Here is an infographic to help you make recycling decision for throw-away packaging in the City of Toronto and Peel. I hope it proves useful to you! Karen
Where do you stand when it comes to wine packaging? Box or bottle? Ahhh glass bottles! Glass is good. It's inherently natural. The purist packaging material. And wine bottles, are so emotional. Look at this couple shopping for wine! They love that label. As summer approaches, there is more boxed wine on store shelves. Boxed wine … Continue reading Wait! Have you tried Chateau Board?
Are you a winemaker, wine marketer or wine enthusiast? If you answered yes, this blog is written with you in mind! I've curated these images to inspire your search for wine packaging innovation that stands out from the crowd: Paper-wrapped wine bottles convey the old-world character and charm of Chateauneuf-du-Pape: 2. Living Wine Labels feature … Continue reading 5 Creative Wine Packages that Stand Out from the Crowd!
At one time in recent history, say 1990, consumers rarely paid attention to product packaging. Until something went wrong. Ugh. The bottle cap wouldn't open or close properly or, the tube didn't squeeze out all the toothpaste or the fizzy drink wasn't so fizzy. When all this happened, it was irritating and consumers often wouldn't … Continue reading The package is the product!
Recently I walked the Convenience U trade show in Toronto. I like walking this annual trade show because product packaging plays a leading role in consumer convenience and, I like to keep ahead of new innovations and in-store trends. I am a consumer packaged goods expert! And of course, I'm also a consumer. Being at this … Continue reading “How do You Like Them Apples?”
This is a blog story about plastic bottles found in retail stores and kitchens across North America. There are many types of food and beverage packaging components stored in our fridges and cupboards, such as caps, cans, bottles, labels, cartons, tubes and merchandising accessories. Plastic packaging can live in our homes for a very … Continue reading Anatomy of a Plastic Bottle
When you buy a product, you also buy its packaging. The packaging decisions a product-maker makes become your responsibility when you by the product. If you would like to know more about packaging development, you can read my recent blog about "packaging as layers". I'm a consumer packaging expert and want to help you increase your … Continue reading How to Buy Less Packaging, Yup Really!