Category: Labels

Changing the Food Tables: New Labelling Requirements to Help Consumers Make Informed Food Choices – Part One

Changing the Food Tables: New Labelling Requirements to Help Consumers Make Informed Food Choices – Part One

The Government of Canada has been making improvements to the food labels and fact tables, therefore, implementing new labelling requirements. Whether you are a consumer or part of the food industry, the amendments have progressively changed the way labels are written and read. With a five-year transition period ending on December 14th, 2021, consumers have … Continued

Marketing Your Products: What Role Does Your Labels Play?

Marketing Your Products: What Role Does Your Labels Play?

Does a label have the power to make or break your product? If so, what exactly is it about a label that can drive sales, instill brand recognition, and win loyal customers? Far from being a glorified sticker, a label does heavy-lifting when it comes to successfully marketing your products. This is how. Types of … Continued

Product Labels: How to Choose the Right Components for your Product

Product Labels: How to Choose the Right Components for your Product

Product Labels  –  they’re just basically simple stickers, right? In fact, a label is a highly customizable piece of the packaging puzzle, made up of at least four layers. You choose different types of components to make up these layers in order to best serve your product. So, what are these layers, and what considerations … Continued

GLBC Announces ISO9001 Certification for Label Division

GLBC Announces ISO9001 Certification for Label Division

RICHMOND, B.C., December 14, 2020 — Great Little Box Company/ Ideon Packaging (GLBC) Label Division was audited by SAI Global, a leading global management system Certification Body, and were presented with their ISO9001 certificate in October 2020. ISO 9001 is the world’s most widely recognized quality management standard and helps organizations to meet the expectations … Continued

Everything You Need to Know About Digital Printing

Everything You Need to Know About Digital Printing

It’s truly incredible how much has changed in the packaging industry over the last several years. Chief among these changes has got to be the huge strides digital label printing has taken, especially when it comes to product labels. Want foil stamps? Specialty varnishes? Embossing? Digital can do all of this. While printing your labels … Continued

Honr: When an E-Commerce Business Finds its Perfect Niche

Honr: When an E-Commerce Business Finds its Perfect Niche

As many e-commerce business owners will tell you, finding your ideal customer can be a tricky process. For Paige Doherty, David Turk, and Craig Williams, co-founders of the men’s skincare brand Honr, overcoming this particular challenge was a game-changer. “We actually started our skincare line as gender-agnostic, but we noticed something interesting as we started … Continued

Little Straw Vineyards: Telling the Story of a Season

Little Straw Vineyards: Telling the Story of a Season

How does a single moment factor into an ongoing story? That’s the poetic way Little Straw Vineyards’ winemaker Barb Hall conceives of her work. Wine captures a single season, but at the same time, it never stops evolving. It keeps telling a longer and longer story about the people who made it and those who … Continued

Top 3 Refreshing Wines to try this Summer

Top 3 Refreshing Wines to try this Summer

Summer is officially here and it’s a season that many people look forward to for months on end – for good reason. It’s the perfect time for relaxation, gatherings with loved ones, and most importantly – enjoying a glass of wine on a sunny day. However, choosing wines that pair well with the heat of … Continued

BC Craft Beers to try this Summer – IPA Edition

BC Craft Beers to try this Summer – IPA Edition

We are fortunate to have such a wide selection of locally brewed craft beers in beautiful British Columbia but understand that committing to that one special brew can be overwhelming. But have no fear – we are here to help and recommend some of our favourite customer’s IPA’s. This bold style beer has a copper-to-amber … Continued