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Dog Treat Packaging Like A Boss

People love pampering their dogs and probably so do you, which is why you’re building a business creating dog treats in the first place. Sales of private label dog biscuits/treats/beverages in 2019 is projected to hit 66.6 million units1! Ever pondered how to professionally package your pet treats or what the best information on the dog treat bags is? It’s not as difficult as you might imagine.Sticking with a few basic design guidelines will help [...]
2 weeks ago

Let Your Packaging Work For You -- Here's How

It might be fairly said that coffee fuels America. More than half of Americans over the age of 18 say that they drink coffee on a daily basis and over 45% say that it helps them stay productive while they're at work. For some of us, coffee is comforting -- we might've woken up to the smell of coffee brewing as a kid and then started drinking it as teenagers or young adults. The habit of having a morning [...]
1 month ago

Kraft Stand Up Pouches

If your mind conjures up grocery store checkout lines when you think ‘kraft stand up pouches’, keep reading. No grocery store kraft paper bags here! Unless you mean customers who’ve purchased your products are throwing them in their grocery bags. And that’s not a bad thing.We Can Meet Your Stand Up Pouch Bag Needs.Maybe your product is oddly shaped or sized so it doesn’t quite fit into a stock size [...]
2 months ago

Choosing The Right Coffee Bags For Your Business

Getting the right coffee bags keeps your coffee fresh, lets you effectively tell your coffee story, and maximizes your brand’s shelf appeal not to mention your profits. Confused about where to start? Check out our handy “Professional EntrepreDOers Coffee Bag Selection Guide” below.Why grabbing the right bag is important - things to consider.You’ve undoubtedly spent countless hours obsessing over and perfecting your product, which is what you should do, so why skimp [...]
3 months ago

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 [...]
7 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 [...]
7 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 [...]
7 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 [...]
8 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 [...]
9 months ago

Child Resistant Packaging

Introducing the most effective child-resistant bags ever.
10 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 [...]
10 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. With humble beginnings, Condor Coffee started selling coffee beans at their local farmers market in 2012. Their coffee became so popular they were [...]
11 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. Come by to [...]
11 months ago