design and branding

14 Jan 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Dawn launched a one-handed washing liquid bottle design targeted at disabled consumers. Meanwhile, Sappi unveiled a one-side coated face stock label paper for improved printability, and Smurfit... Read More
11 Jan 2022
--- Berry Global is launching a stackable jar as a space-saving solution for retailer shelves, e-commerce channels and consumer homes. Meanwhile, the plastic packaging giant’s Berry M&H division is unveiling a complete... Read More
10 Jan 2022
--- Central European consumers are increasingly shopping online and demanding more environmentally sustainable packaging. Mondi’s annual research of consumers in Germany and Poland also revealed Silver Surfers (age 55+)... Read More
04 Jan 2022
--- Consumer Convenience Technologies (CCT) has developed a software-designed technology branded EEASY Lid, which the company claims is the first jar lid innovation in over 75 years. Through a light push of the button in the... Read More
21 Dec 2021
--- As 2021 draws to a close, PackagingInsights looks back at the biggest industry developments of the year, from the EU Single Use Plastics Directive and US COMPOST Act to COP26 and Asia’s first Plastics Pact.... Read More
15 Dec 2021
--- Design in the alcoholic beverage category has a myriad of complex factors to consider. For example, brands often emphasize family heritage, historical roots, hand selected ingredients and pure distillation. However, design... Read More
14 Dec 2021
--- Morrisons is set to become the first UK supermarket to remove plastic banana bags from its store shelves and as part of a 50% reduction of its own brand primary plastic packaging by 2025. Since bananas are the second most... Read More
13 Dec 2021
--- Cosmetics companies Rituals and Aveda are embracing post-consumer recycled (PCR) materials, refillable bottles, and other environmentally sustainable packaging options for this year’s Christmas packaging. “Our... Read More
06 Dec 2021
--- Stora Enso has equipped Finnish chocolate producer Chjoko with a plastic-free, paper-based box, maintaining the brand’s stylish black-and-white aesthetic and tagline “Chjoko: Made in Helsinki.” The... Read More
03 Dec 2021
--- In packaging news this week, SIG secured direct access to renewable energy from wind turbines to power its carton production in Germany. Meanwhile, the 4evergreen alliance shared insights on how to increase fiber-based... Read More
29 Nov 2021
--- Refillable packaging is essential to simultaneously reducing waste and carbon footprint, says William Connolly, head of packaging innovation and sustainability at The Body Shop. Speaking ahead of Packaging Innovations in... Read More
26 Nov 2021
--- The already booming e-commerce market is set to balloon as Black Friday sales slash shopping prices worldwide. However, faulty and insufficient packaging designs are expected to result in over €1.3 billion (US$1.5... Read More
24 Nov 2021
--- Alcohol beverage design agency Knockout has created a fresh look for a new Bombay Sapphire premium gin called Premier Cru Murcian Lemon. The new bottle is “taller and more lithe,” featuring a gold-yellow color... Read More
19 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Ardagh Metal Packaging announced plans to construct a US$200 million beverage can plant in Northern Ireland, UK. Meanwhile, Amcor research revealed consumers worldwide want to recycle more. Also,... Read More
17 Nov 2021
--- Amcor Rigid Packaging has designed a container that collapses in a controlled way to maximize its width, enhancing the recyclability of small PET bottles. The new technology overcomes the common issue of smaller bottles,... Read More
17 Nov 2021
--- Beiersdorf’s Nivea brand has launched a reusable hand soap dispenser made entirely from recycled and recyclable PET. The EcoRefill Hand Soap solution has rolled out in 50 UK Tesco stores and supports Nivea’s... Read More
17 Nov 2021
--- The pandemic has driven an unprecedented surge in pet adoptions, with lockdown restrictions resulting in more people spending time indoors and working from home. More pets translates into higher demand for pet food and... Read More
12 Nov 2021
--- In packaging news this week, Mondelēz International joined the Circulate Capital Ocean Fund (CCOF), investing in collecting, sorting and recycling plastic waste, including flexible films. Meanwhile, Tri-Star Packaging... Read More
11 Nov 2021
--- China has announced new restrictions on excessive packaging, requiring all food and cosmetics producers to adhere to specific guidelines determining the volume of packaging allowed in proportion to a product. The legislation... Read More
11 Nov 2021
--- Amcor is launching a technology enabling brands to drive consumer engagement through online experiences by customizing closure liners, including the underside of bottle caps, with digital enhancements. Impressions technology... Read More