Food and Beverage

Shake me
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Microwavable cup holds pasta dishes

The new Shake Me range of ready-meal pasta dishes from France comes in a convenient cup and lid, and uses bright package colors to attract a target audience of 18 to 25 years olds.
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Tin Man
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Craft brewer crazy about aluminum cans

Tin Man Brewing Company not only selects aluminum cans for its craft beer varieties, but it also hosts a website to publicize the benefits of this packaging format.
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UPM Raflatac: Labels for spirits

UPM Raflatac launches a product portfolio for spirits labeling in the Americas.
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Roll infeed at Alqueria plant.
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Snap-Quick reclosure comes to novel aseptic pouch

Among the very first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk is a Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria.
Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch
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Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch

A Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria is among the first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk.
The Tomato Stall logo
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Rebrand adds artisanal feel to tomato products

Grower/producer of specialty tomatoes and tomato-inspired products gets package rebrand that adds sophistication and clarifies the brand and its unique provenance.
Clysar® EZ-R film
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Clysar: Stiff film

Clysar® EZ-R stiff film is a high-quality, cost-effective polyolefin shrink film that balances premium shrink performance with improved slip.
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NICE DISPLAY. One of the significant advantages of VSP is that packages can be displayed vertically, and Perfect Fit has taken f
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From MAP to VSP/HPP—and linerless labels along the way

This Houston startup now has a line of fresh, refrigerated ready meals that look good, taste great, and emphasize nutrition. High Pressure Processing extends shelf life.
FILM HOOD. Once a pallet has been delivered to the stretch hooder M, a film hood is pulled over from the top down.
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Stretch hooding optimizes transport of fine wines

This leading German producer of sparkling wines and spirits finds stretch hooding to be just what is needed for protecting pallet loads during transport to customers.
LGIHTER IS BETTER. Empty 1-gal ECOJUGS™ weigh 52 g versus about 62 g for more traditional 1-gal dairy jugs.
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Light-weight dairy jugs significantly cut HDPE usage

United Dairy replaces standard gallon milk jugs and saves 1.7 million pounds of plastic in less than two years.
Line of the Future. Production of the iconic Oreo cookie is among the packaging operations that reflect the Line of the Future t
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Mondelez embraces the future with integrated control solution

Mondelez International is as global as it gets, so having an integrated line control and line performance solution suitable for global implementation means the world to them.
SIX PRE-DOSERS. The customized modular linear filler features a portioning system that begins with six pre-dosers that fill cont
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Seasonings filled accurately and fast

Germany’s Maggi replaces outdated jar transport and filling system for its instant dry seasoning products to eliminate glass breakage, and improve dosing accuracy and speed.
Suerte Tequila
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Glow-in-the-dark treatment for special tequila

Boulder, CO-based Suerte Tequila has launched its limited-release, 100% Tahona-processed, five-year single-barrel Extra Añejo in a one-of-a-kind, glow-in-the-dark bottle.
Mocktails
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Shaker-style bottle serves up fun beverages for non-drinkers

For those who don’t drink alcohol, being the partygoer carrying a bottle of water among those enjoying colorful drinks in swanky glasses can dampen the party experience.

Reusable cocktail shaker serves up fun for the non-drinker

Providing non-drinkers “Drink Alternatives with Style,” new Mocktails non-alcoholic beverages in four all-natural, healthy varieties come in a colorful, 21-oz glass cocktail shaker with a PP shaker top that allows the consumer to just add ice and enjoy.
Honest Tea group
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New Honest Tea label celebrates ingredient origins

To brighten up its packaging and develop a common graphic element for all of its product lines, Honest Tea undertakes a two-year redesign project for its bottled tea.
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Pomegranate juice pack returns to its roots

After a slide in sales, U.K. juice brand Pomegreat returns to the design firm that designed its original packaging, to revive its formal visual equities.
Progresso chili
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Chili in a pouch stands out

Progresso introduces two varieties of chili packaged in a convenient, flexible pouch decorated with graphics designed to appeal to ‘a die-hard chili cook-off contestant.’

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