Packaging Whore

Highlighting smart, aesthetically-pleasing design in food packaging.

July 16, 2015

Packaging Whore: Kewpie Egg Royal Mayonnaise

by Moto

Mayonnaise in America = Hellman’s = Gross. This is what many people say or think, but mayo in Japan is very different.

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June 7, 2013

Packaging Whore: Chinatown Canned Goods

by Kayoko

Our shop is located right next to Oakland’s Chinatown, where I spend a lot of my time.

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April 18, 2012

Packaging Whore: The Intelligentsia Coffee Pour Over Set

by Kayoko

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Now, Umamimart has never really been “in” on the “scene”. We don’t really get invited to hip opening events or get star attention from restaurants when dining.

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June 1, 2011

Packaging Whore: Wrapper’s Delight

by Anders

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Oh great, here we go again. Another blog post about Japanese food packaging design.

But you know what?

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April 15, 2011

Packaging Whore: Gyokuro Tea for Intelligentsia

by Kayoko

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When visiting Chicago for the first time last year, I of course had Intelligenstia Coffee as a must-go destination.

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February 16, 2011

Packaging Whore: Kitaro One-Cup Sake

by Kayoko

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I regretfully report that Anders, aka Skankynavia and Packaging Whore columnist, is on sabbatical for the next few weeks, and will be returning in mid-March.

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February 9, 2011

Packaging Whore: Kawaii Eats

by Anders

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The kawaii (= cute) world of Japan is a very positive dimension of happiness, beauty, bunnies, rainbows and ribbons.

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February 2, 2011

Packaging Whore: Suppon Soup in a Can

by Kayoko

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My pal Washi just got back from Japan and brought me an entire BAG full of fun omiyage (gifts)!

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December 22, 2010

Packaging Whore: Faggy Foods (The XXXmas Edition)

by Kayoko

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PREFACE
Packaging Whore: Faggy Foods (by Anders)

I’ve been a serious holiday downer this year.

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November 17, 2010

Packaging Whore: Faggy Foods

by Anders

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They’re all around you, The Fags. With their pastel-coloured yachts and pink-powered investment banker dating services.

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