TOUGHER TAMPER PROOFING. The screen-printed bottles are manually topped off with cork stoppers and shrink film neck capsules (left) that replaces the previous, vertical paper TE banding.
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Raising spirits' packaging profile

Uniquely shaped bottles, screen-printed graphics, stopper corks, and shrink-sleeve neck capsules give Death's Door gin, vodka, and white whisky lively shelf appeal.
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Glass helps build a restaurant brand and a GPI winner

Jackson Family Wines, Santa Rosa, CA, has found an inventive way to combine a glass bottle with high-end printing to signal the premium craftsmanship in its Silver Palm Cabernet Sauvignon variety.
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Glass is gold for salsa sales

Red Gold's move from steel to glass jars pushes sales up 15%.
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Upscale glass jars reflect family pride

DelGrosso Foods chooses retro-look glass jars for its Italian sauces.
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Wine embraces classic appeal

A new design for Inglenook Wine from Centerra Wine Co., Canandaigua, NY, imparts a more traditional look to the 125-plus-year-old brand.
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Glass design rewarded

Bacardi’s Corzo Tequila bottle won the Overall Package Design award in the 2006 Clear Choice Award competition sponsored by the Glass Packaging Institute.
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Starbucks toasts brand extension

Starbucks Coffee Liqueur’s glass bottle is shaped as a cocktail shaker to extend Starbucks’ brand equity to after-dinner cocktails, winning the Glass Packaging Institute’s Clear Choice Award.
The label uses images of old-world Italian goodness to market a new pasta sauce to young people who desire authentic Italian tas
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Selling flavor without the wait

New product and the right label extend Tuttorosso to a time-pressed younger generation.
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Evian bottle reaches new heights

Launched in late 2004 to celebrate the new year, Evian’s 1-L Origine glass bottle is a monolithic ice-like sculpture.
Bio-Rad's new labeler handles pressure-sensitive paper or BOPP labels.
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Vial packing extraordinaire

Bio-Rad Laboratories boosted its vial filling/capping/labeling capacity with all new equipment. Highlights include a twin-head labeler and a custom-built tray loader.
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Glass that shines

A 750-mL bottle for Ciclon Tequila Spiked Rum from the Bacardi Rum Co. is the Overall Packaging Category winner in the Glass Packaging Institute’s 2003 Clear Choice Awards.
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Clear Choice Awards announced by Glass Packaging Institute

Beer: Anheuser World Select Lager Beer; Owens-Illinois Glass Containers, www.o-i.com.
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Decorating, market goals make glass winners

Clear Choice winners for 2000 reinforce the premium image of glass containers. Winners also employ costly decorating, including applied ceramic labeling and heat-transfer labels.
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Smirnoff Ice refreshes

Already a success in the United Kingdom, Smirnoff Ice from Guinness Bass Import and United Distillers & Vintners, Stamford, CT, began rolling out in February in the United States and Canada. Called an “alco-pop,” the five-percent-proof citrus-flavored malt beverage comes in a 12-oz glass bottle with decorating reminiscent of bottles for Smirnoff’s vodka. The product is being offered exclusively for on-premise consumption in bars, restaurants, pubs and clubs.