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PaperBoy paper wine bottle a U.S. first

Winemaker Truett-Hurst launches a fully recyclable, molded-pulp wine bottle to appeal to eco-conscious, on-the-go wine lovers, selling a quarter-million bottles in the first 60 days.
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Twist-off lid makes re-closing easy.
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Upside down salami pack wows consumers

Norwegian salami manufacturer Grilstad has met consumer demand for an exciting new packaging format.
FRONT VIEW. The front of the AFTCATS robotic bottling system shows the main touchscreen display, with the pick-and-place loading robot shown in the window.
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Cancer diagnostics firm automates bottle filling, capping, labeling

Dako’s compact robotic bottling system frees up vital production floor space, increases speed, and reduces labor costs, filling different bottle shapes and sizes with no mechanical setup between production runs.
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Shapely new Domino Sugar bottle is a first

Domino Foods introduces a ‘table-worthy’ bottle, with a graceful, carafe-like shape and easy-dispense closure for two varieties of its Domino Sugar and C&H Sugar brands.
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Hirzel doubles down on aseptics

This fourth-generation Ohio marketer of tomato products believes there is a certain segment of U.S. consumers who want a package format other than a can.
SHELF LIFE. HPP processing has tripled the shelf life on hummus products sold by Hope Foods.
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HPP extends shelf life of fresh dips

Because it ‘busts up the bacteria’ with minimal loss of flavor or nutritional value, High Pressure Processing made it possible for these hummus and lentil dips to go nationwide.
THE STUFFER. Freshly erected corrugated cases convey directly beneath empty paperboard six-pack carriers so the carriers can be inserted into the cases.
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Craft brewer automates to grow

From an overhead depalletizer that handles both cans and bottles to a robotic case packer that greatly reduces the risk of broken bottles, new capabilities at Troegs are impressive.
Branson Ultrasonics helped Karma Culture LLC overcome the challenge of welding the patented KarmaCap, a dispensing capsule that holds vitamins and other essential ingredients separate from the water until the consumer peels back the protective seal, pushes down on the cap, and gently shakes the bottle to mix the drink. The “reservoir cap” is used for Karma® Wellness Water plastic bottles.
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Customized spin-welding key to sealing KarmaCap

Closure allows users to infuse fresh vitamins into beverage and then shake the bottle to initiate health benefits of its vitamin drinks.
HELLO PRODUCTS. This photo shows packages of the company’s mouthwash, toothpaste, and breath spray, all introduced in early 2013.
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'Packaging as art' approach guides Hello Products' oral care line

Suppliers partner to speed ‘seriously friendly' oral care products to market in innovative packaging that employs shapes, colors, and recycled materials.
Festive PET containers for Mondelez sweets.
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Christmas looks sweet in PET confectionery packs

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas thanks to festive packaging for Mondelēz International confectionery.
Extrusion/blow-molded of HDPE, Stada's Ladival container showed rising sales figures during its initial summer sales period.
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Successful start for new travel-size sun protection bottle

Extrusion/blow-molded of HDPE, container showed rising sales figures during its initial summer sales period.
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New cocktail brand lets you have a ball, catch a buzz

Irreverent new single-serve cocktail beverage BuzzBallz comes in a brightly colored party ball-shaped 'PET can' that is unbreakable, freezable, and fun.
Barilla uses a 42-head rotary volumetric filler that normally runs at 400 bottles/min on each line. The fillers offer a valve system that provides maximum dosing accuracy with the least mechanical stress on the product.
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New Barilla sauce plant is committed to quality

A new $53 million facility near Parma, Italy, uses extensive quality controls from the field to the final package to ensure the most authentic Italian food experience.
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Domino launches shapely, 'table-worthy' canister design

A new hourglass-shaped package with a flip-top closure for two varieties of sugar under the Domino and C&H brands is designed for tabletop usage.
Aluminum can for new brew.
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Traditional brew in an untraditional package

What started off as an idea at a local college football game has turned into the launch of a new craft brewery and a new product in the marketplace: Chapman’s American Ale Cider.

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