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Heart symbols convey health credentials of oat-based cereals

Package graphics created for the Saffola brand of oat-based cereals are designed to convey the optimism of the brand for health-conscious Indian consumers.
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New pack design for veggie-based muffins and soufflés debuts

Garden Lites updates the graphics for its cartons of vegetable-based muffins and soufflés to highlight the products’ nutritional benefits and provide appetizing product photos.
Materials Product Brief
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Fabri-Kal: Environmentally responsible packaging for mushroom growers

New Mushroom Tills made from high density polyethylene feature 25 percent less plastic.
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Off The Shelf: Clear plastic can for sardines
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Off The Shelf: Clear plastic can for sardines

From Brivais Vilnis of Latvia comes a replacement for the metal tin: an injection-molded PP retortable container with barrier delivered via in-mold labels.
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Bubbles, swirls, and blossoms

A natural hair-care brand breaks away from the muted tones and Kraft paper typically used for natural product packaging, opting for bright colors and patterns to attract an ingredient-savvy demographic.
Dirk Rodgers, who contributed to Healthcare Packaging’s Pharmaceutical Serialization Playbook, is an independent consultant and founder of RxTrace.
Column/Opinion
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Congress should have mandated randomization

Congress should have mandated randomization of drug serial numbers, but they did not, so it is up to each manufacturer to recognize the importance it would bring to the protection of their brands and of the supply chain.
Nick Kurkjy, Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., examines the significance of mHealth devices and their packaging needs.
Feature Article
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Packaging and the growing mHealth device market

Nick Kurkjy, Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., examines the significance of mHealth devices and their packaging needs.
News
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European researchers work to develop biodegradable dairy packaging

Spanish nonprofit research organization works with companies from five European countries to pioneer a biodgradable material for dairy that stands up to thermal requirements.
Desmond Hunt, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Liaison, U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention (USP)
Column/Opinion
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Suitability for use—the basis for plastic packaging standards

Trends such as the increased use of biologic and parenteral drugs in patient care and the expanded use of plastic packaging systems to hold and administer drug products are prompting manufacturers to understand the potential for plastic packaging systems to interact and impact product quality and safety.
Materials Product Brief
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Mondi: Microwavable packaging

According to research, steaming in the microwave is one of the healthiest ways of preparing food because the short cooking time preserves vitamins and minerals along with flavour, colour and texture. Mondi SteamPack® provides all these benefits and offers the utmost flexibility to food producers.
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New bread bag is made from renewable resources.
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New sustainable bread bag

Hovis Limited, a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business in the U.K., is the first to commercialize a polyethylene bread bag made primarily from renewable resources.
Eric F. Greenberg is a Contributing Editor and Legal & Regulatory columnist for Packaging World and Healthcare Packaging.
Column/Opinion
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Tanning product order colors understanding of law

Shedding light on how and why FDA can regulate sunlamp products.
Mobile health devices market to grow eight-fold to $41.8 Billion in 2023
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Mobile health devices market to grow eight-fold to $41.8 Billion in 2023

While consumer devices have recently enjoyed stronger growth, clinical devices will surge after 2018 and emerge as the long-term winner, says Lux Research.
Machine Product Brief
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MG America: Tablet checkweigher

See it at Pharma Expo Booth #677! MG America’s MG2 SELEKTA high-speed checkweigher and sorting machine for the production of tablets can check up to 500,000 units/hr. and handles a wide variety of product shapes and sizes, and delivers 100% weight verification, according to the company.
Materials Product Brief
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FiberMark: New portfolio of folding carton, turned-edge, and bag stock products

FiberMark announces an innovative new portfolio of folding carton, turned-edge and bag stock products specifically engineered to meet the design demands of the upscale health & beauty packaging market.
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Package Case Study
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Graphic redesign for Philly Cheesesteak focuses on authenticity

A complete redesign of the packaging graphics for handcrafted heat-and-serve deli sandwiches focuses on the artistic and emotive side of the brand and adds clarity and consistency.
Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors
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Dog Tag Brewing launches beer honoring America’s fallen warriors

Unique can images made possible using special printing technology tell the story of 12 fallen warriors.
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MWV: Packaging for chilled ready meals

Packaging innovation creates a premium brand experience, improves functionality and increases recyclability for a category poised for growth.
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