Training and Study Tour on Fundamentals of Packaging
As part of its regional activities ,and with the
support of UNIDO , LibanPack organized a training and a study tour on Fundamentals of
Packaging from 10-15 December 2012 to a group of Palestinians technical experts and
On November 6, 2012
LibanPack held a conference on Food packaging that attracted more than 260 representatives of the
private sector such as food and packaging industries as well as SMEs and international
organizations, local NGOs and universities.
MOU signed with the Palestinian Food Industries Union
The Palestinian Food Industries Union (PFIU) visited LibanPack
from October 8, 2012 till October 11, 2012. A working agreement was made between both parties for
LibanPack to support PFIU in establishing a Palestinian packaging center. Two study tours will be
held in LibanPack for the delivery of training and consultancy activities on packaging and labeling
to a group of Palestinian SMEs.
Training Course by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health (CIEH)
LibanPack, in collaboration with the Chartered Institute of
Environmental Health (CIEH), is organizing a five day training course entitled: Level 4 Award in Managing Food Safety in Catering, Manufacturing and
Retail. For more information click on the flyer.
LibanPack exhibited at Horeca for the fourth year in a row, this
time with a Packaging Innovation Parc that is the first of its kind in Lebanon and the
Four themes were
displayed. Those were:
Limited Editions, which
focused on the aesthetic appeal of special packages collected from around the world. LibanPack
collected examples of limited editions of creative package applications from the global market to
reflect the trend towards aesthetic packaging designs and innovative packaging solutions to lure
consumers is increasing in the food and beverage industry,
Sustainable Packaging, which featured products that demonstrate the integral part that
sustainability plays in innovation of packaging. LibanPack exhibited the most recent advance sin
sustainable packaging driven by leading food and packaging industries worldwide.
Smart Packaging, which showcased the different applications of
packaging beyond the protection of food.Newest technologies have introduced ‘smart’ packaging that
allows consumers to be well informed about the quality of food. The Innovation Parc featured some of
the most avant-garde smart packaging for food & beverages.
A centerpiece of the
innovation Parc was the work of Lebanese university students who participated in and presented winning projects for the annual Lebanon Student Star Pack
Contest. A champion of local talent, LibanPack created StarPack as a vehicle for unleashing
the creativity of university students.
The annual Lebanon Student Star Pack 2012 award ceremony and
exhibition, in its third edition, was held at the UNESCO Palace in Beirut on the 7th of March 2012.
Awarding excellence in packaging and fostering a culture of industry among the Lebanese youth, the
event was held under the patronage of His Excellency the Lebanese Minister of Industry, Mr. Vrej
Sabounjian and attracted an audience of over a thousand, among whose ranks were ambassadors,
diplomats, UN agencies representatives, industrialists, professors, and the 700 participating
university students. It was emceed by former Miss Lebanon, Mrs. Clemence Ashkar.
LibanPack organized a Study tour for Iraqi industrialists
LibanPack organized a four days study tour for small and medium enterprises from Iraq.
Topics addressed were the Latest Technologies and Trends in Package Development and Operations.
Stretching over a fourdays period, the training included a workshop session on the 16th and17th of January, followed by field visits to packaging factories and food industries in Lebanon on the 18th and 19th.