Packaging Innovation
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food labelling fails

Food labelling: consumers long for more clarity and compliance

Consumers are increasingly aware of what they eat, attaching more and more importance to food safety and nutrition benefits. Meanwhile, despite (or due to?) the many rules and guidelines in place, manufacturers still fall short when it comes to food labelling.
Brexit UK packaged food industry

Case study: how will Brexit affect the UK’s packaged food industry?

While there have been no drastic changes to the UK’s packaged food industry following the referendum result so far, there is no denying that some game-changing developments are bound to take place once the UK has finally left the EU. A case study by Euromonitor forecasts ready meals, biscuits, snack bars, sweet and savoury snacks, […]
plain packaging rules alcohol

What if plain packaging rules applied to alcoholic drinks?

Ever since plain packaging for tobacco products was first introduced and made compulsory in numerous countries, many have wondered whether generic packaging rules should be applied to alcoholic beverages as well. While yea-sayers are convinced public health will only benefit from plain packaging rules for alcoholic drinks, things aren’t as clear-cut as they seem.
food processing methods and packaging materials

Food packaging design: how to comply with food processing methods?

Food packaging, evidently, needs to be as safe as it is appealing. Food processing methods greatly determine packaging requirements and, hence, food packaging designs. This article provides an overview of the packaging implications of the most common food processing methods.
Tiffany’s clever product packaging design

How brand power starts with clever product packaging

When you hear someone say ‘Tiffany & Co’, three things are likely to spring to mind: diamonds, Audrey Hepburn starring in Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and the iconic ‘Tiffany blue’ box. You know, that o so recognizable shade of robin egg blue. Now that’s brand power at work! Tiffany’s product packaging is so powerful because it […]
deceptive packaging

‘Deceptive’ packaging: can you show ingredients that aren’t included?

Designing packaging for children’s products can be great fun, but it is not without challenges – especially when it comes to food packaging. Danone experienced that first-hand with its packaging for Danonino yogurt, which recently came under fire in France. Foodwatch, a non-profit organisation that, to put it in their own words, “exposes food-industry practices […]
FDA food label regulations

How to comply with changing FDA food label regulations

In response to the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods, Esko has introduced a series of handy tools and methods to help manufacturers comply with all the latest FDA food label regulations.
pharmaceutical packaging design

Simply the best! Top 5 pharmaceutical packaging designs

Patient compliance, GMP compliance, anti-counterfeit measures, shelf-appeal, … Pharmaceutical packaging designers have plenty of boxes to tick before their design can hit the shelves, let alone sell, sell, sell! Still, every so often we come across a pharmaceutical packaging concept that stops us in our tracks. So, of course, we could not resist compiling a […]
Counterfeit pharmaceutical packaging continues to soar

Counterfeit pharmaceutical packaging continues to soar

The amount of counterfeit pharmaceutical packaging circulating the world is now bigger than ever, even creating what experts call a ‘parallel economy’ – with potentially deadly consequences. With counterfeit pharmaceutical packaging unlikely go away anytime soon, the pharmaceutical industry is increasingly turning to innovative covert and overt anti-counterfeit measures.
edible food packaging design

What a treat! Food packaging you can eat

Eco-friendly food packaging is taking a turn for the tasty. A deliciously creative approach to biodegradable packaging, edible food packaging is the latest trend to take the packaging industry by storm. Curious to see what’s out there? Let’s have a closer look at some of the tastiest food packaging you can eat!
single serve packaging for the win

So long, economy pack? Single serve packaging is trending

Single serve packaging is more popular than ever thanks to the rising number of single households and the consumer’s increasing habit of snacking between meals. Reversely, with the need for small packaging growing each day, the demand for large economy packs is diminishing. Still, most food and beverage companies fail to adapt their packaging sizes […]