Brand Packaging (paperboard)


2018 Design Gallery People's Choice Winners

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 00:00:00 -0400



BRANDPackaging announced the winners of its 2018 Design Gallery People's Choice awards at the annual Packaging That Sells Conference held in Chicago on October 8-10. The awards recognize the industry's best packaging designs based on how effectively the packaging uses graphics and structure to tell a brand's story.

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On-the-Go Portion Control

Tue, 18 Sep 2018 10:30:00 -0400



In time for back to school, Fresh Cravings has added a new grab-and-go product to its line: Salsa and Tortilla Chips snack packs.

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The Future of Paperboard Packaging

Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:15:00 -0400



The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) presents a preview of the four key design trends that are based on the submissions of its annual North American Paperboard Packaging Competition.

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New Eco-Friendly Inks and Coatings Display at PACK EXPO International

Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400



At PACK EXPO International in Chicago this October, Sun Chemical will highlight a new portfolio of eco-friendly inks and coatings, a new UV ink system for primary and secondary food packaging that is not manufactured with BPA-based materials, a UV offset ink system developed to make sophisticated graphics look vibrant on high-end luxury folding cartons and more.

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Going Back in Time with Jelly Belly Candy Retro Design

Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Jelly Belly Candy Company just launched its new Retro Collection. Inspired by innovation milestones in the company’s history, Chocolate Dutch Mints, Fruit Sours, Licorice Bridge Mix, the Original 8  Jelly Belly jelly beans, Raspberries and Blackberries, and Candy Corn are now available in old-school, whimsical packaging that goes back to the past.

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California’s SB-1249 Could Ban Cosmetics from Being Sold in State

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Consumer health and safety is of the utmost concern to the cosmetics and personal care industry, and while the reduction and eventual elimination of animal testing and use of alternative testing methods is something all cosmetic and personal care companies are working towards; California’s SB-1249 could ultimately ban cosmetics from being sold in California. 

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From the Ground Up Cauliflower Snacks Take Root

Fri, 03 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Halen Brands Inc. has launched the new FROM THE GROUND UP cauliflower-based crackers and pretzels, which also feature cassava flour and vegetable blend powders made from real veggies. The line offers nutrient-dense, plant-based versions of popular conventional snacks that are a fun, tasty way to get those veggies in.

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Paperboard Gives Beauty Brand Award-Winning Sustainable Design

Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Biossance was looking for a paperboard with unique sustainability appeal as well as structural and graphic package designs, kitting services, transportation, warehousing services and more. The brand turned to Veritiv to create new packaging designs that stand out, minimize dimensional weight and give consumers a great out-of-the-box experience.

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Closing the Loop with Recycling at the Bin

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Thousands of different looking recycling labels on bins can cause confusion for the public. This hurts the environment, businesses and packaging companies. Recycle Across America (RAA) aims to standardize the label solution nationwide for bins and to educate on how it will help packagers reduce costs and meet their sustainability goals.

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Hair Care Redesign is Modern and Genderless

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:00:00 -0400



Alchemy Oils approached the strategy and design team at Sheridan&Co to work collaboratively in updating its bottle design to be more user friendly and appeal to new audiences, encouraging them to try out hair oiling for the first time.

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Private Label Meal Kit Packaging That Delivers

Fri, 29 Jun 2018 13:00:00 -0400



Ready-to-eat meals can bring flashes of soggy microwaved TV dinners to mind. Roth Premium Foods was determined to change that preconceived notion when it set out to create ready-to-eat meal kits with a fresh and minimally processed product as a new addition to its food business.

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Crayola Debuts Makeup Crayons with Retro Packaging

Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Crayola Beauty has launched. That's right, it's not just for coloring books anymore. Exclusive to ASOS, an online global fashion brand for 20-somethings, the line of makeup is perfect for the kid in us. And yes, you actually use the crayons on your face.

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16th Annual Luxe Pack New York a Success

Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400



The 16th Annual LUXE PACK New York, the U.S. tradeshow dedicated to creative and luxury packaging, saw 3,586 industry professionals and 240 packaging suppliers who specialize in premium packaging elements for the cosmetic, fragrance, wine & spirit, fine food and fashion sectors. The exclusively varied selection of this year’s exhibitors offered a dynamic variety of packaging products and solutions that crossed all creative thresholds. The synergy initiated by the impactful exchanges between today’s premium sector brands and leading manufacturers solidified another successful LUXE PACK New York edition.

