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Beverage Packaging

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Energy drink takes flight in slim, aluminium can

New Fuga beverage—a mix of energy and herbal ingredients—launches in a slim, 12-oz aluminium can that provides consumer appeal and recyclability.
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Miller Time reinvented with sleek, easy-grip bottle

MillerCoors uses package design as a tool to influence the beer category, launching a sleek, contoured bottle for its Miller Lite brand that reinvents the drinking experience.
Bonfire Brewing uses a single-station, cam-driven, air-actuated seaming machine made by the same OEM that made the upstream filling system.
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Digitally printed shrink labels open possibilities at craft brewer

Bonfire Brewing Co. buys bright stock cans and self-decorates them with shrink sleeve labels. Thanks to digital printing, ‘we can change graphics at the drop of a hat.’
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PLA capsules adorn wine bottles

Trinity Oaks begins using compostable wine bottle capsules made from renewable materials.
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Organic wines in stand-up pouch are 'uncorked'

A line of three fruit-inspired wine varieties are launched in an eco-friendly stand-up pouch by organic winemaker Gilles Louvet.
Shrink sleeve label delivers shelf impact.
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Shrink sleeve look for popular water

Contract Bottling, located in Sunderland in northeastern England, has developed a new shrink sleeve branding solution for its well-known Perfectly Clear brand of flavoured-water drinks.
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First frozen coffee drink kit stands up and stands out in flexible pouch

Frozen coffee blend kit to debut in the grocer’s freezer section in a brightly colored flex-pack featuring graphics that build on Seattle’s Best Coffee’s 40 years of coffee-making experience.
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'Considered Curation' directs design of herbal martini

Thoughtful selection and nurturing of each element of new ALTAR herbal martini line leads to brand that marries old-time apothecary with California contemporary.
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Wine by the single-serve PET glass served up for summer

Single-serve wine in a stemware-style PET glass is launched, using proprietary technology that keeps the product fresh and the glass clean from handling.
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Compostable coffee bags make North American debut

Two North American coffee roasting companies have launched fully compostable coffee bags to support their eco-friendly commitments.
Estimated non-refrigerated shelf life for these juices is up to one year in their unopened bottles.
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Packaging pumps up juice sales

Fave Juice’s careful selection of new bottling system protects product shelf life and triples sales forecasts.
Drop packer with the Pic-N-Place module.
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Drop packer keeps craft brewer growing

After experiencing a higher than desirable level of bottle breakage with repurposed packaging equipment, Midwestern stalwart Boulevard Brewing Company needed a solution to meet its non-traditional packaging demands, which include four different bottle types, multiple packaging sizes, and no carton dividers.
Full-aperture can end turns the can into a drinking vessel.
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Debut of full-aperture can end for beer

With the April launch of Helles Golden Lager, its ninth canned beer, Sly Fox Brewing Co. of Pottstown, PA becomes the first brewery in North America to utilize the innovative 360 End™ beverage can technology.
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Pepsi launches first new bottle design in 16 years

The new bottle's bold swirl and elevated profile are said to reflect the brand's attributes and youthful spirit.
The Aseptic Edge makes its U.S. debut in a SunOpta product.
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SunOpta unveils new look in aseptics

The first product in the Aseptic Edge format is now available to U.S. consumers and is being showcased at the Natural Products Industry Expo West in Anaheim, CA, March 7-10.

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