Stonyfield Farm is so confident about the potential sales of its Yo Squeeze organic yogurt for kids that it’s purchased a second vf/f/s machine. Each machine produces 200 tubes/min, with an unusual ‘butt seal.’
The two-part training certification and accreditation program announced by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (Arlington, VA) sounds like a strong plan that could pay big dividends to packaging operations in the years ahead (see p.
The expression “show me the money” has taken a beverage twist Down Under. That’s where United Distillers & Vintners, part of London, England-based Diageo, has stashed real cash inside select cans of Bundaberg’s Rum & Cola.
The Foodservice & Packaging Institute has released a new market data study on disposable foodservice packaging products, including beverage cups, food containers, dinnerware, bags, wraps and plastic cutlery.
DuPont has announced the call for entries in the Fourteenth DuPont Awards for Innovation in Packaging. Deadline for entries is January 5, 2001. Judges will be looking for innovations that offer a breadth of application for today and the future, significant industry and consumer impact, and a strong degree of innovation.