3 top packaging issues emerge in 2018

Lisa Pierce in Food Packaging on February 06, 2018

Food packaging developments, sustainability and packaging design trends lead as top issues so far this year, as we review the five most popular articles based on page views for January 2018.

Our #1 article of the month has almost as many page views as our top article of all time! It may be cruel, but we make you wait to see what that article is, as we start from #5 and work our way up the list.


5. Pouch filling operation sets new standard in quality, efficiency

The contract packaging market continues to do well, with ecommerce fulfillment and other specialties taking some of the complexity away from product manufacturing plants so they can concentrate on their core competency: making products.

A private tour of Cascata Packaging—a Salt Lake City, Utah-based operation 100% devoted to flexible packaging platforms for viscous liquids like baby food and sports nutrition products—reveals the company’s attention to quality and transparency, while also addressing key market trends.


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