Frozen Food Industry

Frozen Food Packaging In A Growing Market

Exciting new research published by Credence Research reports that the global frozen food market is expected to expand with a CAGR of 4.2% through 2022[1]. For frozen food manufacturers, this is welcome news. Factors contributing to this solid growth include busy lifestyles, product innovation, and the rise in popularity of natural and / or organic …

3 Ways Environmentally Friendly Food Packaging Can Help You Reach Your Corporate Sustainability Goals

If you’re like a lot of forward-thinking companies, you have set corporate sustainability goals that your entire organization is striving to achieve. As you may be aware, sustainability reporting and corporate sustainability goals are an important part of building public trust for the modern company. In its guide to corporate goal setting, the United Nations …

New Food Labeling Rules in Canada

On December 14, 2016, Canada’s Minister of Health announced new food labeling rules informed by “science-based nutrition” and years of consultations with stakeholders and the Canadian public by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. These changes, which include updates to the Nutrition Facts Table, new rules for listing ingredients, and changes to standardized serving sizes, will …

Packaging Design: A Closer Look at Motivation and Impulse Purchases

Packaging design is the number one driver of impulse purchases which, in turn, are among the top drivers of revenue for producers. Up to 40% of consumer spending at the supermarket is made up of impulse buys. How can savvy manufacturers use this information to pad the bottom line? Understanding what causes an impulse purchase …

Biodegradable Packaging: Addressing Common Questions

Sustainable packaging matters to consumers: in a recent survey, two-thirds of consumers said that environmentally friendly packaging is the most important action a brand can take to demonstrate its commitment to sustainability[1]. At first glance, biodegradable packaging may seem like the Holy Grail of green packaging, and an easy way to win over eco-conscious consumers. …

Flexible Packaging Features That Add Real Value

Using shelf impact to sell more product goes beyond just having a pretty package. Added flexible packaging features can supercharge your product’s perceived value to consumers, lock in brand loyalty, and drive repeat purchases. Here are our top four considerations when designing value-boosting flexible packaging. 1. Flexible Package Structure Choosing flexible packaging has a number …

New GMO Labeling Rules: USA vs Canada

If you manufacture or distribute food products in both the United States and Canada, navigating different regulations for GMO labeling can be frustrating. Until recently, some manufacturers simply didn’t sell their products in states with strict GMO labeling rules, as across-the-board compliance with varying state regulations was difficult. Now, new federal rules have set a …

4 Bad Food Broker Habits That Lose Business

Being a successful food broker and distributor means keeping a lot of plates in the air, juggling many balls, wearing several hats—whichever your preferred idiom, the goal is to make it all look seamless to your clients. In our 60 years of experience in the food industry we’ve uncovered some common distributor habits that can …

For Packaging Design Inspiration, Check Out Your Competitors’ Products

We’re not advocating stealing your competitors’ designs, but your product’s packaging doesn’t exist in a vacuum. If you’re searching for packaging design inspiration, it’s important to take a look at likely shelf neighbours to find the perfect graphics for your own pack. Packaging Design Interrupts Consumers The vast majority of purchase decisions are made at …

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