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Aug 19,2022

2022 AmeriStar Award: Blue Buffalo Tastefuls Spoonless Singles

FAIRFIELD, Conn. — The Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) has recognized Product Ventures’ work with Generals Mills in the 2022 AmeriStar Awards for Best in Show and Design Excellence. Both awards were for Product Ventures’ collaboration with General Mills on the Blue Buffalo Tastefuls Spoonless Singles released to the public earlier this year. “The polypropylene, […]

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Jun 24,2021

Cambio Roasters Package Design Conveys A Sustainable, Farm-To-Table Mindset

Cambio Roasters Package Design Conveys A Sustainable, Farm-To-Table Mindset Product Ventures was recently recognized by DesignRush for the Cambio Roasters package design. With Cambio Roasters package design, Product Ventures may well have captured lightning in a bottle – or a cup of coffee, as the case may be. [more]  

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May 27,2021

4sight joins Product Ventures

4sight Joins Product Ventures 4sight Inc. joins Product Ventures advancing the agency as a leader in structural packaging innovation. Stuart Leslie, Founder of 4sight Inc., joins Product Ventures as the new VP of Industrial Design. Stuart has been innovating for the world’s biggest brands for over 35 years. He built his reputation by creating groundbreaking […]

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May 03,2021

Capturing Charm and Wit in Structural Form

Capturing Charm and Wit in Structural Form Packaging of the World recognized Sir Kensington’s new structural design. Product Ventures created a unified signature ‘Top Hat’ look across product lines. [more]

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Mar 17,2021

Eco-Friendly Packaging Design

Eco-Friendly Packaging Design Packaging of the World recently showcased the packaging design Product Ventures developed with with Cambio Roasters. Product Ventures helped Cambio Roasters visually translate their brand mission into a retail package that stands out from the crowd of K-Cups®. Product Ventures worked with Cambio to develop an easy to use and sustainable packaging […]

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Feb 11,2021

Sustainable Packaging Design

Sustainable Packaging Design Cambio Roasters launched a new, one-of-a-kind line of exceptional tasting coffee K-Cups® that are both planet- and people-friendly. Cambio pods are recyclable, packaged with wind power, support coffee farmers, and packed with the world’s finest coffees. To prepare for their expansion, Cambio Roasters invited Product Ventures to help visually translate their brand […]

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Feb 11,2021

Creating a Unified Signature Look Across Products

Creating a Unified Signature Look Across Products Sir Kensington’s is a brand dedicated to defending the dignity of food by creating delicious condiments crafted with high-quality ingredients. The brand’s top-hatted and monocled character promises a rich taste and experience, but the packaging design needed a fresh take to stand out on the shelf. Supply Chain […]

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Jan 27,2021

2020 IoPP AmeriStar Package Competition

2020 IoPP AmeriStar Package Competition The AmeriStar Package Award program, produced by IoPP, the Institute of Packaging Professionals, is one of the packaging industry’s most prestigious design awards programs. Product Ventures was recognized with the Best of Show Award. (more)  

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Jan 12,2021

Product Ventures Design Selected for Top 10 Innovations from 2020

Product Ventures Design Selected for Top 10 Innovations from 2020 Product Ventures is honored Packaging Strategies Magazine selected the Gorilla Glue Micro Precise packaging design as one of the Top 10 Innovations from 2020. (more)

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Dec 08,2020

Product Ventures and Energizer Awarded AmeriStar Award

Product Ventures and Energizer Awarded AmeriStar Award The Institute of Packaging Professionals named Product Ventures and Energizer the winners of the AmeriStar Award for the Armor All structural design. The IoPP selects the best packages of the year in one of the industry’s oldest and most prestigious design competitions. The Armor All brand entrusted Product […]

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Nov 19,2020

Designer Spotlight: Ryan Boudreaux

Designer Spotlight: Ryan Boudreaux Meet Senior Industrial Designer Ryan Boudreaux. His team was recently recognized with the IoPP AmeriStar’s Best of Show Award for their work on the Gorilla Glue Micro Precise product addition. Ryan started his career at Product Ventures as an intern. Now, with fourteen years of experience, he is leading his own […]

