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Nutraceuticals Packaging & Industry News

Get news on processes, issues, and trends pertaining to the nutraceutical packaging industry. Nutraceutical products include vitamins, dietary or nutritional supplements, and energy drinks. Nutraceuticals are those products that offer physiological benefits and/or protection against serious medical conditions or disease.

HopeGel is shelf stable and packaged in a convenient stand-up pouch supplied by Glenroy, Inc.
April 16, 2014 | Package Case Study

HopeGel delivers nourishment to starving children in Haiti

Shelf stable stand-up pouch offers portability and convenience; donations accepted to help save children’s lives.
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Juice+'s cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
April 4, 2014 | Package Case Study

Package redesign 'juices' Juice Plus+

Cylindrical bottle with dispensing closure for nutritional capsules offers consumers better value and reduces packaging waste compared to previous package.
Plasticum: Cap for hygienic dosing of infant formulas
April 1, 2014 | Materials Product Brief

Plasticum: Cap for hygienic dosing of infant formulas

Nutri-Line provides safety and enhanced hygiene for delivery of infant nutrition.
Package refresh for legacy supplement brand Geritol is designed to appeal to a younger demographic, enhance shopability, and provide a point of differentiation on shelf.
February 11, 2014 | Package Case Study

‘Dusty’ Geritol graphics get reenergized

Package refresh for legacy supplement brand Geritol is designed to appeal to a younger demographic, enhance shopability, and provide a point of differentiation on shelf.
A PillPack dispenser.
February 6, 2014 | News

Convenient packaging helps PillPack launch in 31 states

Full-service pharmacy ships medications and vitamins in personalized packets, starting with patients taking multiple daily meds.
QUALITY ASSURANCE. A Signature Touch metal detector from Mettler-Toledo Safeline helps ensure the quality of Gematria’s nutritional supplements and antioxidant formulas.
January 31, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Metal detector ensures top quality for Gematria’s nutritional supplements

Machine virtually eliminates potential contamination from getting into any of the company’s bottles, before they’re shipped out the door.
The individually tailored balance between stocking on site and ordering via the E-Portal helped to improve planning procedures and also reduced the risk of downtime.

January 7, 2014 | Feature Article

Schwabe North America banks on stock optimization

Stock optimization analysis helps pharmaceutical company customize its spare parts handling process after relocating from Utah to Wisconsin.
TWO POUCHES. Two unoriented pouches are picked up by an AFA Delta 3 robot, which then places them into a loading funnel.
January 3, 2014 | Machine Case Study

Robotic cartoning adds efficiency, subtracts labor costs

Robotic cartoning replaces manual operations, alleviating labor shortages, costs, and increasing line efficiency for contract manufacturer Pharmalab Inc.
Branson Ultrasonics helped Karma Culture LLC overcome the challenge of welding the patented KarmaCap, a dispensing capsule that holds vitamins and other essential ingredients separate from the water until the consumer peels back the protective seal, pushes down on the cap, and gently shakes the bottle to mix the drink. The “reservoir cap” is used for Karma® Wellness Water plastic bottles.
December 9, 2013 | Package Case Study

Customized spin-welding key to sealing KarmaCap

Closure allows users to infuse fresh vitamins into beverage and then shake the bottle to initiate health benefits of its vitamin drinks.
TWO FILLERS. Bottles on the conveyor line pass underneath the two Spee-Dee fillers. After the bottles are filled they are sealed and prepped for shipping.
October 28, 2013 | Machine Case Study

New sanitary auger fillers improve filling accuracy

Whole food supplement packager Standard Process Inc. reduces powdered product overfills, meets sanitary guidelines.

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