Monthly Archives: January 2016

How Well Do You Know Your Types of Food Packaging Materials?


There are many types of food packaging materials and here at Charlotte Packaging we stock everything from cellophane bags to axed paper sheets. So, how do you know which material and types of food packaging are right for your food?

Here’s a simple guide to different types of food packaging materials and what they are best used for: Continue reading…

Child Friendly Food Packaging that Works

If your food product is aimed at children, then you need to make sure that it isn’t just tasty but also visually appealing. Kids are very reliant on their senses for a wealth of information, so it makes sense to tailor your packaging to perfectly meet these demands.

Your packaging can drastically alter a child’s perception to your product, with the right design massively influencing how appetising they find the food. Don’t believe us? Check out this study done with McDonald’s wrappers vs plain packaging using the same food. Continue reading…

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What Do Food Packaging Symbols Mean?

Ever found yourself staring at food packaging looking at all those little symbols that look like they’ve been left by aliens as clues to the universe, life and everything? Well, the good news is that you’re not alone!

These markings are mysterious, but luckily they aren’t undecipherable. At Charlotte Packaging we’ve taken a little bit of effort to give you a complete understanding of food packaging symbols! Continue reading…