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Package Design

Flexible Packaging

Apples are among the produce packed in the new material.
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Produce packaging gives consumers that traditional feel

UK supermarket leader Sainsbury’s has developed an innovative new packaging format for their fresh produce that withstands the existing distribution and supply-chain processes while at the same time enhancing the consumers’ experience.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: New 100%-recycled, FSC-certified shopping bags

Excellent Packaging & Supply, in partnership with TULSACK, offers 100% recycled paper shopping bags with twisted-paper handles, available in natural Kraft color, or printed with a custom logo or branding message.
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Raw pet-food bag uses renewable, compostable materials

Flexible, reclosable pouch for raw dog food from Steve’s Real Food is made from renewable compostable materials and is ‘green from the zipper to the sealant.’
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Star Packaging Corporation: Flexible packaging pouches protect pet food, treats

Star Packaging Corporation’s new line of packaging solutions for pet food and treats applications seals in freshness, offers a variety of convenient size and format options, and enhances in-store shelf presence.
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Ecologic Brands, Inc: Eco-friendly molded-fiber bottles

Ecologic Brands’ eco.bottle line of stock molded-fiber bottles are available in 32-, 50-, and 64-oz. size bottles to house liquids or dry food-grade products. 
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U.S. demand for flexible packaging to exceed $18 billion in 2015

Study indicates that deceleration in raw material price growth, as well as flexible packaging’s lightweight properties will push demand for the converted material.
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Stretch film approved for direct-food contact

Designed for direct contact with food of all kinds, Duo Food Contact is a blown stretch film from Duo Plast that features extreme elongation and tear strength so that the film’s thickness can be reduced and significant material savings can be realized.
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Using trial-size packaging to induce first-time purchasing

Trial-size packages are a type of downsizing that entails many options.
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'Smart bag' design for pet food educates, differentiates

New packaging for dog-food brand Blackwood Pet Food places key product information on the front of the bag to aid ‘dog Moms’ in search of best nutrition.
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Industry Watch

A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.
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Rollstock, Inc: Stock program for rollstock materials

A new stock program for many of its custom, high-performance rollstock products is available from Rollprint, without high volume commitments.
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Excellent Packaging & Supply: Compostable produce bags

Made from GMO-free cornstarch, Excellent Packaging & Supply’s sturdy, translucent produce bags with a wide opening are convenient for customers and can be branded to reinforce a store’s commitment to eliminating the environmental impact of polyethylene bags.             
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Flavored glucose in stick packs provide tasty relief to diabetics

New stick packages make it convenient and ‘cool’ for children to prevent low blood sugar.
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Bars of gelato given a handmade, boutique feel

Design agency Substance was tasked with crafting the brand for Bar Gelato, a new gelato-on-a-stick creation from Geleteria Naia.
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Pacific Bag, Inc: Kraft side-gusset bag with degassing valve

Pacific Bag, inc.’s (PBi ) latest stock bag, made from Biotrē® Film, a 1lb. Natural Kraft Side Gusset Bag with the PBi One-Way Degassing Valve effectively preserves and protects sensitive products like coffee.

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