Three Berry Plastics Products Receive Flexible Packaging Association Achievement Awards

  Three Berry Plastics Products Receive Flexible Packaging Association
  Achievement Awards

Business Wire

EVANSVILLE, Ind. -- April 1, 2013

Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY) is proud to announce that three of its
products recently received Flexible Packaging Association Achievement Awards
at the Association’s annual ceremony.

“We are extremely honored to receive the Achievement Awards from the Flexible
Packaging Association,” said Larry Goldstein, President of Berry Plastics’
Flexible Packaging Division. “Berry’s team of product design and packaging
engineers work diligently to create innovative packaging solutions. With
recent capital investment in state-of the art extrusion, high speed quick
change flexographic presses, and triplex lamination assets, we are able to
provide technologically unique films with superior graphics. These
capabilities enable our customers’ products to stand out on store shelves,
helping them win in the marketplace.”

Berry Plastics’ awards include:

Award: Silver - Packaging Excellence
Package: gDiapers Biodegradable Wipes
Package Description: The gDiapers Biodegradable Wipes includes the Rigid Lens
II (RLII) closure, encompassing the benefits of both traditional peel ’n
reseal labels and molded fitments. Packaging high stack count wet wipes in a
flexible package with a RLII closure alleviates the need for using molded
fitments, canisters, and tubs. High-quality graphics can be printed directly
on the RLII to compliment the respective graphics on the flexible film. This
technology and package format can be run on existing equipment for wet wipes
and, with the ability to be opened and closed with one hand, provides a user
friendly experience.

Award: Silver - Technical Innovation
Package: Easy Peel Lidding for High-Pressure Pasteurization
Package Description: High pressure pasteurization is a growing trend in the
food industry. The aggressive conditioning from this technique requires higher
performance films to meet industry standards. Berry Plastics’ multilayer
co-extrusion technology and polymer knowledge provided a solution, bringing a
significant improvement to a challenging process. Product benefits include
reduced leaker rates, increased production, and assurance of package integrity
through distribution and retail. The end consumer enjoys a convenient easy to
open package with attractive clarity.

Award: Silver - Printing Achievement
Package: CBI Coelho Smart Wheat
Package Description: The CBI Coelho Smart Wheat package uses HD Flexo imaging
for more detail and much sharper imagery. This new printing technology,
combining era metallic and pearlescent inks, provides a high impact package
and eye catching design that will differentiate this product from the

About the Flexible Packaging Association
The Flexible Packaging Association has served as the voice of the flexible
packaging industry since 1950. FPA members are manufacturers of flexible
packaging sold to users or distributors for packaging purposes and material or
equipment suppliers to the industry. Flexible packaging is produced from
paper, plastic, film, aluminum foil, or any combination of those materials,
and includes bags, pouches, labels, liners, wraps, rollstock, and other
flexible products

About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic
consumer packaging and engineered materials delivering high-quality customized
solutions to our customers with annual net sales of $4.8 billion in fiscal
2012. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the Company’s common
stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY.
For additional information, visit the Company’s website at


Berry Plastics Group, Inc.
Media Contact:
Eva Schmitz, 812-306-2424
Investor Contact:
Dustin Stilwell, 812-306-2964
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