Can packaging make a difference in choices people make? Yesterday I posted about Mayor Bloomberg making the decision to attempt to ban large sugary drinks to kids. A lot has been written about it and there is a conflict between groups regarding government overstepping their boundaries and people getting healthier. Regardless of which side of the topic you fall I think we can all agree that something needs to be done. The consensus is that more and more education is needed, and I cannot agree more. The more we talk about this the more we can do.
That is when I cam across this article on Food Republic. The article focuses on the packaging of foods, specifically healthy foods. We are all accustomed to seeing a McDonald’s french fry carton, or the Pfizer blue bill package (really any pharmaceutical) as well as a package of cigarettes.
When I saw this I thought it was such a good idea. Wouldn’t it make sense in terms of luring people to the healthiness of good quality food as opposed to processed and garbage. These pictures speak volumes: