Quick Answer: Why Do We Package?

The packaging protects the products and stops them and the energy, water and materials used to make them from going to waste.

In the case of food and drink items, packaging continues to protect the items once they are in the home and can extend the period when they are safe to eat and at their best.

What is the purpose of a package?

The primary purpose of a package are. Protect: First and most important purpose of the package is to protect the product inside. A delicate smartphone can be easily damaged if the packaging around is not sufficient enough for it to protect. Contain: Packaging hold the product, whether it is a bag, a pouch or a box.

Why do we package foods?

Packaging protects against damage or contamination by micro-organisms, air, moisture and toxins. It prevents product spilling or leaking. The packaging serves the important function of containing the food, protecting against chemical and physical damage whilst providing information essential to consumers and marketers.

What is packaging and why is it important?

Packaging involves the development of container and graphic design for a product. It is an important and effective sales tool for encouraging impulse buying. It is the packaging that increases the product density. Good packaging can sell the products more easily and quickly as it works as a promotional tool.

What is the main objective of packaging?


The basic objective of packaging for industrial goods such as components and machinery is to protect the product while in transit.

What are the 3 types of packaging?

There are 3 levels of packaging: Primary, Secondary and Tertiary.

Secondary Packing

  • The packaging used to ship products already in primary packaging.
  • Its main goals are to protect products and provide branding during shipping.
  • It’s also used as display packaging in retail locations such as grocery stores.

What are the 4 types of packaging?

There are four primary types of Packaging. These include: Containers are receptacles that hold, protect and organize products and materials during storage and transport.

It is used by nearly every industry, including:

  1. Aerospace.
  2. Appliance.
  3. Automotive.
  4. Beverage.
  5. Chemicals.
  6. Construction.
  7. Consumer goods.
  8. E-Commerce.