عنوان مقاله [English]
Packaging in marketing literature is considered as a part of Product or brand. Packaging is one the most important factors in the field of production and marketing. Unfortunately, in our countray, the majority of packaging activities are traditional and research plays a minor role. It seems that practiotioners have a little knowedge apout packaging and its importance in marketing. The aim of present study is to investigate the relationship between packaging information and consumer purchase behavior. By using convenient sampling, 384 questionares were distributed and used for statistical analysis. The validity and reliability of questionaires were validated. Finidngs showed that there was a meaningful correlation between packaging information (legal, marketing and nutrition information) and consumer purchase behaviors. Production and expiration date, price and ISO information were the most imporatant legal information. Brand and packaging materials were the most imporatant marketing information. According to regression analysis, packaging information explains 65.6 percent of change in the dependent variable (consumer purchase behavior).