Hansen Packaging has developed a full product line of jars for the cannabis industry with benefits such as: a drastic reduction in the amount of material used in making the jars, the use of renewable resources and an environmentally responsible end-of-life disposal.
Fueled by today’s busy lifestyles, the convenience retail food market remains fast-moving and competitive. According to Statista, the U.S. market specifically is expected to grow. For manufacturers, this offers plenty of opportunities — but plenty of challenges as well.
Frozen food packaging has a job to preserve food from the time it is prepared to the time it is eaten, all the way throughout the product's journey. The packaging helps to maintain original color, flavor and texture and generally more of their nutrients than foods preserved by other methods.
The Food & Beverage Innovation Forum's (FBIF) Marking Awards 2019, global food & beverage packaging design awards, was held in Hangzhou April 23, 2019. The competition received more than 500 designs from 200 global brands and agencies.
Subscription services, grooming kits and self-barbering products are just a few of the hot trends for men’s personal care in the last few years. Even the old-school Barbasol shaving can has a new look, with different colors on the cans and caps for each scent as well as a distinct design technique.
When I was growing up, as many of you I’m sure, I would never have guessed that cannabis would be legalized. Back then it was taboo, worse than alcohol and seen as another drug on the streets. Remember the commercial, “This is your brain on drugs,” with the eggs frying in a pan?
When designing closures for some of the world’s biggest brands, the biggest challenge we must overcome when it comes to e-commerce is ensuring our designs can withstand the impact of being shipped. The second challenge is leak protection.
GreenPrint, an environmental technology company providing turn-key sustainability programs is partnering with Plastic Bank, an organization globally recognized as one of the most important solutions to stop ocean plastic. GreenPrint calculates CO2e emissions via payment transactions and invests proportionately in certified projects to develop and market sustainability programs for its clients.
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.