n Packaging Review South Africa - Double-digit growth recorded in local glass sector in 2008 : market research column

Volume 35, Issue 8
  • ISSN : 1014-8280



Double-digit growth of 10,1% was recorded in the glass sector for a second consecutive year in 2008. This growth can be attributed to the fact that the SAB Calabash project that entails the replenishment of the 750ml glass pool sold in the South African malt beer industry continued into 2008; the South African beverage industry continued to perform well, and glass remains a premium packaging option for upmarket, niche offerings.

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