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Thermochromic inks help Tuaca liqueur display a 'Perfect Chill'

Thermochromic inks on bottle label’s ‘tattoo’ indicate when spirit has reached the ideal drinking temperature.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Modular, single-serve food packaging

Ideal for foodservice operators looking to expand their range of grab-and-go foods for on-the-go consumers, new inserts transform the simple cold cup into a versatile container for a variety of snacks and meals.
Hot-fill tubs with unique closure system lure consumer attention.
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Revamped packaging boosts beans' marketing profile

Hot-fill tubs with unique closure system lure consumer attention, reap innovative design recognition, and down-size carbon footprint.
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.
Nurse panel

HealthPack headed to Dublin

A taste of Europe flavored opening day at HealthPack 2012 in Albuquerque. Meanwhile, the medical device community and nurses worked to open the lines of communication to address longstanding packaging concerns.
Replacing rigid plastic lids with peelable foil makes for easy opening.
Feature Article

Designing for the senior demographic

With birthrates falling and the senior demographic growing substantially across the globe, marketers and retailers need to evaluate their offerings to ensure they are accommodating this powerful purchasing group.
CR package

Child-resistant packaging can reduce poisoning

At Pharmapack 2012 in Paris, Faubel and Co.'s Olof Malmgren talked about child-resistant methods in the U.S., and the lack of European regulations.
OFF THE SHELF: Portion cups make cooking convenient
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OFF THE SHELF: Portion cups make cooking convenient

Anne Marie Mohan shares a cook’s new best friends: concentrated chicken stock in a mini-tub and vitamin-enhanced egg whites in 4-oz portion cups—both packaged in clever resealable paperboard packs—that add convenience to food preparation.


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