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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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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, 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!
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 […]
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 […]
The packaging industry has changed dramatically in the last decade, moving from a one-size-fits-all approach to one of flexible packaging that can be tailored to the properties of a wide range of products. As flexible packaging is the most economical and convenient packaging method to date, it comes as no surprise that store shelves and […]
Nobody likes standing in line at the checkout counter. However, chances are those long lines will soon become ancient history as retailers are increasingly turning to digital watermarking to speed up the checkout process. A company called Digimarc has come up with an ingenious method to encode entire surfaces of packages with invisible barcodes containing […]