Top 5 packaging treats of October

By Rick Lingle in Packaging Design on November 01, 2016

The influence of Amazon, Mars Drinks’ redesign, Walmart’s new sustainable packaging initiative and more headlined this past month’s best-read packaging stories.


You’ll find no tricks in our compilation as we treat you to the Top 5 articles of October as measured by our web analytics at The list indicates what topics packaging professionals found of most interest the past month.

We present them in reverse order starting with #5 that takes us to Mars…Mars Drinks, that is, which recently changed the packaging inside and out for its single-serve Freshpack system for in-office brewing. The pouches’ freshened graphics front a more sustainable structure with a 31% carbon footprint reduction. The inside details are disclosed in an exclusive interview with Samantha Veide, Mars Drinks’ global director, corporate sustainable solutions.


Next: Amazon’s influence on protective packaging


What’s on your Top 5 packaging list? You’ll find ideas and options for that and more at PackEx Montréal, November 30, 2016 to December 1, 2016. 



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