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Oct 30,2020

Product Ventures and Gorilla Glue Awarded AmeriStar’s Best of Show

Product Ventures and Gorilla Glue Awarded AmeriStar’s Best of Show On October 27, 2020, the Institute of Packaging Professionals named Product Ventures and Gorilla Glue the winners of the AmeriStar Best of Show Award for the Gorilla Super Glue Micro Precise structural design. The Best of Show Award honors a package that surpasses all judging […]

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Oct 16,2020

Packaging Priorities in Times of Crisis

Packaging Priorities in Times of Crisis Product Ventures’ CEO Peter Clarke was invited to the 2020 Plastics Caps & Closures Conference as a keynote speaker where he shared his perspective on packaging priorities in times of crisis. Learn more about navigating packaging needs during times of crisis from our CEO’s keynote speech featured at the […]

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Sep 10,2020

Heroism and Innovation

Heroism and Innovation As local communities were reporting a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) to use in their fight against COVID-19, PepsiCo and the Product Ventures team were able to leverage their long-term relationship to quickly assemble the right people, resources, materials and equipment to address this issue. Volunteers from both companies convened at […]

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Aug 02,2020

Capturing the Spirit of Automotive Performance

Capturing the Spirit of Automotive Performance Product Ventures partnered with Armor All to help their packaging design capture the spirit of automobile performance. This updated design optimized the ergonomics of the trigger sprayer grip for a greater cross-section of users. The Product Ventures designers added a taller ratcheting collar, which moved the trigger lever higher […]

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Tagged: Armor All

Jul 24,2020

PepsiCo and Product Ventures Donate 500 Face Shields to Lancaster General Hospital

PepsiCo and Product Ventures Donate 500 Face Shields to Lancaster General Hospital PepsiCo and Product Ventures are manufacturing face shields at their Prototyping and Realization Lab in Plano, Texas and shipping them to local hospitals. (more)

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May 11,2020

CPG Talents Meet the Needs of the Covid-19 Crisis

CPG Talents Meet the Needs of the Covid-19 Crisis As local communities were reporting a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE) to use in their fight against COVID-19, PepsiCo and the Product Ventures team were able to leverage their long-term relationship to quickly assemble the right people, resources, materials and equipment to address this issue. […]

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May 10,2020

Armor All Accelerates into Market with New Packaging from Product Ventures

Armor All Accelerates into Market with New Packaging from Product Ventures Armor All® is a brand that appeals to car owners who take pride in maintaining their vehicle. They rely on Armor All® to get the job done the right way and with ease. Achieving a high-performance automotive aesthetic on even the most modest vehicles […]

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Jun 05,2019

Commemorative Branding for 75th Anniversary of D-Day

Commemorative Branding for 75th Anniversary of D-Day Product Ventures is honored to have contributed to the 75th anniversary of D-Day with the branding of a limited edition commemorative beer can for the Remember Honor Salute Foundation and Home of the Brave. (more)

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Apr 10,2019

Product Ventures has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS)

Product Ventures has joined the Amazon Packaging Support and Supplier Network (APASS) The APASS program was developed by Amazon to support vendors in certifying their products under Amazon’s Frustration-Free Packaging Programs and 3 Tiers of Certification: Frustration Free Packaging (FFP), Ships-in-Own-Container (SIOC) and Prep-Free Packaging (PFP). All APASS network companies have received guidance from Amazon on […]

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Feb 21,2019

Nestle expands Poland Spring’s product line after successful relaunch

Nestle expands Poland Spring’s product line after successful relaunch Leveraging the positive response to the relaunch of Poland Spring Sparkling, Nestlé introduces Poland Spring’s expanded line-up, which includes six new flavors that meet consumers’ demands for exciting bubbly options and alternatives to sugary beverages. The new Poland Spring Sparkling varieties feature flavor profiles that tap […]

