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Festina Lente: Making Haste Slowly with a Brand Built to Expand

Festina Lente: Making Haste Slowly with a Brand Built to Expand

Festina Lente, the Langley-based winery and meadery, is named after an intriguing old saying: “Make Haste Slowly”. This saying reflects their philosophy of taking the time to accomplish things with diligence the first time and taking pride in the simple things done well. But perhaps the story of Festina Lente Estate Winery itself will shed … Continued

Iggy’s: Alive, Cultured, and Celebrating Fermentation through Kombucha and Kvass

Iggy’s: Alive, Cultured, and Celebrating Fermentation through Kombucha and Kvass

At 300+ food markets, co-ops, cafes, restaurants, bars, and boutiques across Washington, Oregon, and Idaho, fermentation fans get their fix of Iggy’s. This Bainbridge Island, Washington-based company crafts delectable kombucha and kvass beverages with a culture as effervescent as their products. Iggy’s team describes themselves as “foodies, herbalists, artists, musicians, sci-fi fans, fishers and foragers, … Continued

Murchie’s: How the Company has Lasted for 125 Years

Murchie’s: How the Company has Lasted for 125 Years

At 125 years old, the premium tea and coffee company Murchie’s Tea & Coffee is one of Canada’s oldest brands. The fact that its founder, John Murchie, once delivered tea to Queen Victoria at Balmoral Castle is impressive enough. But Murchie’s status as a century-and-a-quarter-aged company is truly incredible in light of today’s disruptive business … Continued

How to Create Wine Labels that Delight and Inspire!

How to Create Wine Labels that Delight and Inspire!

Do you have a new wine that’s about to go to market and you’re wondering how it will stack up next to the rest? The perfect wine label can help consumers identify with a brand more readily, peak a consumer’s attention on the shelf, and help your brand stand out from the growing number of … Continued

Recycling of Corrugated at GLBC

Recycling of Corrugated at GLBC

Why is Corrugated (cardboard) Recycling Important? Did you know that corrugate is the single most recycled packaging material?  According to corrugated.org, 93% of corrugated products in 2016 were recovered for recycling and almost all of that material was recycled into new product.  Here is a breakdown of how Great Little Box Company (GLBC) manages our … Continued

Wine in a Box 101

Wine in a Box 101

Wines sold in boxes are appearing more frequently in your local grocery and liquor stores but are they the right option for you? Today we will share some advantages of bag in a box wine packaging. What is it? Wine is sealed inside a pressurized bag with an airtight seal then placed in a corrugated … Continued

AG Hair: A Beauty Industry Difference-Maker

AG Hair: A Beauty Industry Difference-Maker

AG Hair, a Great Little Box Company client since 1997, has always been a difference-maker. In an industry rife with chemical-laden solutions, they chose to formulate products that are, on average, 85% natural. But while AG maximizes natural ingredients like calendula and oat protein, it never sacrifices performance. It’s a balance that few hair industry … Continued

Choosing 100% Post Consumer Content Corrugate

Choosing 100% Post Consumer Content Corrugate

Choosing 100% Post-Consumer Recycled Content Corrugate Choosing corrugate (cardboard) boxes for your packaging and shipping needs is already a great step towards an earth-friendlier option.   But did you know you can not only choose a package that is 100% recyclable but also made from 100% post-consumer recycled content?  So yes, that pizza box from last … Continued

Red Truck Beer: A Label That Honours The Brand But Still Feels New

Red Truck Beer: A Label That Honours The Brand But Still Feels New

The Red Truck Beer Company’s brand evokes a time when, in their words, “a handshake was a contract and beer was brewed honestly by everyday, hardworking people.” Since 2005, they have been tapping into a nostalgic yet dynamic vibe, with their 50s-style “truck stop diner” and laidback attitude. They also showcase live local talent throughout … Continued