Your food packaging can elevate the food it has inside, or it can decrease its value, which means that you have to spend some serious time and thought in this matter. Your food has to taste good, but for it to work, your food packaging also needs to be appealing. Product packaging is something that many brands take for granted, and then suffer the consequences of their casualness. Don’t make the same mistake as them! If you want to create food some mouth-watering packaging designs, you should read the following tips.

1.Colors


You should consider the color psychology and how it affects the audience. Consider your target audience. Who are they? Are they female or male, Children or adults? For example, a child will be more attracted to something that is colorful, while an adult would be more focused on design and efficiency. Pick the colors of your design accordingly. Also, keep your product in mind as well. The colors have a deeper impact if they are chosen according to the food inside them.

2.Let Your Food Do The Talking


Consumers want to see the product that they are buying, which does not mean that you have to literally show that to them with transparent wrappers or coverings or use enhanced images. Increasing the expectation of your buyer will not help by showing them unrealistic images because then they would just end up disappointed. You can easily use a realistic photograph to convey the freshness of your product and then make it work by keeping the food packaging design simple and elegant.

3.Experiment

The best designs that you will come across are always the most unexpected. Experimenting with different materials, fonts, printing effects, and colors can expose you never knew before. It doesn’t mean that you should use anything that does not even make any sense. Knowing what you want and then combining it with something unique can produce amazing results. Make sure to spend some time finalizing and redoing your packaging so you can rectify any flaws that it has.

4.Go Green!


Sustainability is not only important because of company reasons, but it is also essential morally. When you guarantee that your product will not promote any international waste and ecological issues, it makes a good impact on the moral customers who are more conscious about their environment and planet. It is completely possible to generate product packaging that can be commonly reprocessed and is attractive as well. Such steps will help the world that you live in and will enhance your company methods.

5.Convenience


Keep your customer’s ease and convenience in mind while you design the food packaging. You do not want your customer to be annoyed by the packaging. Everyone is eating on the go. People prefer product packaging in which they can easily eat, or warm up the food in the microwave oven if needed,
Hopefully, our tips will inspire you to create some unique and appealing food packaging!

About the Author:

Mark Berry is a seasoned designer & creative director with ten years of experience in Chicago, IL. Food Packaging Agency. In his free time, he writes blogs about amazing packaging tips and tricks.