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Getting ready to strike back | Category Focus – chilled and frozen food

Getting ready to strike back | Category Focus – chilled and frozen food

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 Read More»

Sugar comes under scrutiny | Category Focus – confectionery

Sugar comes under scrutiny | Category Focus – confectionery

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 Read More»

Water bubbles to new highs | Category Focus – soft drinks

Water bubbles to new highs | Category Focus – soft drinks

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 Read More»

Packs fight the food mountain | Category Focus

Packs fight the food mountain | Category Focus

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... Read More»

A confectionery conundrum | Cover Feature – confectionery

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,... Read More»

Crafting a new look | Cover Feature – alcoholic beverages

Crafting a new look | Cover Feature – alcoholic beverages

The alcohol section of supermarkets isn’t just about the big name brands. Craft beers are on the rise and Simon Creasey finds out how their packs are winning over consumers Read More»