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Jan 10,2019

Product Ventures Design Named by Time – Most Promising Products We Saw at CES 2019

Product Ventures Design Named by Time – Most Promising Products We Saw at CES 2019 A kettlebell that keeps you honest Time – 6 of the Most Promising Products We Saw at CES 2019 JAXJOX’s $349 KettlebellConnect is a smart, adjustable kettlebell that tracks your movements using built-in motion sensors to measure your workout’s “integrity.” When […]

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Sep 14,2018

Doritos Crunch Prism Pack Wins Gold in the 2018 Dow Packaging Innovation Awards

Doritos Crunch Prism Pack Wins Gold in the 2018 Dow Packaging Innovation Awards The Doritos Crunch Prism Pack from PepsiCo Frito-Lay provides a clean way of snacking on the go, with a unique shape that is suited for clean one-handed snacking. The wedge-shaped paperboard Prism pack also has a convenient way to keep it open […]

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Sep 05,2018

Nestlé Waters North America Doubles Household Penetration in 1 Year

Nestlé Waters North America Doubles Household Penetration in 1 Year  ‘WE WANT TO DOUBLE, TRIPLE, QUADRUPLE THE SIZE OF THIS CATEGORY’ FoodNavigator-USA By Mary Ellen Shoup Nearly nine months since launching its new sparkling water portfolio across its six regional spring water brands, Nestlé Waters North America has roughly doubled its household penetration compared to […]

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Sep 01,2018

PV Welcomes Innovation Research Veteran to Head Insights Team

PV Welcomes Innovation Research Veteran to Head Insights Team Randy Adis VP of Consumer Insights Product Ventures is pleased to announce that Randy Adis has joined our team as VP of Consumer Insights. Randy has more than 20 years of marketing research experience, having worked on the client-side for companies such as PepsiCo and Unilever, […]

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Feb 22,2018

NESTLÉ WATERS’ SPARKLING NEW PACKAGING SIGNALS MAJOR REBRANDING

NESTLÉ WATERS’ SPARKLING NEW PACKAGING SIGNALS MAJOR REBRANDING Beverage Packaging By Rick Lingle Rebranding rides the sparkling water surge through a major packaging redesign for 25 SKUs across six regional brands featuring new products, the brand’s debut in cans and a proprietary new bottle. (more)

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Feb 14,2018

DIMENSIONAL DORITOS PACK GAINS INSPIRATION FROM TRIANGULAR-SHAPED SNACK

DIMENSIONAL DORITOS PACK GAINS INSPIRATION FROM TRIANGULAR-SHAPED SNACK Packaging World By Jim Butschli, Features Editor Talk about shelf impact: New Doritos Crunch Nuts and Doritos Crunch Mix are introduced in one of the most eye-catching, product-differentiating packages seen in years in the snackfood category. (more)  

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Jun 14,2017

CARS 3 ADVANCED SCREENING

CARS 3 ADVANCED SCREENING Excited to join our great client team at the advanced screening of Cars 3 for which we did the takeover branding for the Juicy Juice product line.    

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Apr 07,2017

DANIEL HUMM’S ELEVEN MADISON PARK RANKED THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANT 2017

DANIEL HUMM’S ELEVEN MADISON PARK RANKED THE WORLD’S BEST RESTAURANT 2017 Daniel Humm’s Eleven Madison Park was recently ranked The World’s 50 Best Restaurant for 2017.  The Swiss born chef partnered with Victorinox Swiss Army® who engaged Product Ventures to design Humm’s high-end signature forged knife for his flagship restaurant. Read more

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Dec 07,2016

PRODUCT VENTURES COMMEMORATIVE BRANDING FOR 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PEARL HARBOR, MIGHTY AMERICAN ALE

PRODUCT VENTURES COMMEMORATIVE BRANDING FOR 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF PEARL HARBOR, MIGHTY AMERICAN ALE Product Ventures is proud to share the commemorative branding we developed for Home of the Brave Beverage Company’s 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor, Mighty American Ale. Our philanthropic support for Home of the Brave and the “Remember Honor Salute Foundation” is our […]

