5 best-read packaging stories this summer

Lisa Pierce in Packaging Education and Training on August 02, 2018

Summer reading lists are fun to create, and it’s always interesting to see what’s on someone else’s list. Do you know what your peers have been perusing this season?

In a suspenseful countdown, here’s what our global packaging community is reading this summer, based on page views of articles on PackagingDigest.com throughout the month of July 2018:

5. 5 top packaging developments in May 2018

What a difference a day makes. Until the last day of the month, our fifth highest article according to page views was “Clean packaging: The next step in consumer transparency.” But in a final surge, our review of the top packaging developments published in May squeaked into the slot.

There were definitely some amazing packaging developments posted in the month of May:

1. Chew on this: Packaging trends for new sweets and snacks

Veteran packaging reporter Jenni Spinner attended the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo and noticed these trends.

2. 7-Eleven tests self-chilling can for new cold coffee

The new package appeared on 7-Eleven shelves on May 8.

3. 8 sustainable packaging hits of 2017

Top sustainable packaging trends, developments and news from last year still resonates with packaging professionals.

4. 5 packaging design trends on the way out in 2018

Lots of experts identify the trends for a new year, so we decided to tell you what not to do anymore.

5. L’Oréal’s paper bottle: Easy on the earth but tough in showers

A paper package that’s water-proof made a splash.


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