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Off The Shelf: Paperboard carriers for cans are catching on
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Off The Shelf: Paperboard carriers for cans are catching on

While plastic ring carriers are most typically used for six-packs of beer in cans, a growing trend is to cash in on the billboard effect that is offered when a paperboard carton is used instead.
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Off The Shelf: Loading up on laundry packaging innovation
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Off The Shelf: Loading up on laundry packaging innovation

New Purex PowerShot package provides auto dosing of super-concentrated liquid laundry detergent through its “PowerShot engine” integrated dosing/measuring cap, while Puretergent “better for you” detergent comes in a 50-oz flexible pouch with attached dispensing tap and measuring cup.
Off The Shelf: Gillette thermoform has unique perfs
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Off The Shelf: Gillette thermoform has unique perfs

There’s no chance for wrap rage if a clamshell-style package opens easily, and this is one that opens mighty easily indeed.
Off The Shelf: Craft cocktail infuser is a classic in glass
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Off The Shelf: Craft cocktail infuser is a classic in glass

A glass bottle fitted with a resealable pourer with filter allows DIY craft cocktail makers the ability to infuse their spirits with dried fruits or spices and pour directly from the package.
Off The Shelf: Cocktail shaker delivers non-alcoholic drinks
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Off The Shelf: Cocktail shaker delivers non-alcoholic drinks

Created for the non-drinker who wants a fun and flavorful beverage, Mocktails comes in four flavors in a “mock” cocktail shaker made of glass, with a plastic shaker overcap and resealable cap.
Off The Shelf: Nestle’s paper bottle
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Off The Shelf: Nestle’s paper bottle

The six-pounder is heavy enough, but the 10.5-lb molded pulp container for Nestle Purina Petcare’s premium kitty litter is an impressive accomplishment.
Off The Shelf: Vacuum packed for the nutrition-conscious
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Off The Shelf: Vacuum packed for the nutrition-conscious

Perfect Fit Meals is leveraging vacuum skin packaging, MAP, High-Pressure Processing, and linerless labels to expand into new markets in the U.S.
Off The Shelf: Big time space savings
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Off The Shelf: Big time space savings

It's remarkable how much cost can be taken out of the value chain when primary packaging is carefully examined.
Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch
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Off The Shelf: Novel reclosure feature on aseptic stand-up pouch

A Colombian dairy by the name of Alqueria is among the first to commercialize a clever reclosure feature for stand-up pouches of aseptically filled milk.
Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews
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Off The Shelf: Clever carton for Milk-Bone chews

It’s designed to look like a tooth paste carton so that pet owners will think ‘canine dental health’ when they encounter it in the store.
Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome
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Off The Shelf: Tomatoes bust out of the clamshell syndrome

Mastronardi Produce of Kingsville, Ontario, has introduced its Wild Wonders Gourmet Medley tomatoes in a thermoformed PET that is interesting because it is not a clamshell.
Off The Shelf: No chemical propellant needed for this air spray
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Off The Shelf: No chemical propellant needed for this air spray

San Francisco-based Method Products strikes again, this time with an innovative PET packaging concept for its line of air refreshers.
Off The Shelf: Clear canister promotes peanut butter portion packs
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Off The Shelf: Clear canister promotes peanut butter portion packs

Hormel Foods’ Skippy brand launches colorful multipack containers with clear cutouts that display five single-serve snack-pack cups of peanut butter inside. Marketed as an “Easy-To-Store Stack Pak,” the packaging is perfect for the on-the-go snack market.
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.
Off The Shelf: Convenience drives packaging in Taiwan
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Off The Shelf: Convenience drives packaging in Taiwan

A recent trip to Taiwan yields a number of unique packaging formats designed with convenience at the forefront—a key consumer requirement in this country that boasts more than 5,000 7-Eleven franchises.

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