Sometimes packaging is just as important as the product itself. What do you need to include on your labels? When does functional also mean stylish? Talk to others about creative packaging ideas, where to buy materials, and how to make your product look as good as it tastes.
Depending on what kind of setup you are looking for. I have found Print Papa is really affordable for smaller quantity. I have also used Lighting Labels and if you put in a big order (10,000+ labels) it’ll be worth it.
I have also used Got Print but only order when there is a sale.
I have heard Sticker Mule is good but have not really worked…[Read more]
I’m not an expert on this, but if expense is a primary concern, I don’t see how pre-printing is going to match the cost of doing it at home. Commercially printing is convenient and gives you more options, but I haven’t heard anyone say it’s inexpensive.
Sorry, Carol, there never was a reply to this and I have not found any pre-printed labels that were inexpensive enough for me to switch from using my laser printer.
Maybe we’ll be lucky and these two new messages in the thread will catch the eye of someone who can point us to a good source.
Hi, I am looking into shipping peanut brittle and found that shipping charges to be quite expensive (almost more than the product itself. lol) via USPS priority service. If you ship your product, what method do you use? do you like it? Any receommedations? Thank you.
I’ve shipped my fudge and I do use USPS flat rate boxes. I don’t do this as part of my business, since CA doesn’t allow shipping, so my experience is limited and I haven’t tried to optimize the process much. However, I think it’s probably the ideal solution for me since my fudge is heavy and is also a fairly high-value item. Your brittle is so…[Read more]
Bags would certainly be less expensive than bottles.
The thing to compare would be bulk prices on small zipper-closure bags versus some kind of bag where you would use a heat (“impulse”) sealer. For my baked goods, I use plastic food bags and a heat sealer ($30 – $50 on Amazon). Of course, you could use something like a Foodsaver or…[Read more]
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