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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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Multiple Uses for Side Gusseted Bags

Side gusseted bags are a great way to package most food-related products. They are the go-to option for packaging coffee. However, there are more ways that these bags can be used.  Besides coffee, they can be used to package products such as flour and sugar. Merchants have also used them for oats and similar heavy products. One thing to remember is that the bags need to protect and extend the life of your perishable items. If there is a middle ground, here is a company that is capable of removing the protective layers in side gusseted bags one by one [...]

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Pet Food Packaging: What consumers Look For

Pet food packaging has evolved throughout the years. Just like the human counterpart, pet food packaging has now included ingredient labels that showcase natural and healthy ingredients. Pet food packaging also has included eye-catching graphics filled with keywords and information meant to grab consumers’ attention and inform them.  These are the highlights that pet food packaging focuses more on. Healthy Ingredients Consumers look for what type of ingredients are in the food their beloved pets will consume. Like many pet owners, they often choose the best food according to the ingredients.  Having icons or artwork that depicts the main ingredients in [...]

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Finding the Right Packaging Bags for your Product

So you finally decided to start selling your custom product but need to find out what is the best flexible packaging bags for it. Starting out you need to have the best bang for your buck, but also need something trendy, and eye-catching.  Selling your product can be quite a feat, having a great product is just one side of the equation. The second half is having the right packaging, which can make all the difference between your product staying on the shelf or you rushing to fulfill additional orders as your product is now the new crave. Find the [...]

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Packaging Best Practices: Hot Stamp

What is hot stamp imprinting?  Hot stamp imprinting is the process that consists of using a hot stamp press and foils that imprints a design into a surface. It is used for logos or artwork on plastic or paper bags. Hot stamp imprinting is a very affordable solution for small businesses to market their products. What colors can I use?  Hot stamp imprinting can be done with metallic, matte metallic, and matte colors. Metallic colors give off the foil glossiness which has the best outcome regarding sharpness. They often are the most popular option when using a hot stamp. Matte metallic has a semi-glossy look that [...]

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Mexican Coffee: Cafe de la Olla Recipe History & Dangers

3 minute read – 15 minute recipe Ingredients Needed: 4 cups of water 1.5 oz of Piloncillo or 2/4 of a cone 1 cinnamon stick 1 clove (optional) 1/2 cup of ground Mexican coffee Easy to follow directions: Step 1: Combine the water, cinnamon, piloncillo and clove (optional) in a pot set on high heat. Step 2: Bring to boil, while stirring, make sure that the piloncillo has completely diluted in the water. Turn the heat down to medium-low. Allow to simmer for 5 minutes. At this point you can carefully taste the broth for desired sweetness and may add more piloncillo if needed. Continue to heat until [...]

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2019 Tea Trends to Remember

2019 Tea Trends – 3 minute read The tea industry has had both an eventful and uneventful year, depending on how you look at it. Various sellers say it’s been a slow year, thanks to developments such as declines in foot traffic. Others have a different version of events, especially those who’ve had major success selling new tea variations on popular online platforms. Now that 2019 is drawing to the beginning of its end, it’s important to look back at the trends that defined the tea industry during the year and see how they affected the general scheme of things. Below [...]

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