Packaging trend in bakery Industry
Bakery manufacturers are getting their products in attractive and convenience packaging .Packaging provides protection against mechanical shocks and provides better shelf life to the product. Manufacturers are utilizing packaging to advertise promo and information about product . Popular trends in bakery packaging are
Flexible packaging ( laminates ,wrappers )
These are the most common method of packaging material used to pack bakery products today . We can recollect that biscuits used to be packed in wax papers.Mainly biscuits and sliced cakes . We can find zig zag fisssures at the end of the packs which helps consumer to tear the pack .Earlier we use to get plain ends where we had to struggle to open the pack . Few manufacturers are providing tear tape at the top of packing which opens like a thread and helps consumer to open a pack to required packet length .Either we find slug packs or Family packs .
Plain cardboard Boxes
These are used by many manufactures to pack biscuit to differentiate it s product from competitors . These normal paper boxes which are slightly thicker .
After primary packing done by flexible wrappers these packets are arranged in display boxes manually and then these boxes are shrinked wrapped .Consumers can see the products through these transparent .
Vertical Pouches or Sachet
These have also been experimented by many bakery manufacturers mainly biscuits ,snacky biscuits .
Tins or Metallic Boxes
These are still popular in masses as it was in earlier days . These can be found for cookies packing which very soft to handle . Hence majority of cookies are packed in Tins .
Pvc Trays .
Soft cookies or cakes are arranged in these trays to prevent from any damage at with ease to handle and store .
Breads are packed in these types of poly bags which are tied through twist n tie bands or stickers .Normal flow wrap packaging is done for Majority of white bread available in market .
Shrink Wrapped and Over wrapped boxes and trays
Shrink wrapping is done on boxes to give a attractive look to consumers with additional safety to the products . Display boxes can also be shrink wrapped .