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Top 100 Packaging Ideas in May

From Quick-Serve Canned Foods to Squeezable Sour Cream Tubes

— May 21, 2016 — Marketing
Whether it is a can, a bottle or a tube, the May 2016 packaging trends reveal an emphasis on both portability and convenience. This approach is not only being applied to new food products, but also to familiar items that are now being packaged in unexpected ways.

In terms of portability, many brands are packaging their products in single-serve containers that are easy to take on the go. One example is NINES Dressing, which comes in individual cups that provide a portable alternative to traditional bottles. Another example is Stoats' single-serve porridge sachets, which allow consumers to take a package of instant oatmeal to go.

In addition to portability, the May 2016 packing trends also reveal an emphasis on convenience. This is particularly evident when it comes to bottled products that are now being packaged in squeezable tubes for easy distribution. Some examples of squeezable packaging include Heinz ready-made sauces, Naturally More's nut butters and Daisy Brand's sour cream.
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Weekly Re-Inventive Dairy Branding
Weekly Re-Inventive Dairy Branding
Natrel is Promoting Cheese With 52-Weeks of Macaroni Recipes
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98
LGBT Activist Cereal Packaging
LGBT Activist Cereal Packaging
The New Wheaties Box Features Olympian Greg Louganis
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97
Greaseproof Pastry Papers
Greaseproof Pastry Papers
The Tulip Muffin Wraps by i2r Can be Personalized for Further Branding
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96
Royalty-Inspired Syrup Packaging
Royalty-Inspired Syrup Packaging
This Syrup Tin Celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 90th Birthday
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95
Shape-Focused Candy Branding
Shape-Focused Candy Branding
Imagery Used for Jake VitaminCandy Packaging Creatively Triangular
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94
Artisanal Oral Care Branding
Artisanal Oral Care Branding
Fig + Yarrow's Tooth Powder is Packaged in a Labeled Glass Bottle
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93
Fashionable Salad Dressings
Fashionable Salad Dressings
These Premium Dressing Packages Take Cues from Fancy Black Tie Fashion
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92
Color-Blocked Eyewear Packaging
Color-Blocked Eyewear Packaging
Sensee's Latest Glasses Collection Aims to Reduce Screen Strain
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91
Conceptual Cannabis Condiments
Conceptual Cannabis Condiments
Surface Magazine Imagines Weed as a Common Grocery Store Product
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90
Female-Targeted Greek Yogurts
Female-Targeted Greek Yogurts
The New Light & Free Range is Designed for Health-Conscious Women
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89
Skin-Toned Packaging
Skin-Toned Packaging
The BLOCK Sunscreen Branding Focuses on Why Consumers Need Protection
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88
Unified Identity Soda Pops
Unified Identity Soda Pops
The Coca-Cola One Brand Initiative Creates Same Look Around the World
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87
Ingredient-Separating Bottles
Ingredient-Separating Bottles
This TricorBraun 'SmartMouth' Mouthwash Bottle is User-Friendly
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86
Compostable Laminated Packaging
Compostable Laminated Packaging
Parkside's Bag Sustainable Wrappers are Fully Biodegradable
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85
Volcano-Inspired Libation Lamps
Volcano-Inspired Libation Lamps
The AbelPartners Bottle Display Light Illuminates Libations
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84
Lifestyle-Depicting Prescription Packaging
Lifestyle-Depicting Prescription Packaging
The ProVision Contact Lenses Boxes Correlate to Use
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83
Sparkling Water Cans
Sparkling Water Cans
Perrier Sparkling Water Now Comes in Two Fun New Flavors and Slim Cans
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82
Freezer-Friendly Pizza Packaging
Freezer-Friendly Pizza Packaging
Totino's Pizzas Now Come in a Convenient Rectangular Shape
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81
Countryside Perfumery Branding
Countryside Perfumery Branding
The Burren Perfumery Boasts a Pastel-Hued Skincare Line
