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Appeal inside and out

New Purina dog food bag employs vivid printing to catch dog owners’ eyes, great flavor inside to attract those owners’ canines.
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New container helps Ocean Spray mix it up

Customized packaging now allows Ocean Spray to launch its preservative-free Original Fruit Mixers, the company’s first crack at the specialty drink-mixer market.
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Pigmented bottle battles milk oxidation

A new FlavorTight™ bottle that adds a white color concentrate to high-density polyethylene helps prevent oxidation in Dean Foods’ Land O’Lakes-brand ½- and 1-gal sizes of milk. Introduced in August into seven Midwest states, the bottles are used for 14 total SKUs.
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New pack helps No Pudge! Foods fatten sales (sidebar)

No Pudge! leaps materials hurdles
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Coke canner rolls out 'fridge-friendly' pack

In a radical departure from the long-standing 4x3-can-configured 12-pack, Coca-Cola Bottling Co. Consolidated, Charlotte, NC, last month began to ship a new 6x2-configured 12-pack. Called the Fridge Pack™, the new shape paperboard pack is ideal for refrigerator shelves and replaces the 4x3-can 12-pack for the company.
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Furman polishes up brightstock packing (sidebar)

Major upgrades
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Tuna salad kit packs multiple components

In April, Chicken of the Sea Intl., San Diego, CA, launched a Tuna Salad Kit that contains premium no-drain tuna in a vacuum-packed foil pouch.
Alot number has been ink-jet printed to a case of shortening via a new printing unit that increases code legibility and programm
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Packager says out with the old, in with the new

Company replaces ink-jet coding system to enhance printer flexibility and the legibility of its code, saving time and money.
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Not just a 'corny' redesign

Since its redesign last year, sales for the Albers corn meal product line have increased considerably. The Nestlé USA company turned to Enterprise IG (San Francisco, CA) to revitalize the image Albers has cultivated since it introduced its product line in the 1920s.
Blue Diamond Growers' line operator Sharon Anderson (above) uses a mouse and keypad to load a message into one of five networked
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Blue Diamond networks coders

Networking multiple coders to a host PC saves time and provides flexibility for nut cooperative Blue Diamond Growers.
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New identity for premium fragrances

Following on the heels of its recently launched Wizard Scented Oil plug-in air freshener, Wayne, NJ-based Reckitt Benckiser called on LAM Design Associates (Pleasantville, NY) to expand on its design and create a distinctive look for the entire line of “air care” products.
Colorful front labels are applied to pouches by a tamp labeler (top). On the can-filling side, cans are positively captured on t
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Packaging technologies blossom at seed company

Filling of plant seeds into cans and pouches sold to commercial growers took a big step forward when Seminis built a new plant. Front-and-back labeling systems are standouts.
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Graphic revitalization

In 1957, Vitabath came out with its first bath and shower gel called Vitabath Gelée. Not much had changed until February when Vitabath released a new fragrance and a new look. Phoenix-based Belae Brands, the maker of Vitabath personal care products, unveiled a modern, upscale packaging design, featuring a contemporary new logo screen-printed directly to the bottle.
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Furman polishes up brightstock packing (sidebar)

Faster changeovers
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Contoured bottle fits Hansen's water

Hansen Beverage Co. entered the single-serve flavored water market in July with its Energy Water line sold in a 24-oz hot-filled polyethylene terephthalate bottle from Schmalbach-Lubeca (Manchester, MI).
A new tray stacker is part of Furman's $3.5 million renovation made to three packaging lines. The system stacks five trays in tw
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Furman polishes up brightstock packing

Furman Foods increases output with a new depalletizer, tray packer, tray stacker, film wrapper, and shrink tunnel. Conveyors assist flow control to keep things running smoothly. See in-plant video

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