Food Packaging Design Accessibility Guidelines

Packaging should be designed to meet market and consumer needs, including accessibility. This resource addresses the need to be easy to open and have legible labeling without compromising product safety, integrity, or quality.

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Link retrieved/verified on: 29/02/2016

Organisation: Arthritis Australia Visit this organisation's home page

Organisation type: Industry collaborative grouping, Research organisation

Charge for usage of this resource: None - free

Main area addressed by this resource: Alternative pack formats, Competitor packs, Compliance, Consumer pressure, Consumers, Design / creativity, Innovations, Safety

Information type: Downloadable PDF

Geographical scope: Australia, Global

Level of detail: Detailed


Packaging types: Bags, Bags (IBC), Caps, Clampacks, Tetrapak style, Bottles, Boxes (all), Cans, Cards, Cartons, Closures, Containers, Film, Flexibles, Jars, Pots / bowls / tubs, Trays (all)

Product/sector focus: All

Design topics: How design affects functionality

Latest developments: Research

End of life:

Compliance: Braille, Labelling

Audience: Designers, Those who spec packaging


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