MEMPHIS, TN, Sept. 11, 2018 (PRNewswire) -Evergreen Packaging, a leader in paperboard manufacturing, today announced that Johanna Companies is the first customer to utilize its innovative SmartPak Cartons for their Tree Ripe product line. SmartPak Cartons feature a sleek design that is not only easier for consumers of all ages to handle, but also optimizes space on retail shelves, allowing retailers to stock more products across each shelf. Tree Ripe juices in new SmartPak cartons hit stores earlier this month.
"We are thrilled to partner with Johanna Companies to offer Tree Ripe juices in our SmartPak Cartons," said DeWitt Clark, Evergreen Packaging VP, North American Packaging Sales. "These cartons offer industry-leading shelf efficiencies, a key advantage for brands – especially private label brands – to increase visibility in stores. SmartPak cartons meet rising consumer demand for sustainable packaging and offer excellent transportation & storage efficiencies."
In addition to shelf space optimization, SmartPak Cartons benefit retailers by:
- Promoting shelf turn
- Offering flexibility for pricing and promotional activity
- Providing high definition process print graphics to create a bold shelf presence and differentiate store brands
"Johanna Companies is making a concerted effort to provide product options to meet the ever-changing needs of today's consumer," said Karen Prongay, Johanna's Director of Marketing. "The ergonomic design makes SmartPak cartons easier to handle, its sleek profile stores in the refrigerator efficiently and it is made from sustainable materials demanded by our Tree Ripe customers and their families".
For consumers, SmartPak cartons' innovative design offers good pouring control, easy storage in refrigerator doors and shelves, and flavor and nutrient protection thanks to the cartons' light-blocking abilities.
For retailers, SmartPak cartons can lower product and case costs, increase product differentiation and add flexibility for price point and promotional activity.
SmartPak Cartons are available in 48-ounce, 52-ounce and 59-ounce size options.
About Johanna Companies
Johanna Companies is a major Refrigerated & Aseptic Beverage manufacturer for Johanna Brands, Private Label and Contract Manufacturing; also for Yogurt manufacturing of Johanna Brands and Private Label. As an integrated provider with national capabilities, Johanna Companies is the best solution for chilled Beverage, Yogurt and Aseptic needs.
About Evergreen Packaging
Evergreen Packaging is a global leader in fiber-based packaging solutions customized to deliver product freshness and brand distinction. Evergreen Packaging is a vertically integrated packaging company, delivering total solutions of barrier paperboard, technical expertise, equipment and service.
More than 80 percent of the SmartPak carton is made from paper derived from a renewable resource. Cartons are also recyclable. In addition, our cartons are made with renewable energy – almost 60 percent of the energy used to make the paper in our cartons comes from biomass.