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Stand-up pouch with built-in straw

Made with a film structure of DuPont Teijin PET film and Dow PE resins, the novel pouch package design lies in a patented built-in straw. Because the straw is inside the pouch, it won’t get detached and lost and it’s protected from contamination.
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Building in the straw during pouch forming reduces the processing passes increases automation and reduces production costs.

The first application for this package submitted by Hangzhou Zhengda Printing & Packaging Co. Ltd. was a soy milk in China but the extension into other beverage packaging is being explored. The innovative pouch won a Gold Award in the food category. —Pat Reynolds

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