According to the report “Branded Refrigerated Meats and Meals: U.S. Market Trends” from Packaged Facts (packagedfacts.com), convenience, alongside health and creativity, is one of the top trends for branded refrigerated meals and meats.
Lately, the phrase pharmaceutical safety conjures up images of 2D bar codes, discussions of serialization and pedigree, 10 years of rolling implementation of the Federal Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA) but pharmaceutical safety means something much more basic and, sadly, long overlooked.
Chores. No one wants to do them, and no one wants them to be more complicated than they have to be. This is where the nearly $2 billion a year household products market strives to better the lives of consumers.
Reducing the environmental impact of packaging is top of mind for many in the package design and consumer goods industries, with the ultimate goal to meet consumer expectations and federal and state regulations.
For nearly 20 years, the Packaging Strategies Group has brought packaging and consumer goods professionals together to share insights on the phenomenal growth of the flexible marketplace. Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference in North America devoted to flexible packaging innovation.
The October 2015 issue of Packaging Strategies features our cover story on the use of packaging robotics in clean applications, a special look at the form fill seal machinery of Better Made, and much more!