Protein drinks and shelf-stable dairy beverages are nabbing an exponentially growing share of the beverage market, driving Dairy Farmers of America’s Contract Manufacturing division to create increasingly innovative formulation and manufacturing solutions for its business partners.
Research has suggested that a third of consumers would pay more for the convenience of being able to reseal certain types of packs and Payne is keen to understand some of the driving forces behind purchasing decisions.
Cup container allows one-handed munching for Keebler and Cheez-It products
June 28, 2013
Kellogg recently launched new, grab-and-go, single-serve snack cups for Keebler and Cheez-it prodcuts. The cup is a high moisture and oxygen barrier multi layer foil paper cup with printed multi layer foil film.
To innovate in the crowded space of consumer-packaged goods, companies spend countless hours of effort optimizing their products to make them more desirable to consumers. But what happens when they’ve made the stuff inside the package as good as can be?
Mike and Ike are re-uniting for the love of their fans and their passion for MIKE and IKE candy. The company says the business partners will still be involved with music and art, but are now refocused on what they are most passionate about -- MIKE AND IKE candy.
Demand for meat, poultry, and seafood packaging is forecast to increase 3.2% annually to $9.7 billion in 2017. Gains will be driven by increased meat, poultry, and seafood production along with accelerated foodservice revenue increases.
Survey shows continued long-term growth for aerosol products
June 17, 2013
The Consumer Specialty Products Association releases the results of its 2012 Aerosol Pressurized Products Survey, which serves as an annual indicator of the business strength of the aerosol products industry. For a third consecutive year, U.S. aerosol product production increased setting a new record high with more than 3.8 billion total units filled. The addition of 33 million more units filled – a 0.9% increase over the previous year – contributed to setting a new high mark for aerosol production in the United States. This year marks the 62nd year CSPA has conducted and released the results of this survey. Survey data were collected and verified by the independent firm, Association Research, Inc.
You’ve got their attention. Your package stood out from the rest in their eye. Now that you’ve got their attention, how do you engage them to pick up the product? Let’s take a look at what happens next in the sale process and how you can optimize your package to maximize the sale. This is the second in our series on creating packaging that increases sales.
How hard does your packaging have to work? When your customer is walking down the aisle, you only have two seconds to wow ’em. Not only are you fighting to grab their attention, you’re competing with all the other products on the shelf. Does your package have what it takes to stop the customer in their tracks? This series will look at all the techniques you can use to make the sale.
The September issue of Packaging Strategies is the PACK EXPO Show issue, and offers articles on IIoT, pneumatic systems on a stretch wrapper, sanitary machine design, gender neutral branding, dairy food trends and more!