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Food Packaging Trends in 2019 and Beyond

Posted by OAFVC on Dec 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

You’re already up to date on the current trends that affect your food production business, so make sure that your packaging is also top of mind going into 2019. Here is what to expect with new trends and how they can appeal to your customers in 2019.

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Topics: Food Packaging

Food Packaging as Advertising: The Business Owner’s Responsibility

Posted by OAFVC on Dec 7, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Consider the role your food packaging plays beyond the obvious. There’s more to the food packaging and labelling process than all the required basics; you want it to catch the eye of your target audience and move units off the shelf.

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7 Important Steps in the Evolution of Food Packaging

Posted by OAFVC on Nov 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM

We don’t often think of food packaging as having been around for several millennia, but people have been packaging and transporting food for thousands of years. Learn the truth about these other food packaging myths before you decide what to use.

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Tips for the Best Holiday Food Labels and Packages for Your Business

Posted by OAFVC on Nov 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Green and red, blue and silver — these are classic holiday colours you should always consider including on your holiday food packaging. But they're not the only ways you can add holiday cheer.

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Don't Make This Common Food Packaging Mistake

Posted by OAFVC on Oct 15, 2018 9:00:00 AM

After developing and testing your food or beverage product, the last thing you want to worry about is packaging. But as we’ve covered before, establishing good packaging practices keeps your product fresh and safe, and promotes and establishes your brand.

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Help Your Products Fly Off the Shelves With Better Packaging Design

Posted by OAFVC on Sep 19, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Food packaging and labelling is often the first introduction people have to your brand. And it can be the deciding factor as to whether or not people are willing to purchase your product. The purpose of packaging is simple: prevent leakage, maintain freshness, and appeal to the customer, all while meeting food packaging standards. Having high quality packaging with a creative design will attract customers and help them recognize your product when they come back for more.

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The Pros and Cons About Packaging Materials

Posted by OAFVC on Sep 17, 2018 9:00:00 AM

With everything in life there are pros and cons, except maybe chocolate cake — that would be all pro. However, there are pros and cons to food packaging. Your package is very often how your brand is identified in stores and farmers’ markets. Food packaging is really the only way you can ensure the food does not become contaminated. With proper packaging, you will extend the shelf life of your product while maintaining flavour and nutrients. How your product is packaged could also make or break a business.

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We Debunk Common Myths About Packaging Materials

Posted by OAFVC on Sep 14, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There’s a lot of information available to entrepreneurs who want to sell their food products at farmers’ markets or in stores. With so much to sift through, it’s hard to know what’s true, what’s myth, and what’s actually helpful. So here’s the real story on 3 food packaging myths you won’t have to research anymore.

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How Much Food Packaging & Labour Costs for Food Processing Start-Ups

Posted by OAFVC on Aug 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Do you know where to find food packaging and labelling supplies? How much they cost? Not to mention all of the regulatory requirements for placing food in grocery stores. Retail supplies can run high and hit your budget hard. Then when you count the times it takes to package and label it all? The whole process is long, exhausting, and costly.

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Improve Food Packaging Standards by Using a Commercial Kitchen

Posted by OAFVC on Jul 27, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Food packaging has many jobs.

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Topics: Food Packaging, Commercial Kitchen

Get the Best Food Packaging and Labelling Services for Your Business

Posted by OAFVC on Jul 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Your label is the face of your product: it’s what catches a consumer’s eye and entices them to pick up your product and give it a try. As a natural food entrepreneur you’re passionate about the product you make and you probably have some top-notch ideas for your label. 

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Topics: Food Packaging