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Top 100 Food Packaging Innovations in April

From Fresh Produce Stickers to Rustic Gelato Jars

— April 2, 2017 — Marketing
These April 2017 food packaging innovations range from freshness-revealing produce stickers to rustic gelato jars that promote convenience while paying tribute to the Italian dessert's rich history.

When looking at the month's most notable on-the-go snacks, standouts include dairy-free chia pudding packs -- a healthy alternative to the iconic dessert -- as well as stacked deli takeaway boxes that are ideal for those seeking a light yet protein-filled lunch option. The latter are also ideal for on-the-go enjoyment, featuring containers that are eco-friendly and handy to carry.

Those seeking a more niche snack offering can indulge in the month's more unexpected food offerings like cannabis-infused biscuits and medicated muffins that are portable and offered in single servings. Rounding off this list of April 2017 packaging innovations are practical pretzel-dipping packets, along with typographical snack bags that are color-coded according to flavor.
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Versatile Gluten-Free Crackers
Versatile Gluten-Free Crackers
Ener-G's Gluten-Free Crackers Can Be Used as a Cereal Alternative
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99
Oven-Ready Dough Packaging
Oven-Ready Dough Packaging
Wewalka's Sweet Dough is Rolled for Instant Placement on a Baking Tray
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98
Gourmet Stuffing Packets
Gourmet Stuffing Packets
Mr Crumb Makes Conveniently Packaged Stuffing for Consumers
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97
Friendly Frozen Treat Packaging
Friendly Frozen Treat Packaging
The Ciao Bella Artisan Gelatos and Sorbettos Branding is Inviting
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96
Bun-Flavored Chocolate Eggs
Bun-Flavored Chocolate Eggs
This Chocolate Egg Treat from Prestat Tastes Like a Hot Cross Bun
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95
Microclimate Olive Oils
Microclimate Olive Oils
This Spanish Olive Oil Was Created in a Very Particular Climate
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94
Piquant Honey Packaging
Piquant Honey Packaging
Mike's Hot Honey Has Been Rebranded for a Streamlined Look
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93
Peanut Butter Snack Bars
Peanut Butter Snack Bars
Greek Nuts' Nut Bar Packaging Exudes Health and Strength
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92
Squeezable Chutney Sauces
Squeezable Chutney Sauces
Bandar Foods' New Condiment is an Alternative to All-American Sauces
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91
High-Protein Packaged Tuna Flavors
High-Protein Packaged Tuna Flavors
The Starkist Bold Tuna Creations Offer Different Styles of Heat
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90
Floral-Themed Chocolate Packaging
Floral-Themed Chocolate Packaging
Sugar & Spice's Packaging Gives the Brand a Luxurious Quality
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89
Caffeinated Frozen Yogurt Desserts
Caffeinated Frozen Yogurt Desserts
The Kemps Yo2 Cold Brewed Coffee Frozen Yogurt is Artisanal
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88
Cartoon Cookie Mascots
Cartoon Cookie Mascots
MILKMORE's Brand Identity Boasts Adorable Character Illustrations
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87
Flavored Crouton Branding
Flavored Crouton Branding
The Kirieshki Bread Croutons Pack a Flavorful Crunch
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86
Shack-Shaped Popcorn Packaging
Shack-Shaped Popcorn Packaging
These Popcorn Boxes Reveal a Peek at the Product Through a Window
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85
Blackberry-Based Food Collections
Blackberry-Based Food Collections
The Brand Corphes's Products are Inspired by Storytelling
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84
Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Nuggets
Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Nuggets
Reinert Created a Line of Vegetarian Food for Kids
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83
Warrior-Themed Chocolates
Warrior-Themed Chocolates
This Tsuwamono Candy Range by Mary’s Resembles Weaponry and Armor
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82
Pasture-Raised Egg Packaging
Pasture-Raised Egg Packaging
NestFresh's Branding Emphasizes Its Free Roam, Cage-Free Eggs
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81
Greek Yogurt Dessert Bars
Greek Yogurt Dessert Bars
These Skinny Cow Frozen Greek Yogurt Bars are Indulgently Low-Calorie
