The market for organic, sustainable and biodynamic wines will continue to grow, according to the recent IWSR forecast. This is especially true in the U.S., where the number of wine bottles sold is predicated to increase 14 percent by 2022.
The global aluminum foil packaging market is expected to post a CAGR of close to 5 percent during the period 2018-2022, according to Technavio. However, the growth momentum of the market is expected to decelerate due to a decline in the year-over-year growth.
Using song to lure TV listeners in with the hope that consumers will relate to the product is not new. Its purpose? To do what it does for me: think about one’s youth and a happy, carefree time with no bills, no house payment and no work hours. And, as a child of the ’70s, I’m happy to reflect back through familiar tunes.
General Mills is hoping pet food will help it fight lagging cereal and snack sales. The company said that it plans to double distribution of Blue Buffalo pet food items in the food, drug and mass market channel, including grocery, drug stores and big box retailers.
If you have ever been tasked with considering what types of intellectual property protection were available for a new packaging design, copyright may not be the first thing that came to mind. After all, it is trademark law that is designed to protect the public’s association with a commercial name or logo.
A new study of the sleeve labeling market has just been published by AWA Alexander Watson Associates. The report confirms how strongly sleeve labeling technology has established itself in a relatively short timescale, claiming around 18 percent of the overall global label market.
A recent survey of 200 U.S. brand managers and packaging stakeholders revealed that 72 percent have seen brand packaging affected by the introduction of more sub-brands, products and SKUs over the past two years. What is driving this trend? The battle for relevance.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!