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The Cape Bag Group

Our History

The Cape Bag Depot (Pty) Ltd was established in 1935 by Fanny Elkin. The company started out by selling second-hand hessian bags and used bottles. Mrs Elkins son, Mr. Wolf Seidel, bought his mothers share at the age of 21, Mr. Seidel built and ran the business till his passing in 2010 at the age of 81. The Cape Bag Group remains a family business and consists of two divisions – Cape Bag (Manufacturing) and Cape Twines & Packaging (Wholesale & Retail sales).


  • Fanny Elkin, 1959

  • Nathan Seidel, 1942

  • Wolf Seidel, 1954

  • Cape Twines, 1977

  • Shariefa Sali, 1979

  • Wolf Seidel, 2009
 
177 Albert Road, Woodstock | Tel: +27 (0)21 447 4352 | Fax: +27 (0)21 447 9880 | Email: enquiries@capebag.co.za