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Oregon Cannabis Packaging Regulations

Pioneering legalized recreational cannabis use way back in 2014, Oregon set itself apart as a leader in change. Change is inevitable, right? And just like the old Heraclitus saying, “The only thing that is constant is change.”, the cannabis packaging industry is no different. Since the legalization of recreational marijuana use, continuous law and regulation changes have made it challenging to keep up with. A running theme for all states that have legalized recreational cannabis is all packaging [...]
3 months ago

How to Get a Leg Up On the Competition With These Coffee Packaging Ideas

Coffee is more than a beverage used to stay awake during the work hours of the day, and for many, it's a daily necessity. That's why your product, delicious and aromatic coffee, is always a top seller. Yet, even though your coffee is as good as it gets and would beat out even the most mainstream coffee suppliers, you can't seem to get it off the shelves. It could be due to your packaging. Printed coffee [...]
3 months ago

California Cannabis Packaging

The speed of cannabis packaging regulations can be hard to keep up with. Each state has their own nuances when it comes to specific packaging requirements. In California, all products cultivated after January 1, 2018 must be compliant to California’s Cannabis Packaging regulations. The focal point of these packaging requirements is that all cannabis must be packaged in Certified Child Resistant materials. The Certification part of this is vital to meet California packaging guidelines. Conveniently, Roastar’s tear-resistant [...]
3 months ago

Denver Coffee Fest

We’re back from Denver where we had a blast at Coffee Fest! We’re still pretty jacked up from all the freebie samples, but, oh well. That’s just part of being in the coffee bag business. And we like it.Like always at these Coffee Fests, it was fantastic seeing all of the new products, technology, and trends in the coffee industry. We were showing off our top-shelf bags and hanging with some of [...]
4 months ago

NOLA was a whole lot of YESLA!

Well, we made it back from MJBizConNEXT in NOLA in one piece. As did Herbert J. Buddington III. If you were there, met us and were able to check out some of our custom cannabis packaging, you’ll know who HJB3 is…more on him later.We were excited to get to New Orleans and talk about cannabis packaging. A lot of discussion was centered around the future of cannabis packaging and design regulation. We spoke to many [...]
5 months ago

Child Resistant Packaging

Introducing the most effective child-resistant bags ever.
6 months ago

Dark Matter

We love what we do, and in the process, we're lucky to work with some pretty cool coffee companies. A lot of them have incredibly talented designers that bring these brands to life on our custom-printed coffee bags.Case in point; every year Dark Matter Coffee out of Chicago takes a blank canvas approach to their Devil's Lettuce blend. This annual project combines the efforts of DMC's roasters creating a taste blend inspired by a cannabis strain [...]
6 months ago

Condor Coffee

Though we make custom-printed coffee bags for thousands of companies in the coffee industry who are located all over the country, one of our long-standing customers is right in our backyard. Condor Coffee Company out of Wausau, Wisconsin (where we live) has Chilean roots but is taking over our region as one of the top coffee companies around. We've been making bags for Condor for years now, and we've always thought their approach and bag needs exemplifies our [...]
7 months ago

Specialty Coffee Expo 2018

Hey everybody, just a quick note to tell you that we are looking forward to seeing you in Seattle at the Specialty Coffee Expo. We’ll be at Booth #140. You can't miss us. Look for Roy Staar’s mug, and you'll be on your way to some shelf appeal pro-tips before you know it.We’ll have samples of flat-bottom pouches, gusseted bags, stand-up pouches, and flat-pouches for your amazing coffee company. Our booth will [...]
7 months ago