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Stand-up pouch evokes old-fashioned canning jar

A new line of dairy-free, vegan tomato sauces launches in a stand-up pouch shaped like a canning jar. A ‘handmade’ tag with cord completes the farm-fresh feeling.
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Pacific Foods
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Retort cartons contain ready-to-eat pasta meals

Pacific Foods launches childhood pasta favorites made from all natural ingredients, packaged in BPA-free, retortable liquid cartons.
Driscoll’s, a major marketer of fresh berries, incorporates the pre-labeled clam shell packaging approach.
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Amping up fresh produce labeling flexibility

Thermoformed container supplier brings variable label printing in-house and harvests benefits of digital ink jet print versatility.
Easy reclose feature on Arla's new cheese packs.
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Arla's new easy-to-close cheese pack

A new reclosable system for flexible packaging has been selected by Arla Food to launch its new Anchor Cheddar cheese range.
IML packaging for United Biscuits.
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IML packaging gives United Biscuits shelf impact

Plastic packaging for the United Biscuits Family Circle brand biscuits stands out from the competition thanks to in-mold labeling.
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Microwave-ready seafood meals released in South Africa

South African supermarket Woolworths launches two seafood-and-sauce dishes in a dual-compartment, microwavable pouch with custom venting technology.
New aseptic packs for Lassonde.
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'Canned' classics now in an aseptic carton

Canadian food manufacturer Lassonde Specialties is making the move to carton packs for the company’s ‘Canton’ brand fondue bouillons.
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Kids' organic oats get plantable, compostable packaging

Packaging for instant cereal products for children includes compostable single-serve cups for convenience and a carton insert embedded vegetable seeds for a hands-on activity.
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Another level of transparency for rPET egg packs

Pete & Gerry’s Organics emphasizes the importance of small family egg farms, with photos and copy on the carton liner that talk about its egg suppliers and the industry.
The Linx 7900 continuous ink jet printer.
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Fish processer counts on CIJ printers

Two printers are meeting the exacting demands of Espersen Lietuva UAB, a Danish company that is one of the most modern fish processing companies in Europe.
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Metal detector meets challenges of ice cream conductivity

English ice-cream maker Cheshire Farm replaces outdated metal detector with new system that can handle temperature fluctuations for high contaminant sensitivity.
Heinz new glass jar is aimed at adults.
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Heinz glass jar designed to drive new usage occasions

H.J. Heinz has developed a distinctive and stylish new 300-g jar for the European launch of a new range of culinary ketchups.
Goya switched from glass (at left) to PET bottles (right) for its line of marinades.
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Goya goes lightweight, moving marinades from glass to PET

New PET hot-fill technology allows for a custom six-side flat-panel design for marinade bottles that provides an iconic shape, along with environmental savings over glass.
Secondary packaging is a paperboard sleeve.
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Microwave-ready rice pudding

Rieber & Son of Norway are such big fans of microwave pasteurization as a means of extending refrigerated shelf life that they recently installed their third line.
Nonni’s packs eight- and 10-count cartons and tubs of its Italian-style biscotti dunking cookies in a range of flavors at its Ferndale, NY, facility.
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Case packer provides 'phenomenal' uptime for biscotti baker

Nonni’s Foods installs a wraparound case packer for its boxed biscotti products, resulting in increased production and flexibility, and consistent product presentation.

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