Food and Beverage

Aviator label
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Graphics make the difference

Aviator Brewing Co. of Fuquay-Varina, NC, is one of those craft brewers whose owners understand how big a difference high-impact graphics on a full-body shrink sleeve label can make.
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Sleek aluminum bottle celebrates Lufthansa's 60th anniversary.
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Lufthansa bottle takes off in style

Lufthansa, Germany's largest airline, and Warsteiner, one of Germany's largest and privately owned breweries, marked Lufthansa's 60th anniversary with a limited-edition beer bottle.
Bertolli 1
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New pasta sauce is premium throughout

Bertolli launches a new pasta sauce line that conveys its super-premium status through label graphics such as a black background, touches of gold, and fresh-ingredient photos.
Contemporary art on award-winning bottles.
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Art on a bottle wins award

Already a firm favorite with collectors and beer lovers worldwide, The Warsteiner Art Collection range of 330-mL shaped aluminum bottles has now achieved a coveted WorldStar award.
Pepsi Perfect 1
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Great Scott! PepsiCo recreates Back to the Future II bottle

Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Back to the Future trilogy, PepsiCo launches a limited-edition bottle that brings to life a ‘futuristic’ Pepsi bottle featured in Part II.
With open-mold thermoforming, Senagral can manufacture its shaped ‘ball cups’ in-house at a reduced cost.
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Ball-shaped yogurt pots thermoformed in-house

French yogurt producer shows how open-mold thermoforming technology can be used to produce custom-shaped yogurt containers for the same cost as straight-walled cups.
Emmi_1
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Microwavable metal bowl developed for ready to (h)eat fondue

A packaging supplier-led challenge issued to university students results in a first-of-its-kind commercial application for fondue.
The triangular carton facings stand out conspicuously on store shelves, vigorously inviting consumer attention.
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Distinctive, intricate gift packaging wins top PPC award

Mondelēz has a patent pending on this unconventional carton shape/form.
Country Crock After
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Space-saving tub serves up new Country Crock recipe

Country Crock adjusts its buttery spread recipe with simpler, fresher ingredients, packaged in a more convenient, rectangular tub decorated with bright imagery of a farm setting.
Hummus Plus
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Hummus kit stands out in plus-shaped sleeve

New Hummus Plus product includes hummus and chicken, packaged separately and wrapped in a unique, die-cut sleeve, for a convenient, fresh, on-the-go snack or meal.
Feature Article
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Nine beverage labeling packaging trends to watch

Environmentally friendly packaging as well as packages that address consumers’ desire for healthier products are among the trends beverage producers should be noting.
Seizing the opportunity for a bold, premium look.
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New look for Wild Turkey spirits

Wild Turkey today debuted a new look for its premium bourbon and rye whiskey range.
Veuve Clicquot Naturally Clicquot 3 uses grape-based paperboard for its secondary packaging.
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From potato starch to grape skins: Veuve Clicquot’s eco-friendly packaging

Veuve Clicquot introduces version 3 of its Naturally Clicquot champagne packaging, moving from the use of potato starch to a byproduct of its own winemaking process.
PaperWorks retractable handle
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PaperWorks Industries: Beer can carton with retractable handle

The innovative paperboard beer carton features a retractable handle for easy stacking and easy carrying.
All playing key roles in bringing packaging innovation to market at McCormick & Co. are (left to right) Rick Gill, Vice Presiden
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McCormick & Co.—perfecting the art of staying relevant

A visit to McCormick & Co.’s Technical Innovation Center in Hunt Valley, MD, makes it clear that packaging is taken very seriously at this 126-year-old food manufacturer.
Covectra: Serialization System
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Covectra: Serialization System

A new anti-counterfeit, track-and-race system ensures product integrity.
From Crème Fraiche to yoghurt to cottage cheese, the new filling and lidding system handles a variety of products.
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Dairy gains cup filling output and flexibility

With product demand on the rise, this leading Norwegian dairy coop went back to a well known and trusted OEM for a new cup filling/sealing system that produces 18,000 cups/hr.
In terms of volume, in 2014 instant tea held the largest market share. Photo courtesy of Starbucks.
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Instant beverage premix market on the rise

Among the drivers cited are consumers’ increasing awareness of health, a growing distribution channel, and easy access to products through retail websites.

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