In the past year, security, quality, trust, and sustainability have all become more and more popular. Take a closer look at each of these trends and how you can incorporate them into your labels.
Tamper-proof labels have become popular. They notify the consumer if their food or beverage has been tampered with once sealed. If your product arrives fully intact, you can trust that your food/beverage was not tampered with once packaged, but if it is ripped, then you know it has been.
Labels can be scanned for various reasons. It could show traceability & inventory management, retail destination, lot code, ingredients, and many other data points.
High-performing material that is able to withstand cold or hot temperatures, moisture, and other environmental factors that various food/beverages face – is a must.
Consumers & manufacturers alike are both leaning towards purchasing & using more environmentally friendly labels & packaging that are still safe.
NLEA FOOD LABEL REQUIREMENTS
The updated label makes it easier for consumers to read and comprehend the nutrition facts. Many products are already updated, but most single-ingredient sugars have until July 1st, 2021 to make these changes.
TRANSPARENT LABELS & PACKAGING
Manufacturers are using transparent labels & packaging now because it allows the consumer to see the product itself. This is beneficial because you can clearly display your brand and your product at the same time.