Oodles of noodles – and corks

plastic cork noodles

Today’s summer wine factoid: Nomacorc, a purveyor of plastic wine closures that require a corkscrew to remove, was the brainchild of a Belgian businessman who made a fortune manufacturing extruded plastics, including pool noodles. So if you’ve been floating around in the pool this summer and sensed a connection, you’re right.

In related news, plastic closures were the closure that consumers disliked the most by a two-to-one margin over all other closures in our recent poll.

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2 Responses to “Oodles of noodles – and corks”


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    RT @drvino Oodles of noodles – and corks [link to post] (shouldn’t we spell it “kork”, like when fake crab is called “krab”?)

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  2. Disliked by consumers?

    I’ve got to say that it isn’t surprising. But what I want to know is how does that compare with their use? Some consumers prefer screwcap, others cork. But what they use/choose/refuse is what I want to know!


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