Types of packaging 101: Food Packaging

By on 21 March 2017 click here to comment

Food Packaging comes in all shapes and sizes and can be made from a huge range of materials. But whatever it is made from, food packaging has a very important purpose… It helps keep the product fresh and protected from the elements. It can also enhance the look and appeal of your product and provide space for you to sell your product to the world. It is important to keep in mind many factors when selecting packaging for your food products Protection Some products that are more fragile and require air in the package, known as slack fill, to help protect the contents inside from damage. Temperature Control Products that require refrigeration may need plastic or coated packaging to endure the moist environment of refrigeration systems.... continue reading

The List : Packaging Materials

By on 21 February 2017 click here to comment

No idea where to start when it comes to packaging? We can help with some packaging ideas that will make the choice easier. Purpose of Packaging Firstly, work out what you want your packaging to do… Do you need to display your products in a retail space? Do you need to post your products to clients? Do you want to add a luxury look to your product? Do you want to make your product easy to handle or carry? The use of the packaging will help to narrow down the thousands of cool packaging options available. Postage or presentation…? Firstly, do your need your packaging for postage or presentation? …or both? PACKQUEEN have a huge range of boxes to suit both needs. For postage... continue reading

The Benefits of Eco Friendly Packaging

By on 7 February 2017 click here to comment

We all know just how important it is to look after our planet… we only have one after all! Every little bit of eco-friendliness can help, and making the right choices with your packaging can make a difference to both the environment and your bottom line. We have some hints and tips to help you minimize the impact of your packaging on the environment. Reduce The easiest way to eco friendly packaging is to simply reduce the amount of packaging that you use on your products to begin with! Some products are fragile and need protection in transit – nobody wants to receive broken or damaged items – however, just be mindful to use the smallest amount of bubble wrap, packing peanuts etc. that you can… This will save you money in the long term as well. Reu... continue reading

Gift Wrapping Ideas 2017

By on 7 February 2017 click here to comment

Are you always stuck for interesting ways to gift wrap your products for your customers? With a little creativity, the way the gift is wrapped can be just as memorable as the gift itself! PACKQUEEN love wrapping presents and have had a little crafty fun and put together wrap ideas using our ever popular Slim Line C6 Gift Box as the star of the show. Take your gift wrapping to the next level with these cool themes that won’t break the bank: Sequins dress anything up! We found some sequin printed paper, but many variety or haberdashery stores will also sell sequin ribbon by the metre – Match it with some sleek black satin ribbon to class it up! The more bling the better we say… and what... continue reading

DIY Wedding Invitations & Boxes

By on 19 January 2017 click here to comment

Looking for a cost-effective solution for your wedding Invitations? Well DIY is not just for hardware stores! Have you thought about doing your wedding invitations DIY? There are hundreds of DIY wedding invitation kits available online and with a little bit of time and creativity you can produce something unique to invite your guests to your special day. Things to consider: Check the cost of posting your invitations before you design them . If you are on a budget you may find that sending out your invites could be more expensive than you think! Do your research with Australia Post or a courier as it’s far cheaper to send something that is a standard size… It’s also much cheaper to use wedding invitation envelopes or boxes that are a standard size and design your invitations around that. Research your design See what other people are doing with their wedding invitation... continue reading

How to Gift Wrap: 101

By on 16 December 2016 click here to comment

Not sure how to wrap gifts? Our easy guide will take the hassle out of gift wrapping for you! Make sure you have plenty of space! There’s nothing worse than fighting with a roll of paper and sticky tape, it’s almost guaranteed to end in frustration! Wrapping on a flat surface will help you to get crisp folds and avoid wrinkles. If the object is an unusual shape, it helps to find a box to put it into, then you can gift wrap the box Having your tape in a dispenser nearby will help during those times when you feel like you need an extra hand! Unroll a portion of wrapping paper and place your gift on it so that you can measure exactly how much paper you need. Add a few centimetres and then cut the paper with sharp scissors so that you get a crisp edge. Once the paper is cut to the right size, place your gift on to the wrapping paper. Fold the paper over the top... continue reading

Stunning Packaging Designs using PackQueen Gift boxes

By on 18 January 2016 click here to comment

We at PACKQUEEN have hundreds of different boxes to offer to help with your packaging needs. With so many products out there, packaging design is as important as ever. We love it when we can PACK. So we have gathered a few different creative designs from our customers showcasing the PACKQUEEN boxes they used to pack their products. Packaging is like a way of life. We encounter it on a daily basis. Having an eye-catching packaging design is a real challenge, especially with different trends for this new era. Also, if you are a business owner, great packaging adds an edge to your products that makes it stand out from the rest. It is proven that packaging design matters. Not only for businesses but also for gift giving purposes. If... continue reading

New product: A new range of Macaron Boxes

By on 15 October 2015 click here to comment

A brand new design in our Macaron Boxes range coming your way! We have just launched our new range of Macaron Boxes! The sleek new sliding design also features a window so your customers can view the sweet temptations inside! ... continue reading


By on 15 October 2015 click here to comment

We are excited to release a brand new product in our cupcake boxes range! We have just released our ever popular cupcake boxes in Kraft Brown. This is perfect if you are looking for a cupcake box with an organic look. Showcase your beautiful creations in these fantastic products. This product is a one piece construction and comes with a separate removable insert. These boxes keep the cupcakes upright and safe from damage. They are made from paperboard and are easily assembled. Our single cupcake boxes are the most saleable from our range. You can purchase wholesale cupcake boxes through our website at a very affordable cost. ... continue reading

Your Ultimate Guide to Christmas Hampers

By on 13 November 2014 click here to comment

The Christmas season is a unique time mixed with good vibes, cram-shopping, excessive spending, and plenty of eating, all packed in two weeks of glorious celebrations. Gift-giving is one of the bigger parts of the holidays, but for those with tons of friends from all walks of life, shopping for gifts can be a daunting task. If you want a personal gift, but find it hard to shop for that one-of-a-kind gift, we recommend you go the hamper route. Here are 5 main reasons why hampers will k... continue reading

7 Ways to Add a Christmas Feel to your Packaging

By on 30 September 2014 click here to comment

With Christmas just around the corner, we here at PACKQUEEN are beaming with excitement for the holidays. For our lovely clients who are prepping for the upcoming busy season, we’ve got 7 tips on how to infuse Christmas spirit into your product packaging. 1) Choose seasonal gift wrappers. One of the most inexpensive ways to bring a seasonal vibe to your product’s packaging is to switch to Christmas colors. Choose between gold, silver, red and green gift wrappers , whicheve... continue reading

3 Reasons You’ll Love Our New Laydown Macaroon & Chocolate boxes

By on 25 September 2014 click here to comment

Packqueen has just released new items as part our food packaging collection, giving bakeries, cake shops, and home bakers more options for their yummy treats. We’re excited about them, and you probably will too. Here are 3 reasons you’ll also love our new laydown macaroon and chocolate boxes : 1. Double-Duty Boxes M ade of high quality, food-grade 285gsm paperboard, our new boxes are perfect not only for scrumptious ... continue reading