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Turning the shoe industry on end

Italian shoemaker challenges packaging conventions by adopting a vertical gable-top package that resembles both a doctor's bag and a milk carton. Patented carton design offers environmental advantages in waste-conscious Europe.
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HDPE open-head drum

Sonoco's (Hartsville, SC) new 55-gal open-head HDPE drum is designed for overseas shipments of liquid and solid food products, including citrus juices.
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Getting noticed is now packaging mission #1

In today's market, there are more serious packaging developments than the emergence of beverage containers with walls purposefully bent out of shape.

Aseptic carton with screw cap juices sales

Dublin, Ireland-based Batchelors Ltd.'s share of the overall juice market in Ireland has risen approximately 10 percentage points since last October.

Jugos debuts juice in 2-L cartons in Mexico

The first 2-L aseptic carton for juices and drinks in Mexico has been introduced by Jugos del Valle, S.A. de C.V., Mexico City. The Pour 'n Seal® carton produced by Combibloc Inc.

Conveying a premium image for Sunkist

Private label orange juice producer Lykes-Pasco, based in Dade City, FL, hopes that by licensing the Sunkist brand name and using it prominently on its package, it can be successful with a new premium-branded orange juice.
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Of communion cups and stand-up pouches

These three FPA award winners represent different industries to be sure, but they all have one thing in common: Their use of flexible films to meet packaging challenges.
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PE/EVOH/PE bottles make shelf-stable splash for Hawaiian Punch

Until recently, bottlers of shelf-stable juice drinks had only two plastic packaging options: bottles of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) and polypropylene/ethylene vinyl alcohol/polypropylene (PP/EVOH/PP) containers.

Fresh juice warnings?

Despite reports in the popular press, FDA isn't in a rush to require fresh juice makers to pasteurize their products after last fall's outbreak of illnesses (and one child's death) from E.

Spouted cartons extend milk's shelf life

Alta Dena® Certified Dairy is one of the first U.S. dairies to use SPOUT-PAK® spouted paperboard gabletop cartons from International Paper (Memphis, TN).


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