February 08th, 2013 | 03:45 pm
”The primary role of packaging is protection, whether that be primary packaging to reduce oxidation, moisture change or insect/microbial access or transportation packaging to reduce crushing or other damage in distribution. It is more than coincidental that packaging usage per person is higher in the developed world and food availability is much greater. The benefits of (diverse) packaging are obvious to us but less so in many developing countries. Both use and quality of packaging is important to reduce food loss and impact sales.”
Read more on packaging design and food loss at Packaging Digest.
October 18th, 2011 | 10:06 am
Ryan Partnership Chicago, a leading expert in marketing campaigns for emerging and established consumer brands, did a huge research project on health and eco-consumers. One conclusion: consumers prefer a single green score on packs.
”We know that consumer commitment to earth-friendly products is increasing,” says Christine Nardi Diette, president of Ryan Partnership Chicago. ”But all of the green messaging is creating more confusion than confidence. Consumers are challenging manufacturers and retailers to be clear about their commitment to sustainability.”
More? Check: www.onegreenscore.com
October 14th, 2011 | 08:50 am
Again a wonderfull asset for our bookshelf, “packed” with inspiration: THE ART OF PACKAGE DESIGN. A recent assembly of international designers is creating highly outstanding and savvy designs to complement the nature and function of a product. Editor Wendy Xu included the Atelier LaDurance Japanese Denim packaging in the publication that is about innovative packaging designs that functions beyond ‘simply product wrappers’. A creative treasure published by Gingko Press: www.gingkopress.com
March 26th, 2011 | 01:47 pm
Preliminary to the rebranding of Carnaby into Maître Paul Professional, the whole range of Maître Paul’s pie boxes itself were renewed too. For the Dutch, French, English and German consumer market a new bright and yellow packaging design with a friendly festive and yet high-quality look was developed by Stepfive. The new boxes also have a renewed locking system and smaller windows to prevent them from freezing. This succesfull new packaging line includes seventeen flavors in various formats.
March 17th, 2011 | 05:37 pm
Linera meat-products by Zwanenberg Food Group is a brand that stands for health, taste and honesty. For last years Linera rebranding, Stepfive created a complete new range of packaging design with emphasis on all their light products and a clear recognition and block formation in the storeshelf. This rebranding was successfully introduced at the Dutch consumers market.
February 03rd, 2011 | 01:26 pm
Dutch entrepeneurs in the food industry are producing durable products more and more often. It appears consumers choose durably produced food over regularly produced food and because of that, the Ministry of EL&I wants to increase the supply of durable products on the market.
These are some conclusions that were made during the ‘Duurzaam Food Congres’ (Durable Food Congress) that took place the 25th of january.