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2022 Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design Awards

Awards

Finalists for the 2022 round of the annual Australasian Packaging Innovation & Design (PIDA) Awards were announced with an unprecedented number of outstanding innovations recognised across 12 categories.

Coordinated by the Australian Institute of Packaging (AIP) the PIDA awards are designed to recognise companies and individuals who are making a significant difference in their field across Australia and New Zealand.

The Packaging Innovation & Design of the Year company awards recognise organisations that have designed innovative packaging within six categories:

  1. Food Packaging Design of the Year
  2. Beverage Packaging Design of the Year
  3. Health, Beauty & Wellness Packaging Design of the Year
  4. Domestic & Household Packaging Design of the Year
  5. Labelling & Decoration Design of the Year
  6. Outside of the Box Design of the Year

There are six special awards also available:

  1. Marketing Design of the Year
  2. Accessible and Inclusive Packaging Design of the Year
  3. Save Food Packaging Design of the Year
  4. Sustainable Packaging Design of the Year
  5. Industry Packaging Professional of the Year
  6. ABA Scholarships

The PIDA Awards are also the exclusive feeder program for Australia and New Zealand for the prestigious WorldStar Packaging Awards run by the World Packaging Organisation. All 2022 PIDA winners will be automatically eligible for entry into the 2023 WorldStar Packaging Awards competition.

Awards

2022 Food Packaging Design of the Year 

Finalists are Mai Tardi Stackable Paper Lid (Zipform Packaging), ThermoShield Temperature Monitoring System – Food (Caps & Closures), Maggi Recipe Base/Mono-PP Sachet (Huhtamaki Australia), 5-Litre Ice Cream Scoop Tray (Bonson Savpac), Frutmac Zippmatic 100 per cent Paperboard Foodtainer (Auspouch), Amcor Flowtite NS (Amcor Flexibles Australia), Nestlé Easter egg range (Nestlé Australia) and Cadbury Roses limited edition Mother’s Day chocolates (Opal). 

2022 Beverage Packaging Design of the Year 

Finalists are ThermoShield Temperature Monitoring System – Beverage (Caps & Closures), Synlait Swappa Bottle (Synlait Milk Limited), Australia’s Most Sustainable Milk Cartons (Brownes Dairy), Goodman Fielder Meadow Fresh Milk 30 per cent rHDPE Bottle (Pact Group), Coles Home Compostable Coffee Capsules (Coles) and Norco 100 per cent rPET Milk Bottles (Pact Group).

Awards

2022 Labelling & Decoration Design of the Year

Finalists are ID-Shield Anti-Counterfeit System (Caps & Closures), Hungry Jack’s Uno Promotion (Result Group), Billson’s Christmas Gin (Billson’s), Hypro Kerbside Recyclable Petfood Bags (Close the Loop Group) and Shelf Ready Packaging for Cadbury Favourites Chocolates (Opal).

2022 Marketing Design of the Year Award

Finalists are etch&ethos (EGO Pharmaceuticals), McCain Lil’ Pizzas by BrandOpus (BrandOpus Australia), Australia’s Most Sustainable Milk Cartons (Brownes Dairy), Billson’s Heritage Gin Range (Billson’s), Hungry Jack’s Uno Promotion (Result Group), Billson’s Premix Range (Billson’s) and Chicken Burger Packaging Collectors Box (ATA).

Awards

2022 Save Food Packaging Design of the Year Award

Finalists are 2DBarcodes by GS1 (GS1 Australia & Woolworths), ThermoShield Temperature Monitoring System (Caps & Closures) and Inghams Waitoa Free Range Butterflied Chicken (Sealed Air NZ).

2022 Sustainable Packaging Design of the Year

Finalists are KITKAT prototype recycled content wrapper (Nestlé Australia), Nespresso Curby Coffee Capsule Collection Program, Australia’s Most Sustainable Milk Cartons (Brownes Dairy), FSC Rectangle Paper Containers (BioPak), Ivory Coat – High Barrier Recyclable Range (Close the Loop Group), Opal & JBS Dunnage Solution (Opal); Amcor Ecotite R (Amcor Flexibles Australia), SMARTIES Range Paperisation (Nestlé Australia), Royal Australian Mint Coin Packaging (MaCher Aust), Detpak RecycleMe Noodle Cup (Detmold Group), Maggi Recipe Base/Mono-PP sachet (Huhtamaki Australia), etch&ethos (EGO Pharmaceuticals), BUBBLE WRAP 50 per cent recycled content air pillows (Sealed Air), Goodman Fielder Praise 100 per cent rPET Bottles (Goodman Fielder), Sugarcane Pulp Hot & Cold Cup Lids (BioPak), Koh Kerbside Recyclable Spout Pouch Refill Pack (Close the Loop Group), POLLAST!C (Better Packaging Co.), FSC Paper Spoon Straws (BioPak), Norco 100 per cent rPET Milk Bottles (Pact Group), Earthwise Eco Laundry Scoop Innovation (Earthwise Group), Bruce rHDPE tube (Impact International), VetOne Fold, Roll & Recycle Packaging by Hypro Petfood (Close the Loop Group) and Goodman Fielder Meadow Fresh Milk 30 per cent rHDPE Bottle (Pact Group). 

Awards

The winners were announced on 8 July at an awards ceremony that was held alongside of FoodTech QLD at the Gold Coast in Queensland.

Click here to find out who the PIDA Award winners are.

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