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The Next Big Thing in Flexible Packaging

Recent research has concluded that flexible packaging will see a growth of just under 4% per year over the next four years. With so many features, such as spouted pouches, and an increasing growth rate, what’s next for flexible packaging? New Technologies The Stand-Up Pouch is a great product, but like everything, there is always room for improvement. Discovering and adding features to broaden the markets using Stand-Up Pouches to package their products. There is talk of incorporating nanotechnology to increase the shelf life of products, though this has yet to undergo proper testing. The potential of how nanotechnology could extend freshness [...]

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Five Facts for Coffee Packaging

Five Facts for Coffee Packaging

The packaging of your coffee is the first impression made on your customers. Yes, before they even try your coffee at all! The packaging has to speak for the product and make your brand and values come across clear.  Here are the top five facts for coffee packaging that you need to know when deciding on the best packaging for your coffee. Coffee Bag Types There are 5 main styles of coffee packaging bags, each with their own advantages: The Block Bottom Side Gusseted Bag is the most popular style. It has a flat bottom which allows a full bag to maintain [...]

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The Benefits of Using Custom Packaging

The Benefits of Using Custom Packaging

Business owners have a lot on their plates. These executives have to examine the quality of their products, keep up with the supply and demand, and market their business to the general public. One marketing tool that can help companies attract more customers is customizable packaging. This resourceful article will overview the benefits of custom packaging. Shop owners around the world should consider investing in custom packaging if they’re looking for new ways to increase revenues. Brand Recognition Custom packaging allows companies to market their brand in ways that would be impossible using traditional methods. For starters, you can make [...]

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Stand Up Pouch Anatomy

Anatomy of a Stand Up Pouch: 3 minutes read Get out your notebooks – it’s time for a lesson in Standup Pouch anatomy! Lesson Objectives To understand Stand-Up Pouch anatomy in relation to shelf-appeal and shelf-function. Understand how the construction of a Stand-Up Pouch supports the integrity and freshness of its contents. To understand the full potential of a Standup Pouch’s optional features. Bottom Gusset The Stand-Up Pouch gets its name from the bottom gusset. A bottom gusset is the part of the pouch that extends flat and allows it to stand up straight when the bag is full. When the pouch is empty, the gusset [...]

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Packaging design for specialty foods – key considerations.

Packaging design for specialty foods: 4 minutes read Arriving at the perfect packaging design for specialty foods is vital to the success of your new business venture – this is key! Once you have determined which is the best flexible packaging bag for your specific food product, here are some helpful tips for moving forward with your design: Do your research. The absolute first and unavoidable step is: do your research. This research will take time and effort, but will ultimately support your success. Research your target audience. Also, research your competitors. Learn about labeling regulations. Brush up your knowledge of retail merchandising, and [...]

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Food Preservation

Food preservation shelf life: is flexible packaging right for you?

Demystifying the shelf life question: 4 minutes read You have a fantastic high-quality food item or perishable product that’s just about ready to hit the shelves. Still, you’re missing one crucial element: the right packaging material that supports food preservation and shelf life. How do you maximize the shelf life of the product, keeping it fresher longer, helping reduce waste for both you and your customers? Let’s take a more in-depth look. What’s the shelf life of your product? First, let’s take a look at what is your product: coffee, tea, granola, salts, pet food, bone broth? Are there any additives? Is the product [...]

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History of Peanuts & Peanut Packaging

Peanuts & peanut packaging. Read time 4 mins There is one type of nut that has been a staple of many people’s choice of snack and high in protein.  They now come in a wide variety of different flavors and used in many culinary dishes all across the world. Peanuts have been a part of American lives for many years. Seen as a staple of snacks, peanuts are now available in different flavors. Peanuts give us have health benefits but too much can swing the scale the other way. Where did Peanuts come from? Peanut plants grow in certain types of weather, [...]

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