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Afristar Awards


Propak East Africa partnered with Packaging Organization (APO), with the recently launched AfriStar Packaging Awards set to be featured alongside all the PROPAK exhibitions and events in Africa. The entry Deadline was Extended to Monday 15th August 2022 The last day for online entries to be completed, and the entry fee paid. Samples were delivered on Friday 26th August 2022. This new packaging awards program is designed to showcase the very best of the African packaging industry.

The AfriStar Awards are introduced as a Pan-African Awards program alongside the established Gold Pack Awards. All entries competed in all of the appropriate categories of the Gold Pack Awards.

In addition, there was a specialist AfriStar Category, which was judged in two parts:

  1. Packaging entries from anywhere in Africa but outside of South Africa.
  2. Entries produced in South Africa specifically for markets in Africa but outside of South Africa.

Entries were submitted online

The main criteria for packaging that wins awards and recognition in this competition are the excellent application and execution of packaging that demonstrates creative design, marketing, or technology applied to packaging produced in Africa.

The first awards ceremony was held in South Africa in early November 2022, and repeated in Nigeria alongside PROPAK West Africa in mid-November 2022 and will be repeated in Kenya alongside PROPAK East Africa on 15th of March 2023.

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