Top 5 from a wild month of packaging

By Rick Lingle in Packaging Design on October 03, 2016

What made the cut as the top-read articles of September? Dominated by food packaging, our shortlist includes product introductions by Libby’s and Busch brands with coverage of innovations in pouches, bags, cans plus one fast-moving trends piece.


The turn of the calendar to another month was preceded by the September 22 turn of the season from summer to fall. It was a seamless changeover that brought to many in the northern hemisphere the welcome expectation of less humid, more favorable weather.

For packaging professionals, the new month also means another Top 5 compilation of the best-read, most popular articles, this latest edition for the 30 days of September.

We start in reverse order with a long-recognized brand name that made a dramatic move into flexible packaging. Libby’s Fruits and Vegetables has peddled canned foods since the 1800s. Now, the company has jumped into a new packaging format for vegetables in flexible, heat-and-serve pouches.

The microwavable, shelf-stable pouches are designed to be a timesaver, according to Bruce Wolcott, vp of marketing for brand owner Seneca Foods.

For the rest of the story, read Libby’s harvests convenience with new pouch format for veggies.


4 for 4 with these fast-moving trends



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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