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Packaging

A Look at the New FDA Nutrition Facts Label

Big changes are coming in the grocery store aisles, in particular to the Nutrition Facts label. The new label (image below) will need to be implemented by manufactures in July of 2018 with the exception of those with less then $10 million in annual food sales who have been given an additional year to comply.   At...

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Coca Cola's infamous white can experiment failed, partly because consumers perceived a formula change due to the new packaging color.

How packaging can make food more flavorful

A fascinating article came out in the New Yorker this week focused on the work of Charles Spence at Oxford University. This professor of experimental psychology has been doing tremendous work with consumer perception and food, using all kinds of sensory variables like sound, color and packaging to study how the human brain naturally perceives...

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Is it time for me to change my packaging?

When is it time to update your packaging?

“Deciding to change your packaging should never be taken lightly,” says Phil Duncan, P&G’s Global Design Officer. “There are typically numerous consumer and market dynamics that combine to signal the need to change your package. Consumer understanding and trends, a change in brand strategy, or significant shifts in the category or retail channels can all create...

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Tootsie Rolls - An Iconic Package makes an iconic brand

Creating iconic brands through packaging

Just a little food for thought today as we came across an NPR story about iconic brands that stand apart based on their packaging. It's worth a read if only to realize that differentiating your brand through your package is an opportunity for every consumer product company, large or small. Sometimes, packaging is so distinctive, it...

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