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80
Lactose-Free Coffee Cups
Lactose-Free Coffee Cups
This Portable Iced Coffee Cup from Landessa is Made Without Lactose
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79
Millennial-Targeted Soda Bottles
Millennial-Targeted Soda Bottles
The New Dr Pepper Labels Celebrate Millennial Self-Expression
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78
Wholesome Popcorn Branding
Wholesome Popcorn Branding
Pams Popcorn is a Range of Naturally Flavored Microwavable Popcorn
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77
Dual-Image Dessert Packaging
Dual-Image Dessert Packaging
The Nonni's Foods Biscotti Store Packages Focus on Freshness
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76
All-Natural Sunscreen Pots
All-Natural Sunscreen Pots
This Sun Protection Product is Sold as 'Friendly Bronze Zinc Stuff'
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75
See-Thru Soup Packaging
See-Thru Soup Packaging
The New Campbell's Soup Containers are Clear to Convey Freshness
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74
Quick-Serve Canned Foods
Quick-Serve Canned Foods
The 'Daddy Cooks at Home' Range Emphasizes the Ease of Cooking
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73
Map-Inspired Beer Branding
Map-Inspired Beer Branding
Dargett Craft Brewery Takes Cues From the Babylonian World Map
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72
Photographic Cheese Packages
Photographic Cheese Packages
Great Ocean Road Dairy Uses Real Photos to Convey Simplicity
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71
Travel-Inspired Breath Fresheners
Travel-Inspired Breath Fresheners
Listerine Mouthwash Tablets Rethinks On-the-Go Oral Care
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70
Hyper-Targeted Toothpastes
Hyper-Targeted Toothpastes
Frezyderm Makes Oral Care Products for Pregnancy, Diabetes and More
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69
Cirtusy Vodka Cans
Cirtusy Vodka Cans
Social Lite Vodka in a Can is a Guilt-Free Sugarless Health-Conscious Beverage
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68
Adhesive Bandage Dispensers
Adhesive Bandage Dispensers
Wrapid by Risa Takeuchi is Easy to Use in an Emergency and Pretty
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67
Squeezable Sour Cream Tubes
Squeezable Sour Cream Tubes
The Stand-Up Pouch of Daisy Brand Sour Cream Offers Smaller Portions
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66
National Park Produce Branding
National Park Produce Branding
This Eggs Packaging Design Was Created for a Barcelona Park
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65
Herbal Toothpaste Packaging
Herbal Toothpaste Packaging
Sentinel Toothpaste Uses a Leaf Icon to Identify Itself as Homeopathic
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64
Child-Like Food Branding
Child-Like Food Branding
N'eat Natural Energy Embraces a Playful Look That is Also Very Healthy
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63
Temporal Chocolate Packaging
Temporal Chocolate Packaging
The Barambo Bar Design Reflects That the Snack Can be Eaten Anytime
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62
Exfoliating Cotton Rounds
Exfoliating Cotton Rounds
Kleenex is Expanding Beyond Facial Tissue with 'Exfoliating Cushions'
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Dessert-Comparing Packaging
Dessert-Comparing Packaging
The 'SCANDAL' by Stelio Parliaros Ice Cream Desserts are Scrumptious
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60
Lyrical Soda Bottles
Lyrical Soda Bottles
The New Coca-Cola Bottles Feature Well-Known Song Lyrics
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Distorted Absinthe Bottles
Distorted Absinthe Bottles
This Concept for 'Absinthesis' Imagines Packaging with a Glitch
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Manga-Inspired Branding
Manga-Inspired Branding
Yo Sushi's Redesign by &Smith is Bold, Playful and Embodies Tokyo
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Elite Coffee Capsules
Elite Coffee Capsules
Strauss Coffee Creates a New Line that is as Flavorful as the Product
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Male-Targeted Body Wipes
Male-Targeted Body Wipes
GoodWipes Makes Body and Below-the-Belt Hygiene Wipes for Men
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55
Portable Pickle Snacks
Portable Pickle Snacks
Oh Snap!'s Portable Snacks are Individually Packaged Without Brine
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Convenient Porridge Sachets