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80
Personalized Portrait Lollipops
Personalized Portrait Lollipops
Candy Mechanic's Custom Lollipops are Created with CNC Machines
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79
Valentine's Day Caviar Collections
Valentine's Day Caviar Collections
This Luxury Caviar Set is Romance-Themed
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78
Oversized Cookie Collections
Oversized Cookie Collections
This Project Imagines a New Look for Ali's Cookies Giant Confections
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77
Calorie-Controlled Popcorn Snacks
Calorie-Controlled Popcorn Snacks
'Popitas' Offers Popcorn for Health-Conscious Consumers
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76
Pre-Cooked Microwavable Bacon
Pre-Cooked Microwavable Bacon
Danepak Rapid Rashers are a Quick Way to Get One's Bacon Fix
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75
Strong Feminine Coffee Branding
Strong Feminine Coffee Branding
The Conceptual Alteza Coffee Pouch Packaging is Visually Strong
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74
Handmade Artisanal Pie Packaging
Handmade Artisanal Pie Packaging
The Higgidy Quiche and Pie Boxes Reinforce the Handmade Ideal
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73
Personified Animal Packaging
Personified Animal Packaging
These Popcorn Packages Reveal Anthropomorphic Stereotypes
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72
Rustic Italian Gelato Jars
Rustic Italian Gelato Jars
These Natural Gelatos Were Inspired by Their Italian Counterparts
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71
Vitamin-Infused Chocolates
Vitamin-Infused Chocolates
BerryBon's Chocolate Bonbons Offer a Sweet Way to Consume Vitamin D
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70
Art Nouveau Spread Jars
Art Nouveau Spread Jars
Calve's Peanut Butter Jars Feature Shapely and Unusual Labels
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69
Chocolate-Filled Leavened Breads
Chocolate-Filled Leavened Breads
'B-Ready' Consists of Baguette-Like Bread that Contains Nutella
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68
Color Blocked Cabbage Branding
Color Blocked Cabbage Branding
The Hurly Burly Fermented Cabbage is Vibrantly Packaged
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67
Individually Crafted Oil Bottles
Individually Crafted Oil Bottles
The Brand Sapfo Takes Care to Personalize Each of Its Bottles
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66
Brain-Boosting Smoothie Mixes
Brain-Boosting Smoothie Mixes
Mavella Superfoods' Kid-Friendly Smoothies are Vitamin-Enriched
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65
Personalized Small-Batch Chocolates
Personalized Small-Batch Chocolates
Jess Glebe Design Sent Out Custom Chocolate Client Gifts
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64
Single-Serve Chicken Jars
Single-Serve Chicken Jars
Farmer's Fridge Sells Seasoned Chicken Snacks in Small Containers
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63
Transparent Bean Can Branding
Transparent Bean Can Branding
The Glory Farms Canned Beans Have a See-Through Can Design
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62
Medicinal Cannabis Chips
Medicinal Cannabis Chips
Yummi Karma Creates Tortilla and Potato Chips with THC
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61
Savory Pie Boxes
Savory Pie Boxes
Eden & Bridge's Savory Pie Flavors are Charmingly Packaged
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60
Festive Sauce Sets
Festive Sauce Sets
These Christmas Sauce Kits Let Recipients Decide If They're Naughty or Nice
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59
Christmas-Themed Chocolate Bars
Christmas-Themed Chocolate Bars
Theo's Collection of Christmas Chocolates Celebrate Festive Flavor
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58
Wintery Sweets Packaging
Wintery Sweets Packaging
The Haribo Starmix Snowman Soft Candy Pack is Seasonally Inspired
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57
Wholesome Bottled Soups
Wholesome Bottled Soups
The Züpa Noma Vegetable Soups are Ready to Drink Out of the Bottle
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56
Vending Machine Breakfast Sandwiches
Vending Machine Breakfast Sandwiches
The BIG AZ Breakfast Sandwiches are Portable Morning Meals
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55
Dairy-Free Chia Puddings
Dairy-Free Chia Puddings
These Chia Pods Come in a Variety of Dynamic Flavors
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54
Artisanal Deli-Inspired Packaging
Artisanal Deli-Inspired Packaging
These Hellmann's Salad Dressing Bottles Focus on Ingredients
