Silafrica partners with Ellen MacArthur Foundation to combat plastic waste

KENYA – Africa’s leading plastic and packaging solutions provider, Silafrica has joined the New Plastics Economy initiative by Ellen MacArthur Foundation, strengthening its commitment to establish a global circular economy. The Ellen MacArthur Foundation is a UK registered charity which aims to inspire a generation to re-think, re-design & build a positive future through the framework of a circular economy. The foundation with members across the globe including Tetra Pak, Danone, Coca-Cola, Nestle among many others, seeks to drive momentum to reach its goal by eliminating problematic or unnecessary plastic…

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Twiga Foods integrates smart crate systems into its operations

KENYA – Twiga Foods, a Kenyan-based technology food distribution platform has partnered with plastic and packaging solutions provider, Silafrica to create and assimilate the use of smart crate systems into their operations. The Smart Crate deemed to be the first of its kind in the region, is made from 100% recycled plastic, in line with Silafrica’s commitment to a circular economy, while creating responsible and sustainable solutions that respect the planet and its biodiversity. This new tech solution gives the farmers a way of tracking their produce until it reaches…

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Packaging group Silafrica appoints Gavin Dehning as Group CEO

KENYA – African leading packaging supplier for the food, beverage and health industry, Silafrica has appointed Gavin Dehning as new Group CEO. He will lead the company operations mainly in East Africa and the surrounding regions, supporting the demand for world class plastic packaging solutions in the market. Prior to his appointment, Gavin worked with GSK Djibouti as chief operating officer (COO) from 2015 to 2018. GSK Djibouti operates twenty-seven companies among them including NYK, Mearsk shipping lines, Bollore Logistics, DHL, Coca-Cola, and Tetra Pak. During his tenure at the…

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