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15. Metallic cup

TECHNICAL FILING-CARD N° 15

C - Hot packaging/filling

DATA

DESCRIPTION

REMARK

Description

Neutral metallic cup bought ready to be filled together with printed lids pre-cut to the diameter of the cup

Must be imported; the empty cups can be fitted into each other in order to decrease the volume for transport

Composition

- 100% aluminium for the cup
- The pre-cut alu* lid is covered with a special varnish

Good barrier to light & oxygen

Cost price

- cup 200 ml:

3.5/3.75 p.



- lid:

1.25 p.



- total:

4.75 to 5 pence


Shelf-life

1 year and more

Volume

Any volume available from 10 ml to 270 ml

Packaging machine output

From 700 cups/hr up to 10 000 cups/hr

Packaging machines are similar to those for the preformed cups (filing-card 3)

Capital investment of packaging machines

- 700 cups/hr (semi-auto.):

£ 12.5 k



- 1500 cups/hr (auto):

£ 37.5 k



- 2500 cups/hr (auto):

£ 50 k


Recommended or essential outer pack

Plastic crate or carton with shrinkable film


Positioning of the product on the market

Upmarket product for hotels, planes, supermarkets...

Distribution with a straw is recommended

Positioning in relation to the environment

Cup & lid are recyclable


* See glossary


N° 15: Metallic Cup