Green and Sustainable Packaging

Safety, Durability & Style – Pet Food Packaging Trends to Watch in 2018

2017 was a big year in the pet food packaging industry. With so many options available on the pet store shelves, pet food brands worked hard to differentiate themselves. As we move into the new year, it’s worthwhile for brands to take a look back at the trends we saw throughout 2017 so we can Read More about Safety, Durability & Style – Pet Food Packaging Trends to Watch in 2018

The Year in Sustainable Packaging: Where We’ve Been and What We’ve Learned in 2017

As another year draws to a close, it’s worthwhile to take a look back and think about what’s been happening in the world of packaging since the beginning of 2017. In many ways, this has been a continuation of what we saw in 2016, and our Flexible Packaging Trends For 2017 blog post proved to Read More about The Year in Sustainable Packaging: Where We’ve Been and What We’ve Learned in 2017

Sustainable Food Packaging for Single-Serve Products

Look at any modern grocery store shelf and you’ll notice something interesting—more and more foods are appearing in single-serve or single-use containers. This trend isn’t just limited to food. There are now a wide range of products available in single-use packages like laundry pods, antiseptic wipes, razors, contact lenses and tissues. The list goes on. Read More about Sustainable Food Packaging for Single-Serve Products

Frozen Food Packaging Trends for 2018 & Beyond

Consistent Themes for 2018 It’s approaching the time of year for end-of-season lists, so here are our picks for frozen food packaging trends that will have staying power well into 2018. No matter who you ask or where you look, there are consistent themes in frozen food packaging that seem to pop up everywhere. These Read More about Frozen Food Packaging Trends for 2018 & Beyond

5 Innovative Ways to Make Your Flexible Packaging Stand Out

Flexible packing is increasingly common, and the marketplace is getting crowded. Catching your consumers’ eye is more difficult than ever before. Here are 5 innovative ideas on how you can make your flexible packaging design and functionality stand out from your competitors. #1 – Eye-catching Graphics We all know that the main way to get Read More about 5 Innovative Ways to Make Your Flexible Packaging Stand Out

Green Food Packaging – You Don’t Need to Sacrifice Style to be Sustainable

All modern product manufacturers know the right packaging can make-or-break a sale. Research conducted by MarketingProfs suggests that at least one-third of consumers base their purchase decisions on the package, not necessarily the product itself. Attractive packaging draws a customer in. Package elements like typography, color, texture, weight and even smell, can make a product more enticing Read More about Green Food Packaging – You Don’t Need to Sacrifice Style to be Sustainable

Highlights from SuperZoo 2017

SuperZoo is one of the largest and most-attended trade shows in North America. Over 10,000 pet industry representatives from all over the world come together over four days for educational seminars, to discover new products, make business connections, and have fun. Emmerson Packaging’s team just returned from their whirlwind trip, and have loads to share Read More about Highlights from SuperZoo 2017

The Power Of Eco-Friendly Pet Food Packaging For Premium Brands

To say that the premium pet food market is booming would be an understatement. Family households in Canada and the USA are home to nearly 158 million dogs and cats, and many pet owners consider their animals to be part of the family. People are taking steps to ensure their pets are afforded the same Read More about The Power Of Eco-Friendly Pet Food Packaging For Premium Brands

Emmerson Packaging’s 6 1/2 Initiatives That Support Supply Chain Sustainability

Helping our clients achieve their sustainability goals is something we’re proud of at Emmerson Packaging. You can feel great about the impact you’re making by choosing sustainable packaging for your products, and your eco-friendly consumers will appreciate your support of green practises at all levels of your supply-chain. Not only do we provide customers with Read More about Emmerson Packaging’s 6 1/2 Initiatives That Support Supply Chain Sustainability

Sustainable Packaging: Recyclable vs. Biodegradable

Companies in the frozen food, pet food, and towel and tissue industries who haven’t yet “gone green” are lagging behind their more forward-thinking competitors in the area of sustainable packaging. With multiple options for more sustainable packaging—including recyclable and biodegradable packaging—how can you be certain which is better for your product, your consumers, and the Read More about Sustainable Packaging: Recyclable vs. Biodegradable