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The Future of Food Packaging – Trends from PACK EXPO 2017

The Future is Here! Here at Emmerson Packaging, we’re freshly back from PACK EXPO 2017 in Las Vegas, where all the newest innovations in the packaging world were on display. There were several standout and truly innovative products being showcased, but truth be told, what we saw was largely a continuation of the same trends Read More about The Future of Food Packaging – Trends from PACK EXPO 2017

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

Flexographic-Friendly Design – Tips & Best Practices

Ensuring that your product stands out on the shelf can be a daunting task for your design team. They have to make sure it is eye-catching, readable and enticing for your customers. In addition, there are many other things to consider when preparing the final files to be printed. That’s where Emmerson Packaging’s graphics professionals Read More about Flexographic-Friendly Design – Tips & Best Practices

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

Premium Pet Food Packaging Promotes Safety

As today’s pet parents become increasingly concerned about the about the quality and safety of their pets’ food, higher quality packaging is a premium they’re willing to pay for. It’s not only an issue of perception; packaging has a significant influence on the safety and freshness of the product contained within. Raw materials, venting, and Read More about Premium Pet Food Packaging Promotes Safety

Flexible Packaging Trends For 2017

Top brands use their product packaging to engage with consumers daily. In a world where competition for consumers’ ever-shortening attention spans is high, brands need to find new ways to stand out and stay relevant. Product manufacturers are constantly searching for the latest in innovative package design and sustainable options without sacrificing quality while keeping Read More about Flexible Packaging Trends For 2017

Pet Food Packaging Trends: The State of Sustainability and Design

We’re coming up on the halfway point in 2017, so it’s a good time to look at the way pet food packaging trends have been developing so far this year. Like most other categories of consumer products, we’re seeing a move towards a consumer preference for packaging that represents their values. For pet owners, these Read More about Pet Food Packaging Trends: The State of Sustainability and Design

FDA Food Labeling Rules: Will The Deadline Be Extended?

The deadline for the FDA’s new food labelling rules will be extended as per their announcement on Tuesday, June 13th. The new date is not known at this time, but we will keep you updated as details become available. In early May 2017, the FDA issued a last-minute reprieve on a food labeling rule that Read More about FDA Food Labeling Rules: Will The Deadline Be Extended?

Food Labeling Changes Are Better For Consumers

With just 16 months to go before the first food labeling change deadline, food manufacturers may be feeling the pressure—but many consumers are looking forward to the food labeling changes. A healthy, balanced diet is a key element of maintaining good health, so clearer food labeling that makes it easier to determine exactly what you’re Read More about Food Labeling Changes Are Better For Consumers

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 Read More about New Food Labeling Rules in Canada