189 Of The Most Genius Food Packaging Designs Ever Created
For the average consumer, food packaging is nothing more than a necessary evil to keep their produce safe. Food containers aren't there to be admired or appreciated, and it'll end up in the recycle bin just as soon as the box or package is empty. But as you can see from these intuitive and innovative food package designs of cool products, that doesn't have to be the case.
Compiled by Bored Panda, the list below contains a wealth of cool ideas to change the way you think about packaging design, from yogurt lids that turn into spoons to origami beer bottle labels and egg boxes made of compressed hay. Which one of these creative ideas do you think is the cleverest? Let us know in the comments below, and don't forget to vote for your favorite cool designs.
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Goldfish Tea Bags
This Wooden Wine Case Can Be Turned Into A Birdhouse
In the name of mother nature and for the sake of birds, I shall become an alcoholic 😂😂😂
Pasta Nikita Packaging
This has been done MANY times before. I think at least 10% of first-semester Graphic Design students have done a package like this.
Flowering Tea Bags
I bought my mom a pack of very expensive flowering teabags (not this particular brand) and they did NOT look like the pictures on the packaging. They showed dainty flowers floating on top of the tea - what you got was what looked like a giant drowned spider on a string #floweringteamyass
6 Servings Of Italian Spaghetti
Milk Carton Changes Color When It Gets Closer To The Expiry Date
Really bad idea. Imagine these cartons in stores, all altered with varying sizes of this "warning" colour. It is a spoilage indicator, and even 10% of it on a carton is enough to make customers cringe and walk away from it.
Chocolates Like A Set Of Oil Paints
Sustainable Egg Boxes Made Of Hay That Is Heat-pressed Into Carton Shapes
Honey Package Made Of Beeswax, Wich Can Be Burnt Down As A Candle, Making It Completely Waste Free
Chip Can Which Blooms Into A Bowl
Packed Like Sardines, Sardine Packaging
Dino Ice / Fruit Ice Lolly
Clever Cookie Packaging Concept
A lot of packaging for 18 cookies. Why do they need spacer between them? Without they could pack the double amount of cookies inside.
Honey Made By Bees
I'm more of a Honey Made By Praying Mantises guy, but this will do i guess...
Egg Box "Toaster"
Popcorn Packaging That Pops-Up Into A Little Bowl When Popcorn Is Ready
This Yogurt Lid Can Be Folded Into A Little Spoon
Remember this invention, you will see it next time in FAIL section where products go after user testing. Did anyone ever seen a clean under side of a yogurt cup? And this is supposed to keep your fingers clean as, you know, spoons are supposed to.
The Pizza Box That Turns Into A Projector
By the shape of the box, I suspect there is a separate compartment for the phone so it doesn't come in contact with the greasy bits where the pizza is. Still, it seems a little silly since it probably doesn't produce good resolution and most people have a TV to watch stuff on. Impractical but kitschy and will likely appeal to B movie culture fans.
Squishable Wine Box Lets You Squeeze Wine Until The Last Drop
French Fries Box With A Pocket For Ketchup
Because those things always stand upright throughout a meal...;P
Lightbulb Spice Jars & Coasters
Marais Piano Cake Packaging
The Most Honest Chocolate Tablet
Fruit Juice Packaging
Cookie Packaging Turns Into A Mask
Top For Coffee Cup
Wine Bottle Based Around The Concept Of Wine As The Blood
I like that the wrapper keeps the used bag from making a mess when you set it aside. Practical and cute and since it's compressed paper, you can also toss it in the compost pile. The absorbed tea is good for plants, too, so will be even better for the compost pile. I like to put my spent tea bags right in the garden or in a potted plant.
Next on Bored Panda: A single slice of toast, wrapped in plastic.
Gnome Bread Packaging
Instant Noodle Packing Box
seems good in theory, but in practice i bet all that stuff does not stay in there well.
Fast Food Packaging
Isn't the burger getting cold (colder!) by the minute as long as there's ice in the coke under there?
Packaging For Pistachio Nuts. Inside Tray Holds Pistachios But The Outer Part Separates And Becomes A Tray For The Shells
Mini Olive-Oil Packages
While I like the concept, I forsee much waste. Same problem as K-cups...
Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonnaise
Not a bad idea at all. And it'd probably be way more easy to open then the little plastic ones.
Sushi To-Go Box With Chopsticks Instead Of The Handle
Green Berry Tea
So many of the tea bags features on this page are stunning, but obviously are best suited to transparent cups.
Fit Buns High Protein: Bread
Don't know why, but at first thought it was a butt..