Food and Beverage

Fulltak SE 8301 by H.B. Fuller
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H.B. Fuller: Wash-off labels for returnable bottles

H.B. Fuller connects pressure sensitive adhesive polymer innovation to wash-off labels for returnable bottles.
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Snapple
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Heritage and wit combine in Snapple refresh

With a hand-drawn New York City skyline that reflects its brand’s roots and delightful new variety names, Snapple updates its graphics to expand its U.S. and global growth.
Aluminum-free butter wrap
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Clondalkin Kirchberg: Aluminum-free butter wrap

Clondalkin Kirchberg has developed an aluminum-free butter wrap, offering a more sustainable option to the dairy sector.
SINGULARLY DELICIOUS. David’s Cookies’ produces single-serve premium products for food service and retail markets.
Machine Case Study
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Horizontal flow wrapper for single-serve baked goods

Next-generation equipment perfectly meets David’s Cookies’ need for easier pack size changeover and faster production speeds.
The Coca-Cola Company pavilion at Expo Milano 2015
Package Case Study
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Coke’s 100% plant-based bottle exhibited at Expo Milano

The package represents the first demonstration scale production of a PET bottle made entirely from plant-based material.
Puck
Package Case Study
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80-SKU redesign anchored by emotive device

Arla Foods redesigns the packaging for its Puck line of dairy and cooking products, launching a holding device that now forms part of the Puck visual equity toolbox.
REMOVING RESHIPPERS. Arriving at the Heaven Hill plant in corrugated reshippers, the glass bottles are fed into the filling line
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Twin-bowl filling is just the ticket

Limited floor space was a factor as Heaven Hill Distilleries evaluated new filling equipment. It led to the Bardstown plant being the first to install a new kind of filler.
CASE PALLETIZING. In keeping with the rest of the automated line, the finished cases are automatically palletized by robot.
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Single-source line for pouch packaging

When the Ute Tribe’s agricultural enterprise launched a new line of corn meal for retail sale, having a single source for most of the packaging equipment proved helpful.
Medea
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‘Texting’ via vodka bottle

LED-enabled vodka bottle that scrolls messages can now be remotely programmed through the use of Bluetooth technology and a custom app.
A patented preform from Invento is used to make shaped PET cans with an aluminum lid.
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Ipack-Ima: Materials capture the spotlight

Several new material innovations designed to address sustainability, shelf-impact, and the challenges of e-commerce, make their debut at Ipack-Ima.
TIVA 2 spirits bottle closure by GCS
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Global Closure Systems: Anti-counterfeit glass bottle closure

GCS’s new TIVA 2 bottle closure offers both anti-counterfeit features and smoother pours.
Dewey Scott of Scott Farms describes how automation and unique serialization have benefited his company.
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Unique serialization comes to fresh produce

Proudly representing the food industry at The Automation Forum, and the produce industry in particular, was Dewey R. Scott, Operations Manager at North Carolina sweet potato packer Scott Farms.
New design: Gluten Free
Package Case Study
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A fruitful package change

GoodBelly probiotic juice brand changes its carton graphics to emphasize the flavor appeal of its products, while paring down its probiotic message to appeal to mass-market consumers.
Tactile and thermochromic inks make this bottle's labeling special.
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Beer label exudes mystery

Leading global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev has launched a beer with a difference.
Fully certified compostable packaging make this a standout introduction.
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Compostable film for coffee packs

Based in Modena, Italy, Caffè Molinari SpA is a speciality coffee company that recently introduced a Bio™ range of coffees in packs that incorporate fully certified compostable packaging.
IPL's SkinnyPack for Ana's Salsa is the 2015 Diamond Award winner in the DuPont Awards competition.
Package Case Study
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Hybrid plastic tub is DuPont Diamond Winner

This year’s 2015 Diamond Award Winner in the annual DuPont Awards involves one brand owner’s leap of faith in a unique innovation in plastic packaging.
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Flow wrapping pies and cookies at 50 packs/min

Growing bakery selects a flow wrapper that provides flexibility for a range of products from cookies to whole pies, with tool-less changeover and easy programming.
Upstream
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Kraft blasted for trash generated by Capri Sun pouches

The Make It, Take It Campaign urges Kraft to redesign their Capri Sun packaging to be reusable, recyclable, or compostable and take responsibility for post-consumer collection and recycling.

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