When it comes to baby food, today’s parents seem to be primarily concerned that the product is healthful, organic and sustainable. Those same concerns apply to baby food packaging.
Perhaps that’s the reason why pouches are becoming so popular in this segment.
Hazelnut Growers of Oregon (HGO) is launching four Oregon Orchard hazelnut chocolates in 6 oz. resealable pouches. These confections will be available at the Oregon Hazelnut Marketplace and all Wilco Farm Stores in Oregon and Washington.
Sustainability is top of mind for packaging suppliers and brands alike. As consumer demand for green options continues to increase, CPGs also face pressures from emerging regulations pertaining to certain packaging materials and waste.
The global packaging industry has seen spectacular growth over the past few decades. Packaging companies have been experimenting with new production and business models to achieve the quality bar and outdistance their competitors, which will remain their strategy over the years to come.
Due to the increased demand for Montreal-based TC Transcontinental has released its 2019-2021 corporate social responsibility plan titled “Acting Together,” along with its 2016-2018 CSR report, which presents the results of the previous three-year CSR plan, “Driving Sustainable Results.”
Improving the sustainability of flexible packaging was a recurring theme at this year’s Global Pouch Forum. While pouches are one of the most sustainable forms of packaging, flexible packaging may still face unfavorable public perceptions.
Xeikon announces its digital printing solution for pouches, developed for consumer goods markets – food, beverage, chemical and pharmaceutical industries. The digital process for printing on pouches responds to current trends, such as significant numbers of SKUs, shorter lead times, and the rising popularity of pouches.
The Flexible Packaging Association’s (FPA) recently published report, A Holistic View of the Role of Flexible Packaging in a Sustainable World highlights the sustainability benefits of flexible packaging.
This issue of Flexible Packaging spotlights today’s flexible films; packaging line automation along with a case study; coverage on COVID-19 medical mask material, hand sanitizer packaged in single-use sachets; and sanitizing wipes, along with a brand renew of a popular jerky snack brand.