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Branding at it’s Best

It is challenging to compete on the shelf and capture the consumer's attention in a matter of a few seconds.  Here is an example of a great brand that is hard to miss!  The message speaks for itself.  
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Jamaican Packaging Study makes the News

As part of the Jamaican Capacity Building for Market Access Project, in 2016 the Bureau of Standards Jamaica engaged the services of Cheryl Sullivan Business Consultants to conduct a study on their packaging industry, make recommendations for packaging testing, and sensitize stakeholders on trends in packaging. An article appeared in The Gleaner on June 25,…
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Recycling System in Canada

This 5 minute video does a nice job of explaining the material recovery process and how the stewardship fees are calculated for the various types of packaging materials. [embed]https://youtu.be/_AKug9Sq1sk[/embed]  
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Health Canada Announces Changes to Nutritonal Labeling

On October 24, 2016 Health Canada announced the Healthy Eating Strategy for Canada with the intent to help Canadian consumers make heathier choices when purchasing processed foods.  The intent is to provide consumers with nutrition information that is easily understood, truthful and accurate. In addition, standardized labeling will enable consumers to compare the nutritional values of similar products.  To…
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Food Labeling in the U.S.A.

On May 20, 2016, the FDA announced the new Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect new scientific information, including the link between diet and chronic diseases such as obesity and heart disease.   This in response to consumer demand for more clarity regarding nutritional claims, food values, and ingredient listings. If you export products to the…
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NEW – Pack Your Product

Looking for packaging suppliers? We are pleased to announce the launch of our new FREE online service designed to help those seeking packaging find suppliers.  Pack Your Product is for food and beverage companies, wine producers, craft brewers, distillers and product manufacturers who require packaging for their products.
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