Category Archive: Packaging Services

Why Are Variety Packs Beneficial?

Variety packs are an easy way to share different flavors and types of products with your customers. But that’s not the only reason why they’re great for food brands. Learn more about variety packs and what they can do for your business.

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Contract Packaging 101

Contract Packaging 101Developing your own packaging system involves much more than investing in the right packaging equipment and materials to get the job done. It also involves warehousing and hiring an additional workforce to run your packaging operation alongside your core business.
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Key Factors To Consider When Selecting Packaging Materials

 

Product packaging is an essential step in the product life cycle. It not only protects the product from external damage but also serves as an essential marketing tool. Packaging can help a product stand out from the competition. It can also provide information about a product’s features and benefits.

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What Plastic Is Used in Shrink Wrapping?

shrink wrappingThree primary types of shrink wrapping exist for various applications in the shipping and retail industries, among others. These include polyolefin (POF), polyethylene (PE), and polyvinyl chloride (PVC). Each type of material comes with unique properties and benefits.

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Econo-Pak’s New Salt Analyzer Testing Process

hands holding saltEcono-Pak added salt analysis to our on-site testing capabilities to test our clients’ products during the seasoning and/or blending process. This equipment allows us to ensure that the salt levels meet the finished product specifications, before they are packaged and distributed to the market and consumers.

Let’s learn about salt in food products and how salt analyzers manage sodium levels for optimal taste.

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Sustainable Practices For Your Packaging Processes

Sustainable-PackagingIn recent years, consumers have been demanding more eco-friendly initiatives from businesses. As a result, adopting more sustainable practices has become essential for companies to thrive. Many manufacturers have begun incorporating more sustainable practices into their packing processes by utilizing recycled materials, finding ways to reduce packaging and other actions.

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Advantages of Bulk Food Packaging

Bulk packaging has been a popular packing method in commercial food distribution for years. More recently, individual consumers have shifted to buying in bulk. While consumer demand for bulk packaging was already growing, the COVID-19 pandemic resulted in new buying patterns that increased that demand exponentially.

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Flow Wrapping vs. Overwrapping

 

flow wrappingThere are many types of packaging methods available, each of which is suitable for different packaging needs. Flow wrapping and overwrapping are two of the most commonly employed by industry professionals for consumer goods.

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