health and nutritional labels and packaging

health and nutritional labels and packaging from OPM (Labels & Packaging) Group Ltd

By: OPM (Labels & Packaging) Group Ltd  19/08/2009
Keywords: artwork, Cold Foil, beverage labels

   Cost effectively labelling multiple SKUs, whilst maintaining high levels of quality and consistency are a common challenge in the supplement/nutritional manufacturers and contract packing industry. OPM produce labels, printed laminate for sachets, bars and pouches covering a variety of Nutritional health supplements and health products, including antioxidants, liquid vitamins, minerals, health bars and protein shakes.   With increased consumer demand, for nutritional supplement products OPM understand that we need to offer new packaging designs, materials, ink finishes and laminates that help manufacturers and brand managers distinguish their products in such a competitive market. Colour matching is one way to attract attention, a custom colour matched to your brand's bottles and lids across labels, sachets, flow wrap is easily achievable. Reverse Printing of labels gives the added benefit of additional room for ingredients etc.   Pharmaceutical and health supplement packaging regulations are stringent with detailed requirements for labelling. The labels need to provide detailed use information and warnings; the labels must be resistant to chipping or scraping so the very small print is always legible. The label also must adhere permanently to the container for the life of the product as well as having outstanding shelf appeal.     Basic Packaging Guidelines Product labelling has always been an important aspect in conveying quality. The best label and packaging in the Nutritional Health and Sports industry follow a few simple guidelines.   Product Name: Each sachet or label clearly states what the product is, the net quantity of contents, and the dosage directions: Example: 1000 capsules, take one capsule twice daily.   The Company logo and address: This represents that the company stands behind its name.   Lot Number Best Before Area - A lot number and best used by date may also be included. OPM can overprint Best before dates or add lot numbers in our Thermal Print Bureau   Certification: This lets customers know that medical or nutritional bodies in their field of expertise have reviewed and approved the formulation.   All ingredients listed — both active and inactive. This allows customers to compare potencies. By reverse printing Your label additional information can be added to the underside of your labels   Structure and function claims: Describe how research suggests these nutrients may work to support the health of the body; example calcium builds strong bones, antioxidants maintain cells   Art work: Helps convey the identity and contents of the products. OPM can work with you to design and create Artwork .   Trials – OPM work in partnership with manufacturers and packers to trial laminate structures and ensure suitability providing material data sheets to ensure packaging is fit for purpose.  

Keywords: artwork, beverage labels, Cold Foil, Custom Printed Sachets, Decorative Labels,

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