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16 July 2007
Last updated July 2007 Find out how you can consistently meet the two case 'easy replenishment' rule with this free guide from IGD and ECR UK. In order to maximise shelf fill and accommodate retailer ready packaging 'easy replenishment' requirements, ECR UK has compiled a shelf sizes matrix to allow manufacturers to identify areas of commonality in given categories. The matrix of shelf d...
04 June 2007
- Defining packaging innovation - Why do we need packaging innovation? - Industry-driven innovation - Issues around innovation Defining packaging innovation Packaging innovation seeks to increase resource efficiency, eliminate waste and reduce environmental impact through improved design and the use of alternative materials. Why do we need packaging innovation? Packaging i...
29 May 2007
The ECR UK definition of Retail Ready Packaging (RRP) is to encourage the industry to: Focus on achieving target performance rather than just complying with design specifications; and, Utilise a broad range of packaging types rather than just jump to a conclusion like tray and shrink-wrap Retail Ready Packaging is easy to: Identify clear recognition of brand, product ...
01 June 2005
Due to the increased number of GDAs to be presented on the back of pack, the IGD GDA Communications Working Group commissioned mmr Research Worldwide to undertake research to investigate consumer preference and understanding of the best way to communicate this information on the back of food packaging. Consumers were shown a number of different potential GDA formats (5 formats showing either a...
02 January 2003
A free guide showcasing best practice examples of how small producers are meeting consumer needs Includes: How small food producers are meeting consumer needs Key routes to market Useful contacts & advisory services Local Sourcing - Growing Rural Business is a showcase of best practice demonstrating how small producers are meeting consumer needs. It identifies the key route...
01 January 2003
Includes: How to get your products onto the shelf The challenges of supplying different retail formats Foodservice market overview Local Sourcing - Opening the Door for Small Business is a guide for small businesses looking to work with large food retailers and foodservice companies. The practical how-to guide is an essential read for small businesses looking to work with lar...