Food and Beverage

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Shrink-sleeve energizes health shot

Providing tamper-evidence and high graphic impact, a gravure-printed polyvinyl chloride shrink sleeve for Aliso Viejo, CA-based Zazen LLC’s line of herbal pain-relief drinks provides the pizzazz needed to compete in a crowded category.
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Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019
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Anti-counterfeiting packaging market worth $128.6 billion by 2019

Authentication technologies to grow the highest within this market due to increasing awareness of counterfeit products.
Alumi-Tek aluminum bottle unveiled by Canned Water 4 Kids.
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Aluminum bottles unveiled at CW4K

At Canned Water 4 Kids, joining the 12-oz aluminum can is a sleek 16-oz reclosable aluminum bottle.
DOUBLE ACTING. Using tooling like this, the 20-head capping system now running in Truesdale, MO, pushes the aluminum capsule down onto the top of the bottle and also gently rolls on the cap, in the process forming the cap threads and tamper-evident band.
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Coca-Cola masters ROPP cap on aluminum bottle

Groundbreaking work with roll-on pilfer-proof technology has helped Coke move from an impact-extruded aluminum bottle to a much lighter drawn and ironed bottle.
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The Future of Medicine: Biomedical nanotechnology

The smaller the thing, the bigger the challenge for nanotechnology, for medical treatment, for packaging, and for regulatory.
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Block-cheese bag adopts easy-seal system

U.K. dairy brand Anchor launches new packaging for blocks of its Cheddar cheese that uses an intuitive reseal system with self-mating hooks on a flexible bag.
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Can holds snack serving of hummus & chips

New Tribe To Go offers a single serving of hummus and pita chips in a handy, portable composite can, created for consumers hungering for healthy, on-the-go snacks.
Materials Product Brief
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Seufert: Secondary transparent packaging

Designed for bottles featuring three concave lenses on a triangular base; the clear packaging allows brands to display products to full effect.
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Hard cider stands out in a relaunch.
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Hard cider stands out in relaunch

Glass packaging is helping Oliver Winery differentiate its BeanBlossom Hard Cider in an increasingly competitive category.
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Cooking sauces satisfy in IML thin-wall containers

Unique cooking sauce product is packaged in a thin-wall, IML-decorated container with high-impact graphics that highlight its roots in dairy.

New design for Tang energizes, refreshes

New graphics for Tang orange powdered breakfast drink, from Kraft Foods, build on the brand’s iconic reputation as the astronauts’ drink of choice while giving it a new relevance geared toward a new generation of fans.
Tray Seal Meats  – Protruding
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Tray Seal Meats – Protruding

Large roasts of various protruding heights packaged on tray seal skin machine.
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Thermoform – Bulk Hot Dogs
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Thermoform – Bulk Hot Dogs

3 across thermoform trays with bundles of hot dogs. Sealed and labeled.
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Thermoform - Pizza
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Thermoform - Pizza

A single lane of circular thermoformed trays for pizza. Sealed from film above, package gets cut into a circle, excess film is lifted up off product.
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Thermoform – Chopped Onion
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Thermoform – Chopped Onion

3 across thermoform trays full of chopped onions, sealed.
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LINPAC: Expanded bakery packaging line

LINPAC Packaging is set to expand its LeanBake bakery packaging range later this year with new portion packs for the sweet confectionery food to go market such as individual cake slices and muffins.
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Off The Shelf: New snack pack stands out in hummus aisle
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Off The Shelf: New snack pack stands out in hummus aisle

Tribe Mediterranean Foods’ new Tribe To Go Hummus & Pita Chips snack pack, in a black composite can holding a portion cup of dip and a bag of chips, stands out on shelf with a unique format and trendy, fun graphics.
Barrier PET bottle for skinnygrape.
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skinnygrape expands to 330-mL barrier PET

Andrew Peller Ltd., a leading producer and marketer of quality wines in Canada, has introduced skinnygrape spritzers, a popular low-calorie spritzer in a sleek-looking premium 330-mL barrier PET bottle.

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