Copackers in the cosmetics segment are upbeat on market conditions and setting their sights on new business . Jez Abbott talks to some of the biggest players
Voxpop: Does the public need more nutritional information on pack?
Corrugated packaging is on a high but the perception of the sector as being 'wasteful' remains a drawback. Jez Abbott speaks to six companies to find out what’s on the agenda.
For its many visitors, Tokyo Pack 2014 supplied a key to understanding Japan’s retail packaging culture that to outsiders may at first seem unfathomable. For Joanne Hunter, not much was lost in translation.
Packaging in the luxury market has a reputation for putting sustainability near the bottom of the priority list. But is this changing? Simon Creasey finds out
For some, shelf-ready packaging is not a priority. But there are others who view it differently, believing SRP works well with pack design. By Simon Creasey
In the second of our series of roundtable events, held in association with Essentra Packaging, PN and a panel of experts look at the wide range of issues facing players in the pharmaceutical packaging segment
The personal care market is growing but is it the case that the more convenient the pack, the more successful the brand? Simon Creasey finds out
The alcoholic beverages category is awash with brands that have looked to the past for inspiration. Simon Creasey finds out why and how the approach can work
The own label market is growing and the segment could be worth £46bn in two years. Simon Creasey explores the packaging design and innovation giving own label its own fresh look
Market conditions for ready meals were tough even before the horse meat scandal of 2013. So does innovative packaging hold the key for an upturn in fortunes? By Simon Creasey
Sugary snacks have become the latest area attacked by health campaigners. But could packaging formats help guide consumers to eat confectionery in moderation? Simon Creasey finds out
The bottled format is making waves with a growth in sales and a drive towards lighter packs. However, new variants are emerging in different formats. Simon Creasey finds out more
Food waste has moved up the agenda over the past year and society needs to be far more worried about its effect on the environment. Packaging has a big role to play, finds Simon Creasey
What direction is packaging innovation in the confectionery market heading? While it may appear to be a sector that likes to play it safe, there are some sparks of creativity, writes Simon Creasey