With a 65 year history, Consol enjoys a market share of the glass packaging industry of 79%. Serving a number of different markets but specifically the food and beverage markets, the footprint has grown to include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and tableware.
Food – a wide range of food products are packaged in glass, produced by Consol. These include major product lines for baby food, mayonnaise, coffee, various sauces, fresh salads, anchovette, spices, olive oils, chutney and various spreads including jams, honey etc. Our suite of process and product enhancement offerings including exciting new innovations like Versaflow TM and Versaflip TM afford our customers the opportunity to utilise product packaging to command space and on shelf attention.
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Beverages – Predominantly focusing on the domestic beer, wine and spirits sales, flavored alcoholic beverages as well as export wine. Producers of non alcoholic beverages have in recent years turned to glass for product differentiation and distinction, with Consol producing products for the carbonated soft drinks, fruit juice and mineral water industries.
At our Bellville plant, we produce wine bottles all year round, ensuring a continuity of supply and compliance with stringent manufacturing standards. A range of bottle sizes, shapes and weights affords our customers a wide choice, for product differentiation, and a choice of five glass colours offers further diversity to this category.
A range product and process enhancement offerings such as decorated or coated bottles, high push ups, embossing and debossing, offers additional differentiation opportunities.
Our technical and quality teams are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for glass filling line support.
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Consol has a long standing association with this market, and is able to support customers with green, flint and amber bottle offerings as well as a range of process and product enhancement offerings for on shelf differentiation, for example embossing, internal embossing (vortex) foiling, lightweighting and black glass.
Our general trade offering in this category has extended to the microbreweries industry and the development of a range of 3 amber bottle sizes (330ml, 440ml and 660ml). To view these products click here
Recognising the need for a retail consumer offering and with an appreciation and understanding for all things glass, Consol has 2 retail outlets selling a range of glass products, including bottles, jars, tableware as well as a range of decorative products. For more information about our Consol Shops, click here
Our portfolio has also expanded over the years to include tableware, as well as packaging for the pharmaceutical and cosmetics industries. A range of added value services enable us to offer customised as well as general trade offerings for our local as well as international customers.
Recognising the need for a consumer offering and with an appreciation and understanding for all things glass, Consol has 2 retail outlets selling a range of glass products, including bottles, jars, tableware as well as a range of decorative products.
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