According to a new survey conducted by YouGov, half of the UK’s consumers prefer paper packaging materials. This survey not only reveals the number of people who liked to buy paper based packaging materials but also it gives an idea about the buying preferences of the consumers.

Among the 2,289 people who took part in this campaign, 57% people said that they prefer to buy paper packaging to pack their groceries. Only 8% opted out for plastic containers.

In our last post we presented you with how you can recycle paperboards and contribute in making our environment pollution free. Well the things are clear now, people are looking for eco friendly solutions and they are more aware about the environment issues.

Consumers were asked that if the quality and price of the product are equivalent to each other than which one of these they will prefer:

1. Retailer who sells the same product in plastic container

2. Or retailer who use paper-based packaging

47% people responded that they will prefer the second retailer who uses the paper packaging.

Well we recommend you to go through this visual representation and get to know why paper-based packaging is topping the list of packaging materials.

People choose corrugated packaging because it is attractive, sustainable and more eco friendly.

However for specific applications we can’t neglect the role of plastic packaging as well. But as the advancements are being made in packaging industry, we will surely see some more alternatives to traditional packaging materials.

Packaging industry is growing at an exponential speed. Now retailers should try to put special emphasis on paper based packaging materials, it is clear that packaging has the power to change the minds of the buyers.

If you are among those retailers who are looking for right packaging suppliers, don’t forget to visit Globe Packaging.