Archive: January 31, 2014

Packaging Serves a Purpose – Food Packaging #2

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Shortly after posting my last blog topic on the wonder of having fresh organic strawberries available in the bleak of winter, I was made aware of an article relating to  a study demonstrating the cost advantages of corrugated packaging over reusable plastic totes in the transportation of this fresh fruit. The study was commissioned by the Corrugated Packaging Alliance (CPA) in hopes to demonstrate corrugated’s cost advantages by touting that container recyclability…

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Packaging Serves a Purpose – Food Products

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Packaging for food

If you live in Minnesota and don’t want to come down with Scurvy, please be grateful for the advancements in packaging. On a recent trip to Arizona my wife and I were delighted to find a large and bustling farmers’ market happening in downtown Scottsdale. Although we had just eaten breakfast and weren’t hungry, the market was a perfect place to spend some time before our departure flight early that afternoon….

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Packaging Serves a Purpose – Fun!

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Packaging Can be fun with Impressions Incorporated

There are many purposes of packaging but fun is typically not at the front of the list. Now many people would beg to differ that packaging is anything but fun; from struggling to open a clamshell blister to the over packaging of electronic products, we have all dealt with packaging frustrations. But what happens when packaging is not only fun, but entertaining? One company has turned gift giving into a…

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