing […]

Crown Holdings to build new beverage can plant in the United States

USA – Crown Holdings, a supplier of rigid packaging products has announced that it will build a new beverage can manufacturing facility in Bowling Green, Kentucky, USA to support the increased demand for beverage cans […]

Coca-Cola debuts 2L returnable PET plastic bottles in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – In an effort to cut down on plastic waste, Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa (CCBSA) has introduced a 2L returnable bottle made of PET plastic that can be reused up to 14 times. […]

Shaping a better planet: Conagra Brands unveils 2025 sustainable packaging goal

USA – Conagra Brands, the owner of Birds Eye, Duncan Hines and Healthy Choice brands has strengthened its sustainability ambitions and committed towards making 100% of its current plastic packaging renewable, recyclable or compostable by […]

Nestlé plans US$2.08bn investment to boost sustainable packaging & innovation

SWITZERLAND – Nestlé has committed to invest up to CHF 2 billion (US$2.08bn) to lead the shift from virgin plastics to food-grade recycled plastics and accelerate the development of innovative sustainable packaging solutions. The commitment […]