Mar 12, 2024

UK Packaging Awards 2023

Packaging News can reveal the companies and individuals in the running to win at this year’s UK Packaging Awards.

The big event take place on Thursday 12 October at Grosvenor House on Park Lane, London. To book your place click here

This shortlist is a rundown of the quality awards, which celebrates the best performing packaging projects and innovations.

Best New Concept

Boxybag – EcoMLR part of Paragon

Chemical Transit Pack – EP Group and Wolseley

CratE-PAC – Cepac Rawliffe

Knoll Pulp Compacts – Knoll Printing & Packaging

Nutcracker Christmas Gift Set – Falconer Print & Packaging

Personal Care Pack – Kite Packaging

SIG Terra Alu-Free plus Full Barrier – SIG UK & Ireland

Best Packaging of a New Project

Ad Gefrin – Thirlings Dry Gin – Stoelzle Flaconnage

Ballantine’s 40 Year Old Blended Scotch Whisky – IPL Packaging

Brugal 1888 – IPL Packaging

Egg Royale – Verallia UK

Lambay Whiskey 20 Year Old Castle Prestige Edition – IPL Packaging

M&S clean, wash and laundry transformation – Marks & Spencer

Mr Kipling Deliciously Good Loaf Cakes – Premier Foods

NEUE Water 100% rPET Bottle – Berry Global

Rolec Intelligent EV charging unit – Lesters Packaging

Scarlett Gasque – BellaGiada

Wild flower Bloom Balls – All in one Grow Kit – Print 4

Whitworths Fusions – Eco Flexibles

Branding Project

Absolut LEB Outer for Pernod Ricard – Cepac

BoxMart 11th Birthday Pack for Tiny Rebel – BoxMart

Silent Pool Black Juniper Gin Coffret – Propak UK

Silent Pool Pan AM Spirits Box – Propak UK

Tapp’d Cocktails Occasion Ready Gift Packs – Antalis


Abcam – Swiftpak

Evershield Produce Punnet – The Reflex Group

Faith In Nature Care Sets – Swytch Graphics

MIGHTY Ultimate Barista Oat – SIG UK & Ireland

PaperLite Cranswick tray – Graphic Packaging International

RecycAll Packaging Product Line – ProAmpac

Sainsbury’s Own Brand Laundry Liquid – Sainsbury’s

Silent Pool Pan Am Spirits Box – Propak UK

Unilever Persil laundry detergent carton – Graphic Packaging International

Waitrose Quenelle – Qualvis Print & Packaging

Consumer Convenience

Accessible QR Code – Unilever and Zappar

Cadbury Chunk Collection – MM Service

Lift Liner – Simpac

Megalux Candle Box – Cepac

MonoRefill featured by La bouche rouge – Tubex Tubenfabric Wolfsberg

MultiPack – Ball Packaging Company

Project Guru – Oxo Stock Pot Improvement – Premier Foods

Some Like it Hot – Hot Box – ProAmpac

SubMelts – Huhtamaki

Corrugated: Online Retail

Ascent Woodland Tripod Box – Maxipos

BoxMart Deluxe CBD Wellness Box for Goodrays – BoxMart

BoxMart 11th Birthday Pack for Tiny Rebel – BoxMart

EO charging – Odillo

Letterbox Packaging for Selfridges Cosmetics – Woodway UK

Sosandar Clothing Box – Zeus Packaging

Sprint Finishing – Design Futures

Subway One-Piece Catering Box – Smurfit Kappa

Sustainable E-commerce Packaging Solution for Domus Tiles – Swiftpak

Woodway Bridge box for Samsung Phones – Woodway UK

Corrugated: Retail Ready and Point of Sale

BoxMart Roller Ghoster Gift Box for Lush Cosmetics – BoxMart

Rose Lemonade Display for AG Barr – Cepac

Sainsburys Malibu Display for Pernod Ricard – Cepac

Flexible Pack

AmPrima recycle ready flowpack – Amcor and Saputo

Cathedral City Plant Based Block – Wipak

Cathedral City Plant Based Grated – Wipak

Next Gernaration Skin – Mono-Material -Bag in Box – Cyclpac

Ocado Own Range steak packaging – Linden Foods

Whitworths Fusions – Eco Flexibles

Glass Pack: Other

Bespoke Glass Packaging for BOL Power Shakes – Beatson Clark

Wise Wolf – Accolade Wines

