Cover Story: 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.Read More
January 16, 2014
Submit your package for the Best of Food and Beverage Packaging awards. Submit yours by February 28.Read More
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.Read More
November 5, 2013
Check out this video on new packages adorning store shelves. These packages, including a pet food bag, caught our eye.Read More
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.Read More
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. .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
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.
Industry flourishes, looks to packaging for competitive edge.
April 11, 2013
The recent performance of the pet food market has surprised investors and analysts
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.