Packaging trends on fire this year

Lisa Pierce in Packaging Design on April 05, 2018

Sustainability, ecommerce, flexible packaging, and plastic packaging advancements and waste challenges continue to capture the attention of packaging professionals, as the list of top articles on from March 2018 clearly shows. With insights from Campbell Soup, PepsiCo, Unilever and others, it’s no wonder you found these particular pieces riveting.

From the bottom up, we present the top five articles, based on page views, from the previous month:

5. Packaging revelations from Frito-Lay, Campbell Soup and more

Good conferences get good speakers who talk about what they are doing and why. Great conferences line up great speakers who talk about what they will be doing and why.

Early this year, The Packaging Conference brought in packaging experts from PepsiCo (for the Frito-Lay brand) and Campbell Soup to talk about sustainability and ecommerce trends and how they are answering the challenges these trends present.

In this event highlights article, senior technical editor Rick Lingle also reported on two new plastic packaging developments with great potential for a variety of markets, including food and beverage, and personal care products: LiquiForm non-air molding technology and SureHandle 2-liter PET bottle that is buttressed by a handle.

NEXT: How sustainable are biodegradable and plant-based plastics?



Production efficiencies, ecommerce challenges, sustainability trends, new bioplastic technologies and more are among the topics on the agenda at the new Packaging Hub at EastPack 2018. This free educational program will have more than 16 hours of can’t-miss presentations and demonstrations. Register to attend today!


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