In the world of snacking, finding the perfect balance between taste and nutrition can be quite a challenge. But that's precisely what ToYou Snacks has achieved. This remarkable brand has been on a mission to provide the best-tasting snacks that satisfy your cravings and benefit your daily nutrition. With a wide variety of bars and granolas, ToYou Snacks has captured the hearts and taste buds of many health-conscious snackers.
We had the opportunity to speak with Diego Font, Vice President and Expansion Strategist for ToYou Snacks, to learn more about their snack company, why they chose to partner with SunDance, and the incredible achievements they have made since choosing SunDance as their custom packaging provider.
Picture a world where your favorite non-stick pan, waterproof jacket, and even your fire extinguisher could be harming you and the environment. Unfortunately, this is the reality we face with the widespread use of PFAS. These man-made chemicals have been utilized for their remarkable water and stain-resistant properties. But beneath the surface, there are concerns about the impact of these chemicals on our health and environment.
As a packaging provider, SunDance is dedicated to creating products that are safe for our customers, the environment, and their communities. We are also committed to educating our customers about the importance of choosing safer packaging products. SunDance is proud to be a part of the movement towards PFAS-free products and will continue to innovate new solutions that help our customers reduce their carbon footprint while preserving our planet.
Aluminum and steel are the two most common cans used for food and beverages. Both are recyclable, despite being thinly lined with a polyester or acrylic barrier between the food or beverage and the metal can. Although canning dates to the early 1800s, aluminum was introduced into can-making in 1957, according to Industrial Physics. Aluminum cans have been recycled so much that nearly 75% of all the aluminum ever produced is still in use today.
However, cans have decided drawbacks when compared with using flexible pouches for food and beverages. Since the original stand-up pouch was invented in 1963, flexible pouches have become a mainstay of modern food and beverage packaging, according to Industrial Packaging.
As many creative clients are already aware, shiny printed mylar pouches make for eye-catching product packaging. Mylar pouches capture consumer attention on store shelves and e-commerce websites. Mylar isn’t just for balloons anymore, Dorothy!
Recently, SunDance enhanced our state-of-the-art printing and packaging plant with exciting new equipment for producing custom mylar pouches. This latest upgrade builds on our existing mylar pouch capabilities to offer clients many more options in designing unique mylar bags for their products.
Competition for store shelf space and online eye appeal continues to push product marketers and package designers in new directions. One of the most exciting recent innovations is transforming package shapes from simple plane geometry to custom forms limited only by the imagination.
Product packaging is more than protecting and transporting goods, it’s also about creating a positive, memorable experience that will strengthen your brand. If your product packaging and branding are out of sync, it can leave consumers confused and distrustful. Packaging design without branding would have no direction and branding without packaging design doesn’t have a medium to communicate directly to consumers.
Flexible packaging is increasingly about pouch packaging. That’s because flexible pouches can accommodate a wide variety of products, ship them securely, and display them impressively on store shelves. Pouches offer numerous options for interesting shapes, folds, openings, and closures, as well as printing in a full spectrum of colors, including images and text.
Convenient, Versatile, Recyclable, Lightweight, Cost-Efficient... Flexible Packaging Benefits Too Numerous to Count
Product marketers and package designers have been shifting away from rigid packaging, much of which ends up in landfills. With increasing frequency, they’re opting for flexible packaging, including recyclable pouches and other soft packages. We’re delighted to witness this movement and completely support it.
When developing a new product, one of your early decisions will be how to package it. Packaging is driven primarily by the various properties and requirements of your product.
Numerous flexible pouch options are available today to optimize your product marketing efforts. In Part 1 of this article, we addressed pouch types and gusset styles. Here, Part 2 finishes with pouch seals and closures. There will be a test at the end. Just kidding!
Countless flexible pouch options are available to optimize your product marketing efforts. This two-part article will help you understand the options by describing the various parts of a flexible pouch, what they are called, and what they do. We begin with pouch styles and gussets in Part 1 and finish with pouch seals and closures in Part 2.