Convenient Porridge Sachets
These Porridge Sachets Serve as a Handy To-Go Breakfast Solution
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Bowl-Embedded Microwave Meals
Bowl-Embedded Microwave Meals
Pace 'Ready Meals' Turn into a Bowl After Cooking Has Completed
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Garden Seed Packaging
Garden Seed Packaging
Pinch of Soil by Yara Marie Sayad is Efficiently Designed & Multi-Functional
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Probiotic Nut Butters
Probiotic Nut Butters
These Healthy Nut Butters are Enriched with Probiotics and Flax
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Spirited Mezcal Bottles
Spirited Mezcal Bottles
This Mezcal Bottle Design Celebrates the Vibrant Culture of Mexico
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Collectible Jersey Packaging
Collectible Jersey Packaging
The adidas Eurocup Collectors Kit is Simple and Classy
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Single-Drop Dishwashing Bottles
Single-Drop Dishwashing Bottles
Pril Proves That a Little Dishwashing Liquid Goes a Long Way
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Canned Seafood Concepts
Canned Seafood Concepts
This Student Project Imagines Marine-Inspired Seafood Cans
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Number-Based Packaging
Number-Based Packaging
Danish Selection Fruit Spread Jars Feature the Percentage of Real Fruit
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Glamorous Camping Kits
Glamorous Camping Kits
Glampbox is a Kit Equipped With Necessary Glamping Essentials
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Latino Coffee Branding
Latino Coffee Branding
These Coffee Bags Spotlight the Origins of South American Coffee
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Compostable Takeaway Packaging
Compostable Takeaway Packaging
Kore Kitchen's Meal Delivery Foods are Served in Bagasse Containers
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Female Sanitation Products
Female Sanitation Products
The Yin Cup is a Modern Alternative to Napkins and Tampons
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Whole Food Dog Meals
Whole Food Dog Meals
'Dog Balance' Emphasizes Rounded Nutrition for Canine Companions
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Vibrant Java Packaging
Vibrant Java Packaging
The Importers Coffee Capsule Boxes Denotes Playfulness and Style
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Soap-Based Packaging
Soap-Based Packaging
Bennison's Creative Clothing Packaging is Made of Biodegradable Soap Paper
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Celestial Milk Jug Designs
Celestial Milk Jug Designs
This Student Project Imagines a Moon-Inspired Milk Brand
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Olive-Shaped Bottles
Olive-Shaped Bottles
The Packaging of Inizio Olive Oil Represents Its Organic Properties
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Cloud-Inspired Yogurt Packaging
Cloud-Inspired Yogurt Packaging
Vitagurt is Geared Towards Health-Conscious Moms and Families
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Illustrious Soda Bottle Designs
Illustrious Soda Bottle Designs
The Pepsi Prestige Aluminum Pop Bottles Opt for an Elongated Shape
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Superhero-Branded Pizza Boxes
Superhero-Branded Pizza Boxes
These Promotion Pizza Boxes Mark the Release of an Upcoming Film
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Biodegradable Toothbrush Packaging
Biodegradable Toothbrush Packaging
The GreenPanda Bamboo Toothbrush Comes in a Plant-Based Package
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Pastel-Hued Dairy Concepts
Pastel-Hued Dairy Concepts
This Kefir Branding Concept Includes Vibrant Flavors Like Avocado
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Precious Detergent Bottles
Precious Detergent Bottles
DuploClean's Glass Bottles Appeal to Those Who Love Tidy Aesthetics
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Expressive Candy Wrappers
Expressive Candy Wrappers
Le Caramelle's Candy Packages Boast Boldly Personified Sweets
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Cook-In Meat Packaging
Cook-In Meat Packaging
Tony Roma's BBQ Meat Packages Transform into Cooking Equipment
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Fairytale Chocolate Branding
Fairytale Chocolate Branding
Choco Chou's Brand Identity References Iconic Storybook Imagery
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Cartoon-Themed Restaurant Branding
