One of four packs that annoy Consumer Reports magazine.

Four packs in need of a makeover?

Consumer Reports magazine has identified four common consumer goods packages that have been annoying us for so long that it seems as if the manufacturers behind them are toying with us all.
44 Best Package Designs
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The importance of easy-to-open packaging

Consider this article an open letter to CPG companies about the importance of easy-to-open packaging.
Off The Shelf: P&G puts an end to 'Wrap Rage'
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Off The Shelf: P&G puts an end to 'Wrap Rage'

The package developed for P&G's Gillete Venus & Olay razor is an easy-open blister pack, and it has a number of sustainable packaging benefits to boot.
NovoPen Echo
Feature Article

Pharmapack Europe winners reflect package diversity

Pharmaceutical package winners include Novo Nordisk insulin pen, Weleda’s carton for vials, and a blister-pack carrying case.
Package Case Study

Wine by the single-serve PET glass served up for summer

Single-serve wine in a stemware-style PET glass is launched, using proprietary technology that keeps the product fresh and the glass clean from handling.
Perrigo tub open
Package Case Study

Infant formula tub filled with innovation

New package delivers consumer convenience with easy foil-liner removal, more hygienic scooping of the powder from the SmarTub.
Flower-FreshTM RetainTM
Materials Product Brief

Sirane Ltd.: No-spill flower packaging

Sirane launches no-spill packaging for fresh flowers.
Pills and bottle caution

Observations from Pharmapack Europe

Safety, compliance factors critical for patient-centric packaging, reports Healthcare Packaging Publisher Jim Chrzan from Paris.
Prent WorldStar 2013

Medical device pack earns WorldStar Award

When patients are hemorrhaging, seconds count. A thermoformed medical device package that helps physicians cut time needed to deliver life-saving procedures wins a 2013 WorldStar Award.
Burgopak Sinuflash
Package Case Study

French laboratory relaunches probiotic product

Aragan switches from a common blister/carton to a patented slider pack that offers multiple benefits.


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