Carton Life Cycle Chart

Cartons are the Most Sustainable Form of Packaging Cartons and Sleeves are the most sustainable form of packaging and form part of the “circular economy”. If you think that letting your customers know that your packaging is fully sustainable may help your brand, you may be interested in this Carton Life Cycle infographic from Procarton. […]

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Sunday, October 8th, 2017


Mintel Global Packaging Trends 2017

Emerging Packaging Trends of 2017 This article is a report from on five emerging trends in packaging. Mintel is a leading market research and intelligence agency. The report looks at how these trends are affecting companies’ brands, consumers, retailers and packaging producers in 2017. Some Packaging Facts One third of US adults noted that […]

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Tuesday, July 11th, 2017


Packaging Sustainability – US Retail Giant Leads the Way

Sustainable Packaging Goals US retailing giant, Target has introduced new packaging sustainability goals. This is further evidence of the massive trend towards more sustainable packaging. One of the largest retail chains in the world, US chain Target has announced five new sustainable packaging goals. Target has already taken the lead on this by announcing a […]

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Monday, June 12th, 2017


The Cleverest Non-Packaging You Will Ever See?

Unique Coconut Tap Allows User to Drink Straight from Coconut A revolutionary new idea has bypassed many of the processes in the production of coconut water. An article, written by Anne Marie Mohan of showed the unusual images of a whole coconut, with a resealable tap inserted into it, allowing the user to drink […]

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Monday, March 6th, 2017


Sauce on your spiders, Sir?

Insects as Edible Food could help looming Food Shortage Crisis An article in the New Food magazine reports that food growers and manufacturers are coming up with unusual ways to deal with the looming world food shortage. Limited land availability and adverse weather conditions are restricting the cultivation of crops. At the same time, food […]

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Wednesday, October 12th, 2016


Innovative Steps to Reduce Food Waste in Italy

An article in the New Food magazine discusses the steps that the Italian Government have taken to deal with Food Waste by easing some of the stringent Health and Safety laws that prevent left-over food been donated to certified food charities etc. How big is the problem of food waste? As we know, the issue is […]

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Friday, September 30th, 2016