Food and Beverage

Mediterra Nutrition Bars
Package Case Study
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Savory snack bars emphasize healthful ingredients

Less than a year old, Mediterra Nutrition Bars from NYC-based Mediterra Inc. have been picked up by more than 350 Target stores nationwide as well as several heath food chains, with consumers clamoring for the savory snack bars.
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Nick Marsella, Senior VP and COO, Byrne Dairy
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Byrne Dairy on agritourism

Nick Marsella, Senior VP and COO at Syracuse, NY-based Byrne Dairy, talks about a new expansion and how packaging lines fit into an upstate New York agritourism initiative.
Love Beets juice in PET bottle
Package Case Study
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Beet branding extends to juice

Love Beets introduces new PET bottles for its established beet beverages and a glass container for an organic launch, with graphics consistent with its ready-to-eat beet packaging.
Organic Steel-Cut Oatmeal
Package Case Study
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Ready-made steel-cut oats in a retort carton

Steel cut oats, made from whole oat groats, are an excellent source of protein, soluble and insoluble fiber, and select vitamins and minerals.
HOT-FILLED CUPS. Once cups emerge from hot-filling and lidding, they’re encased in paperboard sleeves and then robotically place
Machine Case Study
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Quick-change comes to trays, cases

Versatility and quick changeover in erecting cases and trays was the missing piece to the puzzle when it came to this cup-filling line at Leahy Orchards. Solution: Trayfecta.
Supplier News
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Tetra Pak reports environmental gains on 2020 goals

The company moves toward its 2020 goals with higher access to carton recycling and increased awareness of resource scarcity, among other new solutions.
MEDEA Vodka
Package Case Study
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A vodka bottle as instant messaging system?

MEDEA adds functionality to its LED-enabled vodka bottle, coupling it with Bluetooth technology and a proprietary app that lets users set and display scrolling messages remotely.
Stoneground Flakes cereal
News
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Back to the Roots ‘undoes’ it again with new cereal, outside help

Back to the Roots is at it again — growing nationally and “undoing” processed foods with more outsourcing help, new packaging and some wild new products bound for national retailers.
Supplier News
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Bizerba acquires French inspection specialist Luceo

Bizerba expands its portfolio in food safety with Luceo's visual inspection technology.
Gerber package seen at Anuga FoodTec 2015.
News
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Packaging innovations at Anuga FoodTec

Using innovative packaging to reclaim market share lost to private label knockoffs is a strategy that brands are embracing frequently these days, and examples of it at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne, Germany, were in abundance.
K-Mug small
Package Case Study
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Keurig coffee-to-go pods are recyclable

A new hot beverage pod from Keurig, the K-Mug, joins two other pod formats for the Keurig 2.0 brewing system that are now available in recyclable polypropylene.
Package Case Study
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New mayo bottle designed to squeeze out the last drop

Hellmann’s debuts a new inverted squeeze bottle with three improvements that allows consumers to get more mayo out of the bottle with less waste, less mess, and more control.
A 10-pack of Peeps
Machine Case Study
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Automatic case packing for Peeps

A move from RSCs to retail-ready packaging for its Peeps candy prompts Just Born to replace its manual secondary packaging process with fully automatic equipment.
Supplier News
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JLS adds Finance Director and PMMI Certified Training

JLS Automation names Karen Bowser Finance Director and completes PMMI Training Certification
Case-ready meats
News
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Regulations hinder new packaging for meat, poultry, seafood

Regulations related to the manufacture, distribution, type, and category of meat, poultry, and seafood are stifling the entry of new players and packaging innovation, says report.
High-quality flexo printing brings bread to shelf with a new boldness.
Package Case Study
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Bold print for Brace’s brand

Brace’s extensive range of Family Bread popular in the UK now has bold new graphics thanks to excellence in flexographic printing
Supplier News
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Ingredion completes Penford acquisition

Ingredion and Penford hope to generate annual cost synergies of at least $20 million.
Fresh-R-Pax mini-container
Materials Product Brief
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Baltimore Innovations Ltd.: Mini containers for fresh fruit

Baltimore Innovations launches the Fresh-R-Pax “mini-container”.
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