If any category provides a stellar opportunity to study the importance of packaging in consumer goods, it may well be progressive adult beverages. The competition has become fierce, and success requires not only the right product but also the right package.
Mike Ferrari, president of Ferrari Innovative Solutions LLC and retired from Procter & Gamble as associate director for package development, believes digital printing is ready for a surge in packaging. He discusses why—and the potential roadblocks at CPG companies.
Appletiser, a South Africa-based premium, nonalcoholic beverage brand, conducted extensive research of its consumers over three continents, and the results led to a new glass bottle with an engaging pressure-sensitive label—and produced a 14% sales increase without compromising production line speeds.