JBS Australia Honored At 2024 WorldStar Packaging Awards

Press Release Jun 20, 2024
JBS Australia Swift brand receives a gold sustainability award at the 2024 WorldStar Packaging Awards

JBS Australia is thrilled that its Swift brand mono-PET Darfresh skin pack received a gold sustainability award at the 2024 WorldStar Packaging Awards held on 15 June in Bangkok. This award comes off the back of Swift's success at the 2023 Australasian PIDA Awards, where the same pack won gold in the 'Food Category' and silver for 'Mono-Materials Sustainability category’.

Sam Churchill, Group Manager Sustainability, JBS Australia said, “We’re delighted to be globally recognised for our packaging innovation efforts, in partnership with SEE. JBS is focused on feeding the world sustainably, which includes addressing the waste and durability challenges that comes with packaging. We are committed to evolving our packaging to reduce our footprint, by focusing on simplicity in design, considering end-of-life recycling, and using materials that keep products fresher for longer. The CRYOVAC Darfresh Mono-PET rollstock used by JBS Swift exemplifies how we can drive better environmental outcomes, all by dressing the product in less.”

Brian Petroff, General Manager of JBS Southern Value Add and Retail Ready, said that the company is proud of the recent recognition from the World Star Awards. “We take great pride in the innovative solutions developed by JBS Southern – Value Add, which actively promotes sustainability. With this recent achievement, we successfully reduced a significant amount of plastic waste from landfills. Consumers are more than ever conscience of packaging waste and so are we, our packaging solutions aim to minimise waste while guaranteeing the visually appealing and durable retail-ready packaging JBS Southern is known for. Our team continues to find sustainable solutions right across the business, and it is fantastic to receive such high recognition with this award.”

More information about the award can be found here: https://lnkd.in/gPfxSdCb