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When selecting materials for a wine label, choosing the right facestock leads to a strongly conveyed brand vision, optimum performance in its intended environment and allows for eye-catching customization options. more

Leading glass packaging company, Croxsons, recently came to the aid of start-up artisan gin distiller, the HMS Spirits Company, to fulfil an urgent packaging requirement. more

For many in the UK, Mr Kipling’s range of iconic cakes holds a special place, but internationally the ‘exceedingly good’ brand is relatively unknown. more

ProAmpac, a leader in global flexible packaging, announced today its novel four-sided, tetrahedron-shaped E-Z SnackPak™ pouch in partnership with PepsiCo Mexico Foods for the Doritos® IcognitaTM brand has won two industry awards. more

Olly Abotorabi, Senior Regional Insights Manager at IRI, explores what lies behind the success of private labels across Europe. more

Graphic Packaging International ("GPI") has teamed up with leading British manufacturer of food for dogs, Butcher's Pet Care (Butcher's), to replace shrink film multipacks with sustainable fully enclosed carton board multipacks. more

Tetra Pak has launched a suite of new packaging material effects, known as Tetra Pak® Artistry, to help food and beverage producers revitalise the look and feel of their products. more

Brand empowerment specialist API Group has unveiled its AW2019/SS2020 Trends Folio at this year’s Luxe Pack Monaco. more

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Global designers unite to draw attention to, and create debate around, the issues of health warnings and marketing restrictions on packaging, and whether there are more effective solutions to change consumer behaviour. more

As part of a major industry event at FachPack on 25 September 2018, the German Packaging Institute (dvi) presented 40 of the best packaging innovations with the German Packaging Award 2018. more

Carlos Román, Bold’s Creative Copywriter, talks us through the concept that won Bold a Platinum Pentaward this year, with its fresh approach to shelf appeal. more

Three product designers from Milan came up with a novel idea for packing street food. They observed that this type of packaging generally has a short time of use, and immediately after the food is consumed, becomes hard to recycle waste. more

Every September, South Korea celebrates its annual lunar thanksgiving holiday, one of its most important traditions, and, thanks to its award winning rectangular aluminium food cans, Ardagh Group is able to make a contribution. more

Velox Ltd.'s proprietary DTS-Inkjet technology, based on uniquely formulated inks and dedicated deposition architecture, introduces an entirely new approach to digital printing. more

AB InBev has announced the launch of a new packaging design for Stella Artois, appearing on shelves in the UK in the coming weeks. more

In today’s cluttered and hectic world consumers crave simplicity and understated elegance. The long term trend – sustainability – creates an increasing pressure on luxury brand owners to reduce the environmental impact of their packaging. more

Free-From bakery category leader Genius Gluten Free has unveiled two wraps as part of a new ‘Good for the Gut’ range of six products due to roll out this year, with design from London-based B&B studio. more

Greiner's Ayran cup of the dairy cooperative “Bayerische Milchindustrie eG” (BMI) has been awarded the 2018 German Packaging Prize. more

Amid increased consumer demand for more streamlined and sustainable packaging, manufacturers face the challenge of creating solutions that retain brand recognition while producing less waste. more

New research from valuation firm Brand Finance has estimated that the spread of plain packaging to the beverage industry would result in close to $300bn in brand value losses. more

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