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Jan 25, 2013 8:16:00 AM
Happy Friday! Hope you've had a fantastic week and kept warm. We got our first measurable snow in Chicago this morning!
Jan 18, 2013 8:13:00 AM
Happy Friday! This week I wanted to share with you the label news and information we followed throughout the week. Don't forget to follow us on Twitter for more current topics and updates about the labeling, packaging and manufacturing industries.
Are Consumers Growing Weary of 'Eco-Labels?' http://ow.ly/gNUS0
Did you know that a product can qualify for more than 200 different "eco-labels"?
Customers want information about the products that they want to buy, but with so many types of labels and certifications it can be hard to keep them all traight. Organic Monitor will be presenting more findings on eco-labeling confusion later this month.
Jan 11, 2013 8:06:00 AM
Happy New Year blog readers! Hope you had a wonderful holiday and a great start to the new year. We are looking forward to bringing you another year full of labeling and packaging insights and information.
Label Art Tip: Research Shows Using Text, Color Makes Food Labels Easier to Understand http://ow.ly/gC5SK
Nutrition labels provide lots of information, but how useful is that information if the consumer doesn't understand it? This article explains how colors, rather than just numbers, can be more useful for the consumer. The study also suggests labeling nutrition information on the front of the package.
Would you prefer a color label system for food?
Trade Show Schedule
This week we've been updating our 2013 Trade Show schedule. We've added a couple new shows this year. We might add more so be sure to check back for a show near you.
|Weber Trade Show Schedule 2013|
|WestPack||February 12-14, 2013||Anaheim Convention Center||5411|
|SouthPack||March 6-7, 2013||Orange County Convention Center||1627|
|United Fresh||May 14-16, 2013||San Diego Convention Center||1524|
|Dairy-Deli-Bake||June 2-4, 2013||Orange County Convention Center||TBA|
|Pack Expo 2013||September 23-25, 2013||Las Vegas Convention Center||919|
Jan 4, 2013 3:28:09 AM
Topics: Social Media
Dec 18, 2012 2:14:00 AM
Here are the Top Tweets in Labels and Packaging. Plus, news from Weber.
Do you buy wine that's labeled for the holidays/season? Here's an example we shared on Packaging Pick of the Day http://ow.ly/g3kIu
I'm sure we have all purchased a bottle of wine for it's fun label. Maybe you even select a wine for the season, holiday or themed party you're attending. We found this festive wine label and added to Packaging Pick of the Day Pinterest board.
Do you have any other holiday packaging examples?