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Hellman's Package by Enercon
Supplier News

Unilever and Enercon earn Package of the Year award

The Association for Dressings & Sauces recognizes the new Hellmann’s Squeeze Bottle for its innovative design.
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Engro's Y Frooter is the first application of Ecolean's Air Aseptic Clear technology.
Package Case Study

Clear stand-up pouch is a first

Pakistan’s Engro Foods, a Karachi-based producer of dairy products, frozen desserts, and fruit drinks, recently became the first to commercialize a clear version of an aseptically filled stand-up pouch that has some pretty unique characteristics.
Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch
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Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch

A Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria is among the first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk.
Materials Product Brief

XanCan: Textured aluminum beverage cans improve grip

XanCan’s textured sidewall of aluminum beverage cans, which are suitable for all beverage types, and are available with endless pattern possibilities, improves the grip of cans caused by condensation or “cooler baths.”

What Ali Baba really meant was 'Access, Sesame!'

We packaging junkies are afflicted by a curious malady: we relate everything in life to packaging.
One of four packs that annoy Consumer Reports magazine.

Four packs in need of a makeover?

Consumer Reports magazine has identified four common consumer goods packages that have been annoying us for so long that it seems as if the manufacturers behind them are toying with us all.
Convenience shapes packs for pizza crusts, crackers, ready meals
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Convenience shapes packs for pizza crusts, crackers, ready meals

Pat Reynolds talks about three convenience-driven packages that leaped off the shelf on a recent trip to the supermarket: Freschetta pizza crusts, Nabisco crackers, and Barilla ready meals.
The 1-gal 6-layer jar weighs just 160 g.
Package Case Study

1-gal plastic jars for foodservice olives

Aceitunas del Guadalquivir of Seville, Spain, is the first to commercialize an innovative six-layer coextrusion blow molded jar for olives that is notable for its size and for its ability to withstand high-temperature filling processes (hot fill, pasteurization, or sterilisation to 122◦C in retort).
One hand image

New study of arm amputees predicts future for packaging

Consumer strategist's study reveals convenience is a 'killer app' for packages that are easy to use for both one- and two-handed consumers.
Nestle Boost
Feature Article

‘Inclusive design’ approach to packaging benefits Nestlé and its customers

Company aims to make its products safer and easier to use, with Boost and Nescafé Gold serving as good examples.


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