Haney, a global leader in package prototyping, has produced first-of-its-kind sustainable fashion packaging for designer Heron Preston using HP Indigo printing and cellulose-based materials from Futamura.
PepsiCo, Inc. recently announced plans to achieve 100% renewable electricity for its U.S. direct operations this year. The U.S. is the food and beverage company’s largest market and accounts for nearly half of its total global electricity consumption.
Nestlé has entered into a joint collaboration with Merit Functional Foods and its technology partner Burcon NutraScience to utilize their plant-based proteins. This will enable Nestlé to develop and commercialize the plant-based proteins for use in its food and beverage applications.
Colgate-Palmolive Company has agreed to acquire Hello Products LLC, one of the fastest-growing, premium oral care brands in the United States. Hello has a distinct “naturally friendly™” lifestyle positioning with strong appeal among younger consumers and across broad segments
Does your package have what it takes to earn a Packaging Innovation Award? Dow is pleased to announce that once again the search for the world’s most innovative packages is on. This is the third year Dow is the title sponsor and will be assembling an international panel of independent judges from a range of industries.
In the next year, the consumer packaged goods (CPG) landscape will drastically change as brands evolve their strategies around digital channels, sustainability, collaboration and loyalty. Cutting across each of these initiatives is a need to innovate smarter and faster.
Investors should pay close attention to the potential for store brands to create new winners and losers in retail and CPG, advised Todd Maute, a partner at brand strategy and design agency CBX, during a recent analyst conference organized by Stifel Financial Corp.
U.S. plastic bag manufacturers and recyclers just signed a wide-ranging sustainability commitment for the industry and renamed their coalition the American Recyclable Plastic Bag Alliance (ARPBA). The agreement by ARPBA members includes a target that 95% of plastic retail bags be reused or recycled by 2025.
The 10 finalists for the international packaging design competition focus on creative alternatives to plastic packaging. Organized by Metsä Board, the competition was created to find new, environmentally friendly solutions for some of the world’s most frequently used consumer packages.
Prairie Farms is celebrating the Super Bowl by offering 10 days of Super Prizes now through February 2, 2020, including free butter, milk snacks, cream cheese, sour cream, small batch ice cream, cottage cheese cups, North Star® frozen treats and 5-dollar Prairie Farms gift certificates.
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.