Every item we buy comes in a package of some kind. It doesn’t matter how small or big the item, it is usually wrapped or packed with various types of materials. Packaging has become a part of our daily life. Packaging is to contain the product in flexi or rigid packages. The purpose of the packages is for the protection of the product from being damage during the transportation of the product from the factory until it reaches its final destination or the consumer’s home.
There are tons and tons of packaging being manufactured and used everywhere. Most are then discarded and they ended up in trash sites to be burned. Thanks to modern technology, most of them can now be recycled. Packaging is needed to keep the products clean and free from contamination especially for food stuffs and drinks, medication, etc.
Pouch packaging is required to hold loose or small items together for storage and transportation purposes. Powdered and fine grain products need to be contained in smaller packets for handling. They are then packed into bigger packages for distribution purposes.
Product details are usually printed on the packaging or on labels to be pasted on the packages. Information concerning the ingredients used will be pasted or printed on the packaging of medicines, chemicals, food products, fertilizers, etc. Warning instructions can be found on highly dangerous products concerning storage and transportation. Some labels will show whether the packaging can be recycled or to be disposed.
Edible products need safe and good quality packaging to keep the products well preserved and safe for eating. With proper packaging, the food products will remain fit for eating until the expiry date as long as the packages remained sealed. Liquid food stuffs usually need multiple layers of packaging. The inner most layer will be the cannabis flexible packaging which is usually vacuumed to protect and preserve the food product. Some flexible packaging for snacks and food stuffs are re-sealable to keep the remaining snacks fresh and clean.
The packages of dried food stuffs will have packets of silica gel to keep the content fresh and dry. The outermost layer of packaging is for the purpose of handling and transportation from the factory to the stores, etc. Plain and boring packages no long appeals to the modern day consumers, especially from the younger generations. Digital flexible packaging printing companies are using attractive graphic designs on packages help to attract and convince consumers to buy the products.