Innovation Spotlight

Innovation Spotlights

Each year, the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) holds a Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition. The following 2024 winners will be showcased at the Global Pouch Forum within the educational program. Learn what it took for these packaging solutions to make it out on top by meeting expectations and needs through advancements in materials, graphics, structure, new uses, extended shelf life, and sustainability.

1. Koochikoo® Lovely Yellow Lemon, Lolly Pop Rainbow, and Cool Mint Treat

Koochikoo meets the constantly growing demand for better, healthier candy products that are plant-based, vegan, and gluten-free. This new package designed for Koochikoo is a first in this category of candy packaging. It is uniquely designed for a premium look. The best part of the pouch is the brilliance in printing. The combination of the gloss and matte effect gives an abstract look to highlight certain areas of the package. The pouch is printed with 8 colors by the rotogravure process. The design is done in such a way that it gives a simple, yet rich matte corrugated sheet-like look even though it’s a plastic laminate. The stand-up pouch feature helps in better utilization of space in the market shelf display.

  • Awards: Silver - Printing
  • Manufacturer: Paharpur 3P
  • End User/Customer: Glamy Candy Private Limited
  • Plant: Sahibabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
  • Designer/Design Firm: GLamy Candy Private Limited and Paharpur 3P

Presenter: Mohammed Nadeem, CEO, Paharpur 3P

2. US Waffle, Jus-Rol Poffitz Club Pack with Sealstrip's SealAcross® Reseal

US Waffle
US Waffle’s Jus-Rol Poffitz Club Pack with Sealstrip’s SealAcross Reseal delivers customer satisfaction, food waste reduction, and brand impact. Frozen food packaging is challenged by freshness preservation, lack of convenience, and differentiation. The decision to enhance the Poffitz packaging for Sam’s Club with gussets and an easy open, tamper-evident, reseal feature provides an impressive entrance into the market for a product new to the U.S. Poffitz is the first to feature SealAcross, including patented TamperTear technology.

  • Awards: Silver Award - Expanding the Use of Flexible Packaging; Silver Award - Packaging Excellence
  • Manufacturer: Sealstrip Corp
  • End User/Customer: US Waffle Co.
  • Plant: Gilbertsville, PA
  • Designer/Design Firm: Matrix Four Ltd.

Presenter: Heather Chandler, President, Sealstrip Corporation

Gold Sponsors

Charter NEX

Silver Sponsors

allied flex Henkel North America Hoffer Plastics idemitsu unitech Sonoco

Bronze Sponsors

ExxonMobil HP Lang Laser System (Wifi) Sealstrip

Media Partners

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