Food and Beverage

HopeGel is a nutrient and calorie-dense protein gel designed to aid children suffering from severe acute malnutrition.
Package Case Study
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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.
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Materials Product Brief
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Sirane: Soft-fruit packaging

‘Bubble pad’ offers soft fruit the ultimate protection while remaining cost effective.
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Package Case Study
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Design translates modern curry 'taste explosion'

New packaging for the Little Turban line of curry sauces takes a modern twist on traditional Indian patterns and lets the vibrant, flavorful product take center stage.
Personalized M&M's get a new kind of reclosure system.
Package Case Study
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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.
Pressure-sensitive label revitalizes this bottled water.
Package Case Study
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Labels revitalize water bottle

Cabreiroa water goes to reverse-printed labels as it moves from regional to national distribution.
Materials Product Brief
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Smurfit Kappa: New seal for wine bags

Smurfit Kappa Bag-In-Box launches a new type of seal on its wine application bags.
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In this Q&A, Randall Troutman, Account Manager, Printpack Medical, addresses standards, materials issues, sustainability, and workforce development.
Feature Article
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First Person: Comparing/contrasting medical device and food packaging

In this Q&A, Randall Troutman, Account Manager, Printpack Medical, addresses standards, materials issues, sustainability, and workforce development.
Machine Product Brief
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AcmaVolpak: New solution for packaging tea in filter bags

NEW AT INTERPACK—Designed and manufactured by Tecnomeccanica – our brand dedicated to the tea market – T4 Modula is AcmaVolpak’s new, medium-speed, tea bag machine.
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WIRELESS ACCESS. The Wi-Fi-connected, touch-screen printing system features full logo/image/graphics/barcodes programming and editing.
Machine Case Study
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On-case inkjet printer saves time, labor, and materials

Switch from hand-applied p-s labels expands flexibility and provides opportunity to print more data on much larger shipping case panels.
 MULTIPLE ROBOTS. Photo shows how robots one, two, and three automatically move lidded plates to the retort crates.
Package Case Study
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Automation at Nestle brings back baby food line

A range of shelf-stable, microwavable, ready meals for babies and toddlers showed promise a few years ago. But packaging operations had to be optimized to make it viable.
Howard Brandeisky, Senior Vice President Global Marketing & Customer Solutions, John B. Sanfilippo & Son.
Column/Opinion
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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.
Package Case Study
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Veryfine’s hot-fill breakthrough

Reporting on packaging breakthroughs has been a strength of Packaging World throughout our 20-year history.
Package Case Study
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New bag-in-box wine pack is recyclable

The Naked Grape Wine introduces a new 3-L bag-in-box package that it says is the first to be fully recyclable anywhere in the country.
Stunning graphics provide irresistible shelf presence.
Package Case Study
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Sleeves make big noise for small pack

High-impact shrink sleeves are helping to maximize on-shelf presence in the UK for packs of the innovative Robinsons Squash’d super-concentrated squash drink.
Brains Brewery upgraded of its yeast-handling control process to a Rockwell Automation CompactLogix system and Ethernet connectivity. Source: Prosoft Technology
OEM Application Note
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Brewery gains flexibility, reduces downtime with gateway

Remote I/O-to-Ethernet gateway enables easy replacement of 27-year-old PLCs for a Wales brewery upgrading its yeast-handling control process.
Column/Opinion
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Where beer and automation come together

The Automation Conference 2014, coming May 20-21 to Chicago, will deliver insights on everything from industrial safety networks to high-efficiency motors to how companies like John Deere integrate automation technologies from different suppliers. But even non food and beverage industry attendees will most enjoy getting a taste of automated brewing operations from two different perspectives.
Machine Case Study
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Multipacker boosts seafood company's productivity up to 75%

Chicken of the Sea installs new multipacker and two tray shrink packers that provide changeover versatility, operate at 95%-plus efficiency, and have resulted in a 20% reduction in manpower.
Hearthside Foods, with Ryt-Way, set to change ownership
Supplier News
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Billion-dollar food co-packer to change corporate ownership

A year after being merged with co-packer Ryt-Way Industries, billion-dollar Hearthside Food Solutions sold to Goldman Sachs and Vestar Capital.

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