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, […]
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.
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.
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 […]
great food packaging design

It’s all about shelf-appeal! 5 food packaging design tips

Although bound by strict FDA regulations, food packaging design is still an art form in its own right. It requires a good eye, but not only that: knowing what makes a great food packaging design is crucial if you want your brand to stand out on the shelves. Which, evidently, you do! The following tips […]
wine packaging

Cheers to the wine packaging industry! Global demand continues to rise

While European consumers are drinking less wine than they used to, global wine production – and hence the global demand for wine packaging – is soaring. Forecast to increase 2.3 percent annually to €20.96 billion in 2020, the wine packaging industry has a bright future ahead. A future filled with opportunities for innovative wine packaging […]
beverage packaging elevated drink box

Beverage packaging design: meet the Elevated Drink Box

Designed by Metsä Board and demonstrated for the first time at drupa 2016, the Elevated Drink Box is a whole new approach to the ‘bag in box’ concept and beverage packaging design in general. “Thanks to the elevated base design, the box doesn’t have to be placed on the edge of a table anymore, which […]
food packaging design tips

Food packaging design: 3 key ingredients for success

Have you ever purchased a food or drink you had no experience with whatsoever, just because you couldn’t resist the packaging? Of course you have! And we bet you were thinking: “Why didn’t I come up with that delicious food packaging design myself?” This article lists the three key ingredients for a successful food packaging […]