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Nov 03,2016

Brynwood Partners Expands Juicy Juice Owner Harvest Hill with Pouch Packager

Brynwood Partners Expands Juicy Juice Owner Harvest Hill with Pouch Packager BY KAMARON LEACH Mergers & Acquisitions November 1, 2016 Graphic Design & Development by Product Ventures Harvest Hill Beverage Co., backed by private equity firm Brynwood Partners VII L.P., has bought Faribault Foods Inc.’s beverage business for an undisclosed amount.  The deal will help […]

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Aug 05,2016

SPLASH BARS SELLING OVER 1.5 MILLION CUPS OF COCA-COLA PRODUCTS PER DAY

SPLASH BARS SELLING OVER 1.5 MILLION CUPS OF COCA-COLA PRODUCTS PER DAY Product Ventures is proud to be making a difference through design and enabling vendors in depressed areas to successfully augment their business and better their lives and the lives of others. What started in 2013 with 31 splash bars run by rural women […]

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Jun 23,2016

JUICY JUICE FINDING DORY

JUICY JUICE FINDING DORY In partnership with Disney, Product Ventures designed the “Finding Dory” takeover for the Juicy Juice core line of products.  

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Apr 21,2016

Serious Steel

Serious Steel THE BURLY, BEAUTIFUL STEAK KNIVES OF NEW YORK Design by Product Ventures Product Ventures’ knife design for Eleven Madison Park’s chef Daniel Humm and Victorinox was recently featured in New York Magazine’s restaurant scene blog. Chef Daniel Humm collaborated with Victorinox for his own knives, which will run you $350 for a set of four. At […]

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Feb 25,2016

Harvest Hill Beverage Co. introduces Juicy Juice Teasers

Harvest Hill Beverage Co. introduces Juicy Juice Teasers LOWER SUGAR, DECAFFEINATED JUICE TEA CREATED WITH KIDS IN MIND Design by Product Ventures Published in Beverage Industry February 22, 2016 Harvest Hill Beverage Co., Stamford, Conn., announced the launch of its latest innovation, Juicy Juice Teasers, a decaffeinated, lower sugar juice tea blend that will be available at […]

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Aug 05,2015

How Juicy Juice Is Targeting Millennial Moms

How Juicy Juice Is Targeting Millennial Moms THE BEVERAGE BRAND LAUNCHES A CAMPAIGN AND NEW LOOK THIS MONTH, IN TIME FOR BACK-TO-SCHOOL Published in Ad Adge August 5, 2015 By Felicia Greiff The new owners of Juicy Juice are hiking spending on the brand this year and updating its look in time for the school year. The […]

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Nov 04,2015

The Blue Angels “Hooked” Flying Product Ventures Planes

The Blue Angels “Hooked” Flying Product Ventures Planes WAIT, WHAT? After designing Home of the Brave Beverage Company’s brand identity, their team at the brewpub & museum (or “brewseum”) reached out again to Product Ventures to capitalize on our extensive prototyping capabilities. They asked if we could model planes for an interactive pilot experience game where […]

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Feb 10,2015

Crafting the Criteria for the DuPont Awards

Crafting the Criteria for the DuPont Awards Staying active in the packaging community, Peter recently was a key participant in formulating the judging criteria for the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation. The awards recognize and honor pioneers in package design who demonstrate revolutionary execution of creative ideas that benefit the consumer experience. Peter shared his insights, […]

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Feb 05,2015

Package Design Matters Conference

Package Design Matters Conference IS DESIGN THINKING PRODUCING RESULTS? In January, our CEO and Founder, Peter Clarke, facilitated a panel at the first annual Package Design Matters Conference in Naples, Florida. Aside from collaborating and sharing insights with the talented minds of the packaging community, Peter hosted a discussion regarding the expansive and pertinent topic […]

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