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Packaging Design

Best in New Food and Beverage Packaging March 2022

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Unilever's DIY PCR meat trays; Mike's Hard Freeze throwback; Jones Soda’s cannabis drinks; flexible packaging gold winners; Lay's soccer G.O.A.T. bag; more.

Food and beverage brands constantly launch new products and new packages, many of which are posted to social media — if you can find them. Packaging Digest highlights the best of them on a regular basis, with the most recent “find” at the beginning. Here are relevant posts from March  2022. CLICK HERE to see the latest additions. 

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NA Monday Mezcal sports hypnotic label design.

Unilever created Vegebutcher trays from 100% recycled plastic.

Nifty, award-winning beverage packaging design.

World’s first frozen seafood bag made from ocean-bound plastic.

Yuengling partners with Imagine Dragons in limited-edition FLIGHT 12-pack beer cans.

Fast-food brands pledge to eliminate PFAS “forever chemicals” in packaging.

New  and improved paperboard multipack unitizer from GPI.

Sweet or sour? Ingenious candy pack design for a customized handful.

INEOS Styrolution modified atmosphere packaging film preserves produce.

Dirty Minded wine’s cheeky design.

All that’s gold from the 2022 FPA flexible packaging awards.

Global Food Packaging Market valued at $345.3 Billion in 2021 to reach $483.4 Billion by 2027.

Superman could see through packaging like this.

Research: natural antibacterial texture for use on food packaging extend shelf life and minimizes waste.

Nebula’s triangular, cannabis-infused beverages cans are distinctive.

Mike’s Hard Freeze 1990’s inspired slushy flavors feature retro packaging design.

 Jones Soda’s first cannabis drink and gummies.

Paper substrate patented solution from Israel uses "Cellulose Nano Crystals"  barrier for food packaging.

High-barrier, recyclable food packaging film project uses nanotechnology.

PET bottle marketing growing 4.1% yearly.

Research: intelligent, starch-based food packaging biopolymer.

Be wary of nutrition-related claims on kids’ beverage packaging.

Crushing containers for fun is frivolous, but it’s also mesmerizing.

Kellogg’s leverages technology that helps the vision impaired shop.

Research: Braskem and universities collaborate on bioplastic packaging to replace multilayer snacks bags.

Gummies wellness brand debuts recyclable and refillable packaging.

Winery’s commemorative bottle pays tribute to 50-year history.

Glass bottles getting more Likes.

Ball plans UK’s biggest beverage packaging plant.

Better butter wrap is recyclable.

We toast the totes at recycling wine fest.

Putin’s Russian invasion prompts Stolichnaya vodka to change name to Stoli.

Brewing giant AB Inbev and foods giant Unilever invest $1.5 million in startup Mi Terro that processes agricultural waste into protein-based plastic film replacement. 

Soccer fans will get a kick out of this special-edition Lay’s chips bag.

Miller Lite beer’s whimsical design for aluminum bottle 6-packs.

Unilever, Nestle, Mars, PepsiCo and Mondelez Intl pledge investment in flexible packaging and infrastructure.

Coors Light is first Molson Coors brand to transition from plastic rings to paperboard packaging with 30+ brands to follow.

Food label translation.


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