More than 40ꯠ Ready Kit and Ready Kit Plus products made it to market to coincide with Department of Homeland Security secretary Tom Ridge’s speech announcing DHS’s first National Preparedness Month, which began September 9.
Even a casual observer of today’s packaging arena can’t help but notice the trend toward tuna in retortable pouches. But canned fish marketer Saupiquet of Nantes, France, has launched a new line of albacore tuna slices in one-piece steel cans that have Peel Seam™ peelable lids from Crown Food Europe, an affiliate of Crown Holdings, Inc.
For Grate Chef president Keith Aldredge, one good thing has led to another. Not only did Grate Chef reintroduce its Grill Wipes in revamped pouches, the Dacula, GA, company found a great way to automate the product’s packaging operations: via contract packager Packaging Division Inc. See video
Nephron has for months conducted pouch film material assessments to qualify or requalify packaging materials and its material vendors. Specifically, it’s testing pouch material used to package the low-density polyethylene vials containing the product solutions.
Reclosable 8-oz pouches of Danola Supreme Deli Classics sliced luncheon meat from Plumrose USA, East Brunswick, NJ, serve up a pair of innovations, winning Silver Awards for the opening technology and for the slider reseal feature.
A clear stand-up pouch holding 6.75 oz of flavored water is now reaching store shelves in select eastern U.S. markets. It’s claimed to be among the first clear pouches in a category where opaque metallized films or foil-based laminations dominate (see CapriSun from Kraft Foods and Hi-C Blast from Coke’s Minute Maid Div).