The recycling of plastic wraps, bags and other film packaging grew 34 million pounds, or 3%, in 2015 to reach a minimum of nearly 1.2 billion pounds for the year. This marks the eleventh consecutive year of increases and the highest annual collection of plastic film since the survey began.
Label Insight's 2017 Shopper Trends Study reveals that 67% of consumers say it is challenging to determine whether a food product meets their needs simply by looking at the package label, and nearly half of consumers (48%) consider themselves "not informed at all" about a food product even after reading the label.
The distilled spirits sector achieved accelerated growth in 2016 with supplier sales up 4.5% to $25.2 billion, volumes up 2.4% to 220 million cases and a seventh straight year of market share gains relative to beer, the Distilled Spirits Council announces.
Speed scratch cooking – taking semi-prepared, healthy ingredients and creating a homemade meal – along with zero waste, drinkable soup, grass-fed dairy, microgreens, sea plants, vinegar seen as top trends by industry expert Mareya Ibrahim.
The recent staging of upakovka, 25th International Trade Fair for Processing & Packaging, and interplastica, 20th International Trade Fair Plastics and Rubber in Moscow reflects the improving Russian packaging market.
<p><em>Packaging Outlook 2017</em> gives a breakdown on each packaging sector and insiders’ predictions and insights regarding 2017 market trends. You won’t want to miss this invaluable summary!</p>
Annual recap of 2015’s top trends and predictions for 2016 from Packaging Strategies, the unbiased provider of packaging intelligence and analysis for more than 33 years. This special report features exclusive commentary by packaging industry experts.
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