It is not surprising that in our Top 50 Food Packaging Companies list, Nestlé, Tyson, JBS, PepsiCo and Mars are consistently the top names. The ongoing concern over health is a topic that frequently rises to the top of their lists. Is an increased healthy portfolio the secret to sales growth?
A cartoning machine seems pretty simple, but for those who aren’t involved in the cartoning field, it can be a little tricky. As packaging structures evolve and change sizes and forms, so must the machines that fold them.
Caps and closures have the important task of keeping a product safe with the package closed, and tightly sealed. This common function is imperative for the beverage, food, cosmetic, and pharmaceutical industries. New materials and technologies are launching to bring more innovation.
With high-impact graphic designs, packaging structures tipping the scale of cool, and innovative closures that do much more than open and close the pack, you might call it the Twilight Zone of packaging. So are we choosing what is new and unique just to stand out - and if so, does it work?
For decades, the food and beverage industry has been driven by manufacturing technologies, line speeds and unit costs. But, in spite of record levels of consumers demanding frustration-free packaging, companies have paid little attention to the design for consumer experience.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we take a look at the packaging robotics industry, learn about some of the latest products to be featured at PACK EXPO LV, sustainability innovation, and much more!