Granola Start-up Company Launches New Products in Eye Catching Containers

May 6th, 2013

The Toasted OatThe Toasted Oat, a start-up company out of Columbus, OH, came to Custom Paper Tubes looking for a package for gluten-free granolas. The Toasted Oat was just entering the market and had a limited marketing budget, and they needed a container that was inexpensive, unique and eye-catching to stand out among all the other granola companies at local Ohio markets.

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Shaker Top Container for Calorie Booster Powder Dispenses Just the Right Amount

April 24th, 2013

Aptalis ScandicalPeople with cystic fibrosis often need to gain weight. Scandical, by Aptalis, is a taste-free calorie booster powder that is sprinkled on food. It adds 35 calories per tablespoon to meals, eliminating the need for individuals to prepare separate, high-calorie meals.

Scandical comes in a portable 3” x 7-3/4” shaker top container, wrapped in a one-color convoluted label. Inside is a food grade foil liner to help keep the powder fresh. The shaker top has the option to sprinkle the powder or pour out in measurable amounts. Read the rest of this entry »


Re-usable Ring-and-Plug Container Keeps Coffee Fresh

January 21st, 2013

Oro LifeOro Life produces private label coffee projects and recently partnered with Custom Paper Tubes to create an eco-friendly, cardboard canister for Espressoita, a maker of single serving Espresso packets for espresso machines.  The finished canister features a vibrant color scheme and a Ring and Plug closure top which can be opened easily to remove individual espresso packets.  When finished, the plug is simply replaced to seal the canister, keeping the contents fresh.   This design also makes the canister ideal for the storage of household items after the last espresso packet is used.  Read the rest of this entry »


Food Grade Pet Food Canisters With Ring and Plug Closure Tops

August 3rd, 2012

Honest Kitchen is a San Diego based manufacturer of great tasting natural pet treats and supplements sold through independent pet supply stores and holistic vet offices.  Custom Paper Tubes worked with Honest Kitchen to create a functional package that can be opened and closed repeatedly while protecting the product and maintaining its freshness.  The finished, food-grade canister utilizes a ring & plug closure to provide easy access and a “greaseproof” parchment liner to contain oils.  An attractive multi-color label applied to each package identifies product contents and commands consumer attention on retailer shelves. Read the rest of this entry »


Custom Adhesive Labels Offer Cost-Effective Packaging Solutions: March 2012 Newsletter

March 29th, 2012
Custom labeled two piece telescoping tube package

Hot Shots Cinnamon Candy

The economics of small quantity, custom production is a challenge for every manufacturer, regardless of the industry. Custom Paper Tubes recognizes the importance of short-run, custom packaging projects. We serve customers of all sizes and are known for providing quantities from just a few hundred pieces to several million.

For printed canisters, our minimum run is 5,000 pieces. For many start ups and prototype projects, 5,000 pieces is just too many. Many customers with smaller projects have found a solution by using attractively designed adhesive or “sticker” labels to create eye-catching packaging with shelf appeal. Read the rest of this entry »


Food Grade Clear Plastic Canisters

December 11th, 2011
Clear Plastic Canister

Food Grade Clear Plastic Canister

As our name suggests, most of our customers know us primarily for the cardboard tube packaging solutions we design and manufacture in our Cleveland, Ohio facility.  Although many of our projects call for paper designs, we also provide clear plastic canisters, containers, and tubes for a wide range of packaging applications.  Custom Paper Tubes’ Reveal™ specialty packaging is ideal for customers seeking to showcase their products on retailer shelves.  This case study explains how CPT developed a food-grade, clear plastic canister for Collins Street Bakery. Read the rest of this entry »


Sustainable Food Grade Packaging

October 14th, 2011

Sustainable Food Grade PackagingInterest in eco-friendly, sustainable packaging is on the rise as manufacturers and consumers are searching for new ways to become better stewards of the environment.  Manufacturers are embracing green packaging in response to consumer demand for products featuring sustainable packaging.  Many consumers now see Earth Friendly Packaging as a means of differentiation between similar brands.  Savvy shoppers are looking to reduce household contributions to landfills, and as a result, they are rewarding manufacturers that demonstrate a commitment to sustainability.

Green packaging is also having a positive impact on sales revenue.  In some parts of the retail world, going green can mean the difference between your products lingering on the shelf and getting added to the cart.  Sustainable packaging is particularly popular with trendy retailers such as Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods. Read the rest of this entry »


Environmentally Friendly Food Grade Canister for Teas

August 17th, 2011
Environmentally Friendly Food Grade Canister Packaging

Environmentally Friendly Food Grade Canister Packaging

A tea supplier needed a recyclable Eco Friendly package for their new premium tea.  This all-paper canister features a food grade liner, curl and disc paper ends, and an environmentally friendly soy based ink label using our three piece telescope design.  Made from 100% recycled paper, using 60-90% post consumer waste, the recycled fibers that are used to manufacture this paper canister helps to maintain the sustainability of the Earth.  Best of all, this food grade cardboard tube contains no metal, plastic, or mixed materials, making it 100% recyclable and biodegradable.

At Custom Paper Tubes, we believe that an environmentally sensitive approach can go hand-in-hand with eye-catching, custom retail packaging that protects your products and provides added shelf appeal. Read the rest of this entry »


Cardboard Canister Food Grade Packaging

April 18th, 2011

Custom Paper Tubes offers you a wide range of canister or lined cardboard tube food grade packaging options, depending upon your product and requirements.  Our packaging engineers can help you determine the optimal combination of thickness, inner liners and outer wraps or labels based on your requirements. The exact food you need to package typically dictates many of the physical requirements of the canister.

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