WPO announces the winners of WorldStar Packaging Awards 2024

WPO World Packaging Organisation has confirmed the 214 winners of WorldStar 2024, the global packaging competition.

This edition attracted 435 entries from 41 countries. The Top Five winners, by country, are Japan (28), Germany (21), Australia and New Zealand (16), USA (12), and Brazil and Austria (11 each). The complete list of winners is available at here.

“It is always with pride and excitement that WPO announces the best of the best packaging innovation around the globe. The WorldStar Awards showcases how dynamic and technological the packaging is on a global level,” says Luciana Pellegrino, President, WPO. “The increasing number of entries every year and the global reach of WorldStar prove that our industry keeps investing in efficiency and new solutions to better serve the society. This global award raises the voice for packaging and brings light to innovation, aligned to the main supply and consumption chains trends and modern life needs and challenges: save food, sustainability, branding and UX (user experience), food safety, smart packaging, among other aspects.”

She continues, “The WorldStar brings with it the effort of WPO’s members in 63 different countries on promoting local and regional awards to foster innovation on a local level and to recognise professionals, packaging converters and brands that make it happen.”

“WorldStar echoes the importance of packaging innovation on a global level, fostering science, technology and innovation, recognizing and encouraging packaging professionals to go beyond,” adds Soha Atallah, Vice President Events and WorldStar Coordinator.

The award ceremony will take place in Thailand, on 15th June, during ProPak Asia. At the same occasion, WPO will announce the winners for the special categories – President’s Award, Sustainability Award, Marketing Award and Packaging that Saves Food Award. Packages eligible forWorldStar Awards are those that have already received a national or regional packaging award from a packaging competition that is recognized by WPO, during the last two years.

“As always, our aim is to promote packaging innovation in various sectors, proving that a good package can be an essential solution to many of the modern problems, especially sustainability, food waste and extending shelf life of food and agricultural products,” explains Atallah. “That’s why we encourage all the companies from around the world to benefit from this global opportunity to promote their packaging by competing with the best of the best packaging innovation on a global scale.”

For general enquiries on WorldStar or the Award Ceremony contact [email protected]

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