California's rigid plastic packaging container law, which establishes rates and dates for recycling and source reduction requirements in rigid plastic containers used in food and beverage packaging, takes effect on January 1, 1997.
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Unlike their counterparts in the U.S., many European consumers are no strangers to shelf-stable coffee creamers in aseptic bricks, even though that style of package lacks some of the user-friendliness and pouring ease of the gabletop carton.
This year's FPA awards recognized converters for packages that permit product viewing--even touching the product--without compromising package integrity. Reclosable and/or stand-up pouches drive into new product categories.