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Plant-Based Meat Alternatives: How Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of the Rising Trend

Plant-Based Meat Alternatives: How Food and Beverage Entrepreneurs Can Take Advantage of the Rising Trend

There’s no doubt about it—plant-based meat alternatives are on the rise! That rise means new opportunities for businesses in the food and beverage industry.  In the recent past, creating a plant-based version of meat that looked, smelled, and tasted like meat was an unheard of idea. Those looking to cut back on meat only had… Continue Reading

The Future of Sustainable Meat Alternatives: From Plant-based to Cruelty-Free to Cultured Meat

The Future of Sustainable Meat Alternatives: From Plant-based to Cruelty-Free to Cultured Meat

Is the demand for sustainable meat alternatives changing the landscape of food as we know it?  It’s impossible to deny the popularity of meat. Only 2% of Americans choose to follow a vegetarian diet (and for vegans, the number is even lower.)  In fact, in 2018, the average American ate more than 220 pounds of… Continue Reading

Microbiome Diets: The Latest Startup Craze (and The Opportunity for Food and Beverage Business Owners)

Microbiome Diets: The Latest Startup Craze (and The Opportunity for Food and Beverage Business Owners)

There’s a new diet craze taking the wellness industry by storm—microbiome diets! For decades, people have searched for diets that could help them lose weight and feel good. Over the years, many fad diets have come and gone, from low-calorie to low-carb to intermittent fasting and everything in between.  But microbiome diets take a different… Continue Reading

Pet Supplements 101: 5 Questions Every New Brand in the Industry Needs to Ask

Pet Supplements 101: 5 Questions Every New Brand in the Industry Needs to Ask

The health and fitness industry has skyrocketed over the last decade, and with it, so have protein bars, health food, and dietary supplements.  But human supplements aren’t alone in that growth. As more people have grown health-conscious and concerned about their own wellness, they have also started focusing on the health of their four-legged best… Continue Reading

Creative Endeavors in Our Agency: A Conceptual Collaboration for a Unique Chocolate Packaging Design

Creative Endeavors in Our Agency: A Conceptual Collaboration for a Unique Chocolate Packaging Design

Creative Collaboration to Chocolate Packaging Design As the founder of a design agency, I’m always on the lookout for talented artists for inspiration, motivation, and collaboration. So, when an old acquaintance of mine, Courtney McClain of McClain Grayson Co. started creating illustrations that inspired me, I knew I wanted to work on a project together. I reached… Continue Reading

Farmer’s Markets: The Perfect Place to Sell Your Juice or Homemade Cookies in Miami

Farmer’s Markets: The Perfect Place to Sell Your Juice or Homemade Cookies in Miami

As one of the food packaging design companies in Florida, we’ve seen a lot of businesses launch from the ground up, including many new juice and homemade cookie businesses. If you’re launching a similar business, you might be wondering where the best place to sell them is!  You’ve decided to dive in and start selling… Continue Reading

Crème de Mint Honored as Top Packaging Design Company in 2021

Crème de Mint Honored as Top Packaging Design Company in 2021

Crème de Mint has operated as one of the food packaging design companies in South Florida for over a decade. We are always honored when we receive awards for our efforts. Recently, we were named one of the Top Packaging Design Companies in 2021 by Superbcompanies.  Superbcompanies is a research portal that ranks companies in… Continue Reading

How to Find a Manufacturer for Your Product Business

How to Find a Manufacturer for Your Product Business

When you’re running a product business, choosing a manufacturer is a big decision. It’s easy to get caught up in all of the other choices you need to make, from your tagline to your packaging to your website.  But without a reliable manufacturer, the entire system for your business will stall. Choosing the right manufacturer… Continue Reading

Do adaptogens belong in your product line?

Do adaptogens belong in your product line?

It’s no secret that modern culture is a perfect environment for stress. There’s so much to do in so little time, and finding quiet places or a spare moment for mindfulness is its own (stress-inducing) challenge. When it comes to the human body, a little bit of stress is actually a good thing. Stress gets… Continue Reading

Four Common Mistakes Businesses Make on Instagram (And How to Avoid Them)

Four Common Mistakes Businesses Make on Instagram (And How to Avoid Them)

For product businesses, Instagram offers a world of possibilities. There are more than 1.15 billion active users on Instagram, and 90% of those users follow at least one business on the platform.  The average conversion rate on Instagram is 1.08%, with an average order value of $65. When you start to do the math, it’s… Continue Reading