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Flexible Packaging

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First frozen coffee drink kit stands up and stands out in flexible pouch

Frozen coffee blend kit to debut in the grocer’s freezer section in a brightly colored flex-pack featuring graphics that build on Seattle’s Best Coffee’s 40 years of coffee-making experience.
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Sirane Ltd.: Cooking bag for grill

The Sira-Cook Barbecue Bag from Sirane is a cooking bag that can be used on a barbecue grill or in an oven with or without sauce in the bag.
Hills Velcro
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Hill's Pet Nutrition integrates new closure

Makes bag opening and reclosing easy and maintains package integrity.
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Compostable coffee bags make North American debut

Two North American coffee roasting companies have launched fully compostable coffee bags to support their eco-friendly commitments.
Scotts creates a no-mess, no-guesswork lawn spreader that works with pouched lawn-care products that snap into place and provide controlled-flow dispensing.
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Flexible packaging specification guidelines

Here are nine tips to help you get started with the process of deciding what film or films to include in a flexible structure or in a rigid package with film barrier.
New intermittent-motion fill/seal equipment is used for Lundberg’s new stand-up rice pouches.
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Innovation drives Lundberg's new rice packaging

Stand-up, reclosable five-sided pouch provides competitive differentiation, shelf presence, and consumer benefits.
Campbell’s Skillet Sauces - Ampac
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2013 FPA Silver Award Winners

Following are the 2013 FPA Silver Award winners.
Kraft YES Pack for 1-gal portions of salad dressing used in foodservice institutions received the Highest Achievement Award in the 2013 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards.
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Innovation is king

The winning entries of the Flexible Packaging Association’s 57th annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards feature innovative enhancements that integrate consumer trends and needs with technical advancements in materials, graphics, structure, and sustainability to produce outstanding flexible packaging solutions. In all, 78 flexible packages were submitted into the 2013 competition by 29 flexible packaging companies. Of those, 25 packages will be honored with 29 FPA Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards within one or more categories including Packaging Excellence, Printing Achievement, Technical Innovation, and Environmental & Sustainability Achievement.
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Rockwell Solutions Ltd.: Mono-layer film

RockBarLid from Rockwell Solutions is a high-clarity, high-barrier, recyclable mono-layer film that is heat sealable, peelable or weldable to produce lidding and barrier flow wrap films suitable for a variety of products.
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Seed mix entices in new windowed bag

A new package design for 20-lb bags of food-plot seed for deer allows for gravure-printed graphics across the entire bag, as well as a see-through window insert.
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Smurfit Kappa Group: Drink packaging with square shape, double gusset

Smurfit Kappa’s Pouch-Up packaging is now available in a more cylindrical shape with two gussets, in addition to its 1L, 1.5 L, and 3 L pack with a single gusset at the base.
IMPROVED FRESHNESS & SALES. Bean sprouts packaged in the oxygen barrier film bags have yielded prolonged product freshness and increased sales.
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Freshness extension for fresh produce

Laser film perforation technology helps control oxygen transmission rates in bean sprout bags, protecting product color and odor.
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BOPP bag for cat litter delivers shelf appeal, reduces damage

Dissatisfied with damage from its previous paper bags, MFM Industries, Inc. switches to polywoven BOPP bags that add strength and offer market differentiation.
Secondary packaging includes MoistCatch moisture absorber.
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Moisture-absorbing breakthrough?

Plastic bottles holding a range of adhesives sold by Toagosei Co. Ltd. in Japan are now being put into secondary packaging that includes MoistCatch, a moisture-absorbing component that eliminates the need for adding moisture-absorbing desiccant pouches.
AeroShot Energy image
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Packaging critical for AeroShot Energy launch

Portability, dispensing, and graphics help market air-based energy product, as discussed in this exclusive Q&A.

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