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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 […]
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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 […]
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That’s hot! The best spice packaging designs

Although spice packaging design is probably not the first thing that springs to mind when you think of food packaging, it most certainly is worth a closer look! We’ve lined up some yummy spice packaging designs that caught our eye and will undoubtedly make your mouth water as well …
transparent food packaging design tips

Transparent food packaging: standing out by being invisible

Transparent food packaging is one of the latest food packaging trends taking the world by storm. Is it a trend that’s here to stay? We sure think so. Research has shown that more than half of US consumers find it important to see the actual product they’re buying. How to adjust your food packaging design […]