Mumbai, Maharashtra, India:
Huhtamaki India Ltd, a leading provider of packaging and decorative labelling solutions for primary consumer goods in India and part of Huhtamaki, a leading global supplier of sustainable packaging solutions based in Finland, was named “Packaging Excellence” at the 6th Congressth Economic Times Polymer Awards 2022.
The Economic Times Polymer Awards 2022 received more than 400 entries, including packaging. The platform recognizes brands that excel in the proper use of plastics, including automotive, consumer durables, electrical and electronics, packaging, recycling, housewares and kitchenware, toys and play equipment, and open categories.
The award recognizes the innovation of “Limited Edition Variable Festive Tea Bags” produced by Huhtamaki India. The packs were launched as festive edition packs to commemorate the Durga Puja celebrations in West Bengal, India. The five-pack design celebrates the essence of the festival’s five special days – from days 6 to 10.
Five variable designs are inscribed on a set of cylinders representing each day of the Durga festival, from Sashti (day 6) to Vijaya Dashmi (day 10). All designs have the same theme. When put together, the five individual designs form a large canvas for branding on retail shelves, with beautiful stories and visual appeal, paying homage to traditional elements associated with the celebration.
All five variable packaging designs are produced in matching halftones, each containing variable graphics with intricate elements – representing important events of each festival starting with the arrival of the goddess, with the beat Dole and sindurkhera.
“While we strongly believe that packaging plays a vital role in protecting products, IInnovative packaging also helps build brands and open up new opportunities in new markets.We continually leverage our extensive experience and strong technical capabilities to help brands deliver personalisation, sustainability and accessibility in packaging,” Say Ashwinikumar Singh, Head of Innovation and Product DevelopmentHuhtamaki India.
Recently, Huhtamaki India was also honored with the prestigious IFCA STAR Awards 2021 at the prestigious awards ceremony held concurrently with the IFCA seminar ‘Packaging – A Continuing Enabler of Value Creation’ and the ‘SIES SOP Star Awards 2021’ Packaging awards, Huhtamaki India is now eligible for the prestigious WorldStar 2023 awards. Huhtamaki is committed to providing sustainable packaging solutions and uses its knowledge and expertise to produce innovative and sustainable solutions that support consumers and the planet. Huhtamaki is committed to making all of its product lines recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2030.
Huhtamaki is a major global supplier of sustainable packaging solutions, providing health and convenience to consumers around the world. Our innovative products protect in-transit and ready-to-use food and beverages, ensure hygiene and safety, and help prevent food waste. We integrate sustainability into everything we do. We are committed to carbon neutral production and design all of our products to be recyclable, compostable or reusable by 2030.
We are a participant in the UN Global Compact and EcoVadis has awarded Huhtamaki the Gold Award for Sustainability Performance. To play our role in managing climate change, we have developed science targets that have been approved and validated by the Science Targets Initiative.
With 100 years of history and deep Nordic heritage, we operate in 38 countries and 114 locations around the world. Our value, Care Dare Deliver, guides our decisions and helps our team of 19,600 people make a difference where it matters. Our net sales in 2021 totaled EUR 3.6 billion. The Huhtamaki Group is headquartered in Espoo, Finland and our parent company Huhtamäki Oyj is listed on NASDAQ Helsinki Ltd.To learn more about how we protect food, people and the planet, visit www.huhtamaki.com.