At a glorious ceremony and gala dinner held in Fiera Milano on 4 May 2022, A. Hatzopoulos S.A. has received its 5th in a row Worldstar Packaging Award.

300 packaging professionals, representing 37 countries, came together to celebrate packaging innovation and excellence presented by the winners of the largest and most prestigious global packaging competition. The WorldStar Awards 2022 was part of WPO activities in IPACK IMA trade show that took place last  month in Milan. During the ceremony, the winners of the Special Categories -Marketing, Sustainability, Packaging that Saves Food, President’s Award- and the Lifetime Achievement Award were also announced. All winners in the various categories are here:


The X-CYCLE | Certified as recyclable packaging materials which we designed for the olives’ producer GAEA were rewarded at this year’s edition with Worldstar 2022 in the Food category. 

We are thrilled that our novel recyclable solution is now positioned among the greatest achievements in packaging innovation worldwide. This latest addition to our collection of international industry awards rewards our company’s R&D focus on Packaging Circularity.


About WPO

World Packaging Organisation (WPO) is a non-profit, non-governmental, international federation of packaging institutes, associations, federations and other interested parties including corporations and trade associations. It joins 76 members from around the globe and its mission is “Better quality of life through better packaging for more people”.