The Mauritian company Dakri Cartons LTD, specialised in the manufacturing of carton packaging, is developing its sales in Reunion Island and the surrounding region of the Indian Ocean, especially in the agro food industry.
Already established in Reunion Island, Dakri Cartons LTD, wants to strengthen its position in the islands of the Indian Ocean – Reunion Island, Madagascar, Mayotte, Seychelles – and also extend it to Southern Africa.
With 30 years’ experience in the conception and manufacturing of corrugated carton boxes in Mauritius, the family business created by Hanif Dakri, now headed by Nazir Dakri and his sisters Somaya and Aysha, has grown until becoming the leader of customized packaging solutions in Mauritius . The factory is now located in Petite Riviere since 2015 in a renovated plant with modern installations.
Having produced more than 25 million boxes in 2018 with more than 3000 references sold each year to small and large companies, the company is still looking to grow in this region.
By reinforcing the business relations with Reunion Island, Dakri Cartons LTD hopes to contribute to the development of economic exchanges between the two islands and facilitate access to agro food products made in Reunion to the Mauritian consumers.
The company is able to stay competitive on the regional market thanks to the its high quality printing on cardboard and its customised die cut repertoire. The company is able to produce all shapes and dimensions required by the demand. Dakri Cartons Ltd also ensures the solidity and resistance of its products during transport and storage.
Among the references offered: wrap-around packaging, archive cases and boxes, pizza boxes, products for all types of industries.
One of its main customers, SAS TOPAZE – the number one of piazza boxes resellers in Reunion Island – testified: “as the exclusive distributor of Dakri Cartons pizza boxes, I can affirm that all my customers praise the resistance of these packaging. We have established a trusted relation with the Mauritian company. Receptive to our demands, Dakri Cartons Ltd offers us great reactivity and steadfast support to our requests ».
This ambition to collaborate with Reunion Island will allow Dakri Cartons LTD to strengthen its position and major role in the carton packaging in the region. The company is targeting a growth of 20% of its yearly turnover and an increase of 50% of its export sales with this international development.
Nazir Dakri concludes « our aim is to become the largest cardboard manufacturing company in the Indian Ocean. Most importantly we want to be known for making the best quality product at the best possible price ».
Two new types of packaging
Dakri Cartons Ltd is launching two new types of packaging this year to support its ambitions of developing internationally. Both of these products are very specific. The first product, the reinforced carton, uses a heavier grammage of paper and strengthen the box during transport and protect more fragile and heavier content. The second new product launched is waxed carton: waterproof boxes, more suitable to temperature changes and remains intact, especially when it is stocked in cold room.
About Dakri Cartons LTD
Dakri Cartons LTD is Mauritius leading’s company in customized cardboard packaging. It is one of the few factories in Mauritius capable of handling the complete process of manufacturing carton packaging, managing the conception (sampling), production, delivery and export service. The company is known for its high quality flexographic printing on corrugated boxes and its customised die cuts repertoire, been able to produce all shapes and dimensions required by the demand. The company is in process of achieving the ISO 9001 certification and currently employs 125 people.