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Flexible Packaging

New bread bag is made from renewable resources.
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New sustainable bread bag

Hovis Limited, a vertically integrated baking and flour milling business in the U.K., is the first to commercialize a polyethylene bread bag made primarily from renewable resources.
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Sip on this: single-serve pouched wine debuts

Millennials looking for a new BYOW alternative for single-serve wine consumption can now select from among four varieties of single-serve wine in a 187-mL flexible spouted pouch.
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Amcor: Recyclable lidding films

Able to be sealed directly onto APET trays, Amcor N-Gage from Amcor Flexibles is a mono-material, high-barrier, peelable lidding film that is said to reduce packaging weight by at least 10%, and makes it possible for consumers to recycle the entire package – lidding and tray.
Stand-up pouches to help U.S. pouch demand grow
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Stand-up pouches to help U.S. pouch demand grow

Freedonia study projects demand for pouches in the U.S. to increase 4.6% annually to $9.4 billion in 2018.
HopeGel is a nutrient and calorie-dense protein gel designed to aid children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
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HopeGel delivers nourishment to starving children in Haiti

Shelf-stable stand-up pouch offers portability and convenience; donations accepted to help save children’s lives.
Personalized M&M's get a new kind of reclosure system.
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Novel reclosure feature on personalized M&M's

Mars Inc.’s M&M’s brand has come out with a new twist on its personalized MY M&M’s bulk packaging design.
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Sirane: Flow-wrap cooking bag

Able to be flow-wrapped and heat-sealed Sirane’s new nylon material – Siralon – can be used as a cooking bag or film, and is suitable for the oven or microwave.
Howard Brandeisky, Senior Vice President Global Marketing & Customer Solutions, John B. Sanfilippo & Son.
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PrimaPak is just one of Sanfilippo's innovations

Howard Brandeisky is Senior Vice President Global Marketing & Customer Solutions at John B. Sanfilippo & Son. He talks here about packaging innovation.
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Sealed Air: Eco-friendly shrink films

Sealed Air’s next-generation line of micro-layered Cryovac Technology (CT) films, including Cryovac CT-300 Series, Cryovac CT-500 Series, and Cryovac CT-700 Series offer thinner gauge options than conventional polyolefin or polyvinyl chloride (PVC) overwraps, enabling users to reduce both their carbon footprint and overall operating costs.
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Toray: Metalized BOPP film

Toray Plastics’ Torayfan PC5 metallized BOPP film is a versatile ultra-high oxygen- and moisture- barrier film that can be used in tri-laminations, as a foil replacement, and as an overwrap lamination or wrapper.
Now in a limited-edition trial is this two-lb package of Fisher Brand Party Peanuts.
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Flexible pack merchandises like a rigid container

Formed from ‘exoskeleton’ rollstock on a vf/f/s machine, the PrimaPak combines benefits of a rigid container with the cost and sustainability advantages of flexibles.
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LPS: Films with oxygen barrier properties

LPS Industries’ two new film families offer oxygen barrier properties, are environmentally friendly, and are compliant with regulatory guidelines worldwide.
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MaxPax: Flexible packaging for liquids

Designed to prevent measuring difficulties and spills with drink concentrates and other liquids, the Burst Pouch flexible pouch from MaxPax features chambers created out of a sealed layer of poly film: consumers can cut the bottom of the pouch, place it into a desired container, and squeeze – forcing the liquid to “burst” through the poly membrane and into the desired container.
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A sneak peak into packaging for regenerative medicine

Rodney Bosley, President of ACell, Inc., describes this exciting medical technology and touches on the significance of packaging for the medical devices.
Easy-open reclosure feature runs along the side of the pack.
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Easy reclosure feature for sliced cheese

Friesland Campina, the world’s largest dairy cooperative, has launched a new package for sliced cheese under the Frico brand that capitalizes on a novel resealable closure.

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