October 30, 2013
US demand for beverage containers is expected to increase 1.7% annually through 2017 to 265 billion units, valued at $29.1 billion.Read More
Danone AQUA introduces Reflections brand in Indonesia
August 26, 2013
To bring their AQUA brand into that premium market, Danone worked with Brandimage to create “Reflections,” a premium representation of the AQUA franchise. Read More
Dairy Farmers of America Column
Protein drinks and shelf-stable packaging on the rise.
July 9, 2013
Protein drinks and shelf-stable dairy beverages are nabbing an exponentially growing share of the beverage market, driving Dairy Farmers of America’s Contract Manufacturing division to create increasingly innovative formulation and manufacturing solutions for its business partners.Read More
Initial testing shows Fave Juice bottles have shelf-appeal
January 30, 2013
The juice package, created by Chicago-based Berlin Packaging and the re:group creative agency in Ann Arbor, Michigan, did the job so well that the test launch at The Fresh Market’s 125 stores in 25 states tripled Fave’s sales forecasts.Read More
January 29, 2013
As sustainability continues to be on the forefront not only for natural water sources but also for bottle-to-bottle recycling, Eternal Water decided to switch to a thinner pressure-sensitive label to help lessen the environmental impact and also benefit the label’s graphic profile.Read More
Craft Brew Alliance releases first craft beer brand in the US.
January 24, 2013
Craft Brew Alliance approached brand design firm Hornall Anderson to help them launch Omission—the first craft beer brand in the U.S. focused exclusively on brewing great tasting beer with traditional beer ingredients—including malted barley—specially crafted to remove gluten.Read More
Jean Paul Gaultier Coca-Cola contour bottles earn further packaging awards.
January 24, 2013
This year has started with recognition for Ardagh Group and the team who produced the Jean Paul Gaultier Coca-Cola contour bottles. The eye catching limited edition containers, which had already been honoured in 2012 with trophies from Starpack, Best of Metal (MPMA) and The Cans of the Year Award 2012 (The Canmaker), made it a quartet of successes when it was recognized with a Worldstar Award from the World Packaging Organization.Read More
Fowler supplies six high-speed, high-quality cleaning, filling, and capping systems helping to break production records at two Diageo plants.
January 16, 2013
Fowler Products, powered by Pro Mach, and its French partner, Perrier Bottling Machines have been recognized by Diageo, the world’s largest producer of distilled spirits, with the Distinguished Honors – Special Projects award. Over the last two years, Fowler supplied six Perrier cleaning and filling systems and Fowler/Zalkin capping machines to two Diageo facilities.Read More
Glass Packaging Institute recognizes Frïs bottle for innovation, design & shelf appeal
January 14, 2013
The Brand Union's recent dramatic redesign of The Absolut Company’s Frïs vodka bottle has earned the brand a 2012 Clear Choice Award from the Glass Packaging Institute.Read More
Vblast Gator Pit energy drink releases vitamin blend with twist of reservoir cap.
January 9, 2013
VBlast Gator Pit invites its customers to unleash its energy with the twist of a patented reservoir cap, which releases a special liquid vitamin blend into 16.9 ounces of spring water.Read More