• Nerida Kelton, AIP executive officer at Interpack promoting the AIP conference and the 2018 WorldStar Aawrds to be held in Australia in May 2018.
    Nerida Kelton, AIP executive officer at Interpack promoting the AIP conference and the 2018 WorldStar Aawrds to be held in Australia in May 2018.
Close×

During Interpack it was announced that the Australian Institute of Packaging will play host to the 2018 WPO WorldStar Awards.

The WorldStar Awards are run by the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) and is the pre-eminent international award in packaging.

WorldStar illustrates the continual advancement of the state of packaging design and technology and creates a living standard of international packaging excellence from which others may learn.

WorldStars are presented only to those packs which, having already won recognition in a national or regional competitions, are compared by an expert panel of judges to similar packs from around the world.

The 2018 WorldStar Awards will run as a part of the biennial AIP National Conference, which will be held on 2 and 3 May at the Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland.

Food & Drink Business

We are always on the look out for innovations on shelf that take us into unknown territory, offer a new twist on normal, or make use of edgy ingredients. Watch this short wrap of some that we spotted.

New processing and packaging technologies will be on display at AUSPACK 2019 in Melbourne next week. Watch this short video for a sneak peek.

Four bidders, led by Mondelez International, are battling it out to buy Australian bikky icon Arnott's from Campbell Soup.