May 14, 2013
The international community agrees: food waste is a problem of global proportion. The widespread inefficiencies caused by food waste highlight the need for packaging that prevents spoilage and extends shelf life, while still protecting the flavor and quality that consumers count on and providing the convenience they need. The metal can is an ideal format to help brands achieve these goals, proving its value as a waste prevention tool.Read More
CoverStory: Beverage Breakthroughs
Innovations in packaging materials and functional elements pour from the beverage segment.
May 8, 2013
Nature’s Coffee Kettle is a coffee brewing system for campers, hikers and coffee connoisseurs. Now the company’s updated spouted pouch from Flair Flexible Packaging helps Nature’s Coffee Kettle better communicate the unique brewing method and the freshness of the custom-roasted gourmet coffee.Read More
Sleeved, sealed and banded: Improvements in tamper evident packaging.
May 8, 2013
Product protection is a must for food and beverage packages, and companies are working hard to make sure that their products are safe and protected for the end-user. Tamper evident bands, sleeves and seals are designed to prevent the improper opening of a product, which could cause damage to the product and brand reputation.Read More
The inspection of hot sauce bottles ensures proper labeling 360-degree inspection of Tabasco bottles aids in quality control.
May 8, 2013
Tabasco® brand products have been made by McIlhenny Company on Avery Island, LA, since 1868. The company is extremely quality-minded about everything from aging its product for up to three years to making sure every label is correct, straight and in the right position on the bottle.Read More
Budweiser’s new limited-edition bowtie can mirrors logo
April 18, 2013
This spring Budweiser will introduce a striking and original new beer can – a bowtie-shaped aluminum can that mirrors Budweiser’s iconic bowtie logo.
April 3, 2013
An independent research study reveals 65% of decision makers at Fortune 500 consumer product companies view packaging sustainability as a high priority. Read More
March 27, 2013
The recycling of rigid plastics, excluding bottles, climbed 13% in 2011 to reach at least 934 million pounds for the year, and U.S. consumers with local access to recycle all non-bottle rigid plastics shot from 40% to 57% between 2011 and 2012, according to a pair of reports released today at the Plastics Recycling Conference.Read More
February 18, 2013
A next-generation liquid dispensing and delivery system featuring a collapsible rigid liner inside a bottle will be changing the way sensitive chemicals and other products are delivered. Known as BrightPak, the system is the brainchild of ATMI, Inc., a leader in packaging solutions for specialty liquid materials.Read More
Pure Ally brings Kwass’Up to American shelves
February 15, 2013
Pure Ally introduces Kwass’Up, a malted non-alcoholic beverage with uncommonly invigorating properties. This unusual soft drink, made with only natural flavors, contains less sugar and calories than traditional sodas and sports drinks. Kwass’Up has been described by testers as “far more refreshing” than typical soft drinks.Read More
Package comes with themed gifts tags and removable gifting label
February 6, 2013
The glass carafe that holds New Orleans-style Garden District Bloody Mary mix is completely re-usable and recyclable with package designed for gifting.Read More