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Leak-resistant packaging ensures a drier retail poultry case
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Leak-resistant packaging ensures a drier retail poultry case

Cryovac poultry films, bags, absorbent pads and trays allow retailers to create a more appealing display and relieve shoppers from handling wet, sticky poultry packages. Cryovac also supplies vacuum shrink wraps and tray lidding for hundreds of retail food applications.
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Barrier bags and retort pouches open opportunities
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Barrier bags and retort pouches open opportunities

Mondi America introduces several new paper-based bags for high-speed filling of fine powders, including a single-ply construction, and will be starting production of flexible film retort pouches for applications such as baby food and pet food in December.
Global partners offer green packaging solutions that are cost-competitive with existing petroleum streams
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Global partners offer green packaging solutions that are cost-competitive with existing petroleum streams

U.S. based Ingredion and Australia's Plantic offer thermoform materials with oxygen barrier properties, replacing EVOH barrier layers. KTM produces 100% starch-based foam products from bio degradable dunnage to pharma-grade coolers.
Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates
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Off The Shelf: Aseptically packaged tomatoes are packing particulates

Herzel Canning Co. & Farms is aseptically packaging cut tomatoes in 26.46-oz cartons. The firm is believed to be the first to commercialize such a package with particulates.
Video: Allpax conducts research project to improve pouch sterilization
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Video: Allpax conducts research project to improve pouch sterilization

Allpax put more than 15 food products packaged in various microwaveable pouches and bowls and tested them to identify package and product combinations that hold the most promise of quality and capacity improvements for brand owners.
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Oxygen absorber for multilayer container.
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Oxygen absorber for multilayer chili container

Erasco brand chili, part of Campbell’s Germany GmbH, is taking advantage of an innovative oxygen absorbing technology in its multilayer container.
Cook-in bag for ready meals.
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Cook-in bags debut in South Africa

Two seafood ready meals have been launched by the Woolworths chain of stores in South Africa. Heating can be done in either the microwave or the conventional oven.
Campbell's Fresh-Brewed Soup in a K-Cup.
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Campbell Soup and Green Mountain to launch soup in K-Cup

Campbell Soup Co. and Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. announced yesterday an agreement that will bring together Campbell’s and Keurig in a launch of Campbell’s Fresh-Brewed Soup K-Cup packs.
Extra Strength Tylenol bottle cap carries the message, 'Always read the label.'
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Tylenol cap warns about acetaminophen

In October, Extra Strength Tylenol bottle caps will carry a message instructing consumers to ‘Always read the label.’
One of four packs that annoy Consumer Reports magazine.
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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.
A stock image portraying packaged medical marijuana.
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Container company supports child-proof packaging for marijuana products

Medical wellness container wholesale distributor Kush Bottles to urge Colorado lawmakers to support Task Force recommendation.
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Desiccant barrier technology enhances pet-food product

US Pet Nutrition uses rigid plastic containers with desiccant barrier technology that meet the demands of the retort process while preserving the quality of its pet-food products.
Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency.
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Off-the-Shelf: Patient adherence package aims to meet patient and pharmacist needs by enabling greater portability and efficiency.

MeadWestvaco announced that its Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology adherence packaging will launch this summer at Walmart pharmacies with 11 medications from Mylan.
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Fight food waste with new 'structured liquid' bottle coating

A new food-safe coating for plastic or glass bottles may provide a solution to food waste, allowing consumers to dispense every last drop of packaged product.
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Laminations: Corner protection for palletable products

QuikCorner PalletTop from Laminations, part of Great Northern Corporation, is an easy-to-assemble corner protection packaging solution that provides manufacturers of large and heavy palletable products with cost-effective, improved protection–including weather resistance–that can be used during shipping, handling, and storage.
This summer, Walmart will offer 11 SKUs of Mylan medications in MWV's new Shellpack Renew with Optilock technology packaging.
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Mylan first to launch CR medication pack at Walmart

Mylan is working with Walmart to offer 11 SKUs packaged in MWV’s new Shellpak Renew with Optilock technology, and plans to launch additional SKUs in the future.
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Clariant: Oxygen scavenger

Clariant’s OxyGuard Food Preservation Technology is a high-performance oxygen scavenger that provides improved food freshness and shelf life at competitive price points.
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Lindal: Twist-lock actuator

An innovative aerosol packaging solution designed for makers of deodorants and antiperspirants, sun protection and self-tanning products, and more, Lindal’s Sunny is a new twist-lock, overcap-free actuator that features an attractive, ergonomic design.

 

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