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Top 60 Food Packaging Ideas in March

From Cubed Chicken Snacks to Color Blocked Cabbage Branding

— April 1, 2017 — Marketing
With a growing number of consumers eating on the go, the March 2017 food packaging trends reveal that there has been a rise in the demand for portable packaging. Whether it is single-serve jars filed with pre-cooked chicken or cheesecake desserts packaged in portable cups, it is clear that consumers prefer foods that allow for easy transport.

One of the most popular forms of to-go food packaging is single-serve portions. These types of snacks and meals eliminate the need for manual portioning, helping consumers save precious time each day. Examples of single-serve packages range from tiny glass jars filled with pre-cooked chicken to portable granola pouches that can expand to act as individual cereal bowls.

Beyond single-serve packaging, the March 2017 food packaging trends also reveal an emphasis on compartmentalized containers that make it easier for consumers to enjoy different ingredients without the need to carry multiple containers. For example, Nosh Mates has created snack kits that contain pretzels, apple slices or other ingredients in one compartment and a sweet dip in the other. Similarly, Chobani's Flip products come in containers that are designed to separate yogurt from crunchy toppings.
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Activity
Freshness
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Pre-Seasoned Chicken Substitutes
Pre-Seasoned Chicken Substitutes
Tofurky's "Chick'n" is a Meatless Substitute for Chicken
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59
Bear-Shaped Cocoa Packaging
Bear-Shaped Cocoa Packaging
The Brand Gaia Tea Offers Artisanal Hot Chocolate Powder
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58
Single-Serve Fruit Ciders
Single-Serve Fruit Ciders
Welch's and Two Rivers Coffee are Offering 80-Calorie Cider Mixes
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57
Nutritious Dessert Spheres
Nutritious Dessert Spheres
Wholesome Nibbles Come in an Array of Dynamic Flavors
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56
Superpowered Yogurt Branding
Superpowered Yogurt Branding
The 'Super Berries' Yogurt Flavor Includes Four Berry "Heroes"
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55
Indulgent Chocolate Grain Bars
Indulgent Chocolate Grain Bars
The Wise Bites Oat & Quinoa Fudge Bars are Tasty and Nutritious
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54
Excessively Seasoned Chip Crumbs
Excessively Seasoned Chip Crumbs
The FailChips Brand Runs on a Subversive Concept
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53
Old-Fashioned Pot Set Yoghurts
Old-Fashioned Pot Set Yoghurts
The Collective Dairy Raspberry Pot Set Yoghurt Snack is Natural
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52
Squeezable Chutney Sauces
Squeezable Chutney Sauces
Bandar Foods' New Condiment is an Alternative to All-American Sauces
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51
Latin-Inspired Chocolates
Latin-Inspired Chocolates
The Chuao Chocolatier Flavored Chocolate Bars are Satisfyingly Smooth
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50
Personified Animal Packaging
Personified Animal Packaging
These Popcorn Packages Reveal Anthropomorphic Stereotypes
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49
Calorie-Controlled Marshmallow Snacks
Calorie-Controlled Marshmallow Snacks
'Mellow Fluffs' by Hammond's Candies are 100-Calorie Treats
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48
Dunkable Biscuit Desserts
Dunkable Biscuit Desserts
The Great British Biscotti Co. Biscotti Cookies Encourage Dunking
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47
Individual Meatloaf Cups
Individual Meatloaf Cups
The Meatloaf Bakery Forms Its Loaves into Bite-Sized Savory Dinner Cups
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46
Authentic Organic Hummus Pots
Authentic Organic Hummus Pots
Precious Pod's Branding Emphasizes a Focus on Fresh Flavors
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45
Indian-Inspired Lentil Chips
Indian-Inspired Lentil Chips
Bandar Foods' 'Poppadums' Introduce an Eastern Snack to the West
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44
Greek Yogurt Dessert Bars
Greek Yogurt Dessert Bars
These Skinny Cow Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars are Indulgently Low-Calorie
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43
Oversized Cookie Collections
Oversized Cookie Collections
This Project Imagines a New Look for Ali's Cookies Giant Confections
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42
Frozen Lassi Desserts
Frozen Lassi Desserts
Monsieur Singh Reimagines Fruit Lassi Drinks in a Frozen Format
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41
Experiential Condiment Collections
Experiential Condiment Collections
Lorusso's Products Include Jams and Edible "Pearls"
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40
Marinated Tofu Snacks
Marinated Tofu Snacks
Farmer's Fridge Offers Tofu as a Ready-to-Eat Protein Snack in a Jar
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39
Student-Targeted French Fries
Student-Targeted French Fries
In Japan, McDonald's 'Daigaku Imo' is a New Fast Food for Students
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38
Handmade Artisanal Pie Packaging
Handmade Artisanal Pie Packaging
The Higgidy Quiche and Pie Boxes Reinforce the Handmade Ideal
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37
Chocolate-Filled Leavened Breads
Chocolate-Filled Leavened Breads
'B-Ready' Consists of Baguette-Like Bread that Contains Nutella
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36
Decadent Dessert Yogurts
Decadent Dessert Yogurts
The Chobani Flip Carrot Cake Creation Low Fat Yogurt is non-GMO
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35
Color Blocked Cabbage Branding
Color Blocked Cabbage Branding
The Hurly Burly Fermented Cabbage is Vibrantly Packaged
