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Macfarlane Group celebrates 70th anniversary this week

When Norman Macfarlane founded his commercial stationery business, N.S. Macfarlane & Co Limited, on 26th April 1949, after being demobbed following his National Service, he couldn’t have known that it would develop into the very significant business that it is today. Now, as it celebrates its 70th birthday this week, Macfarlane Group PLC ...
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Reducing food waste with resealable packaging

The environment has been a prevalent topic this year, prompting supermarkets and manufacturers to commit to reducing waste within the next few years. Many companies have signed up to the , a voluntary agreement making food and drink production and consumption more sustainable. Food production and food waste is one of the leading contributors ...
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Resealable Packaging for on-the-go Baby Food

The increased demand for on-the-go baby food, means the UK baby food market is expected to One product category that has shown steady growth is finger foods. Likewise, organic food is showing a promising performance. This opens a significant opportunity for resealable packaging. can provide numerous benefits for on-the-go baby food ...
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Enhancing Brand Image with Resealable Packaging

Enhancing Brand Image with Resealable Packaging   The packaging industry has undergone multiple transformations and today’s brands are aiming to increase their market presence and product visibility through features such as resealable practicality, functional finishes, and an enhanced packaging design. Here are some tips on ...
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4 Reasons Why Resealable Packaging is Market Leading

When it comes to the FMCG market, resealable packaging is known for ensuring that products stay safe and fresher for longer. Whilst product protection, freshness and shelf life are equally important there are other added benefits to resealable packaging. Some of these advantages have a positive effect on consumer health and a huge impact on ...
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Four Key Benefits of Resealable Packaging

Four Key Benefits of Resealable Packaging   The food-to-go market is growing in popularity. A study by has revealed that 73% of consumers buy on-the-go food products with resealable packaging at least once a week. Consumers also prefer one-off, disposable packaging according to the research, as it gives them the ability to eat ...
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Why is Resealable Packaging Ideal for Retailers?

Why is Resealable Packaging Ideal for Retailers?   According to , 52% of consumers in the US prefer to buy FMCG products with minimum or no packaging at all. To address this issue, resealable packaging can be opened and re-closed multiple times, making packaging more consumer friendly and environmentally sustainable. We go ...
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Resealable Packaging Set to Make Great Impact

Resealable Packaging Set to Make Great Impact   In recent years, resealable packaging has been considered as the FMCG packaging standard for consumer convenience.  According to , the packaging market has become highly competitive. Conferring with it is predicted that by 2024 resealable packaging market will be growing faster ...
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Top 4 Resealable Packaging Design Features

, 70% of Fast Moving Consumer Good (FMCG) purchasing decisions are made in-store. On average a consumer can be exposed to over 40,000 different products. With that in mind almost a third of product decision-making is based on packaging alone. We go in-depth to uncover top 4 resealable packaging design features that can tap into consumer mind and ...
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Reducing Packaging Waste with Resealable Packaging

Packaging that is easy to open, store and that can be reused is important for consumers.   According to Flexible Packaging Association, 66% of Fast Moving Consumer Goods consumers think that packaging should be easy to store. And at the same time it should be reusable. We go further to explore how effective resalable packaging application ...
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