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Pioneering Sustainability with Responsible Design

Detpak has clinched a prestigious Silver Medal at the Gold Pack Awards held in November in Cape Town.

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Introducing the Detpak Paper Lid

South Africa’s coffee industry has been steadily percolating in the past decade. According to a report by, the local market has seen significant year-on-year growth despite the challenges of the pandemic, with even greater industry growth forecast for the future. Read more


Good news for waste collectors – paper grocery and take-away food bags can be collected for recycling

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Detpak South Africa celebrates 10 year anniversary of being FSC® certified

Detpak South Africa is proud to celebrate its 10th year of Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) Chain of Custody Certification in February 2022.  (FSC-C109574)

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Introducing Enveloop - the sustainable e-commerce solution

A pioneering South African innovation has produced a unique eco-friendly packaging alternative for the courier industry, called Enveloop. The paper courier bag by Detpak is biodegradable, compostable and the most cost-effective of its kind.

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Thank you for using paper!

South Africa has increased paper recycling to 73%, according to statistics just released. The reasons behind the surge have been attributed to more companies moving to paper packaging for their products.


It's finally here! The Detpak fluted range

It is with great excitement that we have extended our standard stock range to include fluted products manufactured through our sister company, Mpact.  This range conforms to all the characteristics that we hold dear:  they are food safe, recyclable and biodegradable… and, of course, they are locally made too!

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Concerned about food delivery tampering? Here's the solution

Need a provide surety to your customers that their food is arriving in tact and untouched?

Our machines might be off, but we are still busy at Detpak. Using this down-time to think about some of the challenges around our paper packaging, we decided to tackle closures for our check-out bags. Detpak has developed two different options for you to hinder tampering and send out your home delivery meals with confidence.

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Yes, paper cups are recyclable…in South Africa!

Spreading the good news that cups are recyclable in South Africa to industry leaders and brand owners alike, Carla Breytenbach, Detpak Marketing Manager, joined the industry association Fibre Circle in a cross-country roadshow.

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Mpact is one of the leading paper and plastics packaging manufacturing businesses in southern Africa as well as the leading recycler of recovered paper and plastic.


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