Consumer Experience

Multi-Color Corporation and Talkin’ Things are the first Internet of Things packaging platform providers to combine Augmented Reality (AR) and NFC technology to create a unique customer experience in connected product that will help boost its sales. more

A collection of 250ml canned wines from Fourth Wave Wine launches with design and strategy by drinks design agency Denomination. more

A convenient bespoke solution from RPC Superfos is breathing new life into cheese packaging for the latest high-end cheese from Skånemejerier, a leading manufacturer of mature cheese in Sweden. more

Electronic packaging specialists, Electropac, has joined forces with confectionery firm, Churchill’s, to produce the ultimate patriotic souvenir in advance of the Royal Wedding more

Garçon Wines has launched their wine bottle design, manufactured by award-winning RPC M&H Plastics in the UK. more

We've all heard of the Internet of Things, along with the smart TVs, smart fridges and smart phones that make it up. But what about the boxes all these shiny gadgets arrive in? That’s just cardboard right, quite separate to the cool future-tech? more

Biomaster has extended its range of reusable bags with the first ever antibacterial trolley bag, designed to make supermarket shopping easier and more hygienic. more

Only with fresh eyes is it possible to see a way to get to the future of packaging. Ironically, once you start thinking in this way, you quickly wonder why you don’t do it more often! more

Occupying three pavilions of the Fira de Barcelona Gran Via venue, Hispack 2018 will highlight innovation by offering solutions in packaging, bespoke processes and logistics for manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages, chemicals, pharmaceut more

Around half of UK businesses have done nothing to account for the effect that the explosion in e-commerce deliveries might have on the condition of their products’ packaging, research shows. more

Ronald deVlam, brand leader, sgsco Design, urges brands to take notice of a changing world. more

Creative director in the packaging design department of Y&R BCN, Julie Asschenfeldt talks to Tim Sykes about designing packaging as part of a wider communication with consumers in a world undergoing digital transformation more


In developed and maturing markets, food and beverage manufacturers are struggling with slowing growth and are therefore seeking new growth opportunities. more

ExxonMobil has extended its Exceed™ XP performance polymers portfolio with the introduction of a new grade. Exceed XP 8784 offers improved processability combined with extreme film toughness and sealing properties. more

Plant-based packaging experts Planglow have added Mini Baguette Bags to both its Natural and Gastro branded compostable packaging ranges. more

Retailer brands and private label products have enjoyed impressive growth in recent years. Elisabeth Skoda speaks to the Private Label Manufacturers Association’s (PLMA) president Brian Sharoff. more

The word ‘craft’ may conjure up images of small-scale hobbyists, but when it comes to craft brewing, its devotees mean business – and printing solutions are playing a big role, according to Mark Rapposelli, VP of marketing at Markem-Imaje. more

Libby White talked to five of the top creative agencies about the key drivers in packaging design at the moment. Designers from Anthem, Biles Hendry, Parker Williams, Marks Group and Equator Design share their observations. more

Isabel Rocher of DS Smith (and formerly Amazon) shares with Tim Sykes her insights into the still fluid omnichannel landscape, and the challenges, solutions and ultimate opportunities that are only beginning to come into view. more

With the Smart Packaging prototype of a “counting folding carton”, the August Faller Group has designed an innovative packaging solution to improve compliance and make handling the medicine easier for the patients. more

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