PET pack added to mayo spread

Bestfoods has added a squeezable, clear PET container to its Hellman’s mayonnaise line, which is packaged in standard glass containers. The new 18-oz Big Squeeze container is topped off with a 0.250”-orificed polypropylene flip-top dispensing closure, pigmented in dark and light blue.

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Bestfoods, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, which was unavailable for comment at the time of publication, chose the polyethylene terephthalate container and Model 45LCC2 closure of Rexam Closures & Containers (Evansville, IN).

According to Rexam, the 45-mm closure with a 0.250”-orifice allows inversion of the package, enabling full evacuation of the product from the container. It is a completely flush-sided two-piece, continuous-thread, hinged dispensing closure. Rexam says that the flush hinge makes the LCC2 cap "like a screw closure,” allowing easier capping on the filling line.

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