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  1. New FDA Guidelines for Labeling Honey

    New FDA Guidelines for Labeling Honey
    Proper Honey Labeling We know that it can be hard to understand exactly what information needs to be included on your honey label. Do you include the flower source? The type of bees? Maybe the hive style? There is so much information you could include on your label, how are you supposed to know what information is required and what...
  2. Ancient Beehives - SKEP Beekeeping

    Ancient Beehives - SKEP Beekeeping
    Modern beekeeping is an amazing hobby and a great way to produce fresh honey that brings a sense of accomplishment with every harvest. The art of beekeeping, however, is an ancient one, and though the outcome is the same, ancient beekeeping was very different from its modern counterpart. While modern beekeeping offers a variety of popular beehive designs, beekeepers up...
  3. COVID-19: Updates from our Leadership

    COVID-19: Updates from our Leadership
    UPDATE: 26 MAY 2020 We are experiencing a very high demand due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please plan early and order early to ensure you get your bottles by the time you must harvest. We are working hard to get raw material in and bottles out! Thank you for your understanding and your business,   Trevor H, E-Commerce Manager Sailor...
  4. High Pressure Processing & Its Advantages

    High Pressure Processing & Its Advantages
    Processing fresh foods, and juices particularly, can be a bit of a conundrum. While it is important to maintain the texture, taste, and nutritional value of fresh juice, it is also important that harmful bacteria are removed, and the shelf life of the product is lengthened. This is especially true for juicers who wish to sell bottled juice as well...
  5. How to Guide: Sailor Plastic Bottles Label Designer

    How to Guide: Sailor Plastic Bottles Label Designer
      Step 1:  After you have selected a bottle style that you would like to purchase, select your cap style and add your bottle to your cart.     Step 2: Your bottle selection is now in your cart. When viewing your bottle in your cart, there is a red “Design & Order Labels” button at the lower left hand...
  6. Sailor Plastic Bottles: A Member of the Specialty Food Association

    Sailor Plastic Bottles: A Member of the Specialty Food Association
    The Specialty Food Association (SFA) was established in New York in 1952, and provides many resources that help businesses in the specialty food industry grow and continue to be successful. They host a number of events, such as the Winter and Summer Fancy Food Shows, and the Sofi Awards for specialty food innovation. These events are meant to help build...
  7. How to Create a Label That Will Sell Your Juice

    How to Create a Label That Will Sell Your Juice
      January 25, 2020 Laura Babcock Okay, so you’re ready to open your new juice bar. You’ve thrown a ton of passion into this project and you want to get it right. You have your recipes and a killer business name, you've invested in some top-of-the-line juice equipment, you found your perfect brick and mortar space, hired awesome employees, and...
  8. Cold Brew Coffee Bottles

    Cold Brew Coffee Bottles
      An attractive, unique-looking bottle for cold brew coffee can really make your product stand out amongst the rest of the coffee makers in the industry. We, at Sailor Plastics are here to help you achieve that, and so much more. We have partnered with many industries to deliver them quality products for their food and beverage business. So far...
  9. When to Choose LDPE vs PET Bottles

    When to Choose LDPE vs PET Bottles
      LDPE... PET.... What are they?       Low Density Polyethylene (LDPE) LDPE plastic is an opaque, natural colored plastic. The material is very squeezable which makes it an easy dispensing product for creams, honey, sauces, condiments, and syrups. It is better at withstanding colder temperatures than PET. You will find that most LDPE products cost more than PET...
  10. Interesting Read: Improved Bee Hive Designs?

    Interesting Read: Improved Bee Hive Designs?
    Derek Mitchell, a PhD student at University of Leeds, authored a very interesting study into the design of honey bee hives. He takes a look at the conditions honey bees thrive in their natural habitat and is trying to apply that knowledge to the design of hives. Mitchell goes into detail about why the current hives were designed the way...

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