Packaging symbols

Packaging symbols explained

This month Swedbrand prepared an infographics with some of the most important symbols often seen on packaging. Nowadays numerous labels appear on lots of everyday items, therefore understanding these packaging symbols is crucial for a consumer.

Packaging symbols advise consumers about the product and promote environmental claims. Recycling of packaging by customers is encouraged by the use of special logos. Keeping this in mind, manufacturers from all segments of the market are including information about recycling certificates on their packaging.

Each symbol has a specific meaning; usually they are simple and easy to understand. To help you understand the packaging symbols, take a look at our infographics guide below.

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