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Can holds snack serving of hummus & chips

New Tribe To Go offers a single serving of hummus and pita chips in a handy, portable composite can, created for consumers hungering for healthy, on-the-go snacks.
The system is flexible to accommodate multiple MFB products.
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Bagger automation aids charitable food efforts

Midwest Food Bank adds vacuum conveying, auger filling, and form/fill/seal bagging equipment to its arsenal to help fight hunger.
Adding 3- and 5-g sachets helps HR Pharmaceuticals gain market share.
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Sachet adds unit-of-use cachet to iconic lubricant brand

Vf/f/s pouch machine allows HR Pharmaceuticals to launch a sachet version of its medical and personal lubricants.
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Case study in automating the bagging of frozen meals

By automating the bagging of its frozen Asian entrées, Kahiki Foods reduces labor costs by 65%, without eliminating workers.
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Chicken pack says 'so long' to tray

Murray’s Chicken, New City, NY, says that it has advanced its company’s level of eco-awareness with the introduction of new case-ready packaging for its fresh poultry products.
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Film test results (sidebar)

Nephron has for months conducted pouch film material assessments to qualify or requalify packaging materials and its material vendors. Specifically, it’s testing pouch material used to package the low-density polyethylene vials containing the product solutions.
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Clear pouch claims to be first

A clear stand-up pouch holding 6.75 oz of flavored water is now reaching store shelves in select eastern U.S. markets. It’s claimed to be among the first clear pouches in a category where opaque metallized films or foil-based laminations dominate (see CapriSun from Kraft Foods and Hi-C Blast from Coke’s Minute Maid Div).
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Folgers packs a coffee house experience

An octagon-shaped high-density polyethylene canister is helping Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble’s Folgers-brand Café Latte deliver to retail markets a true coffee house experience.
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Tube packs tap timely trend

Flexible tube packs match consumers’ requirements for on-the-go-anywhere eating for a new wave of portable foods.
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Apple sauce tubes rocket into new markets

Launched into California in mid-2001, Selah, WA-based Tree Top’s Fruit Rocketz distribution expanded earlier this year to include the Pacific Northwest and Texas.
This pick-and-place robot uses vacuum pick-up cups to transfer filled cups from the filling/lidding system to the case packer.
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Proficiently packed Pringles

Weighing just 8 g and resting on two ‘feet’ instead of a flat bottom, P&G’s single-serve Pringles package is automatically filled and case-packed on custom-built gear.
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Pouch replaces Hawaiian Punch box

An unusual, shaped stand-up pouch is now bringing kids the taste of Hawaiian Punch in seven southeast states. Hawaiian Punch is a brand of Cadbury Schweppes plc, packed for Mott’s, Stamford, CT.
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P&G tests Pringles portion pack

Procter & Gamble is test marketing Smart Stacks, a 0.81-oz portion pack of its Pringles-brand potato crisps, in a thermoformed polypropylene cup whose bottom is shaped like the curvy snack.