Published on the Packaging World Web site
| October 31, 1997
Neck wrap promotes brand awareness
This month Cadbury Schweppes' Mott's USA unit in Stamford, CT, launches an aggressive campaign to promote its Clamato brand beverage. A national joke contest is part of the promotion, and a neck wrap on 32-oz polyethylene terephthalate bottles will help promote it.
The wrap being applied by Mott's is the Xtenda-cone(TM) from Chaucer Press (Duryea PA). It's an 8-pt coated-one-side paper printed offset in four colors. On the inside are printed contest details. Also inside is a cents-off coupon that consumers remove by tearing along a perforated line. The Xtenda-cone units come fully formed and nested. Mott's applies them by hand. According to a Mott's spokesman the special promotion-featuring French Stewart of "3rd Rock from the Sun" fame-is scheduled to run for about six weeks. "It's part of an overall program to generate awareness of and enthusiasm for the brand" the spokesman adds.
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