Packaging is a primary focus for the growing cannabis-infused food and beverage industry, including products infused with health-focused non-psychoactive cannabidiol (CBD) — which have global appeal — and those infused with tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which compete with beer, wine and spirits in the 11 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, which have all rescinded cannabis prohibition for adults.
Legal cannabis sales in the U.S. are predicted to reach $41 billion by 2025, a market force to be reckoned with.
September 17, 2020
It’s no wonder legal cannabis products are poised to become the largest growing new consumer packaged goods (CPG) segment in the U.S. Major changes to the business landscape are coming as a result…and many have already begun. Here are six things that will change in the CPG industry as a result.
CBD has emerged as a popular wellness product and can be found across many sectors of consumer products, but the FDA’s lack of clear mandates on CBD’s legal status has opened the door to unregulated actors who sell their products without appropriate safeguards and mislead consumers with inaccurate, inappropriate or even false claims.
Over 200,000 full-time jobs and growing — that’s the impact cannabis is having on our economy. This data came from a study reported in Leafly, the largest cannabis website in the world. It names legal cannabis as “the greatest job creation machine in America."
Massman Automation Designs LLC's GP-M3000 pouch filling system, with its precise capabilities, have made it especially attractive to packagers of cannabis flowers in the growing cannabis industry, which requires precision pouch filling and handling.
Cannabis. Sustainability. e-Commerce. The past year was a dynamic one in flexible packaging – and there are various trends and talking points that have shaped it and will continue to shape it moving forward.
While the packaging industry is always changing and moving forward for the better, this past year has been a particularly exciting time to be a part of it. Here’s a look at some of the trending topics from 2018 that will certainly help shape things moving forward.
KushCo Holdings, Inc., the parent company of innovative cannabis companies such as Kush Supply Co., Kush Energy, The Hybrid Creative, and Koleto Packaging Solutions, has announced that it has joined the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC).
Some lessons can be hard to learn, and COVID-19 has been one tough teacher when it comes to supply chains. We shed some light on what this taskmaster has taught us in the November issue of Flexible Packaging as well as how printers can use less ink without sacrificing quality, how advances in technology are opening up new markets for flexible, and showing you a brand that’s dear to our hearts with its flippancy. There’s more than that, though, but you’ll have to dive in to see it!