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How consumers, companies adjust to bad times

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New reports from two respected consulting firms offer insights on how both consumers and consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs) are adjusting to the bad economy. More...
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Recalls hit Kellogg's cereal, Walmart frozen pizza

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Recalls created a negative news buzz the past week, with one centered squarely on the packaging. More...
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UNCONTAINED: Fighting Facebook with Facebook

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I feel for Kraft Foods. It’s not easy when contamination from one of your products becomes an Internet star due to a packaging-related quality problem. More...
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UNCONTAINED: A toast to lessons learned the hard way

By Rick Lingle
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An innovative beverage format serves as a reminder that you learn more from your mistakes, even if that costs you your business. More…
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UNCONTAINED: Plastic gets <i>non</i> from wine institute

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The very first item of any kind I ever wrote about packaging was on a wine cork made from plastic. It was a good introduction to the idiosyncrasies of the wine world. More...
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Spring brings bio-film bags to market

By Rick Lingle
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Biopolymer applications are springing up throughout the packaging landscape like wildflowers, adding fresh touches of “green” to markets sensitized to sustainability. More...
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UNCONTAINED: Don't freeze out small fry

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The caller had a Southern accent and the good manners that so often go with it. More...
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UNCONTAINED: Chip, chip, cheerio

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We’re all familiar with those food-product-as-political-poll gimmicks. But leave it to the British to do it up right. More...
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UNCONTAINED: Set sensor beams to 'packaging'

By Rick Lingle
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As an inquisitive trade journal editor and modest Star Trek fan, there’s a certain allure to one of that program’s many devices: sensors. I recently discovered more about the fascinating world of sensors, but for packaging, not for starships. More…
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UNCONTAINED: Store loyalty vs. brand loyalty

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It seems that the good folks at Walmart got a little too aggressive with their brand pruning. More...
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