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- World’s first “plastic free” trust mark could be the next great FMCG label claim
- Canada passes plain tobacco packaging law and vaping regulations
- Study shows plain tobacco packaging fails to impact smokers
- FDA continues war on labelling for e-cigarette liquid packaging
World’s first “plastic free” trust mark could be the next great FMCG label claim
In the span of about a year, concern over plastic packaging and plastic waste has hit a critical mass and has boiled over. But how do you really know if the products we choose and use are free of plastic packaging even if it looks like they may be?
Why are more and more beauty packaging companies investing in sustainability?
The past few months have seen increasing numbers of companies in the beauty and healthcare industries making sustainable pledges in order to help protect the environment. What is the reason behind this trend? Industry experts and packaging manufacturers explain why sustainability is at the core of their products’ identity and what future lies ahead for companies that decide to switch to environment-friendly packaging.
Adding value through packaging: prepared meals
Prepared meals is a very popular and constantly developing category of products, open to all sorts of innovations. Using research from GlobalData, Eloise McLennan explores developments in convenient new packaging solutions and formats that facilitate quick preparation.
Persuasive labels: how to ignite consumer loyalty
A new psychological study from Avery UK reveals the extent to which product labels and label design can increase sales and even ignite consumer loyalty. Callum Tyndall finds out more about the study and how product labels could influence consumer behaviour.
Could artificial intelligence fix the date labelling problem?
Could artificial intelligence be the next step forward for the packaging and labelling sector? OAL head of innovation Jake Norman thinks so. Elliot Gardner hears more
Touch and go: tactile innovation in ‘best before’ date food labelling
Best before dates have caused a great deal of controversy for the role they play in contributing to food waste. Solveiga Pakštaitė from Mimica Labs talks about a new packaging label product that she hopes will solve the problem.
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 as well.
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 efficacy in deterring consumption of certain products.
Microscan Announces New LVS-9585 Verifier for Printed Labels and Direct Part Marks
Microscan has released the LVS-9585 Handheld Portable Barcode Verifier, providing verification of both printed labels and direct part marks (DPM).
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