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34
Handcrafted Kimchi Collections
Handcrafted Kimchi Collections
Chi Kitchen's Products are Created from Local Ingredients
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33
Portable Granola Breakfast Bowls
Portable Granola Breakfast Bowls
The Lizi's On the Go Granola Bowl Only Needs Water to be Added
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32
Soccer-Specific Energy Foods
Soccer-Specific Energy Foods
The Soccer Supplement Range Aims to Improve Users' Overall Health
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31
Function-Driven Energy Bars
Function-Driven Energy Bars
Each of Optimist's Energy Bar Snacks Serves a Distinct Purpose
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30
Cubed Chicken Snacks
Cubed Chicken Snacks
Gourmet Boutique's Refrigerated 'Chicken Snacks' Can Be Eaten Hot or Cold
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29
Artisanal Deli-Inspired Packaging
Artisanal Deli-Inspired Packaging
These Hellmann's Salad Dressing Bottles Focus on Ingredients
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28
Vitamin-Rich Veggie Chips
Vitamin-Rich Veggie Chips
The inSpiral BBQ Chipotle Savoy Cabbage Crisps are Flavorful and Healthy
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27
Geometrically Patterned Chocolates
Geometrically Patterned Chocolates
'Beau Cacao' Offers Chocolates With Unique Patterns
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26
Magazine-Style Fruit Pouches
Magazine-Style Fruit Pouches
These Freeze-Dried Fruit Snack Packages Resemble Print Publications
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25
Sculptural Handmade Chocolates
Sculptural Handmade Chocolates
Craig Alibone's Chocolates Boast Modern Shapes and Colors
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24
Transparent Bean Can Branding
Transparent Bean Can Branding
The Glory Farms Canned Beans Have a See-Through Can Design
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23
Single-Serve Chicken Jars
Single-Serve Chicken Jars
Farmer's Fridge Sells Seasoned Chicken Snacks in Small Containers
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22
Globally Influenced Savory Snacks
Globally Influenced Savory Snacks
'Vea' is a Collection of Savory Bites in Crisps and Bars
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21
Additive-Free Baby Foods
Additive-Free Baby Foods
The Brand 'Cuore di Natura' Offers Nutritious Baby Food Products
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20
Energizing Coffee Bars
Energizing Coffee Bars
'Java Me Up' Brands Its Solid Coffee Snack as "Coffee That Never Spills"
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19
Tart Japanese Berries
Tart Japanese Berries
The 'Chi-Ba+Berry' is a New Strawberry Developed in Chiba, Japan
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18
Natural Meat Strip Snacks
Natural Meat Strip Snacks
Lorissa's Kitchen Makes Clean Beef, Pork and Chicken Snacks
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17
Portable Granola Packets
Portable Granola Packets
Lizi's Sells Wheat-Free Granola-to-Go in Convenient Individual Bags
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16
Punny Romantic Desserts
Punny Romantic Desserts
eCreamery's Valentine's Day Ice Creams Capture Hearts with Humor
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15
Standalone Meat Snacks
Standalone Meat Snacks
The Great American Comfort Classics Line Comes in a "Heat and Eat" Format
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14
Bear-Inspired Cereal Packaging
Bear-Inspired Cereal Packaging
The Bear Nibbles Alphabites Multigrain Cereal Has No Refined Sugar
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13
Nutrient-Dense Raw Cereal Branding
Nutrient-Dense Raw Cereal Branding
Wild Thing Raw Granola Cereal is Crafted with Fresh Ingredients
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12
Sweet Dip Kits
Sweet Dip Kits
'Nosh Mates' Pairs Fruit and Pretzel Snacks with Sweet Dips
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11
Ready-Made Cauliflower Rice
Ready-Made Cauliflower Rice
FullGreen Makes 100% Cauliflower Rice Pouches as a Grain Alternative
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10
Humorously Labeled Food Containers
Humorously Labeled Food Containers
ClickClack Offers Playful and Attention-Grabbing Branding
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9
Biodiversity Ice Cream Branding
Biodiversity Ice Cream Branding
The Selva Nevada Ice Cream Company is Columbian Wildlife-Focused
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8
Dairy Dessert Cups
Dairy Dessert Cups
Elli Quark's Brownie Batter Snack is Described as "Cheesecake in a Cup"
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7
Savory Cookie Collections
Savory Cookie Collections
The Perfect Bite Co.'s 'Sophisticated Cookies' Boast European Flavors
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6
Millennial-Targeted Snack Chips
Millennial-Targeted Snack Chips
The Good Crisp Company Canned Stack Chips Have Better Ingredients
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5
Farming Cooperative Meat Products
Farming Cooperative Meat Products
First Light Ltd. Offers Meats That Have Been Ethically Farmed
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4
Cubic Modular Chocolates
Cubic Modular Chocolates
The Chocolate Brand 'Complements' Offers Unique 3D-Printed Chocolates
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3
Monochromatic Nut Butter Branding
Monochromatic Nut Butter Branding
These Premium Nut Butters Were Made with Nutritious Ingredients
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2
Drinkable Broth Soup Packaging
Drinkable Broth Soup Packaging
The Nona Lim’s Heat & Sip Soup Cups are Quick to Heat and Eat
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1
Foodie-Focused Meal Brands
Foodie-Focused Meal Brands
'Simply Good' Offers Quality Food That Makes for Easy Cooking
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