The manufacturers of corrugated cardboard boxes are working to keep transport packaging flowing to makers of essential products including packaging for food and other consumer products, medical and pharmaceutical products, tissue and hygiene products and more amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Corrugated packaging is an increasingly noticeable part of daily life, especially in today’s new age of e-commerce. With a business philosophy dedicated to responsibility, the corrugated packaging industry’s recycling track record is miles ahead of any other packaging material.
Each holiday season, shoppers buy more gifts online than the year before — not surprising, given continuous growth in e-commerce year-round. In December, surging residential package deliveries draw increased attention. As people notice boxes everywhere, it’s natural to wonder: Is e-commerce increasing packaging use and waste?
Riviana Foods Inc. has launched Minute Instant Jasmine Rice. Developed to help consumers add an international flair to their meals, it offers the core benefits of original Minute Instant Rice — ease and convenience — with the flavor of jasmine.
Folding boxboard (FBB) innovation is changing the global standard. As this on-the-rise packaging technology continues to become more prevalent globally and in the North American market, printers must be aware of both why the market is on the up and up, and how they can best adapt to this technology to give their package printing customers the end-results they desire.
Growth of the market will be due in part to increased at-home deliveries and on-the-go dining in countries, according to a report by Global Market Insights Inc. Plastic, metal and glass packaging are a few factors that may affect paperboard packaging market in coming years.
From start to finish, and at every stop along the way, the familiar corrugated box perpetually excels as the world’s most renewable packaging option. Corrugated is a recycling success story that just keeps getting better, with a stellar 2016 annual U.S. recovery rate of 93%.
The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has welcomed 17 new member companies, more data programming and several successful events over the past year, as well as introduced a new membership category for rigid box suppliers.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies we have the annual Packaging Outlook, covering flexible and rigid plastics, glass, metal cans, paperboard and corrugated, as well as packaging machinery & automation and packaging design. Also covered is the trend of less is more in beverage branding, how dispensers can make or break a brand experience, one conveying company that’s setting the bar in vertical farming, a dairy manufacturer that moved to plant-based products and more. Enjoy!