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Pet Food Packaging

A look at the packaging of pet food products.


Cover Story: Packages of the Year 2014

Packages of the Year 2014

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging Award Nominees
April 11, 2014
Welcome to our annual Packages of the Year cover story.
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Episode 60: Calling all innovative packages- January 2014

January 16, 2014
Submit your package for the Best of Food and Beverage Packaging awards. Submit yours by February 28.
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Beverages and pet food use majority of stand-up pouches

Two out of three US stand-up pouches used in pet foods and beverages
November 6, 2013
The US stand-up pouch market has seen dramatic growth over the past five years, increasing by 50% in unit volume terms to approaching 17 billion units in 2013. Beverages and pet food are the largest end use categories, each accounting for one-third of demand, closely followed by human food applications with around 30% share.
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Episode 56: New packages- November 2013

November 5, 2013
Check out this video on new packages adorning store shelves. These packages, including a pet food bag, caught our eye.
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Kick takes pet food packaging to new heights

October 18, 2013
Blackwood recently tasked Kick with re-packaging two of their legacy brands, in hopes of extending their retail footprint and gaining new market traction.
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Crown Specialty Packaging helps brands add premium look and feel to pet products

July 19, 2013
As pet owners seek to provide their animals with the best lifestyles possible, spending on premium quality products is on the rise. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), in the past 5 years there has been an increase of almost 25% in pet related expenses, with Americans alone spending an estimated $53.33 billion on their pets in 2012. .
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Market Trends: pet food

Pet food packaging feeds needs of pets and owners

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.
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Packages of the year

2013 Packages of the year

Food and Beverage Packaging highlights nine attention-worthy packages.
April 12, 2013

Our Packages of the Year coverage includes some of the most innovative and unsurpassed new packages that have rolled onto store shelves.

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PMMI Corner

Pet food potential

Industry flourishes, looks to packaging for competitive edge.
April 11, 2013

The recent performance of the pet food market has surprised investors and analysts

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Packaging trends in pet food reflect competitive market

February 1, 2013

PMMI’s “Pet Food Market Assessment 2013” describes a competitive market, where brands are striving to set themselves apart. Not surprisingly, they’re turning to packaging to set their products apart and responding to consumer needs.

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The Automation Conference 2014

Chicago Marriott O'Hare
8535 West Higgins Road
Chicago, IL
United States
If you work with industrial automation products and technologies, The Automation Conference (TAC) is the one event that is specifically designed for you. Now in its third year, TAC offers two days of education and networking for professionals in the discrete manufacturing, continuous and batch processing and packaging fields. Read More

PLMA International World of Private Label Trade Show

RAI Convention Center,
For nearly thirty years, PLMA’s annual “World of Private Label” International Trade Show has brought retailers together with manufacturers to help them find new products, make new contacts, and discover new ideas that will help their private label programmes succeed and grow. Read More



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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Food and Beverage Packaging

FBP April 2014 cover

2014 April

Check out the April 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, featuring our annual Packages of the Year cover story!

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Packaging Formats

Which packaging format do you want to see more of with regards to meat/poultry/seafood packaging?
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The Food and Beverage Packaging Store

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Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

Many factors are relevant in making the proper choice of food packaging material, including those related to shelf life and biodegradability.

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FBP Buyer's Guide

2013 FBP Buyers Guide



Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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