Over 200,000 full-time jobs and growing — that’s the impact cannabis is having on our economy. This data didn’t come from the US government, but from a study reported in Leafly, the largest cannabis website in the world.
To find out what’s in store for cannabis packaging by 2025, I delved into the subject with a group of packaging experts. Why 2025 you ask? It’s the year many brands such as Nestlé, Aldi and even Pepsi are targeting for their packaging to be 100% recyclable or reusable, so it’ll be a milestone year for packaging.
At PROCESS EXPO, several education sessions will offer insights from cannabis experts discussing food safety, government regulations, sustainability and cost savings that can be implemented for immediate returns.
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?
Dixie Brands Inc. has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Aceso Wellness LLC. is expanding its line-up of hemp-infused wellness products, with a line of dissolvable drink tablets and a new topical balm.
Specialty retailer Barneys New York plans to open The High End, a luxury cannabis lifestyle and wellness concept shop. The High End will open in Barneys New York's Beverly Hills flagship store in March, featuring an exclusive partnership with cannabis company Beboe.
STO Responsible gives cannabis companies answer to packaging problems. The product line is made with an oxygen-driven additive in the material allowing it to degrade safely without harming the environment, and the packaging is also child-resistant and pet-resistant.
On Demand Broadcasting Live from Global Pouch Forum, this presentation will cover the timeline of past, current and future challenges of being a valued ancillary supplier in the cannabis space. From being one of the very first domestic manufacturers of child resistant packaging for cannabis, to where APC is today… and beyond.
This issue of Packaging Strategies highlights alcohol consumption trends during coronavirus including social media engagement; how to get the best pricing for your business and your customers; when and how to automate your packaging line; a jerky snack brand redesign; the importance of flexible packaging; and the tipping point in eCommerce.