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temperature-controlled shipping

3 packaging tips for temperature-controlled shipping

Temperature-controlled shipping is nothing new, yet there’s always lots to consider, as each shipment is unique – especially if you want to make the most cost-effective choices. Evidently, packaging is key here. Read on to discover our tried-and-tested tips for getting your product from A to B at the right temperature every time!
FDA contact material regulations

FDA contact material regulations: does your packaging comply?

There’s more to packaging than meets the eye. Sure, colours and graphics are what draws consumers to packaging in the first place. But there’s lots to be said for the material itself as well, especially from a manufacturer’s point of view. To prevent chemicals transferring from packaging to food, all packaging materials must adhere to […]
Flexible packaging war on food waste

Flexible packaging: the ultimate weapon in the war on food waste?

Each year, about 1.3 billion tons of food is wasted. U.S. consumers alone throw away 36 million tons, or a staggering 40 percent of the food they purchase. That’s enough to feed every starving person in the world and still have leftovers. The reason why we throw away so much food? All too often, expiration […]
brand owners opt for flexible packaging

Why brands owners love flexible packaging formats

With more and more brand owners adopting a flexible packaging format, flexible is increasingly replacing traditional packaging formats like metal cans and glass jars, says The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA). In The Future of Flexible Packaging to 2022, Smithers Pira indeed confirms that the future of the flexible packaging market is looking bright, forecasting an […]
flexible packaging benefits

Why flexible packaging is getting flexier each day

Flexible packaging is one of the fastest-growing formats the packaging industry has had the pleasure of exploring so far. The last few years saw flexible packaging attract the attention of numerous packaging manufacturers and retailers in various industries, and it seems the format’s popularity is still on the rise. So what is it that makes […]
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.
frozen food packaging

Why frozen food packaging is hot, hot, hot!

Forecast to increase more than 5% per year until 2020, the frozen food packaging industry sure has a bright future ahead. A recent report on the global food packaging industry by market research company Technavio sheds some light on this interesting phenomenon, along with a number of other noteworthy stats and facts. This article presents […]
food packaging solution

Choosing the right food packaging solution for your product …

The packaging world is incredibly innovative and technology moves really fast. Designers and producers literally have hundreds of packaging solutions and materials to choose from. In this article we will give you a strategy to pick the right material for your food product.
What’s the most eco friendly packaging material: cartons or cans? Read on to find out.

“Cans” versus “cartons” – what’s the most eco friendly packaging material?

It’s an ongoing discussion in the packaging world: what’s the most eco friendly packaging material? Cans or cartons? Cartons are more efficient to pack and ship and also require less packaging material than a steel can. And still, cans may be heavier but they’re also easier to recycle than cartons. So, which packaging material wins […]
fish packaging

Make a splash with your next fish packaging design

If you have ever gone fishing, you’ll have experienced it first-hand: fish is an incredibly unattractive animal that hardly smells like roses. In other words: it’s the perfect challenge for packaging designers!