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Canada and USA Packaging Requirements Guide – DOWNLOAD YOURS FREE NOW!

So many of my clients (graphic designers especially) find it difficult to search for and make sense of information on Canadian and USA packaging requirements. They simply want to know what elements are absolutely required on their packaging design in order to achieve compliance. For ...

Bilingual Nutrition Label Formats for Food Products Sold in Canada

Welcome to my series on bilingual packaging for food products sold in Canada. In this first article, we’ll talk about the format of nutrition facts table that is appropriate to use for your specific product. I hope that these articles are useful in expanding your ...

Bilingual Packaging Requirements of Major Canadian Retailers

As an inventor, foreign distributor or manufacturer of a new product, you may be asking yourself when the best time is to produce bilingual packaging for the Canadian market. My answer? The sooner the better. Before the rise of Amazon Prime and the major societal ...

Bilingual Trademark Regulations in Canada: Am I Required to Translate My Trademark?

As a Canadian translator and packaging specialist, the number one question I receive from clients is the following: Am I required to translate my English product or company trademark to French (or vice-versa)? When a trademark appears on bilingual packaging or advertising materials for the ...

Packaging Design Tip: Canadian Food Packaging

How to format your product packaging's bilingual main display panel Font Size English and French text on the main display panel must meet minimum type height requirements (1,6 mm) but does NOT have to be the same type height. However, the Canadian government strongly recommends ...

The 5 Key (Minimum) Bilingual Canadian Packaging Requirements

In a pinch, use this guide to meet the minimum requirements for bilingual Canadian packaging design. www.wordfrog.ca www.packagingcompliance.ca
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