Bespoke Packaging 

Voges has plastic packaging solutions for any market and any possible application. You can choose from our range of standard solutions, or you can ask us to come up with a bespoke solution to meet your packaging needs. We have developed innovative packaging solutions for a wide range of clients.

Haribo Eat&Greet

Heat seal blisters make edible cards a reality. Tiko Foodconcepts came up with the idea of an edible greeting card for the confectionery brand Haribo. Twice the surprise! But how do you go about packaging such a thing? Voges solved the problem.

The challenge
How to package an edible greeting card
Working together with Tiko Foodconcepts we agreed the prerequisites for a very original edible greeting card. The packaging had to display the card clearly and for hygiene reasons also had to prevent any contact with customers in the shop. A number of different ideas came up in the concept stage, like valentine’s cards with hearts and swimming certificates with fish. And a recognisable name: Eat&Greet.

Our solution
Heat seal blisters with top foil
Voges designed a blister pack for each of the differently shaped cards which could each be easily and automatically top-sealed. A range of basic shapes were put together incorporating the technical input of the supplier of the sealing machine. After a long process of continuous development we arrived at APET heat seal blisters in a variety of shapes with top foil seals.

The result
A tasty surprise!
The Eat&Greet greeting card became a premium product in the Haribo range. The product was beautifully presented in a recess inside the card, and the packaging was easy to handle. The packaging’s high-quality, clear appearance helped make Eat&Greet a tasty surprise in shops.


Buzzy Seeds grow kits top quality once again

It is as true for packaging as for anything else: if it’s from far away, it probably isn’t the best. That was the experience of our client Buzzy Seeds of manufacturing its grow kits in China. Originally the arrangement looked promising, especially for the price, but as more and more orders came in the discrepancies in quality and even colour became too large to tolerate. Buzzy Seeds asked Voges to bring its packaging range back up to the top of the market.

The problem
Low quality and unreliable deliveries
Production in China may well be cheap, but the quality is almost always dodgy. Because it emerged that their grow kit packaging was being made by hand by many different suppliers, and therefore no two examples of the packaging were ever the same. But what was even worse was that the quality of all the packaging left much to be desired. And what’s more, their deliveries were unreliable. 

Our solution
High production output
Voges looked at all aspects of visual appearance and functionality, They also took a close look at product engineering considerations to ensure optimum production efficiency. Equipped with these findings, and with the latest technology used in its energy efficient factory, Voges was able to achieve a very high production output, which allowed its prices to compete with China.

The result
An outstanding visual appearance in the shops
The high level of production quality ensured that all the packaging had the same outstanding visual appearance for a very good price. Buzzy Seeds grow kits once again became the leading product in their category in the shops, and not a moment too soon.



Plants through the letterbox

Strong mail order packaging for plug plants. Suttons is a company that supplies plants and other products by mail order The most challenging part of which is the letterbox. How can you get plants through it? Voges came up with an inventive packaging solution and made savings on production costs to reduce the price.

The challenge
Devise packaging that could be used to put plants through the letterbox
Suttons asked Voges to come up with packaging that would be flat enough and yet strong enough to allow plug plants to be sent to individuals by post. The plants needed to be held inside their plug compartments, but still needed to be able to breathe too. And, of course, the packaging also had to be made for a good price.

The solution
Ingenious Production
Voges looked at the options for its visual appearance and functionality with a production engineering perspective in mind. Because optimum production efficiency is the top priority for ensuring the concept is achievable. Voges developed a trial version which could be used to test whether it would be strong enough and ‘letterbox-functional’. Furthermore, ingenious ventilation slits were added to let in sufficient air, as well as resulting in substantial savings on production costs because the topfoil no longer needed to be perforated.

The result
Safely in the post
Suttons plug plants could now be sent in the post with ample ventilation. The strong packaging solution that Voges came up with offered optimum protection for the plant, allowing it to be effortlessly popped through the letterbox. Thanks to its inventive production process, with ventilation slits instead of performing, the costs were kept down as well.