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Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness, and preference: Effect of packaging color on consumers’ perception

Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness, and preference: Effect of packaging color on consumers’ perception

Consumer perception is everything when it comes to figuring out the best packaging design. Color plays a major role in capturing a shopper's attention, especially for food and beverages. Here's a deeper look at why color is so important in packaging design for a wide range of consumer products.

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Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preference: Information cues

Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preference: Information cues

When food producers overlook market holes, new players can enter the market to serve an under-served group. Consumers have a growing interest in healthy and safe foods, so now more than ever before many care about packaging. Multiple studies show a significant number of grocery shoppers have specific expectations about packaging when it comes to healthiness and safety.

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The Link between Sustainable Packaging and Competitiveness in Supply Chains

The Link between Sustainable Packaging and Competitiveness in Supply Chains

Sustainable packaging materials, such as metal, are becoming important to broader supply chain sustainability. At the same time, every link in a supply chain should be focused on sustainable solutions that make logistics more economically efficient and eco-friendly. Paying attention to improving Service Parts Logistics (SPL), which involves ordering replacement parts, is a crucial key for supply chains to evolve toward sustainability.

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Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preference:Willingness to pay more for a better packaging

Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preference:Willingness to pay more for a better packaging

Evidence is growing among market researchers there's a willingness for consumers to pay more for better packaging. In a recent survey among Lebanese consumers published by Emerald Insight, 73 percent of respondents said they were willing to pay more for higher-quality packaging. This survey reflected individuals from backgrounds in higher education and higher income.

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Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preference: Packaging Features

Food packaging design and consumer perception of the product quality, safety, healthiness and preference: Packaging Features

What do consumers think about food packaging design? A recent consumer study revealed their perceptions of the packaging and how it relates to safety and quality. Here's a look at this food packaging design study and other research that points to concerns for packaging designers. 

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Innovation and Design Process for Pharmaceutical Packaging

Innovation and Design Process for Pharmaceutical Packaging

One of the major industries facing enormous packaging design challenges is pharma. A crucial challenge is to craft more innovative and inclusive features without taking away from informative labeling. Various stakeholders have a wide range of demands that are difficult for packaging designers to balance with utility and aesthetics. Here's a look at what pharmaceutical companies need to consider to improve packaging.

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How Lifestyles and Perceptions Affect Food Choices

How Lifestyles and Perceptions Affect Food Choices

Food choices don't seem to require much analysis because everyone is an expert on what their favorite foods are. The question is: can packaging designers come up with designs that sway consumers to buy foods they haven't tried before? That's an area of consumer research that hasn't been explored much. But here are some ideas on what designers should be thinking about in terms of how lifestyles and perceptions of consumers play a role in their food choices.

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Influencing Consumer Expectations through Sensory Design of Metal Packaging

Influencing Consumer Expectations through Sensory Design of Metal Packaging

Package design plays a significant role in affecting consumer expectations on how a food product tastes and the perceptions of healthiness. It might even have greater impact than what researchers have observed the past few decades. At the core of this finding is multi-sensory perception, in which consumers make decisions based on a combination of inputs from the five basic human senses. Here's a look at how sensory design of metal packaging affects consumer expectations of a product.

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Metal Packaging - Multi-sensory experience in post-COVID times - What we should consider

Metal Packaging - Multi-sensory experience in post-COVID times - What we should consider

 Multi-sensory experiences have been linked to brands over the past century as part of the consumer purchasing decision process. Here are points about touch manufacturers and package designers should consider in the post-COVID era.

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