The unique scalloped-edge pouches are constructed of a reverse gravure-printed polyethylene outer layer laminated to aluminum foil along with a polyester inner layer. Incorporating precise registration techniques, CLP used spot-varnish technology to add extra luster to the tree ornaments and fruits on the tree graphics.
The shaped pouches were formed on a Totani system and then delivered to Cafe Britt for manual top-loading and heat sealing. A hanging ribbon was applied to each pouch during the sealing process. The top of each pouch was laser-scored for easy opening. Each pouch holds 6 oz of candy.
Monica Carballo,Café Britt Marketing & Development Products Manager for Costa Rica, comments, “The Christmas holidays are a very important selling season for us. We wanted to offer packaging that was completely unique and creative to differentiate our chocolates from their normal pouch presentation. We created a concept that combines the shapes of a Christmas Tree and a Coffee Bush. We have worked with CLP for many years. The packaging supplier brings us the quality and attention to detail we need. The Christmas Tree/Coffee Bush pouch helped us sell significantly more holiday chocolates than usual, and we intend to use the design again next Christmas season.” —Judy Rice
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