After years of substantial growth, craft beer is beginning to slow down slightly, while craft spirits are passing into a phase similar in scale to craft beer’s previous decade-long expansion, according to the Craft Breweries and Distilleries Machinery and Automation Trends white paper by PMMI.
The global packaging adhesives market is projected to register a CAGR of over 5 percent in terms of value during the forecast period 2017–2026. The first five-year cumulative revenue is projected to be U.S. $40,237.5 Mn, which is expected to increase over second five years.
Milk (cow, sheep, goat and butter) and other liquid dairy products like coffee creamer and other creams, are still holding strong even though nut and other plant-based milks have made the dairy case competitive.
Wine has found its niche in the aluminum can — and with it, refreshing flavors and packaging design. Winesellers Ltd., a family owned, global importer and marketer of fine wines, just launched Santa Julia Organic Rosé, Organic Chardonnay & Tintillo Malbec Red Blend in 375 ml cans.
Four OEMs share their experiences implementing PackML in machine design and build.
May 15, 2019
Many packaging machinery manufacturers find that implementing PackML across a machine product line isn’t as difficult as first thought and that the rewards exceed expectations. By implementing PackML, OEMs experience:
Bemis Company Inc. is the winner of this year’s prestigious FPA Highest Achievement Award for their Molson Coors 12-Pack Cooler Bag. The bag also won two Gold Awards for Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging and Printing & Shelf Impact, and a Silver Award for Packaging Excellence. The Cooler Bag creates a fresh take on the ubiquitous beer carton.
Flexible packaging — especially the pouch — is still the fastest growing segment globally. Over the last decade, its share of total packaging in the U.S. increased from 16 percent to its current 19 percent.
The recent recall of select canned dog food, as well as other pet food, has again put consumers on alert. In January alone, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced seven recalls — 15 if you count December 2018. In fact, 60 percent of pet parents are concerned about the safety of pet food, reports Packaged Facts (packagedfacts.com).
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we cover the Top 100 food & beverage packaging companies, 3D technology for experience and brand packaging, linear transport systems, case and tray sealing, frozen food trends and more!