A surge in demand for canned foods during the COVID-19 pandemic has led metal container manufacturers to speed up production to keep pace. For example, Silgan’s record Q1 earnings are in part because of the jump in demand, and Crown’s website lists 81 open jobs at its 25 U.S. plants.
The WPO (World Packaging Organisation) announced Bronze, Silver and Gold Special Award winners in the categories of Marketing, Sustainability, Packaging that Saves Food, and the President’s Award. There will be a special ceremony to present the Special Awards during Interpack 2021.
Americans are drinking their way through the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Many are holding Zoom video “happy hours” with friends and colleagues, while others are content to imbibe by themselves or with a significant other with no social media necessary.
Before you begin adding products with a CBD boost, it’s important to do your homework and understand the market landscape. Here are just a few of the things you may not have known should be part of creating and selling CBD products.
Esprit is a range of fruit-flavored RTDs, reinventing familiar flavors with an unconventional twist and making them multi-faceted and exciting. Distell recently entered into a partnership with MCC to re-launch Esprit in South Africa with a conversion from paper to pressure sensitive labels.
As we adjust to life in lockdown due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, people are finding more time and motivation than ever before to clear out their cupboards and get creative with their findings. And, with restrictions on shopping habits set to essential items only, consumers are now coming to realize the worth of their old goods.
Sol cerveza unveils a new design for packaging in global markets. Inspired by Sol’s Mexican heritage, Vault49 used handcrafted artisanal elements to tell the brand’s rich and colorful history while elevating Sol’s iconic sun symbol as a vibrant beacon for positivity.
Last year many companies collaborated on new materials, machinery compatibility and corporate initiatives, and joined recycling groups. It’s time to look forward, get inspired and realize that sometimes it is better to work with a partner or two.
The Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) is putting the metal cans strong sustainability profile front and center. CMI created an innovative, effective communication plan that demonstrates to consumers, customers and other stakeholders the positive economic and environmental impact of recycling aluminum and steel cans. The facts show that metal cans are the sustainable, circular packaging choice.
The September issue of Packaging Strategies includes our spotlight feature on labeling and what it means to consumers. Also you will find features on cannabis packaging, inclusivity in packaging’s future, automated inspection for a syrup manufacturer, a pickling company grows into new equipment, frozen foods trends and more!