Slow-brew soda start-up Somersault spotted a need for a healthy option to appeal to consumers who want to drink less alcohol yet don’t want to increase their sugar consumption. Drinks design specialist Denomination was asked to create a brand and packaging design.
Active and intelligent packaging platforms serve different roles. Active packaging acts directly with the packaged product by interacting with it chemically or biologically. It has an effect on the product in the pack to extend shelf life, maintain quality and inhibit microbial or fungal growth, or it provides information about the condition of a product.
Demand for digital printing in packaging was estimated to be valued at over U.S. $11 billion in 2016, and a new report by Future Market Insights estimates it to grow at 15.3 percent to surpass U.S. $52 billion in revenues by 2027.
AWA Alexander Watson’s annual International Sleeve Label Awards are open for entries for the 2019 competition. Participants at all levels of the shrink and stretch sleeve label industry supply chain, from material supplier and designer to end user/brand owner, may submit entries.
Koia has launched Koia Keto, a beverage containing ingredients specifically for consumers following a ketogenic (keto) eating plan. Decadent flavors include Caramel Creme, Chocolate Brownie and Cake Batter.
As hospitals, labs and entire supply chains adopt RFID technologies, they become smarter. Smart labeling provides another layer of visibility, efficiency and, ultimately, patient safety to the healthcare industry.
Schreiner MediPharm has introduced labels that protect liquid medicine in transparent glass containers from damaging UV and light exposure. The portfolio includes three protective labels at various safety levels.
In today´s increasingly competitive market, manufacturers need more than quality printers. Top product identification solution providers go beyond this and offer a variety of strategic consultative services, proactively working with customers large and small to streamline coding and labeling operations and enhance operational efficiencies.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies you will find “The Latest Packaging Innovations Changing the Rules,” “The Future of Cannabis Packaging” and “OEE and a Multi-Metric Approach,” along with articles on beauty and alcohol social media influencers, batch vs. continuous and aseptic sterilization, challenger brands bridging ecommerce and retail, and a popular Michigan brewing company who has what it takes to tap into the community.