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Case Studies

Flexible Packaging

Truvia spouted pouch
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Pour-spout pouch lends Truvia sweet market distinction

The 1.5-lb package gives the Cargill sugar substitute brand a category first, lends a clean look, and makes it easy for consumers to use in baking.
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This automatic splicing system has been a big help not only in reducing film waste but also in making Odom’s Tennessee Pride more operationally efficient.
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A splice in time saves dimes

At Odom’s Tennessee Pride, automatic film splicing systems are being added to flow wrapping equipment to boost productivity and reduce film waste.
The pouch offers sustainable packaging advantages.
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Pouch scores sustainable packaging points

For its Horse Quenchers product, Equatic Solutions of Flemington, NJ. pulled off a nice bit of source reduction recently when it switched out of a rigid plastic container plus snap-on lid to a pouch made of flexible film.
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Mars Drinks debuts 100% recyclable Freshpack

Single-serve brewing system gets first two drink pouches in recyclable material, said to reduce the package footprint from 40% to 44%, depending on method of disposal.
Goya Foods of Florida packs 66 SKUs of dry beans, including some of the varieties shown.
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Automation at Goya supports growing bean business

A new Miami, FL, distribution center and dry-bean packing facility produces 1 million cases of bagged beans per year using three fully automated packaging lines.
The system is flexible to accommodate multiple MFB products.
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Bagger automation aids charitable food efforts

Midwest Food Bank adds vacuum conveying, auger filling, and form/fill/seal bagging equipment to its arsenal to help fight hunger.
FPA Gold Award Winner for Technical Innovation.
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Pouch with spine is upstanding innovation for refills

Making the product refill experience more palatable for consumers, the new Method Laundry & Dish Refill Pouch (with Spine), supplied by Innovative Packaging Solutions, Inc., has been awarded Gold by FPA for Technical Innovation.
FPA Gold Award Winner.
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Dog bone packaging fetches Gold

Technical Innovation, Printing Achievement, and Packaging Excellence Gold Awards have been earned by Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC for development of flat-bottom, stand-up, window bags with oxygen and moisture barriers.
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Easter egg candy packs are renewable, compostable

Canadian candy company selects cellulose-based film for its stand-up pouch packaging for competitive advantage with Easter treats.
Lactalis
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Lactalis uses bioplastics for its cheese snacks

Precious Sticksters cheeses are filled on hf/f/s equipment using a 50-50 film blend of polylactic acid and petroleum-based materials.
Yamato case packer
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Odom’s takes pride in packaging prowess

A dedicated workforce, along with weigh scale, vf/f/s, case packaging, and cartoning equipment help produce over a 1 million breakfast sandwiches a day.
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Clever combo kit extends Kraft cheese's reach

Convenience, taste, and freshness are the key qualities emphasized in packaging for Kraft Food’s new line of Fresh Take meal solutions in six varieties.
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Kraft introduces easy-to-handle flexible pack for foodservice dressings

The new YES Pack from Kraft for its foodservice salad dressing varieties offers a range of convenience and sustainability features, and allows up to 99% of product to be consumed.
The air-filled handle provides a good grip.
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Chinese dairy introduces a new kind of aseptic pouch

Aimed at young people constantly on the lookout for the next cool thing, Ecolean Air Aseptic is a single-serve pouch that makes some strong environmental claims.
Steaming bag is included with the fresh potatoes.
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Steam bag packed along with fresh potatoes

Chicago-based Agrow Fresh Produce Co. has launched fresh, petite red potatoes in a “Simply Season & Steam” format that includes a dual-ovenable steaming bag inside.

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