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53
Playful Square-Shaped Sausages
Playful Square-Shaped Sausages
These Sausages from Kurgan are Encased in Youthful Packaging
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52
Prismatic Herb Packaging
Prismatic Herb Packaging
These Herb Containers Use a More Artistic Brand Identity Than Competitors
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51
Frozen Wildflower Desserts
Frozen Wildflower Desserts
Häagen-Dazs' Floral-Inspired Treats Boast Bold Containers to Match
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50
Medicinal Luxury Cannabis Edibles
Medicinal Luxury Cannabis Edibles
'Lord Jones' Products Offer Relief from Some Physical Ailments
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49
Magazine-Style Fruit Pouches
Magazine-Style Fruit Pouches
These Freeze-Dried Fruit Snack Packages Resemble Print Publications
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48
Nutritious Workplace Lunch Services
Nutritious Workplace Lunch Services
LunchOwl Aims to Create Productive Employees Through Food
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47
Bear-Inspired Cereal Packaging
Bear-Inspired Cereal Packaging
The Bear Nibbles Alphabites Multigrain Cereal Has No Refined Sugar
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46
Sophisticated Cubic Jam Jars
Sophisticated Cubic Jam Jars
The Brand 'Poco a Poco' Offers a Large Collection of Luxury Jams
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45
Freeze-Dried Fruit
Freeze-Dried Fruit
Homegrown Organic Farms' Products are Convenient, Healthy and Full of Flavor
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44
Wholesome Fruit Snacks
Wholesome Fruit Snacks
Kind Snacks' Fruit Bites Contain One Full Serving of Fruit Per Pouch
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43
Dairy Dessert Cups
Dairy Dessert Cups
Elli Quark's Brownie Batter Snack is Described as "Cheesecake in a Cup"
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42
Standalone Meat Snacks
Standalone Meat Snacks
The Great American Comfort Classics Line Comes in a "Heat and Eat" Format
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41
Squeezable Greek Yogurt Snacks
Squeezable Greek Yogurt Snacks
Happy Squeeze Greek Yogurt Pouches Make Healthy Snacking Easy
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40
Anthropomorphic Candy Packaging
Anthropomorphic Candy Packaging
This Vibrant Candy Features Dynamic Fruit Flavors
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39
Contemporary Supermarket Rebrandings
Contemporary Supermarket Rebrandings
Booths Has Made Its Packaged Products Simple and Modern
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38
Washing Machine Meal Pouches
Washing Machine Meal Pouches
'Sous La Vie' Food Bags Can Be Cooked in the Washing Machine
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37
Ornate Origami Chocolate Packaging
Ornate Origami Chocolate Packaging
The Utopick Chocolates Packaging is Simple and Curious
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36
Handheld Donut Packaging
Handheld Donut Packaging
D'ONE is a One-Donut Container Concept That Unfolds to Form a Plate
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35
Exotic Dried Fruit Snacks
Exotic Dried Fruit Snacks
These Healthy, Dried Fruit Snacks Offer a Taste of Thailand
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34
Premium Vegan Chocolates
Premium Vegan Chocolates
ACH Makes Festive Chocolate for Vegans with Decadent Toppings
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33
Multivitamin Chewing Gums
Multivitamin Chewing Gums
Get More Vitamins is Now Offering Vitamins in a Unique New Form
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32
Minoan-Inspired Food Collections
Minoan-Inspired Food Collections
Minoan Spora Was Inspired by an Ancient Greek Civilization
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31
Meatless Product Packaging
Meatless Product Packaging
Quorn Foods' New Identity Solidifies Its Place as a Leader in Non-Meat
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30
Music-Enabled Chocolate Wrappers
Music-Enabled Chocolate Wrappers
Shazam and Nestlé Designed This Interactive Promotional Packaging
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29
Millennial-Targeted Snack Chips
Millennial-Targeted Snack Chips
The Good Crisp Company Canned Stack Chips Have Better Ingredients
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28
Detachable Yogurt Spoons
Detachable Yogurt Spoons
'The Clever House' Created Spoons for On-the-Go Snacks
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27
Cubed Meat Packaging Concepts
