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Part 2: 2015’s Top Food Industry Trends

Part 2: 2015’s Top Food Industry Trends

We gave you the first 5 trends this year, but the last five trends have also proven important in the food packaging market.

Earlier this year, we brought you the top 5 consumer trends in the food market predicted for 2015. In this special blog, we looked more closely at the bottom of the top 10 and evaluated whether they were accurately numbered in the beginning of the year. The study conducted by New Nutrition Business, (http://www.new-nutrition.com/report/showReport/1235) earlier this year...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Flip Top Cap | ADS Package of the Year | Mold-Rite

Flip Top Cap | ADS Package of the Year | Mold-Rite

Philippe The Original’s Hot Mustard is recognized as Association of Dressings and Sauces (ADS) 2014 Package of the Year.

Phillippe The Original’s Hot Mustard package won the 15th annual Package of the Year award, presented on October 11-13. Nominations for the ADS Package of the Year award were received earlier this year from any ADS member. During the recent ADS Technical Meeting in San Diego, CAL this month, these packages were voted on based on who had the most innovative and...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Dispensing Closures Sweeten the Deal for Confectionary Packagers

Dispensing Closures Sweeten the Deal for Confectionary Packagers

Top5 Reasons Why Sweetener Packagers and Consumers Want the Flapper® Cap

When you’re getting ready to bake some cookies or a cake, you probably don’t give much thought to the plastic dispensing closure on your container of granulated sugar. That is unless the plastic closure was not created with convenience in mind. A twist-off cap might get lost under the fridge. A flip top cap without a well-designed spout may lead to an inaccurate measurement of sweetener or make a big mess when you...

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Having the Perfect Nutrition Packaging can Rock Your Customer’s World

Having the Perfect Nutrition Packaging can Rock Your Customer’s World

User-Friendly Sustainable Packaging that Looks and Feels Great

Improving appearance is one thing. But if you can add even more value by using sustainable packaging and incorporating convenience—then you’ve hit a home run with your customers. That’s just what whole food-based nutrition supplement manufacturer Juice Plus+ did.

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VIDEO: Flip Top Caps Help Restaurant Managers Conquer Kitchen Chaos

VIDEO: Flip Top Caps Help Restaurant Managers Conquer Kitchen Chaos

How Flip Top Closures Save Time, Money and Sanity

Who knows more about the importance of convenient closures than a restaurant manager?  In the kitchen, flip top caps and dispensing closures can be used for sauce bottles, food containers, spices and seasonings and more.  According to the general manager of one of Cleveland’s premier restaurants, “I work long hours in the kitchen—anything that makes my life easier is definitely worth using.”

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

VIDEO: Great Packaging Design Ideas Come From Focus Group

VIDEO: Great Packaging Design Ideas Come From Focus Group

Flip Top Caps Add Big Value to Premium Salad Dressing

The best way to gauge a product’s value is to put it in the hands of the consumer. And that’s just what Weatherchem did with its LiquiFlapper® flip top caps. The focus group was organized to assess the needs and preferences of consumers of premium salad dressing.

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Flip Top Cap Solves Biggest Problem in Squeezable Product Dispensing

Flip Top Cap Solves Biggest Problem in Squeezable Product Dispensing

Innovative dispensing closures create a superior flip top cap solution

When it comes to food and condiment production, controlled dispensing is essential—especially for squeezable products. Weatherchem provides superior flip top cap solutions that deliver the perfect amount of product for consumers with each and every use. Consider this success story from a spicy mustard manufacturer:

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

5 Trends in Pet Food Packaging: Products Your Customers Will Beg For

5 Trends in Pet Food Packaging: Products Your Customers Will Beg For

How Flip Top Caps Make Pet Products Stand Out on the Shelf

When it comes to the pet industry, consumers are more interested in the quality, taste and functionality of a product; they are much less concerned about the price. Therefore, it’s vital to select packaging that clearly communicates quality, taste and functionality, while making the product stand out on the store shelf. 

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

Flip Top Cap and Easy-Safe Closures Steal the Show at SupplySide West

Flip Top Cap and Easy-Safe Closures Steal the Show at SupplySide West

The safety features of flip top caps and the convenience of the new Weatherchem MegaFlap® closure were important topics at SupplySide West 2013 Global Expo and Conference. With about 12,000 attendees, the show brings together suppliers and buyers that influence several markets including dietary supplements, food, beverage, animal nutrition, personal care and cosmetics.  Besides product safety and convenience, trends from this year’s show included adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices...

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Mold-Rite Innovative Flip Top Cap Makes Vitamins Easy to Handle

As the population continues to age, the demand for vitamins, minerals and supplements continues to grow. To appeal to this demographic, which may have limited hand function and mobility, supplement companies are utilizing bottles that incorporate a convenient dispensing closure like an easy-to-use flip top cap. Plastic cap manufacturer Weatherchem has a variety of product lines that enhance the consumer experience, including its NutraFlapper® and NutraGen II®  flip top closures:

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Posted by Amanda Thomas

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