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3 Reasons Why Half of Britons Skip Breakfast: Can Resealable Packaging Help?

Breakfast
People can’t find time for breakfast due to hectic morning schedules - a 150% increase from 2012.   According to Daily Express, half of all adults in Britain skip their breakfast. This is the biggest age group of breakfast skippers are 16-24 years old (66%). Similarly, 58% of those aged 25-34 also choose to miss their breakfast. Is ...

Resealable food packs – Meeting the growing customer demands

The demand for resealable technology is growing, especially in markets such as pre-sliced ham and cheese. A recent study from Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) found that re-closable packs are one of the most desired food packaging innovations by customers. When given the choice between two cheese products – one with ...

How resealable packaging influences consumer perception of food freshness

customer convenience
Product freshness alongside its quality are important factors that may influence customers’ buying decisions. According to a recent report by Mintel Group Ltd, 57% of US shoppers evaluate product freshness by its appearance, whereas 72% rely on on-pack information such as the expiry date. Packaging plays a key role in keeping products in ...

Food waste in a single occupancy household

The amount of food we buy and consume depends on the size of the household we live in. But attractive discounts on larger quantities and “family-sized” packs often encourage us to pick the most economical options. A report from WRAP* reveals that people who live on their own waste on average more food than those living in larger ...

How resealable packaging can help to protect the environment?

Food waste affects our environment in many ways. We may not think about this but water, energy and fuel used in manufacturing and cooking food produce harmful greenhouse gases, contributing to global warming and climate change. In addition, some products that get lost or damaged during transportation and storage may leak and pollute the ...

Is re-sealable technology winning over packaging phobic consumers

Let’s face it, outside its dedicated media, packaging rarely gets a good press. At best, packaging is taken for granted, its role often misunderstood.  One problem is, it’s invisible – until it becomes waste! Then we see it everywhere, it litters our streets, our hedgerows and our beaches. It’s an emotive subject, attracting ...

Reseal-it® helping foods stay fresher and tastier longer

Recent years have seen the rapid growth of re-sealable flexible packaging, representing a resounding ‘thumbs up’ from a consumer base not known for its love of packaging per se. Changing demographics – an ageing population, increased student numbers and people living alone – have helped to influence the way products are packaged. As ...

Re-sealable food packs - what consumers want from them

The whole raison d’être of packaging is to keep products in prime condition until they reach their destination, or until they are consumed or used. It’s this last point where the effectiveness of re-sealable packaging technologies can be measured and compared. In a world where there is a widespread aversion to perceived over-packaging, ...

World leaders urged to tackle food waste to save billions

Report by UK waste experts warns that growing global middle class could see £388bn worth of food wasted every year by 2030. Governments across the world should make reducing food waste an urgent priority in order to save as much as £194bn annually by 2030, according to a report. Cutting food waste leads to greater efficiency, more ...

From "nice to have" to "must have" packaging

Preferred by consumers, re-sealable packaging is also benefiting retailers and suppliers. More and more major brand-owners in the food, snacks and confectionery sectors are investing in re-sealable packaging, buoyed by their customer’s willingness to pay a little extra for the added value the re-sealable pack delivers. Extending the useful ...

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