ScanStar is a joint Nordic packaging competition held annually since 1969 by SPA, the Scandinavian Packaging Association. The ScanStar 2021 price ceremony was held October 27 2021 at the Scanpack Fair in Gothenburg. The competition 2021 was organized by the Swedish Packaging Guild (Svenska Förpackningsgillet)
Companies awarded a ScanStar gets a diploma and the right to use the ScanStar logo in the marketing of the awarded packaging. The names of the winners are published internationally shortly after the jury decision. Packaging awarded a ScanStar has the right to enter the international WorldStar competition arranged by World Packaging Organisation (WPO).
Who can participate? The competition is open for all packaging solutions designed, constructed or manufactured in one of the Nordic countries. Packaging solutions made in other countries but sold by a Nordic company or ordered by a Nordic customer may also participate. Packaging entries must be marketed before the entry date and may not have been entered previous ScanStar competitions. Entries can be made by designers, constructors, manufacturers or buyers of packaging with an approval from the other stakeholders. Each company has the right to enter an unlimited amount of packages that comply with the rules of the competition.