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Graphic Design USA Opens Entry for Health & Wellness Awards

Thu, 07 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400



The annual Graphic Design USA competition is a great opportunity to be recognized by clients, prospects and the community for effective advertising, design and marketing in an area of vital importance, transformation, and growth. We take the big picture when it comes to health and wellness: Traditional medicine, pharmaceuticals and insurance, senior care and aging; healthy lifestyles including fitness and exercise, organic foods and natural products, spirituality and meditation; and public health solutions for communities and societies.

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Meet the Better With Less Packaging Design Challenge Winner

Wed, 06 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0400



The winner of the international packaging design competition, Better with Less – Design Challenge has been announced along with three honorary mentions and a student winner. Organized by Metsä Board, the competition was created to find new environmentally friendly and functional packaging solutions for some of the world’s most frequently used and fastest growing types of consumer packages.

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Hummingbird Digital Printing for Corrugated Packaging

Thu, 24 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Georgia-Pacific has launched Hummingbird digital packaging solutions, providing digital pre-print for a full range of customer needs, from specialty versions to everyday large runs and beyond. Hummingbird offers 110-inch wide web capability for digital pre-print at lengths limited only by converting capability.

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How Green Is Your Packaging?

Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Consumers demand an ethical stance from beauty brands, and the latest focus is on product packaging. Mintel recommends three things to stay on top of beauty and personal care packaging trends while quenching consumers' thirst for greener packaging.

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Recipe Kits Spice Up Retail Market

Thu, 10 May 2018 14:18:00 -0400



Subscription-based recipe kit service Simply Cook has a new range of in-store recipe kits with a unique design created in collaboration with London-based B&B studio and Path.

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Packaging Dairy for Today's Consumer

Thu, 10 May 2018 14:00:00 -0400



To capture consumer attention and increase market share, dairy packaging must convey more than the classic designation of whole, skim or 2%. Today's consumers are interested in food and beverages they perceive as wholesome, nutritious, sustainable and customized to meet their specific lifestyle needs.

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ELC Gable Top Caps Create One-Step Opening for Cartons

Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Silgan Closures has launched ELC gable top caps for cartons of all formats and sizes from 28 to 35 mm. ELC eliminates the pull ring in favor of a drop-down tamper band, providing visual, audible and tactile tamper evidence.

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A Brew With A View

Tue, 08 May 2018 11:00:00 -0400



Alaskan Brewing has introduced the Frontier Pack, a sampler 12-pack with an interactive window feature that allows shoppers a chance to see, touch and turn the rotating beer styles inside.

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How to Trigger Emotional Engagement with Your Product Packaging

Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0400



As the decision maker for packaging designs of your consumer goods, did you know that you can utilize science in your product packaging designs to drive consumer purchasing decisions? A consumer is more likely to re-purchase a product when they have a positive emotional response to a package. 

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Anthem Worldwide Receives American Graphic Design Awards

Fri, 27 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Anthem has been awarded two packaging design Certificates of Excellence in the 2017 American Graphic Design Awards. The competition reflects the expansive ways in which graphic design shapes business and society, products and services, commerce and culture.

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New Fragrance Brand Shows Off Unique Sustainable Packaging

Thu, 26 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Floral Street approached James Cropper 3D Products looking for an alternative to the typical over-packaging used by existing fragrance brands, opting instead for environmentally friendly packaging. The result is a box made entirely from James Cropper 3D Products’ COLOURFORM packaging, which is made from 100 percent renewable natural wood fibers from forests and from James Cropper’s own recycling plant.  

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Design for the Changing Environment

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400



Innovative packaging entails more than aesthetically pleasing design, product protection and functionality—designers must also take into account the ecological implications of their work. Here are six ways designers can work with brand owners to create packaging that is sustainable and innovative.

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It's Not Your Ordinary Beige Box

Thu, 12 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0400



The Arrow Box is an e-commerce box made of Metsä Board’s white kraftliners and developed in partnership with PrintCity. The outside of the box is printed brown with the text in white. But don't let the outside fool you into thinking this is just another ordinary beige box.

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