WPO participates in the most important food and beverage show in Latin America, Fispal Tecnologia 2018
June 2018 From June 26 to 29, WPO (World Packaging Organization) will participate at Fispal Tecnologia 2018, the largest and most important processing, packaging and logistics show, for food and beverage industries, in Latin America. “Fispal Tecnologia 2018 (www.fispaltecnologia.com.br), organized by Informa Exhibitions, takes place in São Paulo and will join a select number of professionals searching for recent solutions and innovations in automation and logistics, packaging, equipment, packaging machinery, processes and packaging decoration (coding, labelling, etc)”, explains Luciana Pellegrino, WPO Vice President of Marketing and Executive Director of ABRE (Brazilian Packaging Association), the local WPO member.
WPO booth will be strategically located at ABRE´s Lounge, an area dedicated exclusively to packaging, inside the show. At ABRE´s Lounge, besides a Circuit of Presentations, it will take place the Popular Vote for the ABRE Award of Brazilian Packaging. Winners are also eligible for the WorldStar Award, the global packaging award, organized by WPO.
According to Luciana Pellegrino, the focus of WPO participation at Fispal Tecnologia will be the promotion of Save Food and Sustainability issues, as well as the opening registration for WorldStar Award 2019. Registrations are open until 20 September. Packages eligible for WorldStar are those that have already received a national award recognized by, like the ABRE Award of Brazilian Packaging. Packaging registered until 20 September will be judged during the 2nd WPO Board Meeting, in October, in China. One can register on line at www.worldstar.org.
Recently WPO published a new Position Paper regarding Circular Economy which is available as a free download at www.worldpackaging.org. Visitors to the WPO booth at Fispal Tecnologia 2018 may ask for a copy of the document that will be forwarded digitally.