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Medical Devices Packaging – Validation Best Practices

In this post we summarise some key points of a video on packaging validation best practices, especially for terminally sterilised medical devices. Jeff Barrett, CEO of J-Pac Medical was interviewed by Etienne Nichols for a Greenlight Guru Podcast. They discussed packaging validation best practices and preventing 510k delays for terminally sterilised medical devices. Mr Barrett […]

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

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Ultimate Guide to Food Packaging Design

In this article on the 99 Designs website, writer Jennifer Bailey outlines a process for designing food packaging. Below we summarise this post and offer relevant Dollard Packaging advice also. She lists 3 questions to ask before starting the design process: What is my Product? Who is the ideal customer for this Product, including looking […]

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

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M & S rolls out Recyclable Tomato Packaging

As part of Marks and Spencer’s sustainability action plan, plastic tomato cartons have been replaced with recyclable packaging. This post is a summary of a post from the Marks and Specners’ corporate website. Marks and Spencer’s sustainability action plan, “Plan A”, includes a target for 100% of its food packaging to be widely recyclable by […]

Wednesday, October 12th, 2022

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How Dutch Cultivated Meat Can Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gases

How The Netherlands is Revolutionising Global Food Production In a recent article by Helen Sydney Adams on the fooddigital.com website, the topic of how Dutch cultivated meat can significantly reduce greenhouse gases is discussed with Krijn De Nood, an executive of cultivated meat company, Meatable. The food industry obviously plays a very important role in […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

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FSC Forest Week

The FSC Forest Week Campaign occurs this year from September 24th to 30th 2022. The theme of the campaign is “Choose Forests, Choose FSC”. The aim of the campaign is to raise consumer awareness of sustainable forestry and responsible consumption. Can you can get involved if you buy FSC-labelled packaging? Any business with an FSC […]

Thursday, July 28th, 2022

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Packaging Podcasts

The popularity of podcasts has increased greatly in recent years, allowing us to assess shows anywhere we like. There are many packaging-related podcasts. Below we list some of the popular packaging podcasts on Spotify and some episodes that relate to packaging on other podcasts. Shows Unboxing Your Packaging https://open.spotify.com/show/1g1p5OHQXbyW9uTNrLITsf?si=e3e33064732e4e96 Package Design Unboxd – with Evelio Mattos https://open.spotify.com/show/73hn9em7I9yg9jHTCLo7Nb?si=9214901eb6f541f1 […]

Tuesday, June 7th, 2022

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Sow Now Sunflower Seed Cartons for Red Cross Ukraine appeal

We are delighted to have partnered with the organisers of SOW NOW to produce cartons for this wonderful initiative. This campaign is the brainchild of Ukrainian refugee, Tetiana Pankiv and her host, Jacqui McNab. Tetiana arrived in Ireland in March with her 3 children. Tetiana and Jacqui created this campaign and galvanised a huge host […]

Friday, April 22nd, 2022

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Innovations to improve Packaging Accessibility for all Consumers

Accessibility in digital technology is a key concern currently in the design of websites and apps. In a recent article on the TwoSides website, the author, Sam Upton, discusses ways that brands are reconsidering their packaging to make it more accessible for disabled users. Below is a summary of this post with some additional Dollard […]

Friday, January 28th, 2022

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Consumer Food Trends Webinar – 1st December 2021

Can food labels and product claims help consumers make informed food choices? Webinar New Food Magazine is hosting a panel discussion on the above topic. Note: *This is a UK-based magazine so any regulations if discussed, may pertain to the UK. Date: 1st December 2021 Time: 6pm GMT Cost: Free Location: Online webinar Content: Three industry experts […]

Wednesday, December 1st, 2021

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How Cartons Are a Perfect Example of the Circular Economy

What does the circular economy mean and how does carton packaging fit into the circular economy? See a short video from ProCarton (European Carton Manufacturers Association) that shows how cartons are the perfect example of the circular economy. With 85% of paper and carton board packaging in Europe recycled, there is no better form of […]

Monday, May 31st, 2021

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