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Since the 14-head combination scale was installed, Branston’s crispy slices can now be packed at a rate of 77 PET rays/min.
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Product giveaway reduced from 6% to 0.4%

By going from a manual to an automated method of putting crispy potato slices into trays, this leading UK potato processor has greatly reduced the amount of product given away.
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New pasta sauce is premium throughout

Bertolli launches a new pasta sauce line that conveys its super-premium status through label graphics such as a black background, touches of gold, and fresh-ingredient photos.
With open-mold thermoforming, Senagral can manufacture its shaped ‘ball cups’ in-house at a reduced cost.
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Ball-shaped yogurt pots thermoformed in-house

French yogurt producer shows how open-mold thermoforming technology can be used to produce custom-shaped yogurt containers for the same cost as straight-walled cups.
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Microwavable metal bowl developed for ready to (h)eat fondue

A packaging supplier-led challenge issued to university students results in a first-of-its-kind commercial application for fondue.
The triangular carton facings stand out conspicuously on store shelves, vigorously inviting consumer attention.
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Distinctive, intricate gift packaging wins top PPC award

Mondelēz has a patent pending on this unconventional carton shape/form.
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Space-saving tub serves up new Country Crock recipe

Country Crock adjusts its buttery spread recipe with simpler, fresher ingredients, packaged in a more convenient, rectangular tub decorated with bright imagery of a farm setting.
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Hummus kit stands out in plus-shaped sleeve

New Hummus Plus product includes hummus and chicken, packaged separately and wrapped in a unique, die-cut sleeve, for a convenient, fresh, on-the-go snack or meal.
All playing key roles in bringing packaging innovation to market at McCormick & Co. are (left to right) Rick Gill, Vice Presiden
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McCormick & Co.—perfecting the art of staying relevant

A visit to McCormick & Co.’s Technical Innovation Center in Hunt Valley, MD, makes it clear that packaging is taken very seriously at this 126-year-old food manufacturer.
Covectra: Serialization System
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Covectra: Serialization System

A new anti-counterfeit, track-and-race system ensures product integrity.
From Crème Fraiche to yoghurt to cottage cheese, the new filling and lidding system handles a variety of products.
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Dairy gains cup filling output and flexibility

With product demand on the rise, this leading Norwegian dairy coop went back to a well known and trusted OEM for a new cup filling/sealing system that produces 18,000 cups/hr.

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