Trends and Issues

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U.S. dog food in ready-to-eat packages...

Beneful Prepared Meals showcase the eight, mouth-watering varieties and real food ingredients in clear, ready-to-serve, resealable plastic containers -- a new packaging innovation in pet food.
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U.S. brewer Coors unveils innovation...

designed to keep beer colder for longer.
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Indian firm enters medical device market...

Essel Propack, one of India's largest laminated packaging companies, has signed an agreement to buy Tacpro of the US, and Avalon Medical Services of Singapore, marking Propack's entry into the high-growth medical device market.. Source: tmcnet.com
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Tetra Pak moves into Russia...

Sweden's Tetra Pak, producers of packages for juice and dairy products, launched construction on a new plant near Moscow.
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New Zealand Health Minister...

wants 2/3 of cigarette pack to offer graphic images of dangers of smoking.
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U.S. winery repackages to tap into China market...

discovers you must "localize" the brand to go global.
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Cosmetics going green...

It's now hip, says Virginia Lee, research analyst at Euromonitor International in Chicago.
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A colorful brand security trick

Gary Lerner of the Red Oak Group shares a simple idea for brand protection that is as overt and seamless as you could imagine, a trick that helped one client dramatically reduce product diversion.
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Tips from the Packaging Summit

Advice heard during the mid-May event included from Johnson & Johnson's manager of packaging technologies.
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Being more relevant

"Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes." —Peter Drucker
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Using packaging to build consumer trust for Internet drug purchases

A package designer addresses how healthcare companies need to secure their packaging against the growing problem of counterfeit drugs sold over the Internet.
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HF vs. UHF RFID study

Scientific methodology is applied to an item-level RFID 'battle of the frequencies' analysis in the pharmaceutical supply chain.
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U.K. food and beverage companies call on packaging suppliers to innovate...

survey respondents plan to introduce new products or expand overseas, but say packaging industry too complacent.
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European packagers call for crackdown on anti-competitive laws...

the European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment has called on the European Commission for better enforcement of the bloc's laws.
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Barbados' Banks Beer...

now comes in PET bottles as well as traditional glass. Meant to "compliment not compete" with original packaging. Offers a safer way to serve Banks at special events such as cricket matches and reggae on the hill.Source: Barbados Advocate.com
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India mandates bilingual pharmaceutical packaging...

bilingual labeling system for pharmaceutical drugs started April 1st.
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Ukraine's state-of-the-art meat processing and packaging plant...

a result of a joint effort by Myronivsky Hliboproduct and the Netherland-headquartered CFS.
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"Critter craze" selling more wine in U.S....

be it monkey, fish or kangaroo, animals give brands a leg up in the super-competitive wine market, says ACNielsen.

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