Ben Miyares, Packaging Sherpa

Fruits, veggies: Killer app for clear plastic cans?

Premium-grade vegetables, chunked fruit, and jellied cranberry sauce are likely to be among the first foods to be commercially packed and marketed in clear barrier plastic cans.
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Package Case Study

Birch water branding true to its roots

A paperboard-based can printed to resemble a birch tree pays homage to the product’s origins, while helping contribute to the preservation of forests.
Ball Color Cans
Materials Product Brief

Ball Corporation: Can ends and tabs with colorful options

Expanded array of colored ends and tabs by ball makes colorful differentiator at point-of-sale.
Supplier News

The Packaging Conference 2016 points to omni-channel challenges and “clear can” technology

The Las Vegas conference in February 2016 will tackle the many omni-channel packaging challenges beyond the innovative “TruVue Can.”
Good & Delish™ coated and uncoated nuts
Package Case Study

Walgreens creatively rethinks nut packaging

Walgreens, America’s largest drugstore chain, wanted to update packaging for some of its products, including the Good & Delish™ coated and uncoated nuts line.
Supplier News

DS Containers breaks ground on distribution center in West Chicago

The future 300,278-square-foot distribution center will be expandable to another 250,000 square feet.
Open up to cans

Cans come out on top in new consumer preference study

When it comes to choosing a beverage, consumers say aluminum cans provide greater sustainability, a better taste experience, and enhanced shelf appeal, says CMI study.
Package Case Study

No more BPA in ConAgra Foods’ cans

ConAgra Foods eliminates the use of BPA liners in its cans, which are now made with coating systems that use polyester or acrylic materials.
Just six of the 200,000 unique labels digitally printed for the summer promotion.
Package Case Study

A-B InBev serves up 200,000 unique labels for summer promo

The customization/personalization bug has now bitten brand managers at A-B InBev.
flipflop wines
Package Case Study

Flippin’ good wine in a can

Put on your flipflops and enjoy this canned wine in places where bottles can’t go—the beach, the pool, in the boat, and on the golf course.


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