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New plant feeds growing Greek yogurt trend

A new plant for Alpina Foods produces primarily Greek yogurt, with a capacity of 39,000 cups/hr, offering capacity for the company’s own brand as well as co-packed products.
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Coconut water for kids strikes the right balance

Vita Coco Kids coconut water builds upon the established brand identity of the original Vita Coco product while adding whimsical, kid-friendly touches.
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Liquid cartons contain ready-to-eat pasta meals

Pacific Foods launches childhood pasta favorites made from all natural ingredients, packaged in BPA-free, retortable liquid cartons.
Innovation-driven dairy CAPSA is the first to launch a new combination carton bottle package for its new line of value-added, functional aseptic milk products.
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Spanish dairy debuts first aseptic 'carton bottle'

Innovation-driven dairy CAPSA is the first to launch a new combination carton bottle package for its new line of value-added, functional aseptic milk products.
The Aseptic Edge makes its U.S. debut in a SunOpta product.
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SunOpta unveils new look in aseptics

The first product in the Aseptic Edge format is now available to U.S. consumers and is being showcased at the Natural Products Industry Expo West in Anaheim, CA, March 7-10.
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New carton launched for eco-conscious wine enthusiasts

Bota Box, a wine producer of premium 3-L California varietals in Napa, CA, has announced an extension of its environmentally sensitive portfolio with the launch of 500-mL cartons from Tetra Pak.
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New 500-mL wine carton aimed at 'active, modern lifestyle'

Eco-friendly wine producer introduces line of 500-mL cartoned wines for consumer convenience and portability.
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Tequila-based spirits launch in cartons

Portable, eco-friendly 1-L cartons are newest conveyance for premium tequila brand mixes.
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Packaging supports new ripple in functional beverages

Dr. Andrew Abraham identified a need for a nutrition-packed product, as part of a personal diet regimen, in functional beverages.
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Atkins extends 'low-carb' commitment to its packaging

Wind power and FSC certification drive its carton-based packaging effort.
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Probiotic straw gives kids drink a boost

A first for children’s nutritional beverages, new Boost Kid Essentials from Nestlé Nutrition provides a dose of live, active probiotic cultures for added immunity protection through a unique delivery system.
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Weight-loss shake embodies the 'new natural'

Valerie Jacobs makes her living by helping consumer product companies identify and capitalize on consumer trends, and the director of trend analysis at LPK notes a rise in the number of “natural” products. Not in the sense of natural versus organic, but natural as a barometer of aesthetic enjoyment.
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French vintner shakes things up

Traditional glass is but one of many options when it comes to packaging at France’s Boisset Vins & Spiritueux. PET is launched (right) and an aluminum bottle is on deck.
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Aseptically packaged and microwavable

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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Clarity comes to aseptic packaging

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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DuPont awards: Cool innovation for beer

The 19th annual DuPont Awards Competition once again shines the spotlight on innovation in packaging. From 135 entries, 26 packages received awards.
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Mexican processor says si to new option

Del Fuerte’s shelf-stable vegetables and sauces make smooth move from cans and jars to revolutionary Tetra Recart retort carton packaging.
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Aseptically packaged and microwavable

Chef Creations of Orlando, FL, has launched Hollandaise, Alfredo, and Classic Brown sauces in the Tetra Wedge Aseptic Microwavable package from Tetra Pak.
This drawing illustrates the top-floor-to-shop-floor communications network that unites Arla's new dairy into a tightly integrat
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A batch processing approach to packaging

Arla Foods’ automated order system lets production orders flow through its new fresh-milk bottling lines in batches.
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Vendange varietals select Prisma Aseptic

Just months after Canandaigua Wine introduced its Almaden Sangria in a Prisma® Aseptic carton from Tetra Pak, the company has introduced four varieties of its Vendange wines in the same 500-mL carton with an innovative resealable screw cap.
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Chocolate sauce first in microwavable aseptic pack

Valrhona, a French gourmet chocolate maker, is among the first to launch product in the Tetra Wedge™ Aseptic microwavable 200 S aseptic pouch from Tetra Pak.
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Hormel debuts retort carton in U.S.

Hormel Foods Co., Austin, MN, is canning the can in favor of the Tetra Recart™ retortable carton for its Hormel and Stagg brands of chili.
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Chef Creations has taste for aseptic cartons

Chef Creations, a division of Orlando, FL-based Culinary Concepts, in August launched what’s reportedly the first aseptically packaged gourmet hollandaise sauce and crème brulée in the United States.
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Recart takes an important step

Bonduelle, a large European marketer of canned, frozen, and fresh vegetables, plans a March 2003 launch of a variety of vegetables in the Recart™ retortable carton from Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL).
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Aseptic carton moves organic milks

“Organic” milk—produced without the use of pesticides, synthetic hormones, or antibiotics—has been around for a while. But Horizon Organic of Boulder, CO, claims it’s the first to launch an organic flavored milk in a single-serve format: the Tetra Prisma aseptic carton from Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL).
Brick packs of a rice-based beverage, in production on the day of PW's visit, move through the automatic case packer.
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Breakthrough aseptic line at CNP

Two new aseptic lines are capable of filling either 500-mL or 1-L brick pack cartons. FIFO accumulation system and remote robotic palletizing also shine.
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Nestlé debuts retorted carton; Hain gains competitive 'wedge'

Nestlé Friskies Italia is the first globally to use a retortable carton from Tetra Pak (Vernon Hills, IL). Commercialized in May for its new Friskies “Qualità Freschezza” petfood, the Tetra Recart™ technology is more than two years from a U.S.
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Aseptic soymilk pack: first to be square

Hain Celestial Group introduced Westsoy Smart Plus soymilk in a square, 35-oz aseptic package that features a resealable, screw-top closure.
Kirin aseptically fills either 350- or 500-mL PET bottles at 900/min on its new line.
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Aseptic advancements make it tea time in Asia

Kirin of Japan and Uni-President of Taiwan are taking advantage of pioneering new developments in aseptic packaging technology to sell their teas.