28/02/2017Here’s a trick which every toddler knows: If you don’t like your food, just hold your nose while eating, and you won’t notice the taste. This shows that our senses of smell and taste are closely related. But many studies have shown that this is also true for other senses. Our visual impressions, too, play a major role during food intake.
24/01/2017A survey by the German Association for Plastic Packaging and Films (IK) has shown that plastic packaging manufacturers are pleased with the economic situation and optimistic about 2017.
05/01/2017The innovative design of this new tea packaging conveys a sense of enjoyment well before you pour the first cup.
14/12/2016Commitment, stamina and a shared goal: these are the “ingredients” that SAVE FOOD and Azuri Health have mixed to produce tasty dried mangoes.
29/11/2016Invisible to the human eye special image scanners are capable of selectively decoding information from so-called Digital Watermark Codes (DWCodes) – an innovation with promising potential for the packaging market. At present, retail giant Walmart is testing this technology at its outlets.
29/11/2016Information which was once at the manufacturer’s discretion has now been mandatory since 13 December this year. It means that details of at least seven nutrients must be declared on all packaged food throughout the EU.
15/11/20164 November was a crucial date, as this is when the Global Climate Treaty entered into force, an agreement which had been decided upon only a year earlier, in Paris, by over 190 countries. A few days later representatives from those countries convened again to specify the details of their climate targets, which had previously been formulated in Paris, and also to develop appropriate rules.
10/11/2016Impulse buying at the POS is partly the result of packaging and displays. Using real-life case studies, manufacturers – especially brand manufacturers – can determine in advance what the perfect product presentation should look like.
13/10/2016By 2020 the demand for packaged food and pharmaceutical products will increase. Among other things, a growing population, smaller households and changes in consumer behavior are responsible for this development. Our infographic shows which shape, design and functions consumers prefer and which sectors are expected to see the greatest growth.
29/09/2016“Clean your plate!” is passé: a project to curb food waste makes the doggy bag acceptable with the “Beste-Reste-Box”.