All Posts

Pepper Power: Fiery Foods and the New Superfood, Chili Peppers
Pepper Power: Fiery Foods and the New Superfood, Chili Peppers

We like fiery foods.  Hot sauce, spicy jams, green chili pickles, barbeque sauce, you name it, we’ve helped label it – and likely eaten it. Maybe it’s because our headquarters are located in the southwest. Here at Columbine Label, we enjoy our chili pepper based foods and admire our customers that concoct them. That’s one reason why we are honored…

Read more

Sustainability & Labels: Part 3
Sustainability & Labels: Part 3

What materials are suited for sustainable labels In Part 2 of our Sustainability & Labels series, we covered the different terminology under the umbrella of sustainability. With a clear understanding of how these categories differ and why sustainability is critical to influencing sales, it’s time to get a handle on what materials are suitable for sustainable product labels. Overcoming challenges…

Read more

Sustainability & Labels: Part 2
Sustainability & Labels: Part 2

How sustainability, recyclability and compostability differ In Part 1 of our Sustainability & Labels series, we discussed why it is imperative that brands incorporate sustainability into their product packaging and labels. Not only do consumers demand it, research shows many are willing to pay more for it. Know before you “go” But before you invest in new environmentally friendly packaging…

Read more

Sustainability & Labels: Part 1
Sustainability & Labels: Part 1

Why sustainability is trending in labels – and why you should care. Sustainability is here to stay. It has become a major driving force in every aspect of business operations as well as consumer choice. In fact, external demand – from environmental groups and eco-minded consumers to activist investors – is the primary impetus for corporate sustainable initiatives. Consumer packaged…

Read more

As Distilled Spirits Soar, So Does Spirit Label Design
As Distilled Spirits Soar, So Does Spirit Label Design

Distilled spirits are soaring. A recent study by the Distilled Spirits Council of the United States (DISCUS) shows that spirits category generated $90 billion in retail sales in 2019, continuing the spirits growth trajectory for the 10th year in a row. Spirit label growth by segment Growth in spirits by segment shows key trends and opportunities as well as the…

Read more