According to a new report by Technavio, "Global Barcode Label Printer Market 2017-2021," the focus on premiumization through product innovation will be one of the major factors that will have a positive impact on the growth of market till 2021.
As costs decline for implementing automation, even small to medium sized consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) are beginning to see the value in taking steps toward automating operations, according to the 2017 Evolution of Automation industry research report by PMMI.
Global chocolate and confectionery machinery demand is projected to advance 7.1 percent per year to nearly $4 billion in 2021. Once considered luxury products in some developing nations, chocolate and other sweets have become more easily attainable as living standards increase in these countries, thus driving growth for this machinery.
Every day, consumers around the world are faced with the choice of picking out a product among hundreds along the shelf. Maybe they go for the same familiar brand they always choose, but maybe they decide to try something new. Unappealing packaging and labeling design may deter a consumer from choosing a product. If this happens often enough, it could cause a significant decrease in sales for any company.
How big of a factor does color selection play in your package design process? From a consumer's perspective, the color of your packaging can greatly, or gravely, impact the decision to purchase your product over your competitors.
In the report, "The Future of Rigid Plastic Packaging to 2022," Smithers Pira forecasts that global rigid plastic packaging consumption will be worth $166 billion in 2017, and exceed $200 billion at the end of its study period in 2022. Volume consumption of rigid plastics globally will reach 52.9 million tonnes in 2017, and is projected to grow over the next five years at an annual rate of 3.7% to 63.4 million tonnes.
At 92 million strong, the millennial generation is the largest in U.S. history. Currently holding over $600 billion in annual purchasing power, millennials’ buying power is predicted to reach $1.4 trillion annually by 2020 and $11.3 trillion by 2030. Like it or not, millennials are taking over the joint.
According to a report by Transparency Market Research, the global biscuits market is estimated to reach U.S. $109,959.9 million by the end of 2025. Increasing consumer demand for natural and GMO-free products is pushing the market due to rising health awareness and food safety concerns,
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!