Glass Pack: Spirits

Absolut Spirit of Togetherness – Ardargh Glass Packaging

Abstrakt Vodka – BrewDog Distilling Co – Pattesons Glass

Burnt Faith – Verallia

Duo Rum Bottle – BrewDog Distilling Co – Pattesons Glass

Isle of Barra Gin – Verallia

Lone Wolf – Brewdog – Pattesons Glass

Whatahoot Gin – Stoelzle Flaconnage

Innovation of the Year

Cool Pouch – Ecomlr part of Paragon

Ecopeel-Mare Aperto Basso in Sale – Eviosys

Fully Recyclable Phone Box – Swanline Group

Les Parfums Infinis – ARgENTUM apothecary

M&S Pulses – Eco Flexibles

M&S Starry Night Projector Tin – The Silver Crane Company

Mindful Chef Egg Box – Antalis

Nestlé Quality Street – recyclable paper solutions – InterFlex Group – Toppan

Ocado and Polytag Digital Deposit Return Scheme – Ocado Retail

PaperTwister(re) PBC one – Adapa Group

Smithy’s mushroom punnet – Graphic Packaging International

Valeo Snackfoods Barratt Favourites bucket – Graphic Packaging International


Hawkridge Gin – Amberley Labels

Gressingham Linerless Labels – Coveris

Gusbourne English Rosé 2022 – Amberley Labels

Trooper Imperial Stout Bottle Label – The Label Makers

Limited Edition

FIFA 2022 Replica Trophy Case – IPL Packaging

King of Hell – BellaGiada

L’Oréal Paris Elvive Influencer Box – Linney

Nestlé KitKat & Riot – League of Legends LEC Partnership Promotion – ProAmpac

Royal Salute – Coronation of King Charles III Edition – IPL Packaging

Royal Salute – House of Quinn by Richard Quinn – IPL Packaging

Silent Pool Black Juniper Gin Coffret – Propak

Shirakawa 1958 – Hunter Luxury

Metal Pack

Benefit Cosmetics – Roberts Metal Packaging

Celestia Candle Tin with Hot Stamp Foil Process – Eviosys

Coronation Tea Tin – P Wilkinson Containers & William Say

Crown Multi Surface Paint – Emballator UK

Ecopeel – Eviosys

Green King Craft Beers – Ardagh Metal Packaging

Piper-Heidsieck Champagne – Eviosys

Portobello Gin – Crown Packaging EMEA

Savoursmiths Crisps – P Wilkinson Containers & William Say

Resource Efficient

Football Manager 2023 – Bridge Media Productions

Johnnie Walker Black Label 1.75L Bottle – Ardagh Glass Packaging

LEIPAbarrier PACK’D frozen vegetables – Leipa UK

Molton Brown – Infinite Bottle Cartons – Curtis Packaging

Monorefill by TUBEX Featuring La Bouche Rouge – Tubex Tubenfabrik Wolfsberg

Reusable Pack

Alexir’s Supplier in the Far East – The Alexir Partnership

Dizzie Reusable Pot – Dizzie

Harrods Garment Box – Zeus Packaging

Laundered Container for Hazardous Liquids – AST Plastic Containers

Reusable Fulfilment Bag – EP Group and Marks & Spencer

Reusable Lifestyle Bag – EP Group and Marks & Spencer

Rigid Plastic Pack

Bio-D Laundry Liquid and Fabric Conditioner Bottles – Berry Global

Project Balaton – Kraft Heinz

Project Clearview – Haleon

Tesco Core Ready Meals with Tray 2 Tray by Faerch – Faerch UK

Supply Chain Solution

Cake Portfolio Pallet Project – Premier Foods

Double Hoist Pack – Kite Packaging

Li-Ion Battery Charger Trolley Pack – Kite Packaging

Magnum Optimum 1210 Circuline – Schoeller Allibert

Nexus Pack – Kite Packaging

Rolling Container System for Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust – Loadhog

Shower Tray Transit Solution – Boxes and Packaging

Best New ConceptBest Packaging of a New ProjectBranding ProjectCartonboard Consumer ConvenienceCorrugated: Online Retail Corrugated: Retail Ready and Point of Sale Flexible PackGlass Pack: OtherGlass Pack: SpiritsInnovation of the YearLabelLimited EditionMetal Pack Resource EfficientReusable Pack Rigid Plastic PackSupply Chain SolutionPN Staff