New blow-on print-and-apply labelers at UK tomato packer Hazlewood VHB have vastly improved labeling efficiencies. The Littlehampton, England, firm installed five Sirius labelers in late ’99, three in its Ash facility and two in Littlehampton.
The California Association of Winegrape Growers is pressing the BATF to revise its labeling standards so consumers understand that flavored wines are not required to meet the same content standards as traditional table wine.
San Diego-based WD-40 Co. has come up with a way to keep the all-important spray tube on its popular lubricant product from getting lost. The firm’s 8- and 11-oz cans now have a red, yellow or blue stretchable rubber strap around the neck.
In the spirit of the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games, Melbourne, Australia-based Bonlac Foods introduced bags of portion-packed processed cheddar cheese sporting Aussie characters Syd, Millie and Olly playing Olympic sports.