Smarter Snack Packaging In India

Consumer expectations are becoming increasingly high, and industries across the spectrum are upgrading their products and systems to become smarter, and provide exceptional customer experience. Recent years have seen a boom in the e-commerce and the organised retail sectors in India, with the manifold increase of packaged food consumption, awareness…

Affordable Automation For Small Chocolate Startups

Secondhand Sigpack DSN machines for high-quality chocolate packaging The market for premium chocolate is booming. It is one of the most dynamic segments of the confectionery industry—a global growth rate of seven percent is forecast until 2022. In addition to the big international brands, more and more small but excellent…

Ergonomics In Food Packaging

About as useful as a chocolate teapot. We’ve all heard the phrase—probably from a disgruntled spouse when we’re being a little uncooperative. However, the colloquialism points to a surprisingly common issue with modern food packaging, poor ergonomics. Here, Miguel Campos, export sales manager at food packaging supplier Advanta, explains some…

One Size Doesn’t Fit All When It Comes To More Sustainable Packaging

Sustainability is complicated, and when it comes to packaging, it can manifest itself in many ways and on many levels. Most consumers want ‘to do the right thing’ but as feedback from trade event ProSweets19 showed, they often lack understanding about the complexities of materials composition, when paper or plastic…

Consummately Coveted

The Voss mineral water comes from a remote area in the wilds of Norway—and is one of the fastest-growing premium water brands, with double-figure annual growth rates. Voss originally flourished with the glass bottle. Now, the water is conquering the markets in PET bottles as well. For this purpose, the…

Shoppers Want Convenience, Not Sustainability—Packaging Manufacturer Warns

As supermarket giant Tesco axes fresh food counters at 90 of its stores, Miguel Campos of food packaging manufacturer Advanta, explains why this isn’t a demonstration of cutting costs, but adapting to customer needs.   Tesco’s decision to reduce fresh food counters in stores was met with a flurry of…

How Can Label Printing Boost Food Product Sales for SME Manufacturers?

What does it take to create a successful pre-packaged food product? A delicious bit of food is an important prerequisite. But on most occasions, customers make the decision to buy something well before they’ve tasted it. In order to stand out at that stage, manufacturers must rely on something other…
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