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Packaging sees brisk business in wake of pandemic

Many unanswered questions still hang over the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, but the health crisis, which froze some food sales outlets and forced major alterations in others,  also changed consumer buying habits.

Mulling the future of packaging

What is the biggest change in packaging coming in the next five years?

Plastic boxes help remove wax cartons from landfills

Eliminating the use of wax cartons is one way that Lakeside Organic Gardens is answering the call for more sustainable packaging.

Produce industry sees sustainability as future of packaging

Produce suppliers are taking hard looks at packaging in terms of costs, materials and environmental concerns.

Sonoco Corp. ramps up acquisitions

Hartsville, S.C.-based Sonoco Corp. has acquired three other packaging companies in the past 18 months.

Packaging key for marketing branded produce

Packaging gives the opportunity to tell a brand story, to cement branding with consumers, to create a visual connection between the product and product qualities and the package.