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Why resealable packaging can help reduce food waste

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A call to action from the government has prompted UK’s major supermarkets and more than 100 of the biggest food companies to sign a pledge to drive down food waste. Companies have signed a pledge to help halve food waste by 2030 and raise public awareness through a week of action. Food waste has become a significant topic throughout the ...

Why resealable packaging will be one of the key trends for 2018?

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Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency, has recently published five global packaging trends for 2018. These include the growing role of packaging in reducing food and product waste, the importance of clear on-pack messaging and the need to provide customers with an enhanced eCommerce experience. We would like to add one ...

Resealable food packs: Why customers love them!

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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 ...

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 ...

Meeting the expectations of the 21st century customer

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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 ...

Healthy snacking with resealable technology

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Leading a busy lifestyle can make it difficult to stick to the traditional three meal a day routine. Irregular working hours, after-work activities and travel all encourage nibbling between meals. A recent report from Mintel* revealed that as many as 95% of UK adults snacked in December 2015, down just by two percentage-points from 2014. Over ...

Enhancing ‘on-the-go’ experience with resealable technology

Busy lifestyles have great impact on the way we eat, with portable snacks offering a convenient option when travelling or needing quick food. Foods that can be easily accessed “on-the-go” are in high demand particularly amongst young people, and can influence their expectations towards packaging. According to Mintel, 55% of 16 - 24 year ...

5 reasons to choose resealable packaging

Resealable packs are becoming increasing popular among FMCG manufacturers. Below are five reasons why you should consider switching to resealable technology. 1. Food hygiene Frequent opening of food products exposes them to air and reduces the time in which they can be safely consumed. Resealable packs can be opened and re-closed many ...

How can packaging help to reduce food waste?

Did you know that almost 15 million tonnes of food is wasted in the UK each year, and nearly half of it comes from our households? Studies show that people get rid of food because they over cook or were not able to use it in time. Because of this, the average British family wastes almost £470 a year, rising to £700 for families with ...

Functionality as a point of difference

Ken Adams and Wim Brunsting from Macfarlane Labels are attending the PACE Europe conference tomorrow to talk about the functionality of resealable solutions. Here are some of the key points they will address. 1. How easy to open packaging is driving consumer preference Our population is getting older. Currently, more than 10 million ...

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