A division of Nampak, DivFood is the leading manufacturer of plain and decorated food cans and ends, aerosols and metal containers in South Africa.

With over 60 years’ experience and our extensive offering, we are uniquely positioned to meet the complete needs of all customers in the canning industry. As a low-cost manufacturer of high-quality products, we use the latest technology and equipment, together with exceptional print quality, to manufacture a wide range of not only metal packaging but also metal packaging solutions.

As a creative and innovative manufacturer, we are able to fulfil all canning requirements, with quality customised metal products in tinplate and aluminium through an intricate production process. Our product range is brought to life by many well known and loved South African brands and includes:

  • A diverse range of high quality two-piece and three-piece cans for the food industry
  • Aerosol cans in both aluminium and tinplate
  • Aluminium bottles
  • General line products for the DIY and industrial markets
  • Plain and lacquered ends
  • Full aperture tinplate easy-opening ends and peel-off ends.


Martin Langenhoven | Acting Managing Director

Products and services

At DivFood. we manufacture tinplate food cans, tinplate aerosols, cans for paint, tins for shoe and floor polish, as well as aluminium aerosols. Some 60% of our volume goes to the food industry. We operate out of five manufacturing facilities in Vanderbijlpark, Paarl, Mobeni, Epping and Rosslyn.


Features and benefits:

  • Can be labelled or lithographically printed in an unlimited colour spectrum
  • Lightweight, strong and durable
  • Excellent barrier properties offering protection from impurities, bacteria, insects, germs, moisture, light and colours
  • Provides a longer shelf life for products
  • Bio-degradable and recyclable

A variety of cans with a range of easy-opening ends are available in the following diameters:

  • 52mm, 65mm, 73mm, 83mm, 99mm, 127mm, 153mm
  • Can heights range from 40mm to 261mm
  • Rectangular meat can in plain or lacquered

Easy-opening and aluminium foil peel-off ends, full aperture easy-opening ends available in the following diameters:

  • 52mm, 65mm, 73mm, 83mm

Aluminium membrane peel-off ends available in the following diameters:

  • 99mm and 127mm
Diversified can

Features and benefits:

  • Tailor made to meet customers’ unique shape requirements
  • Ability to print up to six colours of high-quality decoration to enhance the on-shelf brand appeal of products
  • Aerosol cans combine elegance and convenience, with sustainability and functionality
  • Aerosol cans are secure and cater to precise dosage applications
  • Conform to international standards for medium pressure dispensers

Aluminium aerosol cans available in the following diameters:

  • 35mm, 38mm, 45mm, 50mm, 53mm, 59mm
  • Can heights range from 70mm to 208mm

Tinplate aerosol cans available in the following diameters:

  • 45mm to 65mm
  • Can heights range from 80mm to 240mm

Plain and lacquered aerosol cans available in the following diameters:

  • 41mm and 42mm, 48mm and 50mm, 52mm and 55mm, 60mm and 63mm

Shoe polish cans and ointment tins available in the following diameters:

  • 34mm, 37mm, 38mm, 45mm, 51mm, 67mm, 70mm, 83mm, 86mm, 90mm, 93mm, 99mm, 104mm, 123mm, 127mm
  • Can heights range from 9mm to 46mm
Paint cans and components

Features and benefits:

  • Can be lithographically printed in many different colours
  • Provide ease of handling
  • Our paint cans and components are durable, reliable and robust
  • Able to meet the precise container requirements of customers

A wide range of paint cans are available in the following diameters:

  • 74mm, 93mm, 108mm, 123mm, 127mm, 172mm, 286mm
  • Can heights range from 47mm to 445mm

A wide range of paint can components are also available in the following diameters:

  • 52mm, 65mm, 74mm, 83mm, 87mm, 93mm, 99mm, 108mm, 123mm, 127mm, 153mm, 165mm, 172mm, 179mm, 272mm, 286mm and 176mm x 111mm
  • Pails and drums are also available in diameters of 272mm and 286mm
  • Heights range from 214mm to 457mm
Contact us

Head office
Building 11A, Ground Floor, Woodlands
Office Park, Western Service Road
Woodmead, Gauteng
PO BOX 120
PO BOX 3388
Tel: +27 11 519 7900
Fax: +27 11 519 7932


25 Richard Carte Drive
PO Box 12650
Jacobs, 4026
Tel: +27 31 450 5811

3 Nobel Boulevard
Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng
Tel: +27 16 950 3000


1 Benbow Avenue
Epping Industrial
Tel: +27 21 534 8121
Fax: +27 21 534 8133

Van Der Stel Street
Dal Josafat, Paarl
Tel: +27 21 868 2030