Packaging a Start-up, Part 1: Budgets

Ready to launch a start-up? Learn why to consider your packaging earlier, and collaborate with experts to cross the finish line on time. Start-ups must consider every investment’s impact on your launch date as well as your finances both short term and long. The earlier you consider packaging, the more time you’ll have for R&D (research and development), and to revise, learn from failed tests, and redirect goals—all of which are par for the course with every start-up. Here are 5 considerations to make when defining your start-up packaging budget…

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McDonalds to Make Switch to Fibre-based Packaging

McDonald’s has announced it will eliminate foam packaging from its worldwide supply chain by the end of 2018 and continue its efforts to source its “fibre-based packaging” from recycled sources by 2020.

“While about two per cent of our packaging, by weight, is currently foam, we believe this small step is an important one on our journey,” the company wrote on its website.

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