Chocolate lovers can expect the same authentic colonial recipe in new easy-to-use, on the go packaging
May 13, 2013
Mars Chocolate North America will debut an expanded collection of American Heritage Chocolate products—now including four different formats—available in colonial-inspired, commemorative packaging. The debut will take place at “A Celebration of Chocolate on the Bay,” an event hosted by the San Diego Maritime Museum being held this weekend. American Heritage Chocolate is an authentic historic line of products—based on a recipe from the 1750s—that celebrates chocolate’s important role in the lives of Americans during the 18th century.Read More
Partnership with Crown helps boost Dominion & Grimm’s Business
May 10, 2013
In Canada, consumers recognize the syrup can immediately and, embodied in its classic design, the package has changed little in appearance, reinforcing the connection made between that packaging and the syrup itself. To such an extent, in fact, that to a Quebecer, taking maple syrup from a can is simply how it’s done, and alternative packaging formats fail to perform as strongly in the market.Read More
CoverStory: Beverage Breakthroughs
Innovations in packaging materials and functional elements pour from the beverage segment.
May 8, 2013
Nature’s Coffee Kettle is a coffee brewing system for campers, hikers and coffee connoisseurs. Now the company’s updated spouted pouch from Flair Flexible Packaging helps Nature’s Coffee Kettle better communicate the unique brewing method and the freshness of the custom-roasted gourmet coffee.Read More
Market Trends: pet food
New packages focus on nutrition, outstanding design and convenience.
May 8, 2013
According to a report from the American Pet Products Association regarding industry statistics and trends, Americans are pampering their pets by purchasing items for them that go well beyond the bare necessities. Pets now receive gourmet and organic food options with special consideration for allergies, dietary restrictions or a special healthy diet.Read More
New bottle design stands tall with distinctive broad shoulders and contoured grip.
May 1, 2013
The new Miller Lite bottle is upgrading the light beer category. The sleek design provides an innovative, contoured shape that is a modern interpretation of the brand's legendary long neck. The new Miller Lite bottle will only be available in bars and restaurants this summer.Read More
April 26, 2013
This summer, when Coke Zero fans want to pop the top on their favorite beverage, they no longer need to consult the hands of the clock. The brand is now being made available in an option without caffeine.
April 19, 2013
Integrated brand design agency Blue Marlin has created a brand platform via packaging for start-up gin company, Warner Edwards. Their premium gin, distilled on a Northamptonshire farm, became available to purchase online at the end of last year, and has just launched in retail outlets in the United Kingdom.Read More
Budweiser’s new limited-edition bowtie can mirrors logo
April 18, 2013
This spring Budweiser will introduce a striking and original new beer can – a bowtie-shaped aluminum can that mirrors Budweiser’s iconic bowtie logo.
April 17, 2013
Intervitis-Interfructa, the international trade fair which takes place every three years, will open its doors in Stuttgart from April 24 to 27, 2013. The fair is dedicated to the wine, spirits and fruit juice industries. Smurfit Kappa will take the opportunity to present its full range of innovative Bag-in-Box packaging solutions and filling technology at the event.Read More
Essen introduces spicy mustard in squeezable container
April 17, 2013
Tsac Vertriebs GmbH from Essen has introduced a spicy mustard onto the German market in a squeezable container from RPC, with the slogan: “We cut the mustard!” Read More