Fast forward to 2022, the campaign is being run in collaboration with HP Indigo digitally printed packaging for a third time and will help make ‘invisible women, visible by supporting gender equality through a global movement that celebrates female achievements in science, business, sports, activism, and music. This year, the Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bars will feature a QR code, also printed with an HP Indigo 20000 digital press, that will open consumers’ eyes to the many contributions of women, beyond each bar. In addition, HP will be unveiling a film with Hershey, amplifying how HP Indigo’s digitally printed packaging can be used, not only to keep food safe and airtight, but also to elevating brand engagement through the co-creation of user generated content, to become the ultimate vehicle for cultural relevance and on-pack storytelling.
Matching Hershey’s ambitions with the right HP Indigo solution
The HP Indigo 20000 digital press was the ideal printing solution for this campaign, designed with diverse labels and packaging applications in mind. “Empowering women, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion is a business priority for us. We invite new perspectives, ideas, and experiences in everything we do to reflect the diversity of consumers around the world. Throughout the campaign, HP has helped us to open our eyes to the power of digitally printed packaging, allowing us to engage with our audience in a creative and unique way while celebratingwomen and their achievements globally,” said Santhi Ramesh, CMO International, The Hershey Company.
The HP Indigo 20000 digital press 29-inch image width can capture the majority of packaging applications, including flexible packaging, shrink-sleeve, wrap-around labels, and in-mould labelling, and contains the only digital colour printing process that matches gravure printing, delivering high resolution printing and perfect registration. This enabled Hershey to meet its strict brand colour needs using 7 ink stations, whilst also bringing the female voices and stories to life.