August has come to an end and September is here, so we thought of collecting 5 of our most liked blog posts you might have missed the last month. Enjoy!
10 Cool Careers in The Consumer Packaging Industry
If you are like us, obsessed with packaging, then we have 10 possible careers for you! The different jobs in the packaging industry range from picking the right material of the packaging to designing the best eye-catching label.
If you still have your doubts, we think you should know that packaging is a 400-billion-dollar industry, with careers suited for the logical, analytic, and creative thinkers. Some examples of the jobs that might interest you are Packaging Engineer, Consumer Behavior Analyst or maybe Food Scientist. Read the full article and you might find your future career!
“Color Me Blind”: Packaging for The Sightless
Have you ever spent a few minutes thinking about how sightless people perceive their surroundings? Alexandra Burling is a design student in Stockholm, Sweden, and she asked herself the same questions. “Is it possible to make an aesthetically appealing packaging design for the visually impaired? Is it possible to give the sightless the same experiences as people with vision?”
In her graduation project, she researched these questions and came up with food packaging suited for blind people. Are you curious to know the results and see more of how they look? Here you can find the article and more pictures.
Case Study – The Chocolate Line
If you are familiar with The Chocolate Line you probably know that it is an artisanal chocolate shop with amazing products. The company was founded in 1992 by Dominique Persoone and Fabienne De Staerke, with shops in both Bruges and Antwerp.
The Chocolate Line develops chocolates for many Michelin starred restaurants and is considered to be one of the best chocolate companies in the world by national and international press. If you want to find out more about the packaging we helped them develop, please check out the article.
A Chat with Jason
For this month’s Q&A we sat down with our Sourcing Assistant Jason Huang to learn more about him and his work at Swedbrand. He told us that, as a sourcing assistant, he mainly handles Requests for Quotation (RFQs), he works with our suppliers to get the best prices and he also deals with the production and the inspection processes.
Jason also told us about his future hopes to move across the world, what he does in the weekends, and his hidden skill. If you want to know more about our colleague, you can find the full article here.
In this blogpost we took a closer look at The Company Brandless. It is based in San Francisco and Minneapolis, and was brought to life in July 2017, when a group of thinkers, eaters, doers, and lovers decided to create ‘stuff’ that is good for all and available to everyone.
Their motto is “Everyone deserves better”, and with this as foundation they have created a thoughtful, irresistible selection of the food and household products you reach for every day.
We hope you enjoyed this months ‘Blog Post Recap’ and would love to get your feedback! If you have any suggestions, please contact us or leave a comment. We look forward to hearing from you!