Innovation in Health and Beauty Packaging

Innovation in Health and Beauty Packaging, 2013 is a detailed analysis of and insight into recent packaging innovations in the global health and beauty market related to key trends, drivers, and issues.

The report is a result of extensive research to provide a comprehensive understanding of the global health and beauty market and packaging consumption; this clearly establishes market trends, packaging dynamics, and areas of future growth.

Packaging suppliers need to react to the changing demands of customers, consumers and regulation in order to plan for the future. But it’s not all cost reduction and light weighting. Packaging needs to adapt to a more complex picture of how consumption needs vary by product category and it’s positioning. More specific product positioning by finished goods manufacturers and retailers in many cases means more specifically tailored packaging – creating opportunities for the industry.

This report provides a comprehensive analysis of the health and beauty packaging landscape, including a mix of health and beauty market data related to recent and future packaging innovations, which are identified across rigid plastics, flexible packaging, paper and board, rigid metal, glass, and closures, labels and adhesives, along with results of a survey of leading players in the packaging industry.

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The Future of Sustainable Packaging

The main discussion at the 246th National meeting and Exposition of the American Chemical Society is the struggle to create green food packaging. “We face a huge challenge in developing new packaging materials that protect food all through the supply chain while being recyclable, compostable, produced with renewable energy or even edible,” said Sara Rich, PH.D who spoke at the meeting. She also said new packaging must meet sustainability standards without sacrificing security, freshness and visibility of the food.

According to industry data, the use of sustainable packaging redirected about 1.5 billion pounds of paper, plastic and other packaging material from entering landfills from 2005 to 2010 in the United States. A large part of this is due to growing consumer awareness of the environment. Plastic wrap, cardboard boxes and other food packaging attribute to one-third of the 250 million pounds of waste generated in the United States annually.

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Source: Food Product Design