2024 Consumer & Packaging Trends Report

In 2024, expect an era of heightened awareness and evolving lifestyles. As health, sustainability, convenience, and technology take center stage, the correlation between consumer trends and packaging is becoming increasingly pronounced. Find out how your brand can be guided by insights and gear up to take part in the new year’s trends.

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Wrapped in Green: Using Limited Edition Holiday Packaging to Test Sustainable Structures

With Holiday packaging filling the retail aisles, the upcoming season presents a unique opportunity for brands to experiment with sustainable packaging. Top food markets such as confectionery, snack bars, salty snacks can take advantage of sustainable packaging for the holiday season.

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Secure Your Brand’s Spot in Today’s Back to School Lunchbox

Research and consumer behavior indicate that well-crafted back to school packaging can create lasting impressions, encourage children's preferences, and sway parents' choices. An appealing unboxing experience can make children excited about using or consuming a product and contribute to a positive brand perception. Read about our four ideas that your brand can implement to optimize kids’ food packaging and boost sales for the school year.

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Printpack, ExxonMobil, and Pacific Coast Producers Bring Circularity to Fruit Cups

Printpack, ExxonMobil, and Pacific Coast Producers are working together to combine their respective expertise in materials production, materials converting, and food manufacturing to deliver a diced fruit bowl that supports plastic circularity initiatives through the inclusion of ISCC PLUS certified-circular plastic. With this launch, the three companies are working toward their goal of reducing plastic waste by supporting a circular economy for plastics. Learn more and click the button below.

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How Artificial Intelligence Can (and Can’t) Help Shape the Future of the Packaging Industry

With the development of artificial intelligence, the packaging industry will undoubtedly experience improvements in efficiency, sustainability, and methodology. Explore the top uses (and limitations) of AI for packaging within packaging design trends, smart packaging, supply chain optimization, data management and more. Read more by clicking the button below.

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Printpack Mexico Earns Three Awards For The Liquid Soap Stand-up Pouch During the Envase Estelar 2023 Competition

This June during Mexico's Expopack Show in Guadalajara, it was announced at the Envase Estelar contest that Printpack Mexico liquid soap stand-up pouch won the "Envase Estelar 2023" distinction, as well as two additional categories that included an award for "Excellence in Packaging in the Health and Beauty Category " and for “Sustainability”. Read more about this exciting nomination by clicking below.

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Designing Food Packaging for the Modern Consumer’s Kitchen

While standing out on the retail shelf has typically been the starting point for packaging design, the focus is shifting to standing out in the kitchen – post-purchase. Brands are working to improve the shelf appeal of pantry products so consumers can better use them while avoiding expiration and waste. Whether in the fridge, in the pantry, or in the freezer, today’s kitchen-friendly packaging design plays an essential role in the consumer's decision-making process. Learn more by clicking the button below.

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Printpack Announces Fiber-Based Structures for Curbside Recyclability

Printpack announces the development of Preserve® Fiber recyclable flexible packaging. The fiber-based structures are PFAS and PVDC free, designed to pass Western Michigan University (WMU) FBA OCC Repulpability and Recyclability protocols, and are eligible for the How2Recycle® “Widely Recycled” label for curbside recyclability.

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Printpack Receives ISCC Certification at the Jackson, TN Facility

Printpack is pleased to announce it has received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) Plus certification at its Jackson, TN facility. Becoming a member of ISCC and obtaining certification is another step towards achieving Printpack’s sustainability goals. Find out more by clicking the button below.

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Printpack Wins Two Gold Flexible Packaging Awards

We are pleased to announce that we have been awarded TWO Flexible Packaging Association Awards of 2023! The Cadbury® Caramello Miniatures stand-up pouch received a Gold Award for Shelf Impact and Vualá Sorpresa Bold won a Gold Award for Printing. Read more by clicking on the button below.

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