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Video: New Bud Light Cool Twist reclosable bottle

Using patented bottle technology, the new Bud Light Cool Twist 16-oz reclosable aluminum bottle features a sleek, innovative package design.
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Aloe-flavored waters debut in domed PET bottles

Phoenix Beverage Corp., Phoenix, AZ, launched its new organic Aloe Breeze beverage line in 16.9-oz,
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Vitamin-fortified water in PET fights hangovers

A PET bottle and shrink-sleeve label help start-up company DTK launch a relief drink for “the day after.”
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Vivid labels make chocolate milk seemingly flow from the bottle

At a different end of the spectrum, appetite appeal is also critical in marketing chocolate milk. Few packaging components do the job better than a label with razor-sharp printing.
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Nestlé Beneful receives Pack Expo Selects award

The dog food package for Nestlé Beneful Prepared Meals was selected the winner in the inaugural Pack Expo Selects™ program by packaging professionals attending last November’s Pack Expo Intl., which is sponsored by the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (www.pmmi.org).
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Ribless Hot-Fill PET Cures Label Woes

There's a new wrinkle in beverage bottling: A hot-fill PET bottle with a smooth body panel.
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Barilla finds two jars are better than one

DuPont Awards’ 19th editionThe 19th annual DuPont Awards Competition once again shines the spotlight on innovation in packaging. From 135 entries, 26 packs received awards.
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Jekyll & Hyde glass bottles dazzle on-premise market

Unlike its namesake duo, complementary glass bottles for two-part Jekyll & Hyde distilled beverages has produced nothing but good results in the on-premise outlets that have been test-marketing the product since last December.
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FPA Silver Award Winners, continued

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Dual jar tops the competition

Barilla’s Restaurant Creations pasta sauces stack up well against the competition. Thanks to the unitized, stacked jar approach, the products are billed as a new, revolutionary way to offer restaurant-quality pasta sauce at home.
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FPA Silver Award Winners, continued

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Silver Award Winners

PACKAGING EXCELLENCE SILVER AWARDSKiMs Polly Peanuts, 350g/Amcor FlexiblesDuPont Cool2go Wrap/DuPont Packaging and Industrial PolymersCryovac Saddle Pack Multi-Unit Vacuum Package for Fresh Chicken/Cryovac Food Packaging, Sealed Air Corp.
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Jolt relaunch is 'electric'

After 20 years, Wet Planet reintroduces Jolt in a 23.5-oz aluminum resealable can decorated with thermochromic inks.
The new PET vinegar bottles are light, shatter-proof, and consumer-appealing.
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Vinegars veer from glass to PET

Rising resin costs don’t deter plans to please customers by making a switch from glass to plasic. ‘We may extend PET usage for some other products in our line.’
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New glass stopper for wine closures

Another alternative to natural cork as a closure for premium wines is now being trialed in Germany.
Finished packages are shrink wrapped in attractive six-pack trays
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Aseptics take a whole new shape

The first to commercialize combishape aseptic technology, CAPSA of Spain claims it has ‘The most advanced packaging for the most innovative product.’
Sealing of the clamshell using a special p-s tape (inset) simplifies package opening.
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HP's printer clamshell is market-able

Hewlett-Packard packs a PET clamshell not only with a new printer, but also plenty of marketing and functional advantages.
Winn-Dixie's contemporary, revamped graphics strengthen the chain's name to increase consumer recognition and loyalty. The new d
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Winn-Dixie leverages its own brand name

One-stop shopping provides Winn-Dixie with a comprehensive redesign for 60 private-label brands involving more than 3ꯠ items.
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Recloseable feature 'snaps' onto Herr Foods' pretzel pack

At Snaxpo 2002, held February 16-19 in Chicago, Packaging World spotted printed prototype flexible film bags for Herr’s 22-oz Sourdough Bite Size Hard Pretzels that included the Easy Snap™ closure system.
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Printing that's best in class

Two stand-up pouches, a shrink-sleeve label, and a retro coffee bag boast printing that wowed FPA judges.
Flavor Delite's products are checked by the on-line X-ray system at speeds to 62/min. It even detects underfilled canisters.
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X-ray system spices up on-line QA

An X-ray inspection system at Flavor Delite checks for ?anything? out of the ordinary inside canisters of seasonings, including clumps. A ?guardian angel? for the line, the system confirms packaged product weight, too.
Shown here is a sampling of Clean Team's packaged cleaning cards that are inserted into magnetic stripe readers, point-of-sale c
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Four-side-sealer homers for Clean Team

Clean Team, a San Diego maker of cleaning card products, speeds changeovers and lowers labor costs with an automated sealer. Pitched area allows for easy filling of liquid cleaning solution into the package.
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From gabletop to plastic

Both Nestlé USA and Hershey Foods used the Food Marketing Institute 2001 show as a platform to promote plastic containers that replace gabletop cartons.
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Anheuser-Busch'tees up'golf-ball can

Beginning Feb. 26, 2001, St. Louis-based Anheuser-Busch made Michelob and Michelob Light available nationwide in new 12-oz aluminum cans with a golf ball decoration embossed onto can fronts and backs.
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'Bottle can' springs from two new technologies

Daiwa Can Co. has created a uniquely hybrid package with its aluminum ‘bottle can.’ A lamination of PET film to aluminum replaces conventional coil coatings.