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Liz's Letters Volume 2, Issue 2: Pourable bits of marshmallows

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Jet-Puffed brand introduces Mallow Bits in a user-friendly canister
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Green Thoughts: Revolutionizing our approach to sustainable packaging

By Robert M. Lilienfeld
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Increasing the odds that packaged products move in the right direction.
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Bioplastics in 2012: Time for a reality check

By Jeff Timm
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Four reasons why bioplastics have been perceived as underachieving. 
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The six Rs of sustainability

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Packaging experts point out three more fundamentals to sustainability in addition to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle.
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More takes on personalized packaging: Programmable labels and retail-ready formats

By Rick Lingle
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Further examples include a reprogrammable LED label for vodka and Retail-Ready Personalized Packaging.
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Liz's Letters Volume 2, Issue 1: Stylish candy comes in a rainbow of colors

By Liz Cuneo, Editor-in-Chief
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Dylan’s Candy Bar’s chocolate wheel showcases 56 squares.
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Embracing the changing package landscape

By Suley Muratoglu
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Three ways for packagers to keep up with the times and trends that are a’changing.
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Green Thoughts: Sustainable packaging predictions for 2012

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My green crystal ball reveals five aspects to keep tabs on.

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Liz's Letters Volume 1, Issue 2: A toast to a mini fridge

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Mini fridge packaging puts me in the holiday spirit.
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Packaging when it gets personal

By Rick Lingle
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More companies are tapping consumers’ interest in personalized packaging.

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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Check out the September 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on flexible packaging, robots in packaging, and much more!

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Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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