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The Best Types of Popcorn Packaging

Posted by Mallory Fetchu

The demand for pre-popped popcorn is on the rise in the US. Experts say it’s one of the fastest growing markets in the snack food industry. With that being said, many people have come to us wondering about the best way to package their popcorn. We understand that the market is becoming very crowded so it is vital that your popcorn packaging stands out. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best (and worst) ways to package pre popped popcorn.

First, let’s review the most popular types of packaging for pre popped popcorn:

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Port Congestion On The West Coast—Now The Real Pain Begins!

Posted by David Marinac

As many know, we’ve been dealing with labor unrest with longshore workers on the west coast…what initially was thought to be in the Los Angeles-Long Beach area…the largest container gateway into the US, but that has evolved into increased traffic flowing into the Seattle and Tacoma area.  What this has done has given both LA and Seattle/Tacoma longshore workers (and their International Longshore and Warehouse Union) an incredible amount of bargaining leverage.

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Which Baby Food Packaging Is Best When It Comes To Safety and Storage?

Posted by David Marinac

Baby food packaging is anything but child's play. If you're in the industry, you know exactly what we mean. While all protective packaging is important, there's probably no food packaging more important to consumers for whom product safety is paramount. One need only think back to the tainted formula from China a few years back to bring the issue into clear, if not chilling, focus. So, which baby food packaging is best when it comes to safety (and storage)?

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Topics: Food Packaging, baby food packaging

The Best Protein Powder Packaging To Beat Your Competition

Posted by David Marinac

Competition is good for business. It fuels the need for innovation, for efficiency, and for constant improvement of the products or services provided. Competition also weeds out those companies that really shouldn't be in the arena at all. You cannot, therefore, afford to be complacent. As leaders in the protective packaging industry, we've seen countless examples of companies who failed simply because they didn't rise to the level of their competition. You're in the protein powder industry. You know how fierce competition is. You need to take advantage of every tool available. That's why you should seriously consider what we believe is the best protein powder packaging available to beat your competitors, flexible retail packaging. 

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A Review of the 4 Main Coffee Packaging Styles

Posted by David Marinac

Ah…nothing is better than the first cup of coffee in the morning, or the second for that matter. But if you are trying to build your coffee brand, your coffee packaging is a close second.  Coffee packaging is often overlooked and misunderstood so this blog post has been designed to help you understand the different styles and features available.  Further, in order to build your coffee brand, you will need some guidance as to the difference between custom printing and using stock coffee bags and applying labels.

Here are the 4 main coffee packaging styles:

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A Review of the Styles of Baby Food Packaging

Posted by David Marinac

Over the years we have been asked what types of baby food packaging are there to which we reply, “Many…some are good and some not as good.”  We understand that anything as important as our babies and thus their baby food, the baby food packaging must be very protective, just like a parent would be for their child.  Baby food packaging needs to protect, promote, and lead to purchase. We call these the 3 Ps.


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The Best Protein Powder Packaging To Build Your Brand

Posted by David Marinac

When it comes to our Daily Recommended Allowances for dietary intake, many of us don't consume the amount of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients that we should. Fortunately, there are supplemental products that can help us bridge the gap between what we should be ingesting and what we actually do, protein powder among the most popular.  Once considered a niche product for bodybuilders and other fitness types, protein powder today is a common addition to millions of diets as people have discovered it is a convenient way to ensure that they get the proper amount of protein, a macronutrient.  If you're reading this, you probably know these things already.  What you probably also know is that the marketplace has gotten hyper-competitive and distinguishing yourself in the marketplace has become increasingly challenging.  As leaders in the packaging industry, we'd like to share with you our thoughts on how you can build your brand using particular types of protein powder packaging.

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The Best Styles of Baby Food Packaging To Build Your Brand

Posted by David Marinac

Baby food packaging - not exactly the most interesting subject, is it? And certainly not for consumers.  In fact, it's tempting to think that consumers don't care about the packaging at all, which makes it tempting for you to assign less importance to packaging as well. Based on our standing in the packaging industry, we suggest ignoring packaging would be a mistake. Your choice of packaging may significantly impact consumer perception of your product line and, ultimately, your brand.  There are, of course, many options available to you.  Following are some of what we believe are important factors to consider when choosing the best style of baby food packaging to build your brand.

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Flexible Retail Packaging -- October's Fast Five

Posted by David Marinac

While we continue to concentrate on flexible retail packaging for our clients in North America, packaging in general continues to be a "hot" topic throughout the world.  Here are this month's best articles so far:
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The Best Flexible Protective Packaging Versus Glass Jars

Posted by David Marinac

Consumers don't give much thought to packaging-well, at least not as long as it does what it's supposed to do.  When it doesn't, however, you've got a customer satisfaction issue, or should we say, a "lack of customer satisfaction" issue.  Baby food packaging provides a perfect illustration to show you what we mean.  For decades now, glass jars have been the packaging of choice for many types of baby food regardless of brand, probably because (at least in part) consumers are comfortable with them.  That doesn't mean, however, that there isn't a better packaging choice available.  Such as?  Well, such as flexible protective packaging, which may actually be the best baby food packaging on the market, especially when compared to glass jars.

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