Drip Maple Syrup (Student Project)

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Designers: Alex Leon-Khan, Jenny Ashman, “My” Nuong Thi Tran, Fray DeVore, Akeem Mason
School: Georgia State University
Competition: 2014 48 Hour Repack
Country: United States

When designing a dispenser for maple syrup, we wanted to make sure that we could make a package that made it easy to hold and prevent sticky situations. By using a fixed tip and flexible container we were able to make it easier to control the flow and direction of the syrup. A flexible container makes it cheaper to ship, decreases storage space, and reduces production energy.

The material of the package is made out of post-consumer recycled plastic. The overall shape of the package is based off a tree that not only helps the product stand out on the shelves but also fits comfortably in the hands of adults and children of all ages. The package is also lightweight, flexible, and durable. You can roll the package and squeeze out every last drop.