Beech_Nut
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Custom sleever for Beech-Nut

When Beech-Nut Nutrition Co. needed packaging for a new line of “steam-cooked mini meals” for toddlers, the challenge was to find a reliable way to handle the product prior to putting the two 6-oz tubs into a paperboard sleeve.
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Big deli meat pouch packs

In the early 1990s, Land O’Frost, Inc., Lansing, IL, and Searcy, AR, was a pioneer in the implementation of flexible, resealable packaging for deli meats.
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High Life heightens shelf presence

MillerCoors, Milwaukee, has refreshed multi-bottle packaging for its Miller High Life and Miller High Life Light brand beers.
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Mrs. Fields bakes new package design

Fresh design ingredients revitalize Mrs. Fields retail packs.
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Servo placer replaces robotic feeder

Machine increases reliability and uptime for shelf-stable, flexible pouch packaging operations.
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Blaze orange can in beer market hunt

Miller's special edition hunting season cans benefit wildlife funds.
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Deli-quality sandwiches in microwave packaging

Madison, WI-based Oscar Mayer, a unit of Kraft Foods, has teamed up with Graphic Packaging International, Inc. (www.graphicpkg.com) to launch Oscar Mayer Deli Creations refrigerated, modified atmosphere-packaged sandwiches in GPI QuiltWave™ microwave receptor trays.
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Deli-quality sandwiches in microwave packaging

The secret to proper heating is in the laminated susceptor tray and Kraft's dough formulation.
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Dual technologies give food carton multiple benefits

Two proprietary technologies distinguish the Kraft Nabisco Entertainment Cracker package, from Graphic Packaging International (www.graphicpkg.com). Z-flute structural reinforcement and Composipac film lamination combine to create a package that provides oxygen and moisture barriers, strength, and scuff resistance, all while delivering point-of-purchase impact.
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Susceptor suits frozen fish

Gimbert Surgeles of France has launched a line of frozen, breaded fish filets that cook in less than three minutes in the microwave oven thanks to the Microrite™ susceptor sleeve that surrounds them.
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Digital color technology improves snack package printing

Early last year, Humpty Dumpty Snack Foods, Inc., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, deployed new digital color technology from Opaltone (www.opaltone.com) for the printing of its premium snack bag packaging.
LANE COMBINING. Printed film is applied in register (above) to a 24-count tray of bottles. Three lanes of freshly blown bottles
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Le-Nature's looks west

In a sparkling new plant in Phoenix, this ambitious beverage maker produces PET preforms and blows its own bottles. Line 3 features an inline blow/fill approach. 
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Gourmet seafoods launch in microwave trays

Raw Seafoods, Inc., New Bedford, MA, has introduced a line of gourmet-quality frozen seafood entrées in 400-g (single-serve) and 900-g (double-serve) microwaveable “MicroRite” trays supplied by Graphic Packaging International (www.graphicpkg.com).
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Winery spruces up bag-in-box packaging

Last autumn, Tefft Cellars Winery, Yakima, WA, converted bag-in-box wine packaging for its Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon 4-liter wines from conventional corrugated fluted boxes to “Z-Flute” (zero flutes between the walls) paper-based material supplied and converted by Graphic Packaging International.
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Coffee pouches: quality printing plus savings

When Loblaw of Canada decided to convert some of its President’s Choice Coffees from cans to 250-g flexible film bags, Genpak (www.genpak.com) was eager to help in the transition.
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Multipacks extend champagne distribution

Club stores have boosted the interest in multipacks, and that trend is expanding into more retail channels and product categories.
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Quilt packaging enhances microwave heating

Browning and crisping of microwave foods such as baked goods and sandwich breads are enhanced by QuiltWave™ packaging from Graphic Packaging International.
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Miller puts more beer in fridge

Building on its sales success with the 12-can Fridge Pack, Milwaukee-based Miller Brewing is now the world’s first brewer offering both 12- and 18-can Fridge Packs for Miller Lite, Miller Genuine Draft and Genuine Draft Lite beers.
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Miller pioneers Fridge Packs for beer

Miller Lite and Miller Genuine Draft are the first two beer brands now in the marketplace in the refrigerator-friendly 12-packs called the Fridge Pack (see "Coke canner rolls out ‘fridge-friendly’ pack" in a previous issue of Packaging World).
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Coors carton 'on the rocks'

Just in time for the summer picnic season, Golden, CO-based Coors released its Coors Cooler Box, a disposable cooler carton with a patented barrier that holds ice and water.