Food Industry seeking Regulatory delays

The Obama-era put requirements on the food industry to include: Calorie counts on menus by May of this year.Since the Trump administrations, petitions have been filed to delay or even stop regulations put into play by the Obama administration. New food labels that would put serving size and calorie information in large, boldfaced font and […]

Packaging Methods for Liquid Products

If you are a manufacturer that produces a liquid good, it can be difficult to determine the best type of packaging for your product. There are a variety of packaging options available including bottles, pouches, and cartons. Each of these methods help to maintain freshness and offer convenience to consumers. Read on to determine what […]

Expiration Date Clarification on Food Labels

Food labels aim to provide consumers with information about the product they are using. However, sometimes labels can be misleading. Our blog post about all of the terms that can be used to reference expiration dates on packaging discusses the various phrases used to signify the best date ranges for food to be packaged and […]

Selecting the Best Labeler for Your Pet Food

Selecting the Best Packaging and Label Application for Your Pet Food The pet food industry is expanding at a rapid pace to meet the needs of consumers who want to purchase quality food for their animal. Many individuals consider their pet to be a companion and member of the family, and there are new food, […]

The Continued Growth of Single-Serve Food and Beverage Packaging

Last year we wrote a blog post about the rise of single-serve food and beverage packaging, and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. More and more food manufacturers are offering individually packaged products to busy consumers as these goods gain increased popularity due to their convenience and the variety of food choices available […]

How Do I Know What Labeler to Use for My Product?

Have you ever been responsible for labeling a product? If you have, you know that it is important to select the right labeler to meet the needs of your product. Whether you are a small business getting started in the industry or you are looking for a new perspective on selecting the best labeler for your […]

Labeling Law Updates in 2016

This year was filled with many changes in the labeling industry. If you keep up with our blog you may have seen our coverage of food allergy labels, GMO labeling, and nutrition facts label changes. With 2017 right around the corner, we have compiled a list of all of the labeling news and updates from […]

How Well Do We Understand Food Allergy Labels?

If you, a family member, or friend has an allergy to foods such as milk, eggs, nuts, or shellfish, you may be familiar with the important process for avoiding the consumption of foods containing these ingredients. While there is an ongoing effort to provide information about any potential allergens foods may contain, there is still […]

Visit the EPI Labelers Booth at IBIE 2016

It’s that time again! Every three years the Baking ExpoTM brings together more than 20,000 baking professionals and every segment of the business providing access to the tools, technologies, and resources need to maximize success. Join us in Las Vegas for IBIE 2016, October 8-11. You can take this opportunity to discover the latest trends […]

Labeling: The Psychology Behind the Design

Labels provide detailed information about the ingredients and features of our favorite products. The way the color, font, and logo are portrayed are all factors that help to shape the perception of a certain product or brand, and are sometimes taken for granted by consumers purchasing a product. However, they play an important role in […]