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The Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) will be heading to Interpack 2017 in Germany on 4 to 10 May to exhibit the Save Food Packaging Award winners for Australia and New Zealand in the Save Food Org Pavilion, along with representatives from 15 other countries.

Winners to be showcased by the AIP include Fresh Technologies Ltd & Sealed Air Food Care for Fressure and Cryovac Freshness Plus, Woolpack Australia for Woolcool, DON KRC for Cryovac Darfresh Vacuum Skin Packaging, Botanical Food Company for Gourmet Garden Herbs & Spices, SPC Ardmona for SPC ProVital Easy-Open Portion Control Fruit Cup and HealthShare NSW for My Food Choice.

More information on the winners can be found here.

The AIP will be located in the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) area within the Save Food Pavilion which was created by Messe Düsseldorf as a key attraction of Interpack 2017. The WPO, and its members, are supporting SAVE FOOD, which is a joint initiative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Messe Düsseldorf, and Interpack; the leading global trade exhibition for packaging and processing in Europe.

The goal of the SAVE FOOD Initiative is to fight global food waste and loss; through a global alliance of all stakeholders. In order to support SAVE FOOD, the World Packaging Organisation (WPO) has recently added a new “SAVE FOOD Packaging Award” to its renowned WorldStar Awards. The awards honour packaging solutions that distinguish themselves for reducing food losses and waste. The winners from across the globe will be displayed within the WPO Save Food Org Pavilion

The AIP display will be located in the Save Food Pavilion in the innovationparc section of the show, between halls 2 and 3. Everyone is invited to visit and see the examples of packaging innovation coming out of Australia and New Zealand.

The AIP will also be the proud hosts of the 2018 WorldStar Awards on the 2 May 2018 at the Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia – find out more at Interpack.

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