Ela FruscioneMaterials & containersLove Bus Brew tours the WestSouth Beach Beverage Company, Norwalk, CT, is rolling out the new SoBe Love Bus Brew June 1 to the West Coast. The chocolate drink comes in a lizard-embossed 16-oz glass bottle, decorated with a colorful 2-mil polypropylene label and a 50-micron polyvinyl chloride neck sleeve.May 31, 2001Primary packaging100% proof of identityUkrainian importers of the Smirnoff brand of vodka overcame counterfeit sales this spring by adding a clear polyvinyl chloride neck shrink sleeve that features an optically variable device (OVD) to ensure product brand identity.May 31, 2001Materials & containersApple sauce in a bowlWhen National Fruit Product Co., Winchester, VA, launched a 16-oz White House Quick & Easy apple sauce in February, it traded in the traditional multiserve apple sauce glass jars for a new barrier bowl thermoformed of polypropylene and ethylene vinyl alcohol.May 31, 2001HomeAll-in-one chips-n-dip packEarly this year, Frito-Lay, Plano, TX, added Ruffles Potato Chips & French Onion Dip in colorful heat-sealed trays to its snack kits line up. The tray contains a prepackaged 1 7/8-oz bag of chips and a 3 5/8-oz dip cup. According to Frito-Lay, the snack kits are designed to fit into busy families' lifestyles, addressing their needs for convenience and portability.May 31, 2001Coding, printing & labelingMiller time is now clearerClear, pressure-sensitive labels are decorating Miller Genuine Draft (MGD) and Genuine Draft Light (MGD Light) 12-oz long-neck bottles for Miller’s national on-premise summer and fall ’01 music promotions. Paper labels are also being replaced by the no-label-look for national retail distribution of the two brands. Last year, Miller tested 11 core markets with the clear labels and “significant volume increases were realized by both brands,” says Ron Acosta, public relations manager for MGD.April 30, 2001Primary packagingSouthPack 2001 wrapSouthPack ’01 brought packaging manufacturers together from April 24 to 26 at the World Congress Center in Atlanta. The three-day show managed to spark some new technology interests, although many exhibitors were quick to notice the slow pace of attendees throughout the exhibition hall.April 30, 2001SustainabilityAseptic drink box recyclable in CanadaWhat was once reviled by environmentalists in the United States and was actually banned in the state of Maine in the early ‘90s is now the recipient of an environmental award in Canada. A new 250-ml recyclable Tetra® Prisma aseptic carton, which holds Oasis Health Break juice cocktails from A. Lassonde, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, received an Envirowise Award for its recyclability from the Packaging Association of Canada in April ’01.April 30, 2001Coding, printing & labelingPET bottle catches a waveThis spring, Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc., Lakeville-Middleboro, MA, has begun nationwide distribution of its complete line of juices and juice drinks in a new flagship 64-oz Ocean Spray polyethylene terephthalate bottle. A unique brand-recognizable grip top incorporates the company logo and name molded into the bell of the bottle.April 30, 2001HomeGarment retailer manages label inventory onlineMen's apparel retailer Tropical Sportswear gains access to label order information.April 30, 2001Flexible packagingSpare Parts Purchasing: Order History as Diagnostic ToolSun-Maid analyzes spare parts order history to identify and correct recurring problems.April 30, 2001Previous PagePage 2 of 4Next PageTop StoriesPEI 2022PACK EXPO International 2022 Innovations ReportBack after four years, PACK EXPO International convened more than 44,000 attendees during its Oct. 23-26 run at Chicago’s McCormick Place, thus surpassing the 2018 event.Coding, printing & labelingDigital Printing Drives Case ProductionWorkforceHennepin Technical College Awarded Packaging World, PMMI ScholarshipSustainabilityPersonal Care Startup Selects Plastic for Reusable Deodorant CaseSponsor ContentLet's talk Hummingbird® digital print.