The PBFY Blog

Using Color in Your Packaging Gives a Competitive Advantage

Colors and Feelings Do you have a favorite color? Most people do. Surprisingly, studies show that the majority of people have the same favorite color. Blue. If your favorite color is not blue, you are part of a small majority who responds more positively to other colors. Many of us have a favorite shirt or pair of pajamas that we feel better in. It’s not just the garment, but the color of the garment that makes us feel relaxed, happy or content. Color and mood are linked. Architects and designers have been using the psychology of color for decades. There have [...]

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5 Benefits of Hot Stamp Printing

How do you recognize your favorite brands in the store? Is it intuition, properly labeled aisles, or product displays? Most likely, you know them by their packaging. Between familiar colors, brand logos, and lettering, brands shape a customer’s perception of their image by making a positive first impression with packaging. For food industry brands, packaging needs to be attractive, functional, and inspire brand recognition to drive increased sales. Hot stamp printing, also called foil stamp printing, offers brands a solution that meets all three needs. Discover the benefits of using hot stamp printing as your brand’s packaging solution. Here are [...]

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16 Ways To Make Your Product Stand Out On Store Shelves

We’ve all been there: you’re browsing up and down the grocery store aisles, searching for the right package of snack mix for your family. On the shelves in front of you, there are dozens of different options, produced by dozens of different companies. However, despite the vast assortment of choices in front of you from which you can make a selection, there’s little difference from one to the next. So, how do you choose? Brand loyalty? Lowest in calories? Most interesting combination of ingredients? Or, like most people, the appearance of the package? Whether good or bad, appearances mean a [...]

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17 Types of Meat You Can Use for Jerky

1. Alligator Jerky Alligator meat is known for being high in protein, low in calories, low in bad saturated fat and high in good monounsaturated fat. Alligator jerky is a popular treat that is often made from solid strips of alligator tenderloin, flavored with a mild seasoning and then hickory smoked to perfection. Top quality alligator jerky is free from monosodium glutamate (MSG) and other additives, such as nitrates. Jerky made from alligator meat has a mild taste and a firm texture. Alligator jerky is all-natural and free from growth hormones and steroids. 2. Alpaca Jerky Meat from the alpaca is known [...]

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10 Healthy Reasons to Drink Tea that May Surprise You

Tea is a popular drink on every continent around the world, from sprawling cities to tiny towns. For thousands of years, hundreds of cultures have made tea a central element in day to day life, from tea time in England to Japanese tea ceremonies and tea gardens. A staple in the lives of millions of individuals, tea is more than just a feel-good drink. Offering numerous health benefits, tea’s enduring global legacy is hardly a coincidence. If you haven’t considered all the good tea can do for your health, take a look at these 10 great reasons to join [...]

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The Top 10 Coffee Exporters in the World

Over the years, the coffee industry has skyrocketed. Once a drink you would grab at a donut shop or make at home from a can of a generic brand, the typical coffee enthusiast now has gourmet options right at their fingertips every time they walk into the kitchen, office or grocery store. The donut shop pots of lukewarm and stale java have been replaced with high-end retailers such as Starbucks’ mochas, lattes and cappuccinos. In 2011, the industry of exporting coffee was worth $20 billion, and second in commodities to oil, ahead of such materials as natural gas, sugar, [...]

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The Benefits of Paper Bag Packaging

While we may be accustomed to seeing every bit of our food wrapped in air-tight plastic wrap, food and coffee shouldn’t be limited to only plastic. Since they were developed in 1852, paper bags continue to be a popular bagging item, despite the competition from plastic bags. While you may not be able to find them in as many stores as you once could, paper bags continue to be a popular choice for shopping and food items due to the increased durability and their eco-friendly disposition. Paper bags have come a long way since their humble beginnings in the mid-eighteenth [...]

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