All articles by GlobalData Consumer

  1. Egg-based shampoo packaging mimics its key ingredient

    It has become rather common knowledge that eggs can be used as a natural two-in-one shampoo and conditioner. Eggs work…
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    11 Jan
  2. Latte levy proposal hopes to replicate success of plastic bag charge in the UK

    MPs have called for a ‘latte levy’ on disposable coffee cups to combat poor recycling rates and help achieve landfill…
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    10 Jan
  3. Personalised food and drink gift packaging on the rise

    Personalised luxury items have been around for quite a while, however personalisation is now gaining ground in food and drink…
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    13 Dec
  4. Tobacco: is plain packaging an effective deterrence?

    Rumours about possible calls to introduce plain packaging in the food and drinks industry has turned  attention towards their actual…
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    12 Dec
  5. Packaging innovation spotlight: stain remover pops up to save the day

    Dealing with stains when on the go can be extremely frustrating as there are very few truly convenient and effective…
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    7 Dec
  6. The rising importance of environmentally friendly packaging

    Consumers are highly sensitive to the environmental implications of packaging formats. While the implications of product formulation have long been…
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    6 Dec
  7. Unique shapes and bright colours are key to shareable packaging

    As visually-driven social platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat become more prominent, consumers are increasingly at the forefront of the…
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    29 Nov
  8. Packaging innovation spotlight: the self-heating hotpot

    Hunger can be very insidious and strike unexpectedly: on the road, on the train or… in the middle of a…
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    8 Nov
  9. Does Coca-Cola’s refillable trial finally signal the end of plastic bottles?

    Imagine a world without plastic bottles. You carry around a refillable micro-chipped bottle, top-up your account, and then redeem refills…
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    23 Oct
  10. Packaging innovation spotlight: a handy applicator pack to renew bathroom and kitchen seals

    Renewing mouldy, discoloured, or damaged seals and joints in the bathroom or kitchen has traditionally been a tricky task that…
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    25 Sep