A 100-year-old seafood canning company gets a new bundling machine to meet consumer demand.
August 13, 2015
When California seafood canning company Chicken of the Sea International saw more of its customers buying multi-packs of shelf-stable seafood, it decided it needed a new bundling machine that could shrinkwrap multiple cans into a package.
Bridging the gap between conventional beverage cans and meeting the demands of a mobile generation, German-based ACTEGA DS and US company Dayton Systems Group (DSG) have developed the non-breakable, recyclable DSG Beverage Cap Can, with a reclosable feature that was previously available only on glass.
Last year, some members of the dairy industry thought it hip to be in square packaging. But Dean Foods, Inc. is taking a more circuitous route. Its Land O’Lakes brand sour cream and cottage cheese products are appearing on retailer shelves throughout the upper Midwest in curved packaging.
A pet peeve for some dog owners is not being able to feed their pets a warm meal. But that problem is being addressed with a heated, moist supplement for dry food in a package familiar to the world of single-serve soups, pastas and snacks.