Cartoon-Themed Restaurant Branding
This Harajuku Kira Kira Burger Branding Boasts Playful Elements
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Squeezable Ready-Made Sauces
Squeezable Ready-Made Sauces
Heinz Uses Doypack Pouches for Cost and Convenience
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Organic Superfood Purees
Organic Superfood Purees
Shine Organics' Combines the Purest Produce and Micronutrients
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Logo-Inspired Pizza Boxes
Logo-Inspired Pizza Boxes
This New Pizza Box Concept is Designed to Look Like the Domino's Logo
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Edible Board Games
Edible Board Games
These Snack Boxes are Inspired by Retro Games and Puzzles
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Fashionable Paint Can Branding
Fashionable Paint Can Branding
Jesper Forsberg Landin Imagines Maison Martin Margiela Paint
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Heirloom Soap Branding
Heirloom Soap Branding
This Menta Soap Packaging is Reflective of the Beauty Product's Ingredients
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Beach Ball Soda Bottles
Beach Ball Soda Bottles
Tomislav Zvonaric's Pepsi Packaging Concept is Fun and Functional
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Ecological Seaweed Packaging
Ecological Seaweed Packaging
The Agar Plasticity Uses Algae to Create Biodegradable Wrapping
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Freshness-Boasting Packaging
Freshness-Boasting Packaging
The Sonoco 'TruVue' Food Package Design Features FreshLock Technology
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Color Pencil Packaging
Color Pencil Packaging
Coloroid by Jialu Li Is Made for When the Tools are In Use and Not in Use
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Spoon-Shaped Syrup Packaging
Spoon-Shaped Syrup Packaging
This Syrup Package Concept Imagines Portable, Single-Use Containers
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Discreet Sanitary Napkin Packaging
Discreet Sanitary Napkin Packaging
Two Students Help Make Feminine Hygiene Less Embarassing
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Rustic Hay Sausage Packaging
Rustic Hay Sausage Packaging
The Saucisson de Campagne Wrapping Captures the Country Using Straw
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Honest Snack Packaging
Honest Snack Packaging
The Hubbards Toppers Snack Package Design Encourages Continuous Consumption
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Pipe-Embedded Pizza Boxes
Pipe-Embedded Pizza Boxes
The 'Push for Pizza' Deliver Boxes Feature a Cardboard Pipe
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Ice Cream Capsules
Ice Cream Capsules
This Convenient Ice Cream Concept Boasts Brain-Boosting Properties
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List-Inspired Food Packaging
List-Inspired Food Packaging
This Private Label Packaging Takes Cues from Shopping Lists
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Tropical Skincare Branding
Tropical Skincare Branding
The NOIR Brand Identity is Adorned With Botanical Motifs
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Multifunctional Wine Boxes
Multifunctional Wine Boxes
The Viajes de un Catador Box Wine Packaging is for Storage and Serving
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Artful Ingredient Branding
Artful Ingredient Branding
Agata Jeziurska Creates Bold Packaging for Spices Like Garlic and Chili
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Minimalist Juice Branding
Minimalist Juice Branding
These Juice Bottles Make a Bold Statement With Simple Typography
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Compostable Plastic Packaging
Compostable Plastic Packaging
The Vegetop Container by Sonoco is Fully Organic and Recyclable
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Elegant Honey Jar Branding
Elegant Honey Jar Branding
These Jars of Honey Feature Hand-Drawn Pencil Sketches
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Ingredient-Inspired Branding
Ingredient-Inspired Branding
Viviana's Nutritional Food Products are Reflected in the Packaging
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2
Fruit-Topped Juice Bottles
Fruit-Topped Juice Bottles
Siya's Juice Packaging System Emphasizes Freshness
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Exceptionally Simple Tea Branding
Exceptionally Simple Tea Branding
Twig Teas Focuses As Much on the Drink as It Does on the Design
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