Packaging Of Products By Ankit Agarwal MBA (2008-10) DMS, SOM Pondicherry University
PACKAGING IN FOOD PRODUCTSEmerging Trends- Food Packaging • Easy to handle packs are preferred. In use convenience is the call of the day. • Easy to use packs are gaining popularity. People are ready to pay premium for “In use” convenience
Consumer convenience Easy to tear LASER etched pouches
Consumer convenience Two sided dispensing feature
Consumer convenienceHorlicks in Composite Containers with spoon for measurement
Consumer conveniencePush-open for one handed dispensing
Consumer convenienceFlip-top cap for easy dispensing Easy to hold packaging formats
Consumer convenience Inbuilt handle in cap for Inbuilt handle in Jar for ease in carrying ease in carrying
Shelf & Consumer Appeal• Shelf visibility and consumer appealis becoming very important.• Modern trade outlets call for instantconsumer attraction.• Pack appearance and ability toengage consumers are becoming thekey consideration for any newpackaging design
Consumer Appeal Modern trade - fighting for consumer attraction.Differentiated shapes/ attractive graphics are the need of the day
Shelf & Consumer AppealShaped stand up pouches for Kids
Shelf & Consumer AppealJar with profile shape Unusual fun shape
Shelf & Consumer AppealBeverage Packs Custom Design Caps Fruit shaped jar
Shelf & Consumer AppealInstant coffee in a pack Instant coffee in a Double Bottle design reflectsshaped like a coffee bean! contoured wave design novelty in shapeAnd communicates a glass container.superior, persona
New Formats• Ready to use pack- Food already cooked-“Heat and Eat”• On the Go- To meet the demand of fastpace of life. Have your food “Anywhere &Anytime”• Vending formats- Strongest emergingformat
New formatsVending machines for coffee & Chocolate + snack food
Nutritional labellingLabel declarationMore and more labels are comingwith nutritional information.Enhanceconsumer awareness• List of ingredients / nutrients• Serve size / % Daily Requirement• Benefits
Emerging Trends- Pharmaceutical Packaging Anti-counterfeit measures• What is Counterfeit?– Counterfeiting is manufacturing and selling Spurious drugs using thepackaging similar to that of original drug manufacturer.
Anti-counterfeitOriginal pack (old) on top and counterfeit pack on side
Anti-counterfeitOriginal pack (old) on top and counterfeitpack on side
Anti-counterfeit• Solution to counterfeit:– To do something either on the Product or Packaging, which makes the Brand different from its counterfeits andhelps in authentication of its genuineness at the point ofpurchase
Anti-counterfeitHologram• Dot Matrix 2-D, 3-D hologram• Flip action, background text,kinetic movement, Micro text and alaser code
Shift from Loose to Packed ShiftEvery tea garden has its own branded tea value
Shift from Loose to Packed From a local shopkeeper selling looseVegetables to hygienically packed Vegetables
Shift from Rigid to Flexible Bottles to Flexible Rigid packaging is giving way to flexible packaging in the form of standup pouches, retort pouches, spouted pouches which offer similar performance and shelf appeal at lower cost.
Shift from Rigid to Flexible Rigid packaging is giving way to flexible packaging in the form of stand-up pouches, retort pouches, spouted pouches which offer similar benefits at lower weight and cost.
Commodity FoodsThere is a surge in demand for well packed commodity foods like atta,cereals, rice, sugar, salt etc. Packaging is being designed for convenience,shelf appeal and to retain freshness.
Nitrogen Flushed Snack FoodsNitrogen flushing process is used to pack a variety of food products likewafers, namkeen ( range of products by Haldirams), snacks (cheeseballs, French fries) and coffee. Indian Snack foods are catering toregional preferences.
Packaged Fruits and Vegetables Newest Challenge for the Packaging Industry
PE Extruded Nets and Rachel Bags • PE Extruded nets will be used to pack – Onions – Potatoes – Garlic & Ginger – Hard fruits like Ber Rachel Bags will help Retail Businesses to pack 25- 50 Kg produce atFarms
Packaged Fruits & Vegetables• Pre- weighed beans, peas, carrots, broccoli, etc.automatically packed on horizontal packaging machines inclear PE pre-formed bags will become popular with growthin organized retail business.• Stretch- Cling films will find wider applications when largefruits and vegetables like cabbage, cauliflower, gourd,melons, etc. are individually wrapped for enhanced shelf life.
Dried fruits provide great value addition and very popular in Turkey,Asia and US as a snack.Widely marketed as snack and food supplement.• Mangoes• Strawberries• Apples• Kiwi• Berries Dried Mangoes• Figs• Mushrooms• Plums• Broccoli Dried Strawberries Fruits are marginally processed with sugar, salt etc for added flavours.
Frozen FoodFrozen ready meals, includes frozen meat, poultry and fast food. These products require excellent barrier with EVOH, PVDC, etc.