Packaging Trends

What Is Transparent Pet Food Packaging (And How Can I Get It)?

It has been over ten years since the widespread pet food recall that rocked the industry and made manufacturers examine their processes and commitment to improved pet nutrition. This was the launching point for many premium pet food brands, as confused and upset owners looked for alternatives to the brands they had previously entrusted with Read More about What Is Transparent Pet Food Packaging (And How Can I Get It)?

5 Reasons to Choose a Domestic Pet Food Packaging Supplier

Procurement and supply chain management teams at pet food companies are under more pressure than ever to manage costs and stay competitive in an increasingly overcrowded market. Choosing an overseas pet food packaging supplier can be a tempting option on paper if they’re offering lower costs per unit than a domestic printer. However, cost per Read More about 5 Reasons to Choose a Domestic Pet Food Packaging Supplier

Plastic Packaging Alternatives for Stand Up Pouches

Drinking straws have been making headlines as sustainability groups hold them up as an example of the evils of single-use plastic. Americans alone use (and throw away) more than 500 million plastic straws per day. While straws are just a symptom of a larger unsustainable plastic problem, their ubiquity provides a great opportunity to start Read More about Plastic Packaging Alternatives for Stand Up Pouches

Recyclable Stand Up Pouches: What Are My Options?

Stand up pouches have quickly risen in popularity as a packaging option for everything from soups to snacks, and their sustainability credentials are well-known. Stand up pouches require fewer resources to produce, and due to their lightweight nature are less costly to transport, creating fewer emissions compared to rigid packaging options. Stand up pouches also Read More about Recyclable Stand Up Pouches: What Are My Options?

8 Advantages Of Stand Up Pouches

There is a reason why brands are ditching rigid packaging and turning to flexible stand up pouches to better promote, protect, and drive sales of their products—in fact, there are eight. From production to purchase, stand up pouches offer multiple benefits to both manufacturers and consumers. Here are the eight advantages of stand up pouches Read More about 8 Advantages Of Stand Up Pouches

Custom Environmentally Friendly Packaging: Reach Your Sustainability Goals Without Compromise

Big brands are making news by announcing their sustainability goals for the next five to ten years and beyond. In April, Nestlé announced that all of their packaging will be recyclable or reusable by 2025. Less than a month later, LEGO also announced that all of their packaging would be sustainable by 2025, having already Read More about Custom Environmentally Friendly Packaging: Reach Your Sustainability Goals Without Compromise

Case Study: Wyman’s of Maine

The Customer’s Goal Wyman’s of Maine, a leading producer of frozen berries and fruit, needed a flexible packaging solution that would help increase sales and optimize retail shelf space. As a past supplier of Walmart, Wyman’s was looking for a new package that would give them an opportunity to expand their footprint within the retail Read More about Case Study: Wyman’s of Maine

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