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Polypropylene coffe pods offer key benefits compared to polystyrene.
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PP coffee pods win award

Intelligent Blends received the People’s Choice Award for Packaging at the Specialty Coffee Association of America’s (SCAA) 26th Annual Exposition in Seattle, WA.
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Coffee pod recycling in the U.S.: How likely?

A LinkedIn discussion around the likelihood of consumers bringing used coffee pods into a collection center, if given the opportunity, raises a range of issues.
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Nespresso launches compostable collection bag for coffee capsule recycling

Made from paper-based materials with a biopolymer coating, a new collection bag for Nespresso allows Austrian customers to conveniently gather coffee capsules for recycling.
The complexity of the Nescafé Dolce Gusto coffee capsule system lies in the construction of the capsule itself, a multicomponent package that ensures beverage quality.
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Standardization = success at Nestlé España

By standardizing on equipment and employing continuous improvement methods, Nestlé’s new Nescafé Dolce Gusto coffee capsule plant in Girona, Spain, is thriving.
The one-way valve has a tri-layer construction. As CO2 released by the packaged coffee beans builds up, the gas enters and then escapes through the valve’s top baffle layer. The valve then automatically reseals to prevent oxygen from entering the bag.
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Flexible valve application speeds coffee packaging

Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee streamlined—and sped up—its packaging process with pre-oiled, flexible valves that maintain freshness, letting CO2 out of the bag without letting oxygen in.
Off The Shelf: Brew-in-the-bag coffee pouch gives you joe on the go
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Off The Shelf: Brew-in-the-bag coffee pouch gives you joe on the go

A multilayer stand-up pouch is constructed to allow for the brewing of up to 32 oz of gourmet coffee when hot water is added. Ergonomic finger holes and a pour spout provide for easy dispensing from the faux kettle.
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Coffee brewing technology is in the bag

Nature’s Coffee Kettle is a brew-in-the-bag solution for outdoor enthusiasts that includes a pour spout and finger holes for pouring, and is insulated for safe handling.
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First frozen coffee drink kit stands up and stands out in flexible pouch

Frozen coffee blend kit to debut in the grocer’s freezer section in a brightly colored flex-pack featuring graphics that build on Seattle’s Best Coffee’s 40 years of coffee-making experience.
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Compostable coffee bags make North American debut

Two North American coffee roasting companies have launched fully compostable coffee bags to support their eco-friendly commitments.
Shown here are just two of the many cartoning formats that the robotic end-of-line system is capable of executing.
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Coffee capsules cartoned fast and flexibly

Because the world’s supermarkets want their single-serve coffee capsules packaged in such a wide variety of formats, this Italian coffee marketer opted for maximum versatility.

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