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Clear shrink-label lends shelf appeal to new rum drink

Pernod Ricard departs from the established label graphics for its Malibu family, launching a liqueur with see-through sleeve label with red and silver decoration.
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The Greek countryside images of this brand are inspired from traditional folk art, using repetitive elements to form a pattern, and overlaying only three colors to create realistic illustrations. Source: Lovelypackage.com
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Common ways labeling projects can fail

There are many potential snags in the process of bringing a labeling project to fruition. Being aware of the most common snags can help you avoid them before they happen to you.
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Label specification: Managing label production

The balance of your production budget is in jeopardy if you don’t manage all the aspects of your label production with care and diligence. Here are the main factors you should monitor.
Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker SHL with unique branding and appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
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SHL equips autoinjectors with multi-functional labels

Specialty labels provide drug delivery systems maker with unique branding, appeal, and increase ease of use for patients.
Paper labels on the cups themselves and the polyester lidding material both carry gorgeous graphics that convey an “oats” message.
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Convenient plastic containers bring oat-based products to market

Whether it’s PP sheet that runs through a form/fill/seal machine or a PET bottle being filled by a co-packer, packaging is the key to convenience in oat-based foods market.
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Fort Dearborn: Shrinkable cut & stack labels

An innovative Shrinkable Cut & Stack label with an OPP-based film structure from Fort Dearborn offers up to 15% shrink on a variety of container shapes and sizes.
Tammy Reddy poses at the Bello Tea retail outlet in the French Market at Chicago’s Ogilvie Transportation Center.
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In-store printing on demand benefits Bello Tea

With its new in-store printer, Bello Tea can print labels on demand rather than order large quantities of preprinted labels at its two Chicago retail outlets.
The one-way valve has a tri-layer construction. As CO2 released by the packaged coffee beans builds up, the gas enters and then escapes through the valve’s top baffle layer. The valve then automatically reseals to prevent oxygen from entering the bag.
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Flexible valve application speeds coffee packaging

Mother Parkers Tea and Coffee streamlined—and sped up—its packaging process with pre-oiled, flexible valves that maintain freshness, letting CO2 out of the bag without letting oxygen in.
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Coca-Cola personalizes 800 million bottle labels

The largest personalized brand campaign for Coca-Cola in Europe, Share a Coca-Cola uses variable-data printing to create 800 million custom labels.
Siggi’s yogurt has a matte-paper wrapper that is both incredibly spare and undeniably upscale.
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Latest labeling material and presentation trends

What is popular in labels at any one time often has to do with what is resonating with consumers—or what is in fashion. Materials, effects, coatings, and design all play a part in defining what is premium—and what is not—on today’s retail shelves.
Q-Med security seal
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Medical-cosmetic products secured in China

Q-Med, Schreiner MediPharm partner to secure products through telephonic authentication.
IML packaging for United Biscuits.
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IML packaging gives United Biscuits shelf impact

Plastic packaging for the United Biscuits Family Circle brand biscuits stands out from the competition thanks to in-mold labeling.
Nyco sleeve
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Sleeve eases separation from bottles or cups via automated recycling processes

Newly launched low-density polyolefin sleeve improves recycling efficiency, offers print options for various applications.
Heinz new glass jar is aimed at adults.
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Heinz glass jar designed to drive new usage occasions

H.J. Heinz has developed a distinctive and stylish new 300-g jar for the European launch of a new range of culinary ketchups.
Too much medication?
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Report says 40% of parents give young kids cough/cold medicine that they shouldn’t

Many parents disregard label warnings. …Meanwhile, FDA’s BeSafeRx provides interactive map tool to protect against fake pharmaceuticals.

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