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How PG tips unveiled its biggest packaging overhaul in almost 20 years

By Freddie Heygate | Marketer

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There are few things as idiosyncratically British as the humble cup of tea. An icon of British life as celebrated as fish and chips or the Royal Family; a prop few of our soap operas would cope without. Yet British tastes are changing, and so too is PG tips.

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Britain’s favourite tea brand has unveiled its biggest packaging overhaul in almost 20 years, updating the entire PG tips range with a new contemporary logo and stripped-back pack design.

Its aim is to reinforce its authority as market leader, create greater cut-through on the supermarket shelf and appeal to a younger audience.

PG Tips Packaging

The redesign, which first appeared on shelves in May this year, was part of a wider comms strategy that saw the Unilever-owned brand launch a new advertising campaign in September...

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