All articles by Sonia Sharma

Sonia Sharma

Combating food waste through packaging: new sustainable solutions

Food waste continues to be a significant issue for the industry in spite of pushes for sustainability. What are manufacturers doing to cut down on excessive packs and how they are incorporating waste management solutions? Sonia Sharma profiles what new solutions are on offer.

Make-up and skincare packaging inspires new fragrance formats

Recent launches on the market are shaking things up and generally making perfume more creative than ever. Sonia Sharma finds out how brands are starting to launch new scents onto the market which eschew the traditional liquid format.

Unique opportunities: the rise of e-groceries

At this year’s Global Packaged Summit, Tetra Pak launched the 2018 Tetra Pak Index, an annual report that investigates consumer trends and growth opportunities in the Food and Drink industry. Sonia Sharma explores the rise of e-Groceries and the role packaging plays.

Inside Packaging: Issue 42

In this issue of Inside Packaging we look at premium tea packs, examine the consumer approach on buying luxury FMCG products, profile the role of smart technology and much more.

Materials and innovation: utilising resources

With steady growth year after year, beverage brand owners are faced with the task of improving their pack solutions and utilising the materials they have available to them. Sonia Sharma finds out more.

Cosmetic packs: the standout bottle and jar trends

In the personal care market, there are two pack formats that have stood the test of the time and proved their popularity amongst both the industry and consumers. Sonia Sharma analyses different pack types whilst finding out what the standout trends have been.

Inside Packaging: Issue 40

In this issue: We look at materials and innovation, the microbead ban and much more.

Staying power: different compact pack formats within cosmetics

Different pack formats such as tubes, jars and bottles are used within cosmetics. However compact packaging holds an iconic and classic status within the industry. Sonia Sharma finds out more about this format, as well as decoration techniques, mechanisms and new technology.

Looking good: aesthetic labelling and decorative techniques boost pack value

Cosmetic brands are adding value through visuals, such as various decorative finishes, special effects and printing capabilities. Sonia Sharma finds out more.

Fighting the fakes: utilising technology within the supply chain

Counterfeit cosmetics and fragrances not only result in significant economic loss to the industry, but they also pose a considerable risk to consumer health. Sonia Sharma finds out more.