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5 Viral Food and Drink Trends

A recent article on the Mintel website by Ophelie Buchet reported on 5 surprising trends in the food and drink industry that went “viral” during recent lockdowns. As a result of people spending more time at home, home cooking increased along with an increase in the adoption of the social media platform Tik Tok where […]

Friday, April 9th, 2021

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Food Integrity Event 2021

  Now in its fifth year, Food Integrity 2021 (formerly known as Food Fraud) will take place on 19th – 23rd April 2021. This is an ONLINE event. According to the Food Integrity website, “consumer trust in food is falling. Only 33% of consumers are confident about the safety of the food they eat…..Food Integrity […]

Friday, April 9th, 2021

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Five Surprising Food and Drink Trends

  A recent article on the Mintel website by Ophelie Buchet reported on 5 surprising trends in the food and drink industry that went “viral” during recent lockdowns. As a result of people spending more time at home, home cooking increased along with an increase in the adoption of the social media platform Tik Tok where […]

Friday, April 9th, 2021

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Chocolate Tribe’s New Packaging is a Work of Art

A recent article on the Packaging of the World website displayed packaging from the stunning new artwork for the Chocolate Tribe gourmet chocolate brand. Below we bring you some images and information about the project. Client Brief for Gourmet Chocolate Brand The brief was to come up with a very unique packaging which doesn’t have […]

Tuesday, March 30th, 2021

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Eye-Catching Carton Design for Food Supplements

A recent post on the Dieline blog showed photos of the eye-catching FORDAY cartons. Below, we bring you photos of the FORDAY food supplements and vitamins cartons. This new branding brings the design of supplement packaging to a new level – the design is visually very pleasing while communicating the characteristics of all the products […]

Thursday, November 26th, 2020

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Heineken replace Plastic Rings with Cardboard Toppers

In this article, we look at how Heineken UK managed to replace the plastic rings with cardboard toppers on their multi-pack cans in one UK plant while adhering to social distancing guidelines throughout the process. The company has replaced the plastic rings on their multi-pack cans of Heineken, Fosters and Kronenbourg 1664.    In this post, we will give you a summary of an article on this story that was published in Printweek.com in August 2020.   “Green Grip” cardboard topper […]

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

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Interactive Design Takes Chocolate Packaging to a New Height

In an article on the Dieline.com website, Jessica Deseo discusses the cartons for Covet Chocolate, a Dubai-based premium-quality chocolatier. Their chocolate packaging is a truly innovative design with interactive features and stunning design. Below we bring you photos and a summary of the key features. Quality of the Chocolate The chocolate is an artisanal product […]

Monday, July 27th, 2020

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The Benefits of Connected Packaging

This post is a summary of a whitepaper about the benefits of using new technology to create “connected” packaging on the Packaging Strategies website. It is written by Dr Avi Chaudhuri, Chief Scientist at Systech. Systech provides digital product authentication and traceability solutions to combat counterfeiting, prevent diversion and meet regulatory compliance. Systech has experience in pharmaceutical […]

Monday, July 27th, 2020

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Impact of Covid19 on the Irish Food Industry

This post is a summary of a report by Grant Thornton which assesses the impact of COVID19 on the Irish Food Industry. It looks at the initial responses to the pandemic and looks at the potential learnings to be gained to further increase the resilience of the industry. Grant Thornton is a professional services company […]

Monday, June 29th, 2020

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How Food Brands are Adapting to Covid19 – Podcast

This is a 37-minute podcast hosted by Mintel in which 3 experts discuss the effect that COVID 19 is having on the Food and Drink industry and how brands are adapting to this. Mintel is a global provider of market research, providing data, market research, trends & insights that impact businesses. The key conclusions of […]

Wednesday, May 27th, 2020

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