Cubed Meat Packaging Concepts
Path Designed Packaging Concepts for Lab-Grown Meat Cubes
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26
Fairy Tale-Themed Chocolates
Fairy Tale-Themed Chocolates
Konnerup Was Inspired by a Famed Author for This Chocolate Collection
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25
Ripeness-Revealing Stickers
Ripeness-Revealing Stickers
The Freshmax Fruit Stickers Help Shoppers Pick Ripe Avocados
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24
Oil-Based Greek Supplements
Oil-Based Greek Supplements
'OLEO' is the First Greek Olive Oil to Be Marketed as a Supplement
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23
Stacked Deli Takeaway Boxes
Stacked Deli Takeaway Boxes
This Deli Takeaway Packaging is Able to Fit a Four Course Meal
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22
Cherubic Baby Food Jars
Cherubic Baby Food Jars
This Baby Food Reveals Endearing Minimalist Graphics
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21
Clothing Size-Inspired Dairy Branding
Clothing Size-Inspired Dairy Branding
The SML Milk Cartons of Milk Packaging is Textured
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20
Snapping Snack Fruit Packaging
Snapping Snack Fruit Packaging
The DOLE 'GO Berries!' Fruit Container Packaging Breaks Apart
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19
Farming Cooperative Meat Products
Farming Cooperative Meat Products
First Light Ltd. Offers Meats That Have Been Ethically Farmed
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18
Cannabis-Infused Biscuits
Cannabis-Infused Biscuits
The Brand 'Euphoria' Offers Consumers Weed Cookies
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17
Nutritionally Complete Drink Supplements
Nutritionally Complete Drink Supplements
The 'Octa' Supplement Drinks are Packed with Nutrients
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16
Manly Meat Packaging
Manly Meat Packaging
Man Cave Craft Meats' Packages Feature Burly Branding
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15
Minimalist Chocolate Egg Packaging
Minimalist Chocolate Egg Packaging
The Easter Egg Packaging for 'EGGOISM' Proves That Less is More
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14
Cartoon-Illustrated Chicken Packaging
Cartoon-Illustrated Chicken Packaging
This Pre-Marinated Chicken Reveals Playful Imagery
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13
Egyptian Fruit Juice Collections
Egyptian Fruit Juice Collections
Mas Green Offers Fruit and Juices in Patterned Packaging
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12
Typographical Travel Snack Packaging
Typographical Travel Snack Packaging
The Snack Smart Co. Snacks are Packed with Nuts and Seeds
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11
Artisanal Local Ingredient Dips
Artisanal Local Ingredient Dips
'Double Dips' are Made with Ingredients Sourced from the Community
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10
Visualized Imagery Yogurt Branding
Visualized Imagery Yogurt Branding
The MOO Milk Yogurts Tell a Story Through the Packaging
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9
Pretzel Dipping Snack Packs
Pretzel Dipping Snack Packs
These Pretzel Dips Offer a Flavorful On-the-Go Snack
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8
Culinary Heritage Food Branding
Culinary Heritage Food Branding
The Reflets de France Packaging Features Photos of Farmers
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7
Avian-Themed Bird Seed Packaging
Avian-Themed Bird Seed Packaging
This Packaging Concept is Both Highly Creative and Functional
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6
Single-Serve Cannabis Muffins
Single-Serve Cannabis Muffins
These Mary & Juana Muffins are Made with Cannabis Leaves and Seeds
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5
Hexagonal Cereal Packaging
Hexagonal Cereal Packaging
This Packaging Was Designed for an Imagined Cereal Cafe
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4
Asian-Inspired Food Branding
Asian-Inspired Food Branding
This Cardinal Food Packaging Got a Globally Inspired Makeover
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3
Drinkable Broth Soup Packaging
Drinkable Broth Soup Packaging
The Nona Lim’s Heat & Sip Soup Cups are Quick to Heat and Eat
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2
Modular Lunch Pack Services
Modular Lunch Pack Services
'Pak'd' Provides Children with Convenient and Nutritional Meals
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1
Vegetable Snack Bars
Vegetable Snack Bars
'That's it.' Veggie Bars Contain Only Five Simple Ingredients
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