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UNCONTAINED: Pet projects in packaging

By Rick Lingle
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Whether for Spot or Fluffy, there are pet foods packaged to meet every pet’s-and pet owner’s-needs. More…
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UNCONTAINED: Putting the squeeze on, in every way

By Pan Demetrakakes
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News and views on squeezable bottles, Pepsi's Baltimore pullout and package shrink. More...
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UNCONTAINED: Forecast for less water in packaging and everywhere

By Rick Lingle
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You can add water to the mix of resource-conserving efforts involving packaging that include materials and energy. More…
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UNCONTAINED: Doubling down on KFC's packaging

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KFC has been taking a lot of grief for its Double Down sandwich. Its packaging has attracted less attention, but two items recently crossed my desk. More...
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Packaging and Social Market Research

By Rick Lingle
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What are consumers saying about your packaging? ListenLogic sees the Internet as the world’s largest focus group for finding that out. More…
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Pack Expo 2010 and Ed Sullivan

By Rick Lingle
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It’s a month after the completion of the Pack Expo Int’l (PEI) trade show, and I still haven’t unpacked all the story leads from my notebook. But for now
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UNCONTAINED: Of noisy bags and noisier backlashes

By Pan Demetrakakes
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People think green is great-until it puts them to some inconvenience. More...
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CPG execs share 'green' manufacturing lessons

By Rick Lingle
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Managers from Sunny Delight and Mars Inc. discussed the topic of sustainability in production operations at Pack Expo. More…
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Retailer, CPG panel targets sustainability

By Rick Lingle
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The importance of partnerships and collaboration were a major theme of a sustainability-focused panel comprising managers from Target Stores, Winn-Dixie Stores, and WhiteWave Foods that convened at Pack Expo. More…

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Food safety regs coming despite election

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Increased regulation in food safety is coming regardless of the results of the midterm elections, a panel of experts told an audience at Pack Expo on Election Day (Nov. 2). More...
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