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Harry's launches branded-no-brands

Store-branded items in the supermarket continue to grab bigger and bigger chunks of market share once belonging to branded items. Harry's Fresh Foods of Portland, OR, has come up with a way of capitalizing on this ongoing trend.
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Can Oberto turn dried meats to salty snacks?

Oberto Sausage Co. is counting on new package graphics to get consumers thinking "salty snack" instead of "dried meat" when they encounter Oberto's dried jerky in the store.
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Tray packer shrinks changeover time

Tray packing/shrink wrapping line for canned vegetables provides 55-tray/min speeds along with fast, no-tool changeover for Furman Foods.
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Lakeport likes can filling flexibility

This Ontario brewer designed a can filling line that accepts sizes from 8 to 32 oz. Secondary packaging can be corrugated trays, paperboard or plastic ring carriers.
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Flexo savings are in the bag

Bake-Line Products lowers print and package development costs while shortening lead times by switching from gravure-printed pre-made bags to flexo-printed rollstock.
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Something for summer

Fruit Smoothie Blenders(TM), Del Monte Foods' new line of shelf-stable fruit smoothie drink concentrates, are now reaching club stores in select cities throughout the U.S.
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Jalapenos 'wheel' to market in new jar

New barrier plastic jug offers convenience, safety and disposal improvements.
Induction sealing is greatly improved at Algood since new equipment (below left) was installed. The PET containers filled at t
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Algood looks good with new sealers

Outdated induction sealing systems were driving production line workers nuts at this peanut butter manufacturer. New equipment reduces downtime, raises productivity.
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Brewers tap holographic effects

Two brewers are adding holographic effects to their packaging to entice consumers at retail: Miller Brewing, Milwaukee, WI, has redesigned its Magnum malt liquor to include a label with a psuedo-holographic look, and Coors Brewing Co., Golden, CO, is launching a summer promotion for Coors Light that incorporates holographic packaging.
Just ahead of the labeler, air knives (above) dry the bottles to make them more receptive to the labels. The rotary cold-glue l
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Craft brewer launches bottles for retail

Toronto specialty on-premise brewer parlays recent developments in filling, capping and labeling machines to install a bottling line in its very own basement.
A stand-up pouch with a pour spout is expected to help Nu Skin?s SportaGEL energy gel stand apart from the competition when it?s
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Pouched beverages pour into global markets

A stand-up, spouted pouch for an energy gel filled in the U.S. and sold in Japan, a first-of-its-kind milk pouch in Germany, and a stand-up frozen fruit pouch MAP-packed in Costa Rica illustrate the global power of the pouch.
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Pouched beverages pour into global markets (sidebar)

While it contains no liquid, Quaker Oats' new "dual pack" for its 100% Natural Granola is bound to make waves in the cold cereal category.
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Del Monte to make a 'jarring' change

An old-fashioned mason-style glass jar evokes a nostalgic feeling for buyers of Del Monte's popular Orchard Select® brand sliced fruit. But by July, the jar will have undergone some significant changes.
The barrier foam tray now used for secondary packaging replaced a thermoformed flexible film. It makes Burnett?s line of micr
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Burnett cooks with foamed PP/EVOH tray

California marketer of precooked beef and pork takes the home meal replacement concept to a new level thanks to its foamed PP tray with EVOH barrier.
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Burnett cooks with foamed PP/EVOH tray (sidebar)

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One applicator arm applies two separate labels to the end of each case (top, opposite page) and the side (left
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Corner-wrap labeling without the wrap

A pair of easy-to-use adjacent-panel labelers each relies on one applicator arm to apply two separate labels, reducing material costs compared to corner wrap labels.
Frozen soup is stored in this walk-in freezer until a frozen food distributor picks it up for delivery to supermarkets
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Tabletop filler boosts soups

Since a tabletop filler was installed last December, restaurant Barnum & Bagel is enjoying solid growth in supermarket sales of its frozen soups in PP tubs and lids
Product is automatically fed into canisters by a PLC-controlled four-bucket filler (above). Product reaches the four individual
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Keebler becomes a canister convert

When consumers showed how much they liked resealable composite canisters for Animal Crackers, Keebler responded by launching other products in that package format.

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