Variotec Innovative Packaging Systems (Kaufbeuren, Germany) has launched a new dispensing concept called Dialpack. First used in Germany in 1999 for Variotecs own Variosun brand sunscreen, the Dialpack system allows consumers to select their preferred level of SPF protection between every application. A dial on the front panel of the polypropylene bottle can be adjusted to meet specific sunscreen needs.
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An unusual double-bag system is being used for delivery of liquid for enteral nutrition in various Japanese hospitals. The system includes an aseptically filled inner Elopouch® bag, the kind often used for UHT milks.
United Distillers & Vintners recently replaced glass with polyethylene terephthalate for 200-mL (6.76-oz) bottles of its TGI Friday’s® On the Rocks line of ready-to-drink cocktails. The custom bottles are injection/stretch blow molded by Schmalbach-Lubeca.
Kraft Food Services, Glenview, IL, was honored in October with the Package of the Year award from the Atlanta-based Assn. of Dressings and Sauces. Kraft’s patented wide-mouth, high-density polyethylene 1-gal jug includes a handle featuring a thumbprint and finger-grip for easy gripping, along with a screw cap and a pouring-friendly design.
When Hydrade Beverage Co. was looking for a design company to put life into its new product, it turned to Sibley Peteet Design (Austin, TX). According to the company, the product, a high-speed energy drink, is the only sports beverage that contains glycerol, which research shows to be the ingredient that best hydrates the body.
Sweet Organics, a new line of organic snacks from Seasons Enterprises, is setting a precedent in the growing market of organic sweets. To help develop a totally new brand identity for his companys snacks, president Michael Season called on longtime partner Maddock Douglas (Elmhurst, IL).
In a shift from the traditional straight lines of the old Softsoap® container, Colgate, with the help of IDI (New York, NY), has changed the look of its hand soap package to give it a rounder and softer appearance.
On Nov. 30, 2000, Food and Drug Administration issued a final regulation requiring safe handling instructions on egg cartons. Within nine months, egg cartons must bear the following statement: Safe Handling Instructions: To prevent illness from bacteria, keep eggs refrigerated, cook eggs until yolks are firm and cook foods containing eggs thoroughly. The regulation also requires that eggs delivered to retail establishments be promptly refrigerated at 45°F or lower.
A clear clamshell made of recycled polyethylene terephthalate helps showcase the newest Oil of Olay® moisturizer from Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble. Thermoformed by Creative Forming (Ripon, WI), the clamshell recently earned an award in the Roll-fed/Consumer Housewares category in the 11th annual thermoforming competition sponsored by the Society of Plastics Engineers.
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