“The pop-able olive that is unstoppable!” That’s how Plant City, FL, specialty food importer and distributor Mario Camacho Foods describes its new snack-size olive portions packed in portable, single-serve, stand-up pouches.
In 2007, Jordans, a leading cereal products company in the United Kingdom, announced the development of a new biodegradable bag for its organic products—a bag that is fully compostable in garden compost bins.
The Ted Klein Tube of the Year is Johnson & Johnson’s Skin Cracking Ointment, The 1” HDPE diameter tube, from Alcan Packaging Cebal, features a satin-matte coating to highlight graphics and the product description.
ClearShield™ shrink bags developed by Alcan Packaging offer bone-in meat packagers an alternative to more traditional shrink film bags that need to incorporate “patches” or “caps” strategically applied to the bag exteriors to prevent bones from puncturing the film and creating package leaks.
Designed to replace cellophane in laminations for packaging prophylactics, Alcan Packaging-Medical Flexibles Americas’ Tear Anywhere™ (TA) film is a multilayer, coextruded substrate designed to perform with similar characteristics to competitive easy-tear films.
Recently announced were the winners in this year’s Tubes of the Year competition, sponsored by The Tube Council, and in the Package of the Year Awards competition, sponsored by the National Association of Container Distributors.
Fighting mold in homes, as well as commercial and government buildings, is serious business. Now there’s a new tool for the fight: Moldgard™, a 15- to 17-micron cast nylon film that includes a proprietary antimicrobial material.
For four years, Stonyfield Farm filled its 4-oz YoBaby organic yogurts for babies and toddlers into injection-molded polypropylene cups, with six filled and lidded cups automatically unitized in a wraparound paperboard carton.