FDBusiness.com

‘Spoonkler™’ is Spice and Easy for Cooks

 Breaking News
  • Greencore to Divest US Business in $1 Billion Deal Greencore Group, the Irish and UK convenience food business, has agreed to sell its entire US business to an affiliate of Hearthside Food Solutions for US$1.075 billion (£817 million) on a cash and debt-free basis. Hearthside is a major US contract food manufacturer with a heritage in US food industry outsourcing. The disposal will leave [...]...
  • The Macallan’s Pioneering New Distillery Installs Flowcrete UK Flooring The new distillery for luxury whisky brand The Macallan has installed a variety of Flowcrete UK floors to create surfaces that would reflect its visual identity and maintain the functional properties required to produce this iconic Scottish spirit. When Edrington, the international spirits group that owns The Macallan, decided to build a £140 million facility to meet increasing global [...]...
  • New Pearl Range Launched to Help Reduce Risk of Cross Contamination Single use glove specialist Unigloves has launched the brand new 15-glove Pearl Colour System nitrile gloves range, helping organisations across the food sector more effectively manage cross contamination risks. The expanded range, combines high quality food handling approved, AQL 1.5 medical grade, powder-free nitrile gloves available in a range of colour finishes – including those [...]...
  • Signed Sealed Delivered With the increased customer focus on postable items such as confectionery, drinks and gifts, UK plastic bottle manufacturers Measom Freer have developed their very own Post Bottle (Ref 6143). With a flat rectangular shape, the bottle can easily be boxed and posted through standard letterboxes, fitting the UK large letter dimensions. Made from clear PVC, which [...]...
  • Irish Distillers to Invest €150 Million in Sites in Cork and Dublin Irish Distillers has announced investment of over €150 million in its sites in Cork and Dublin to meet demand for its products as the Irish whiskey renaissance continues apace. This is accelerated by the continued growth of the company’s flagship Jameson brand, which is now in double or triple-digit growth in more than 80 markets [...]...

‘Spoonkler™’ is Spice and Easy for Cooks

January 29
14:25 2013

Consumers are now able easily to spoon or sprinkle their favourite Bart spices thanks to an ingenious new dual feature cap produced by RPC Containers Halstead.

Part of the relaunched packaging for The Bart Ingredients Company’s market-leading spice range, the closure has been developed by Bart following consumer research which found that customers considered the awkward shape of most spice jars a hindrance to their particular cooking styles.

The resulting closure design, called the ‘Spoonkler™’ and an industry first, features a flip top cap that can be opened in two ways, either to reveal a collection of small holes through which the product can be sprinkled, or a full opening wide enough to fit a teaspoon.

Having developed the concept, Bart worked with RPC Design and RPC Halstead to produce a fully functional closure that could be commercially manufactured and was able to work reliably on high speed capping lines. A particular challenge of the design is the opposing side hinges, which enable the closure to be opened in either spoon or sprinkle mode, and RPC Halstead has invested in special manufacturing equipment to enable this to be achieved.

The closure is injection moulded in black polypropylene and features a gloss surface finish to maximise on-shelf appeal.

The new spices packaging is the work of a Bart development team which included representatives from across the business who had input into every element of the pack.

“Our development team was made up of enthusiastic cooks both from within Bart and our agencies, so in conjunction with our consumer research it meant that we were in a great position to make sure that the Spoonkler™ would work for every consumer,” explains Camilla Bond, Head of Marketing at Bart.

“The Spoonkler™ is versatile and user-friendly to suit all cooking techniques, and we are delighted with RPC’s contribution in helping us bring this unique concept successfully to market.”

About Author

colin

colin

Related Articles



Food & Drink Business Conference & Exhibition 2016

Upcoming Events

  • October 18, 2018Future Food-Tech London - Marketing Partnership
  • October 21, 2018Int'l Food Products Exhibition (Sial)
  • October 25, 2018Italian Espresso Coffee Show (TriestEspresso Expo)
  • October 25, 2018Finnish Food Fair
AEC v1.0.4

Jobs: Food Packaging

find food jobs

The Magazine

F&D Business Preferred Suppliers

New Subscriber





Subscribe Here



Advertisements