The packaging industry has registered a tremendous shift in the past few years. Both the retailers and consumers have raised the demand of the right standard of packaging for varied products. Consumers have moved away from rigid packaging methods’ to more flexible forms of packaging i.e. pouch packaging. These pouches are specially designed for different types of products like liquid packaging, chemical packaging, and fertilizer’s packaging and so on. Also pouch is formed for general purpose like vacuum pouch, zip lock pouch, paper pouches and others. There are enormous benefits of using pouch packaging and here are the top 4 advantages of using pouch packaging.
Highly convenient and portable
One of the main reasons behind the change to flexible packaging is due to the increasing demand by retailers and consumers. The increasing demand is due to the factors which pouch packaging offered are like reusable, portable, convenient, easily packed. Moreover, it even impresses retailers as pouch packaging takes less space on store shelves compare to rigid packaging boxes. Hence, it appeals to both consumers and retailersdue to its convenient handling and aesthetics. The advanced printing methods’ used in designing gives it a beautiful look.
Flexible packaging comes with wallet- friendly options. This is one of the biggest benefits from a retailer’s point of view when compared to rigid containers which are much costlier. It significantly helped to reduce the transportation costs close to 85% compared to rigid containers. Moreover, it also helps to restore the freshness of the food. It contains laminates which are oxygen barrier and helps to keep the food fresh for long. It also significantly contributes in restoring the environment damage. A research revealed that increasing use of flexible packaging over traditional one had able to reduce greenhouse gas up to 91%.
Flexible packaging is high sustainable and is credited for creating up to 50% of total waste. Increasing quantities of waste have not only affected our environment, but also is highly dangerous for our health. Some of the gases which are emerging due to rigid packaging come in the green house category. However, with the flexible packaging it not only reduces its emissions, but also reduce BTU absorption. Also flexible packaging requires less fossil fuel in the production process. The percent has reduced near to 80%.
Flexible packaging is not only significantly contributing to the environment, but also rendering several benefits. This is due to material used in the composition of pouch packaging. They are formed using high grade and FDA sanctioned plastic films. It helps in preventing the food items from deteriorating any further. The plastic films are known are effective in keeping the contaminants away from food products. Hence, there are several health benefits that plastic films render to our health. Flexible packagings are known to use such high quality plastic film in the production. Moreover, such plastic films are highlywaterproofed which gives immense protection to your products to prevent from any moisture. It also helps to keep the product away from dust, light and oxygen.
Pouch packaging is undoubtedly has enormous advantages and has successfully opted by both the retailers and consumers. These were few benefits offered by pouch packaging.