June 2019


3 drug-delivery device ‘firsts’ win awards

Creating a new package in the highly regulated medical industry isn’t easy. When it happens, it should be rewarded. So we’re pleased to present the winners in the Drug-Delivery and Combination Products category in the 2019 Medical Design Excellence Awards (MDEA) competition.Medtech’s brightest and most innovative developers recently attended the premier…


12 trendy snack packs

I spy with my little eye a dozen dazzling packages that appeal to today’s snackers. Whether it’s touting portability, one-hand functionality, portion control, a health message or deserved indulgence, these packs sell consumers on the value of a quick pick-me-up in their busy lives. 1. GoT cookie send-offTo celebrate the final season/episode…


Hershey’s emoji wrappers promote smiles and sharing

The Hershey Co. is using food packaging to encourage chocolate lovers to share their candy bars, with the launch of the limited-edition Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Emoji Bar. The product’s packaging design features oversized emojis, and the chocolate bars are stamped with emojis.The limited edition will launch nationwide in early July 2019…


3 food-packaging matters spring up in early 2019

Date code labeling, a new sustainable packaging material and continuing concern about chemicals in packaging were hot topics in the month of May 2019. Based on total number of page views from our global packaging community, the three best-read articles on PackagingDigest.com last month all happened to be food-packaging related.Our concise…