Control portions with resealable packaging

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Healthy eating is on the rise with customers growing more conscious about their wellbeing and food choices. Balanced diet and regular exercise can help keep our bodies (and minds!) healthy, decreasing the risk of many health problems, including diabetes and heart disease. Studies show customers are better able to control their portions if ...

Resealable packaging for the pet food market

pet food resealable pack
We are a nation of pet lovers. Pet Food Manufacturers’ Association (PFMA) estimates that 44% of British households have pets with dogs and cats being the most popular human companions (respectively 24% and 17%). No wonder the British pet market is worth an astonishing £2.6bn and is predicted to grow further in the years to come. Snacks ...

Resealable food packs: Why customers love them!

Did you know packaging can affect the way customers determine how fresh your products are? According to Mintel’s Food Packaging Trends: Spotlight on Food Labelling report, 64% of grocery customers in the USA pick food based on the fact that it is fresh and often judge product freshness by the quality of its packaging.* Resealability is one ...

Reducing food waste: How packaging can help

A waste bin overflowing with rubbish
Did you know Glasgow households waste 41,000 tonnes of food - the equivalent to throwing away around 90 million meals each year? The Evening Times reports the average Glasgow household bins around 7,900 tonnes of fresh vegetables and salad and 2,500 tonnes of meat each year. The city also throws away over 236,000 slices of bread a year and ...

Don’t let hard-to-open packaging undermine your brand reputation

Angry customer
All of us can probably think of at least one example of packaging that we found hard to open. Struggling to access the contents of the pack is not only extremely frustrating, but it can also be dangerous when items such as knives, scissors and keys are used. Research shows that two-thirds of British customers have claimed to injure ...

Fighting food waste – How Reseal-it® can help

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British households throw away 7.3m tonnes of food and drink each year, which represents 71% of the total food waste produced in the UK. Most of it is preventable.  Avoidable food waste costs an average British family £700 a year or almost £60 a month – money that could be better spent elsewhere. Much of the food and drink that we throw ...

Resealable packaging in the world of healthy snacking

Gem Mixed Fruit resealable snack pack
Nowadays, our busy lifestyles dictate our eating patterns, and studies show that the healthy snacks market is growing in demand. * The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies (PMMI) forecasts that the U.S. food industry will grow at a stable rate of 2.9% CARG (compounded annual rate of growth) through 2022, with snacks predicted ...

Meeting the expectations of the 21st century customer

A young woman struggling to open a jar
In the age of customer choice and markets overflowing with similar products, the customer is truly king! Just a small amount of innovation, alongside product price and brand loyalty, can go a long way in attracting customers’ attention. Last year, leading market intelligence agency, Mintel, conducted research on some of the main trends in ...

Reducing food waste at home with resealable packaging

A bin overflowing with wasted food
There are many things that have a negative impact on our planet, one of them is food waste. Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) estimates the total amount of food waste in the UK at an alarming 10 million tonnes. This equates to over £17 billion a year, and amounts to about 20 million tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions. Shocking, but ...

Reseal-it® team attends PACE USA 2017

Reseal-it nuts pack
Reseal-it® by Macfarlane Labels are attending the Packaging & Converting Executive Forum (PACE) USA in Chicago on the 17th and 18th May. This year’s event will host over 100 packaging design and innovative development experts and will be themed around Unlocking the key to a successful packaging design process to deliver a functional, ...
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