Most of these innovations, from gable-topped milk cartons to a plant-based Coca-Cola bottle, drive consumer demand for sustainable packaging. A McKinsey & Co. study suggests the trend will continue even as the packaging sector is disrupted by five trends
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.
The January 2020 Packaging Strategies offers a culmination of tips and best practices in “Best Practices for Packaging Line Optimization,” and the 2020 Packaging Design Forecast, along with articles on fiber laser marking, HMIs with a more human touch, rigid plastic sustainability and more!