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COVID 19

Being in business is not for the feint hearted, even in the best possible circumstances. 2020 has hit us for a 6 – a squeezed economy, load shedding and now COVID-19. We run Merrypak as a huge family – probably not always the best way to do business but for us it has made sense […]

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COVID-2019

As we are all reeling with the barrage of information (and misinformation) about COVID-19, it is hard to believe that just two weeks ago, we didn’t have any confirmed cases in South Africa. From 0 to 62 in 2 weeks is just inconceivable. We are taking your safety and that of our staff very seriously. […]

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Inclusion in 2019

My ideal world would be one were an eclectic mix of people could work, live and co-exist, side by side. People who are different should not be hidden away. They belong in our homes, communities and most importantly, in the workplace. Being able to work gives all of us a sense of value; knowing that […]

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Our new Custom Site is now Live!!

Many of our most loyal customers have no idea that behind the scenes at Merrypak, is a bustling factory manufacturing the range of carrier bags and boxes you know so well. In addition, we produce custom orders of bespoke packaging for small to medium businesses. Our updated custom website showcases our manufacturing capability and allows […]

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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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