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Send Zylan to School

Zylan’s Story Anyone who knows Merrypak, will know that we are passionate about inclusion and celebrating difference. Monique, Zylan’s mom works in our Good Food Cafe. Zylan was was born in December 2012. He developed normally until the age of 2 when his mom noticed that he had become distant and had stopped communicating with […]

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Say No to Plastic Straws

Of all the plastic products we take for granted, plastic drinking straws are probably the most unnecessary. Designed to be used once and discarded, many end up in our oceans. In our Good Food Cafe @ Merrypak, we have made a commitment to only offer paper straws. Make a point of saying “No thanks” to plastic […]

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Merry turns 80!

Happy 80th Birthday to our founder, Madeline Pate! We got the “Merry” in our name, Merrypak, from the nickname she was given by her family when she was born on Christmas Day. We wish her a happy and healthy 80th year.  

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Our Inclusive Workplace

It’s nothing new that Merrypak is proudly INCLUSIVE. We believe that our work place should mirror an ideal world where people with varying abilities and from different backgrounds co-exist happily. On Tuesday we invited the family of some of our staff plus a cross section of people involved in disability, welfare and education, to see […]

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Merrypak Crackers proudly made in Cape Town

Support local industry this Christmas! Our own Home-Grown Merrypak crackers are hand made in our Cape Town factory. All designs are available as Craft Crackers with Christmas decoration beading kits (plus snaps and jokes) @ R125 a box or as Party Crackers with a variety of toys (plus snaps and jokes) @ R75. Available in […]

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Inclusion Works

At Merrypak,  we believe that a productive workplace needs to be a reflection of the ideal society – one where people of various abilities and disabilities along with people from a variety of backgrounds work alongside each other. We are proud to be able to say that our vision of Inclusion works. About 20% of […]

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