Changing consumer product demands are driving growth in convenient and sustainable packaging in the US packaging industry. Drawing on research by GlobalData, Eloise McLennan explores the key trends and opportunities...
19 January 2018
11 January 2018
It has become rather common knowledge that eggs can be used as a natural two-in-one shampoo and conditioner.
10 January 2018
MPs have called for a ‘latte levy’ on disposable coffee cups to combat poor recycling rates and help achieve landfill targets.
13 December 2017
Personalised luxury items have been around for quite a while, however personalisation is now gaining ground in food and drink as well.
12 December 2017
Rumours about possible calls to introduce plain packaging in the food and drinks industry has turned attention towards their actual efficacy in deterring consumption of certain products.
7 December 2017
Dealing with stains when on the go can be extremely frustrating as there are very few truly convenient and effective solutions available to consumers.
6 December 2017
Consumers are highly sensitive to the environmental implications of packaging formats. While the implications of product formulation have long been a focus of consumers, it is becoming clear that the...
29 November 2017
As visually-driven social platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat become more prominent, consumers are increasingly at the forefront of the visual presentation of products, given their constant picture-sharing online.
8 November 2017
The Shufangzhai-branded self-heating instant mini-hotpot is claimed to be ready in 15 minutes once the user adds a final ingredient that is relatively easy to find – a bit of...
23 October 2017
Imagine a world without plastic bottles. You carry around a refillable micro-chipped bottle, top-up your account, and then redeem refills when thirsty at strategically placed beverage dispensers.