Canadian Packaging

Clear cut glass winners wanted

North American glass association request entries for its 2011 Clear Choice Awards.

March 15, 2011
by Canadian Packaging Staff

(Alexandria, VA) – The Glass Packaging Institute (GPI)–a trade association representing the North American glass container industry–has issued a ‘call for entries’ for the 2011 Clear Choice Awards, which recognize the contribution glass packaging makes to the image, marketability, sustainability and success of food, beverage and cosmetic products.

The Clear Choice Awards‘ winners will be announced the week of September 11, 2011 and will be awarded for top package designs in the following categories: beer; wine; food; carbonated beverage; non-carbonated beverage; distilled spirits; flavored alcoholic beverage; organic food or beverage; and fragrance, cosmetics and other; overall package design; and conversion recognition.

To enter the 2011 Clear Choice Awards, participants should visit the GPI website and fill out a call-for-entries form at

Industry judges will vote to honor winning products as the best glass packaging designs in North America.

All 2011 Clear Choice Awards winners will receive an award and benefit from industry-wide recognition and brand building media coverage. Winning products will be displayed at PACK EXPO 2011 (September 26 – 28) in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Those interested should visit the GPI website to check out past winners and find out more information on submission guidelines. There is no fee to enter and all entries must be postmarked by Saturday, July 9, 2011.

Since 1989, the Clear Choice Awards has honored consumer product goods (CPG) manufacturers who expand the frontiers of glass packaging design by using glass containers in innovative ways. Sponsored by the GPI, this is the only award program that recognizes the contribution glass packaging makes to the image and success of everyday products. From sparkling water to salsa, baby food to bottled fruit juices, beer to flavored rums, pasta sauce to pickles, the Clear Choice Awards are presented to products that triumph in glass.

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