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Preform technology enables ambient yogurt product

Venezuelan food and beverage manufacturer Empresas Polar has introduced the first shelf-stable yogurt in the country through its subsidiary, Pascual Andina.
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New reclosure system for Kellogg's in Europe.
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Kellogg's bags feature 'intuitive' reclosure

Last January breakfast cereal leader Kellogg's launched a new flexible bag using a new kind of reclosure feature.
Barrier packaging plus "patented sterilization process" brings 12-month unrefrigerated shelf life to this new line of tapas from Spain.
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It's tapas time

Grupo Alimentario IAN, based in Navarra, Spain, has launched a new range of Carretilla brand tapas in a new barrier package.
Aldi scores source reduction with light-weight container.
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Reduced-weight Aldi mozzarella pack

Italian manufacturer Gruppo Francia has reduced the packaging weight of Aldi’s private label ‘Cucina’ mozzarella cheese by half after switching to a SuperLight container.
HopeGel is a nutrient and calorie-dense protein gel designed to aid children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
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HopeGel delivers nourishment to starving children in Haiti

Shelf-stable stand-up pouch offers portability and convenience; donations accepted to help save children’s lives.
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Design translates modern curry 'taste explosion'

New packaging for the Little Turban line of curry sauces takes a modern twist on traditional Indian patterns and lets the vibrant, flavorful product take center stage.
Personalized M&M's get a new kind of reclosure system.
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Novel reclosure feature on personalized M&M's

Mars Inc.’s M&M’s brand has come out with a new twist on its personalized MY M&M’s bulk packaging design.
WIRELESS ACCESS. The Wi-Fi-connected, touch-screen printing system features full logo/image/graphics/barcodes programming and editing.
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On-case inkjet printer saves time, labor, and materials

Switch from hand-applied p-s labels expands flexibility and provides opportunity to print more data on much larger shipping case panels.
 MULTIPLE ROBOTS. Photo shows how robots one, two, and three automatically move lidded plates to the retort crates.
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Automation at Nestle brings back baby food line

A range of shelf-stable, microwavable, ready meals for babies and toddlers showed promise a few years ago. But packaging operations had to be optimized to make it viable.
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Multipacker boosts seafood company's productivity up to 75%

Chicken of the Sea installs new multipacker and two tray shrink packers that provide changeover versatility, operate at 95%-plus efficiency, and have resulted in a 20% reduction in manpower.
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Daisy updates cottage cheese pack

Colored lids and updated graphics for Daisy Brand Cottage Cheese packaging highlights ‘The Daisy Difference’: high-quality ingredients.
A special birthday edition package for iodized salt will be available for a limited time in 2014.
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Morton Salt Girl birthday brings brand refresh

Iconic Morton Salt packaging moves to a cleaner, simpler look to modernize the brand, while a limited-edition pack celebrates the Morton Salt Girl’s 100th birthday.
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Brightly colored, heart-shaped bottles hold scented sunscreen

Consumers just love the new collection of Brightly Scented Sun Care® products from Miami-based SolScents, packaged in heart-shaped, perfume bottle-inspired containers in vivid colors that correspond to the seven scents.
Now in a limited-edition trial is this two-lb package of Fisher Brand Party Peanuts.
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Flexible pack merchandises like a rigid container

Formed from ‘exoskeleton’ rollstock on a vf/f/s machine, the PrimaPak combines benefits of a rigid container with the cost and sustainability advantages of flexibles.
Oscar Mayer brand P3 capitalizes on the healthful snacking craze.
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Kraft pushes packs of protein

Kraft Foods Group’s Oscar Mayer brand is introducing P3 Portable Protein Pack: meat, cheese, and nuts in a packaging format designed for active consumers looking for a snack to help keep them going throughout the day.

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