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Hills Velcro
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Hill's Pet Nutrition integrates new closure

Makes bag opening and reclosing easy and maintains package integrity.
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Paragon whimzees
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Paragon Pet Products incorporates special closure technology

Holland-based firm uses Velcro-brand PRESS-LOK technology for Whimzees dog chews.
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Pet food market grows along with love of pets

New PMMI study notes that despite economic downturns, consumers are still investing in their family pets, especially in the areas of organic, natural, and premium products.
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BOPP bag for cat litter delivers shelf appeal, reduces damage

Dissatisfied with damage from its previous paper bags, MFM Industries, Inc. switches to polywoven BOPP bags that add strength and offer market differentiation.
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.
Nature’s Variety’s Instinct Raw Frozen Diet, which includes this 4-lb carton of chicken patties.
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HPP ensures safety of raw pet-food brand

High-pressure pasteurization partnership ensures safety of Nature’s Variety’s raw pet food, while catalyzing booming value-added business for cold storage provider.
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.
FPA Gold Award winner for Printing Achievement.
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Mexican company wins with Ganador dog food package printing

Seems that no matter what the economic condition, many of us want to treat our pets well, be it in the U.S. or elsewhere.
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Family-member status of dogs helps sell pet treats

Del Monte Pet Products plays up the bond between pets and their owners in the packaging for a new line of home-style dog treats.
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Raw pet-food bag uses renewable, compostable materials

Flexible, reclosable pouch for raw dog food from Steve’s Real Food is made from renewable compostable materials and is ‘green from the zipper to the sealant.’

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