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Food and Beverage Packaging editors and invited bloggers discuss industry trends, innovative new packages and offer a closer look at packaging issues.

Graze ships a new snack food packaging craze

Subscription snack boxes double sales in beginning months
By Rebecca Eve Schweitzer, Associate Editor
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Anyone who has stood in a grocery checkout line during the store’s busiest hours has thought to themselves, there has to be a better way.
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Holiday Packaging 2013

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas (packaging)

Holiday packs are stocking store shelves with cheer
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It's that time of year again. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us and not a single aspect of life is left undecorated. Every year homeowners decorate their houses, malls deck the halls and food and beverage packagers release a plethora of gift sets featuring unique packaging, intriguing combinations and special edition branded items to bring holiday cheer to the grocery aisles.
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Guest Blog

Three advantages of purchasing film or paper banding consumables from a qualified domestic supplier

By Magdi Bichay
Many food and beverage production managers look to improve production and cut material costs by using banding material.
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The ins and outs of gluten-free packaging

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Celiac disease and gluten allergies are life-altering conditions that affect roughly 3 million Americans, disturbing their well being and forcing them to drastically change their diet. 


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Guest Blog

The Whole Package (Part 3)

Converting browsing to buying: Keys to Effective Packaging Design
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So your PDP (principal display panel) worked overtime in getting your potential customer to pick up the product. What needs to happen now in order to get them to buy?
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Trends

Top 8 food trends for 2014 from The Fit Foodie

Culinary forecast from Mareya Ibrahim and food industry experts
Packaging trends often respond to needs in the food industry. Understanding up and coming food trends, can help packagers better prepare for new demands from consumers and brand owners alike.
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Package development

The sphere is here: pre-packaged ice to debut

By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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In an arena where square was once held in high regards, the sphere is here shaking up the ice segment and delivering some cool effects to the spirits market. 


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Checkweighing

Scale design considerations for food applications

By Laura Wilks, Global Communications Manager, Avery Weigh-Tronix
The two biggest factors in the success or failure of any given product in the food and beverage industry are product quality and quantity. To satisfy these requirements, manufacturers must obtain precise measurements of packaged food and beverage goods and accurately record this data. Additionally, each package should be prepared in a sanitary environment to prevent contamination and preserve product integrity.
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Guest Blog

The Whole Package (Part 2)

Maximizing the Sale
You’ve got their attention. Your package stood out from the rest in their eye. Now that you’ve got their attention, how do you engage them to pick up the product? Let’s take a look at what happens next in the sale process and how you can optimize your package to maximize the sale. This is the second in our series on creating packaging that increases sales.
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Choosing the right coding for cardboard

By Ed Wootton
Cardboard packaging is continuing to grow in popularity because of its excellent environmental credentials and ability to emphasize brand values.
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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
9/30/14 2:00 am EDT

Achieving High Speeds and Maximizing Productivity on Your Packaging Line

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Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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