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Part 2: 2015’s Top Food Industry Trends

Part 2: 2015’s Top Food Industry Trends

We gave you the first 5 trends this year, but the last five trends have also proven important in the food packaging market.

Earlier this year, we brought you the top 5 consumer trends in the food market predicted for 2015. In this special blog, we looked more closely at the bottom of the top 10 and evaluated whether they were accurately numbered in the beginning of the year. The study conducted by New Nutrition Business, (http://www.new-nutrition.com/report/showReport/1235) earlier this year...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Flip Top Cap | ADS Package of the Year | Mold-Rite

Flip Top Cap | ADS Package of the Year | Mold-Rite

Philippe The Original’s Hot Mustard is recognized as Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS) 2014 Package of the Year.

Phillippe The Original’s Hot Mustard package won the 15th annual Package of the Year award, presented on October 11-13. Nominations for the ADS Package of the Year award were received earlier this year from any ADS member. During the recent ADS Technical Meeting in San Diego, CAL this month, these packages were voted on based on who had the most innovative and...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Disc Top Dispensing Closures are Taking Center Stage

Disc Top Dispensing Closures are Taking Center Stage

Our featured product this month is our easy open disc top closure for squeezable products

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Come Find Us at the Next Packaging Tradeshow!

Come Find Us at the Next Packaging Tradeshow!

Mold-Rite Plastic’s team visits major tradeshows to see new packaging ideas

June is a busy month for the team at Mold-Rite, Weatherchem and Stull! With our growing business, it’s still important to take time out and see what the packaging world is creating.  The packaging industry is always changing and introducing the newest, greatest design.  We pride ourselves to staying on top of trends and working with our customers to create innovative packaging.

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

How to Become the TOP DOG in the Pet Food Packaging Business

How to Become the TOP DOG in the Pet Food Packaging Business

Latest Trends Emphasize Convenient Plastic Closures

 As pet owners stroll the aisles of their local pet store, they are greatly influenced by what they see on the shelf in terms of packaging for their favorite brands of food and treats. According to a recent article in Petfood Industry magazine, discerning pet owners want products that are packaged in a convenient, creative way. Instead of multi-wall paper packaging, pet food and care companies are favoring flexible plastic packaging....

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Small Changes in Design Means Big Payoff for Supplement Manufacturer

Small Changes in Design Means Big Payoff for Supplement Manufacturer

New Plastic Closures Feature Custom Logo and Finish

Package designers know that a container’s plastic closure, though perhaps small in size, can really make a big impact on customers and distributors. USANA Health Sciences of Salt Lake City understood this when it decided to develop a new brand logo and package for its line of vitamin and mineral supplements in early 2012. USANA partnered with several companies to complete the redesign, including Mold-Rite Plastics. (Mold-Rite purchased...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Key Factors of Sustainable Package Design

Considering Sustainable Packaging Design?

When we look around the grocery store or hypermarket stores, are we paying attention to sustainable packaging? Are consumers more inclined to purchase eco-friendly package designs, or do we become inflicted by the price or lack of ease of use? Brands and retailers are constantly facing these challenges when creating a package design, especially as they try to meet consumers’ expectations.

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

Consider the Plastic Closure When Designing Great Packaging

“It’s the little things in life that make a big difference…”

Designing a new package for a product can be a lot of fun – so much fun that it might be easy to overlook some essential considerations before you can label it as a finished product. When it’s time to select a functional closure, don’t write it off as an easy task. There are lots of considerations: the budget, the company’s brand identity, the retailer’s needs and the consumers’ preferences – all in which can be time-consuming...

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

New Flip Top Cap Providing Improved Dispensing Convenience

New Flip Top Cap Providing Improved Dispensing Convenience

Sick of getting liquid instead of mustard? Or accidently squeezing out too much cleaner on your coffee table? So were we – that’s why we created the new Ultra Light Flip Top Cap. Now available from Stull Technologies, this lightweight closure is ideal for liquid condiments like mustard, honey, as well as household products like soap, cleaners and car polish.

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

Does Nutraceautical Packaging appeal to aging 'Baby Boomers?'

Does Nutraceautical Packaging appeal to aging 'Baby Boomers?'

As some of you may already know, ‘Baby Boomers’ orchestrate 76 million Americans born between the years 1946 and 1964, with the eldest of the generation turning 65 this year. Baby boomers make up for approximately 40% of the current US population, and are projected to control 70% of the disposable income within the next five years.

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Posted by Gabrena Grewal

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