Nampak eyes share buyback as sale of glass business nears

SOUTH AFRICA – Nampak, a South Africa based diversified packaging manufacturer, has said that it might use proceeds from the sale of its glass business to buy back shares from shareholders. In February, Nampak entered […]

AFMASS FoodTech – Rwanda edition

AFMASS FoodTech Conference & Expo – Rwanda edition is the first conference and exhibition targeted at the food & beverage and milling industry in Rwanda and the Great Lakes region (Uganda, Burundi, South Sudan and […]

Nampak’s Bevcan unit ramps up investment in plastic bottles alternatives

SOUTH AFRICA – South Africa’s packaging group, Nampak, has indicated that various innovations are being advanced to grow the pack share of beverage cans and cartons as environmentally responsible alternatives to plastic. Amid the increase […]

Nampak Zimbabwe reports growth in revenue despite economic downturn

ZIMBABWE – Paper and packaging group Nampak Zimbabwe has said the business recorded growth in revenues for the six months to end March 31, 2019 supported by growth in volumes in some categories. The company […]

AFMASS Eastern Africa edition

AFMASS Eastern Africa 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 safety technologies. […]

Finish packaging group Huhtamaki inaugurates US$26.03m packaging plant in Egypt

EGYPT – Huhtamaki, a global food packaging firm based in Finland, has inaugurated a new state-of-the-art flexible packaging facility in Egypt at an investment worth US$26.03 million. The food and drinks packaging major said that […]

Sweden packaging group to acquire Nampak’s Nigeria packaging business

SOUTH AFRICA – AR Packaging group has entered into a definitive agreement with South Africa’s Nampak for the acquisition of its Nigerian packaging business, Nampak Cartons Nigeria at an undisclosed amount. Nampak Cartons Nigeria, Subsidiary […]

AFMASS FoodTech – Tanzania edition

AFMASS FoodTech Conference & Expo Tanzania edition is the first conference and exhibition targeted at the food & beverage and milling industry in Tanzania. The event is focused on providing a platform to share vital […]

Nigeria’s regulator mulls ban on sachets, PET bottles as alcoholic packages

NIGERIA – The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) in Nigeria has unveiled plans of banning the use of sachets and Polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles in packaging alcoholic beverages. According to […]