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Repetitive Nut Containers

The Quirky Design of the Pistachio Container Will Drive Anyone Nuts

— April 8, 2013 — Art & Design
It’s hard trying to find a fun quirky design that will appeal to multitude of people. The pistachio container will appeal to gamers and posh people alike, with its pistachio-shaped container that resembles a pale skinny Pac-Man.

The nut-designed holder has the same characteristics of an actual pistachio, except for being edible. Just like a pistachio the container can be split into two trays that can conveniently store all those pistachio nuts.The container isn't just designated for pistachio nuts, but also for other small nuts that might fit in the container.

With designers taking inspiration from objects such as nuts, it makes you wonder about what other food items in the produce section they’ll used to create another food-shaped container.
Trend Themes
1. Food-shaped Containers - Designers are using inspiration from food items to create containers with unique shapes, opening up opportunities for playful and creative packaging across various industries.
2. Quirky Packaging Designs - The trend of incorporating fun and unconventional designs into product packaging not only appeals to a wide range of consumers but also provides a disruptive innovation opportunity to stand out in crowded markets.
3. Multi-functional Packaging - Containers like the pistachio-shaped holder that can split into two trays to store different types of nuts showcase the potential for multi-functional packaging solutions, which can be applied to various industries beyond just food products.
Industry Implications
1. Food Packaging - The use of food-shaped containers presents an opportunity for the food packaging industry to create engaging and memorable packaging designs that enhance the overall consumer experience.
2. Snack Industry - Incorporating quirky packaging designs like the pistachio-shaped container can differentiate snack brands, attract attention on store shelves, and create a unique brand identity.
3. Consumer Goods - The trend of multi-functional packaging provides an opportunity for consumer goods companies to develop innovative packaging solutions that offer additional value and convenience to consumers.
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