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"Cork is Something to Cheer About"

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"Cork is Something to Cheer About"

It's that time of year again. The time of year to go out and scratch heads about what to give your friends and family as gifts. It's not only a consumer world we're living in, but a conscious one as well. Surrounded by everything that is not environmentally friendly, or just part of a throw away culture, and frankly causes us to just look the other way most of the time. Well folks,  I am here to spread the cheerful joy of the incredible cork tree, and its delightful bark. If nothing else, to shed some negative carbon footprint on the...

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"The Myth"

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"The Myth"

ECO-FRIENDLY SINCE 1855. "The Myth" Guest blog by: Sonny Jelinek, VP Jelinek Cork GroupI talk (or think) about cork all day, everyday. I have for years. Explaining the process of the cork harvest and how the bark immediately begins to re-generate has always made me feel good. The tree isn't cut down and typically lives a full life of 200-500 years with a new cork bark harvest occurring more-or-less every 9 years. What a fantastic process! A fully sustainable natural material.Cork extinction?Why then, over the past few years have people started telling me that we should stop selling cork due...

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"The Vital Role of the Bottle Closure" - by Sonny Jelinek

"The Vital Role of the Bottle Closure" - by Sonny Jelinek

After working for months (and years) to come up with your brand and build your distillery, bottle closure decisions often get left to the very end. But beware, the closure is one of the critical components of packaging and a part of the final product that your customers (not to mention reviewers, judges, and journalists) will interact with. The closure is typically the only "moving part" of the final package. It serves both a functional role that seals the bottle during transport and storage, an active role in that it is handled each time one of your many customers opens...

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