Packaging trends that dominated in 2018: Page 11 of 11

Lisa McTigue Pierce in Packaging Education and Training on December 19, 2018


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

Snacking is becoming American’s go-to nutritional bonanza. So, we’re not surprised this insightful review of the 2018 Sweets & Snacks Expo—where packaging trends and snack trends intersected—resonated with packaging professionals. Veteran packaging writer Jenni Spinner mined these 10 gems of new products and trends from her time at the show:

1. Contrasting ideas

2. Solo snacking

3. Cake bites

4. Downsized delectables

5. Multi-part munchies

6. Same candy, new format

7. Fun with branding

8. Makeover time

9. Hip chicks

10. Rice is nice


Wonder what new trends 2019 will bring. What do you think? Let us know by commenting below.



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