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A footed bowl allows each of the four Hot Bowls varieties to stand and display nicely. Inside are all the components necessary,
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The power of packaging on display at FMI

Hot Bowls, packaged apple slices and fresh spinach that can be microwaved right in its clear film package were among the highlights at this year's FMI show.
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Color-coded fragrances

Since introducing potpourri items last summer, Candle-lite's Fragrance De-Lite(TM) line now includes six products each available in eight different fragrances.

Del Monte to make a 'jarring' change

An old-fashioned mason-style glass jar evokes a nostalgic feeling for buyers of Del Monte's popular Orchard Select® brand sliced fruit. But by July, the jar will have undergone some significant changes.
A stand-up pouch with a pour spout is expected to help Nu Skin?s SportaGEL energy gel stand apart from the competition when it?s
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Pouched beverages pour into global markets

A stand-up, spouted pouch for an energy gel filled in the U.S. and sold in Japan, a first-of-its-kind milk pouch in Germany, and a stand-up frozen fruit pouch MAP-packed in Costa Rica illustrate the global power of the pouch.
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Packing process grows on Teixeira Farms

California produce grower lengthens lettuce shelf life and saves material costs by switching from waxed cases to a bag-in-box configuration.
The label from the Just Pik?t brand emphasizes the juice is not pasteurized but rather frozen when it?s fresh
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Donnybrook over spring brooks (sidebar)

Putting the squeeze on fresh fruit juice

Produce packing guides

Concerned over recent statements by Food and Drug Administration officials, 16 produce organizations sent a letter to Agriculture Secretary Dan Glickman and Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala objecting to a reported plan by FDA to develop commodity-specific guidance to govern the growing, harvesting, and distribution of specific commodities.

An easier Caesar

In 1994 Saco Foods of Middleton, WI, launched its Easy Caesar salad kit, consisting of croutons, grated cheese, and salad dressing each individually pouched and combined in a folding carton.
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FDA guidance for closures opens can of worms (sidebar)

Sour grapes on wine labels?
Grimmway1s checkweigher and metal detectors (right) inspect up to 75 bags of carrots per minute. The plant produces bags from 1
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Running long and going strong

Metal detectors and checkweighers 'run and run and run' at Grimmway Farms' high-volume, washdown-environment carrot processing plant.


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