You know the importance of creating a distinct and memorable package that will catch the eye of the consumer. You want your brand to be recognized quickly and easily across all types of packaging and on all your products. Therefore, it is critical that your brand colours appear consistent.
To be sure your brand is the same on all your packaging, your designer and suppliers need to work together.
To be sure your brand is the same on all your packaging, your designer and suppliers need to know your target brand colours. For instance, if you have an energy bar displayed in a carton, the branding should be consistent on both the bar wrap and the display carton.
A colour printed on kraft paper will look very different than that same colour printed on white. To ensure consistency, your suppliers need to know the target, and the designer must create the graphics to meet the printer's specifications.
Consider an energy bar. The bar will be wrapped in a flexible plastic, foil or paper, and contained in a display box. Printing on these different materials can result in colour variation and loss of brand recognition. For this reason, you want to have all your packaging suppliers working together with your designer to ensure your brand colours match. Packaging designers and printers will consider the impact of colour variation on different materials and adjust the inks to compensate.
Additionally, you may have various products packed in different types of packaging. A consistent look across all of the products is the key to developing instant brand recognition and consumer loyalty.
Be sure to discuss the importance of colour consistency with your suppliers during the design stage.