Why Green Packaging Can Mean Different Things Depending On the Material

As the use of plastic bags is being rapidly reduced by the 5p charge, many people are welcoming the news. But reducing the use of plastic bags and replacing them with other materials won’t necessarily make a greener planet. This is because eco-friendly or ‘green’ means different things depending on what the environmental impact will [...]

Durability Of Plastic Bags Is More Important Than Ever

The fall in the use of plastic bags since the introduction of the 5p charge has been dramatic according to government figures. However, reducing our dependence on plastic bags may just be the start of a war on other types of packaging. The effects of plastic bags incorrectly disposed of in the environment is not [...]

This Year’s Food Packaging Trends

We are currently witnessing a revolution in the way food is packaged and consumed and this is helping to create new opportunities for brands to reach out to new target demographics. With this in mind here are five key trends to watch out for this year… Packaging is getting greener Appearing and being seen to [...]

How To Attract Consumers To Your Food Packaging

Here are a selection of our top food packaging design tips to help attract consumers to your products. If you have just launched a new food product, you probably want consumers to feel as enthusiastic about it as you do. You will also want them to buy your brand rather than anyone else’s of course. [...]

What Is Biodegradable Packaging?

Population growth and greater awareness of the need to reduce pollution in the environment have led to increased demand for Biodegradable Packaging but what exactly is Biodegradable Packaging and why is it better than using conventional packaging. To be considered biodegradable, packaging has to be made from organic material. It must also be possible for [...]

The Essentials Of Sweet Bags

Most adults and children alike love sweets but no matter how sweet the confectionary is inside, packaging is of vital importance when getting people to buy and this includes your sweetie bags! When choosing a design for your sweet bags, the first thing to do is consider colour. Unlike other forms of packaging, plain is [...]

Plastic Packaging Lags Behind In Recycling

Packaging news reports a positive trend in packaging recycling for 2015, however plastic needed a little help from the previous year to reach its target. Various materials used in packaging such as plastic, glass and aluminium are required to meet a reprocessing target each year to reduce waste and consumption of natural resources and overall [...]

5 Reasons Why Bubble Wrap Has Stood The Test of Time

Bubble warp is one of those inventions that you wonder how people managed before it came along. Before 1957 people were scrunching up paper to keep goods safe which wasn’t always ideal. Even though some companies prefer to pack their fragile goods with paper and other recyclable materials even today, for some more delicate items [...]

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Packaging Survey Should Give UK ecommerce stores food for thought

While packaging can often be an afterthought with ecommerce store owners its importance cannot be understated when it comes to customer satisfaction and loyalty as a study in the US has shown. It has to be said that the statistics revealed by this survey have been taken from US consumers but they are unlikely to [...]