Demand for poultry packaging is forecast to increase 3.4% per year from $4.2 billion in 2019 to $4.9 billion in 2024, according to the report “Meat, Poultry & Seafood Packaging,” by The Freedonia Group.
The same government that destroyed Puerto Rico’s economy and the domestic pharmaceutical industry by repealing Section 936 in 2006 is now going to tell you what heroes they are by reviving that industry. It might be easier said than done.
A recent headline in the Philadelphia Inquirer reading “Robots don’t get sick” succinctly summed up the current view of consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies during the COVID-19 pandemic when it comes to automation.
By now, most of us are likely getting used to social distancing, wearing masks, using hand sanitizer non-stop and the craziness the first three-quarters of the year was. But what has the pandemic brought to the packaging space?
In addition to world packaging events going all digital, companies themselves have stepped up and taken control of showcasing their new products to a broad audience by creating their own virtual press events.
New solutions continue to be developed by multiple Task Forces and Solutions. Currently, available OpX Leadership Network solutions and best practices are divided into three streams and nine specific topics (as shown in July’s column).
Recently, numerous major brands and CPGs decided to take their convictions to social media … by boycotting. Coca-Cola, Levis, Unilever, Pepsi, Best Buy, Hershey, Diageo, Verizon and many others have halted advertising on Facebook — with some going even further by nixing ads on Instagram and Twitter as well.
When the global COVID-19 pandemic hit, PMMI used its position as the convener of the makers of goods along with their packaging and processing suppliers to consistently monitor the effects on the industry and provide avenues to keep parties informed.
We all reach moments of reflection. An incident or series of events that makes you take a breath, step back and evaluate what has gone by and what might be to come. As a nation, we’ve had too many of these moments in the last few months.
In this issue of Packaging Strategies, we share an article about a popular men’s wellness brand, finding an ecommerce partner for growth and control of your products, PACK EXPO Show coverage, a chocolate factory that found the right system for its bars, a Q&A with two companies on sanitary equipment and making the switch to aluminum.