Packaging Innovation
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innovative packaging sunscreen applicator

Innovative packaging: here comes the sunscreen applicator!

Few things are more annoying than arriving at your holiday destination with a bag of clothes soaking in sunscreen, right? Damn those leaky tubes and squeeze bottles! And then, to make matters worse, you have to ask a complete stranger at the beach to rub what’s left of the sunscreen on your back because you’re […]
myHermes carbon negative mailing bag made of Green PE

Forget carbon-neutral. This packaging is carbon-negative!

The delivery sector is not exactly the most sustainable industry out there, isn’t it? Still, delivery companies who want to stay ahead of the game acknowledge the importance modern consumers attach to sustainability. Take myHermes, for instance. Constantly searching for new ways to make its organization as green as possible, the delivery company recently came […]
innovations against counterfeit drug packaging

The battle against counterfeit drug packaging continues

The pharma industry’s fight against counterfeit drugs is long from over. International investigations reveal alarming figures: at least 10 percent of all drugs sold worldwide are counterfeited, costing pharmaceutical manufacturers over 10 billion euros annually – not to mention the dangers patients are being exposed to every day. Called upon to help identify and prevent […]
Tetra Evero Aseptic milk carton

Is this Tetra Pak a milk carton or a bottle? It’s both!

It may look like a plastic bottle from afar, but make no mistake: the Tetra Evero Aseptic bottle is made of carton. Developed specially for milk and other dairy fluids, it is the first aseptic carton bottle able to preserve oxygen-sensitive enrichments, thanks to new oxygen barrier properties.
innovative milk packaging

Thinking outside the carton: innovative milk packaging

Did you know that we’ve been buying milk in cartons and plastic containers for more than sixty years now? As consumers are becoming more and more environmentally conscious, the dairy industry recently decided that the time was ripe to give the old-fashioned milk packaging a sustainable make-over.
beauty packaging design

Pretty AND smart: 3 innovative beauty packaging designs Contrary to what the term suggests, beauty packaging design isn’t all about looks. Yes, looks do matter. A lot. But the most intriguing – and successful – cosmetic packaging designs are always those which combine beauty and functionality into one innovative box, jar, bottle, tube, …. We’ve […]
edible six pack rings sustainable packaging

Fancy a beer and some six-pack rings for a snack?

It’s no secret that plastic six-pack rings pose a major threat to animals and the environment in general. Over the years, many businesses and organizations have attempted to come up with sustainable alternatives to this (unfortunately) popular type of plastic packaging, but they failed to wow the world. Then Saltwater Brewery decided to give it […]
metal can vs plastic can

Can plastic cans replace metal cans for good? Yes they ‘can’!

Packaging designers are always trying to reinvent their designs in a bid to keep up with the ever-increasing demands of shoppers. And to have their product stand out on the shelves, of course. Consequently, the food packaging industry is probably one of the most innovative industries in the world. And yet, there is one type […]
shelf ready packaging

Want to increase sales? Go for shelf-ready packaging!

Shelf-ready packaging, also called retail-ready packaging, is increasingly present in retail stores all over the world. And with good reason! Not only is it practical for retailers, it is also a great way to drive sales. What makes shelf-ready packaging so cost-effective, you ask? Read on and find out!
aerosol products

Consumers are hungry for aerosol products!

Would you spray your French fries with ketchup instead of dipping them in a dollop? According to a recent survey commissioned by Honeywell, there’s a 67 percent chance you would! Even more surprising: ketchup isn’t the only food you’ll be spraying onto your plate, since the consumer’s attitude towards aerosols in general is growing more […]
flexible packaging

4 reasons to opt for flexible packaging

The packaging industry has changed dramatically in the last decade and will undoubtedly continue to do so, but one thing’s for sure: flexible packaging is trending – and it’s here to stay. Store shelves and pantries all over the world are stocked with flexibly packaged products as we speak. Never before has packaging been so […]