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Three-quarters of Americans believe many consumer products are over-packaged, according to a survey of lifestyle of health and sustainability (LOHAS) consumers conducted by the Natural Marketing Institute (NMI), Harleysville, Pa. Minimal packaging is most preferred among consumers, followed by recyclable packaging and use of environmentally friendly packaging materials.
Armand de Brignac Champagne introduced a 15-liter bottle of Rosé Champagne, setting a new world record for the largest bottle of Rosé Champagne ever produced, it says.
After its three-month-long 20th anniversary contest initiative, New York-based Arizona Beverages announced that fans have selected the package design for its new Cherry Lime Rickey flavor.
A slight majority of consumers — 54 percent — claim to have familiarity with the term “sustainability.”
Heineken USA, White Plains, N.Y., redesigned its signature green bottle. As the company’s first bottle change since 1946, the “Star Bottle” is set to launch in select markets in New York state this month and nationally beginning in March 2013.
Tarpon Springs, Fla.-based A-B-C Packaging Machine Corp. will display five active machines, including the Model 330HS case erector, the Model 436 top case sealer, the Model 72AGSS palletizer, the Model 70 Partition Inserter and the Model 206 case packer, at its booth at Pack Expo 2012 in Chicago.
For beverage labels, the retail shelf might feel like being in the hot seat on an episode of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire.”
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