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A Friedman Bag employee checks a Green Giant press run for color quality (left). A filled bag (top right) shows off the product'
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Flexo press colors future for Friedman Bag

California film and bag maker/converter invests in its future with an eight-color central impression flexo press that expands its opportunities. Press helps Friedman Bag retain the business of Pillsbury spinoff Potandon Produce.
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Grape grower adds 'zip' to bag

A new bag with a sliding zipper keeps a grower’s grapes unitized and adds consumer convenience. The gussetted bags also display well on store shelves.
Seen in the foreground and background (below left) are unusual blending scale systems that deliver IQF vegetables (such as those
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Contract packager blends vf/f/s systems

Unusual integrated blending scale systems enable a California contract packager to fill as many as nine different individually quick-frozen vegetables into a single bag.
A three-compartment CPET tray, PE-based lidding film and colorful SBS carton are employed by Corky?s for its frozen HMR dinners
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HMR package serves dual markets

Southern BBQ restaurant chain and mail-order business employs the same dual-ovenable CPET tray and attractive paperboard carton to introduce frozen dinners sold both in hospitals and grocery stores.
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Consumer education key to public embracing irradiation

Even without changes to labeling requirements, some consumers appear to understand the food safety benefits of irradiation, says a consumer researcher.
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How European culture drives packaging (sidebar)

Enhancing package appeal
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Carrot producer 'slides' to new zipper

Bakersfield, CA-based carrot producer Wm. Bolthouse Farms is among the first packaged goods manufacturers to use of the Slide-Rite(TM) zipper from Pactiv Inc.
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Frozen baby food debuts in ovenable paperboard trays

When author O. Robin Sweet and her husband ventured to St. Petersburg, Russia, six years ago, writing two new books and starting a food processing business were the farthest things from her mind.
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Reifenhauser Inc: Coextruded blown film

A modular-designed, 65"-W, three-layer coextrusion blown film system includes two 60-mm, 30:1 L/D grooved-feed extruders and a 70-mm, 30:1 L/D grooved-feed extruder.
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New wine claims

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms has approved two statements that winemakers can put on their labels touting the "health effects" of wine, after three years of lobbying by the wine industry.

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