2024 Food Packaging Predictions

Trends making an impact include decision digitization, a heightened emphasis on looks, the rift in food safety, and more realistic sustainability.

Claire Sand

January 8, 2024

4 Slides

It was quite a year in food packaging, as my Top 5 food packaging predictions published almost exactly 365 days ago had accurately forecast. Those were…

  1. Normalization of antimicrobial technology.

  2. Alignment of intelligent packaging.

  3. Right-sizing of consumer-focused package design.

  4. Science and relationship in the value chain.

  5. International consortiums and initiatives.

More importantly, what’s ahead for 2024? My Top 4 food packaging trends for the year are revealed in this slideshow.

About the Author(s)

Claire Sand

Packaging Technology and Research

Claire Sand, PhD, has 30+ years of experience in industry and academia. She is owner of Packaging Technology and Research and Gazelle Mobile Packaging and an Adjunct Professor, CalPoly, Michigan State University, and the University of Minnesota. You can reach her at packagingtechnologyandresearch.com or using the email below.

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