Perrigo Nutritionals Unveils New Packaging Innovation in Their Continued Effort to Advance Quality, Affordable Healthcare

   Perrigo Nutritionals Unveils New Packaging Innovation in Their Continued
               Effort to Advance Quality, Affordable Healthcare

New, Innovative SmarTub™ Infant Formula Package for Moms, Same Quality
Nutrition for Babies

PR Newswire

GEORGIA, Vt., Jan. 25, 2013

GEORGIA, Vt., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Store Brand Infant Formulas are
debuting a new look with innovative plastic tub packaging that makes it even
more convenient to provide quality nutrition for babies.


Perrigo Nutritionals, the leading infant formula company that supplies mass
retailers, grocers, and drugstores with their own Store Brand Infant Formulas,
invested significant resources in developing the new SmarTub™ packaging, which
has granted patents and patents pending. The SmarTub™ includes the following

  oThe AccuMeasure™ scoop leveler for more accurate feedings
  oCleanPull™ technology that easily removes a foil liner with one pull
  oSimpleSlide™ scoop storage for less mess
  oA longer scoop handle for more hygienic scooping
  oAnti-theft tag compatibility that protects the product where it is sold in
    retailers across the country

"We believe we have advanced infant formula packaging with novelties that will
transform the overall user experience for parents," said Perrigo Nutritionals
General Manager Scott Jamison. "This undertaking began with extensive
competitive analysis and consumer research, and culminated with the addition
of a new state-of-the-art packaging line at our ISO 9001:2008-certified
facility in Vermont. Our team invested $29 million and three years of
development work into this effort to better serve our customers. The result is
an innovative package on the outside with the same trusted formula on the

The Vermont manufacturing facility, which has a 29-year history that spans
ownership and operations from Wyeth to Perrigo, is the largest manufacturer of
Store Brand Infant Formulas in the world. The plant manufactures infant
formula 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and, together with an additional
facility in Ohio, is capable of producing 65 million pounds of powder formula
a year. Today Perrigo Nutritionals produces 11 different formulas that are
sold in more than 68 retailer chains including Walmart, Sam's Club, Target,
Kroger, Babies R' Us, and other leading retailers in United States.

"This new packaging design marks industry firsts, including the only 100
percent leak detection system we are aware of engineered into the
manufacturing," added Jamison. "In addition, this is the first infant formula
package on the market we've seen that is anti-theft tag compatible that
protects the product where it is sold in stores across the country."

Usage instructions and videos of the new packaging are available on

About Perrigo Company
From its beginnings as a packager of generic home remedies in 1887, Allegan,
Michigan-based Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: PRGO; TASE) has grown to become a
leading global provider of quality, affordable healthcare products. Perrigo
develops, manufactures and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic
prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products,
dietary supplements and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API). The Company
is the world's largest manufacturer of OTC pharmaceutical products for the
store brand market. The Company's primary markets and locations of logistics
operations have evolved over the years to include the United States, Israel,
Mexico, the United Kingdom, India, China and Australia. Visit Perrigo on the
Internet (

SOURCE Perrigo Nutritionals

Contact: Emily Prager, Coyne Public Relations, +1-212-938-0166,
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