New aseptic carton line in Prague helps Pepsi Americas Central Europe Group provide a 12-month shelf life that extends ambient distribution of Toma and Tropicana juice brands in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Poland.
Reid’s Dairy, Belleville, Ontario, Canada, has launched single-serve skim, 2%, 1%, and chocolate milk products packaged in 250-mL, mini Diamond™ Pure-Pak® cartons manufactured by Elopak Canada Inc. (www.elopak.com).
WeserGold’s new aseptic PET juice bottling line in Rinteln, Germany, increases plant output. Vaporized hydrogen peroxide sterilization nearly eliminates expensive water treatment needs for this European beverage producer.See video
An unusual double-bag system is being used for delivery of liquid for enteral nutrition in various Japanese hospitals. The system includes an aseptically filled inner Elopouch® bag, the kind often used for UHT milks.
In the U.K.’s highly competitive children’s fromage frais market, Munch Bunch Squeezy Pot Shots use packaging to stand out among the hand-held offerings of these creamy, yogurt-like cultured milk products. Three 40-g (1.41-oz) varieties of the Pot Shots were sold in oval-shaped containers with turn-and-tear openings.