Packaging

Packaging is the first thing shoppers see on the shelf. Find out what companies are doing to ensure their products come in enviro-friendly, easy-to-open options.

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Benchmarking study dispels foodservice packaging recycling myths

April 14, 2014

Nearly 70 material-recovery facilities responded to identify factors affecting acceptance of foodservice packaging, a study commissioned by the Foodservice Packaging Institute reveals.


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The other side of the lightweighting

November 25, 2013
Lightweighting and the trend toward shelf-ready packaging can be made more sustainable, but also exposes delicate products such as biscuits to damage, so any savings may be outweighed by extra pallet and shrink-wrapping costs.
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Oberto Brands reveals new packaging, branding for premium jerky line

October 28, 2013

Oberto Brands’ Oh Boy! Oberto All Natural Jerky line gets a new logo and look as part of the largest brand overhaul in the Seattle company’s 95-year history.


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Foodservice Packaging Institute celebrates 80 years, unveils redesigned website

April 5, 2013
The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) overhauls its website to provide more value to members and serve as the foremost source of information about foodservice packaging. Also FPI toasts its 80th anniversary as the trade association for the North American foodservice packing industry.
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Packaging designs provide product personality

December 14, 2012

That’s what one graphic designer feels a brand should be: Packaging design should give personality and flair to its product, especially in a crowded marketplace. Communicating brand benefits is the top priority for packaging, says Mark Salisbury, director of graphic design agency Solid Block.


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Confectionery creates clean-label options

November 30, 2012

Health is usually not a driver in confectionery purchases and consumption, but the growing interest in ‘natural’ as a whole has made an impression in this market and is pushing a move by processors to adopt clean-labeling in the industry.


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Pepperidge Farm debuts new reclosure for Baked Naturals Cracker Chips bag

October 25, 2012

The baking and snack food company’s Baked Naturals Cracker Chips are the first to utilize the SealTab reclosure feature. Originally launched in a quad-seal standup bag, the cracker chips now have a new level of convenience. Available nationwide since August, the new package comes in 5.8- and 6.4-oz sizes.


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Paring it Down

August 22, 2012
Portion-controlled snacks are more popular than ever, as consumers look to limit their calorie and fat intake.


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Packaging News:

PACK EXPO helped Queen City Cookies wrap up a sweet deal

August 15, 2012

After her last trip to PACK EXPO International, Peggy Shannon, the founder of artisan cookie manufacturer Queen City Cookies, L.L.C. in Cincinnati, purchased a shrink-packaging machine that helps ensure the freshness and quality of her cookies, sold to customers across the U.S.


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Nature’s Pride Bread unveils informational packaging

August 9, 2012

The 100% natural bread brand’s wide-pan Hearty packaging gets a makeover with simplified nutritional information for shoppers on the go.


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EVENTS

Best of Food and Beverage Packaging

4/29/14
The Marquette Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
United States
The Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape. Read More

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