EASTERNPAK achieves its highest score to date on Papa John’s annual re-audit, in line with continuous efforts to surpass high-quality standards.

EASTERNPAK successfully passes Papa John’s supplier re-audit, taking place on 4 April 2012. The corrugated packaging manufacturer received ‘Excellent’ status by scoring of 97.2% on the stringent supplier audit. The audit took place in Easternpak plant in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, conducted by NSF-CMi Senior Audit Manager- India Gulf & Middle East, Suhas Bedekar.

EASTERNPAK supplies corrugated pizza boxes to Papa John?s restaurants in Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, KSA, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, and the UAE. Papa John’s Packaging Audit Program uses a standard score card system to evaluate supplier systems and premises. The international chain of restaurants classifies suppliers according to audit score.

Fouad Khalil, EASTERNPAK General Manager, states,

“EASTERNPAK passed Papa John’s audit with Excellent status, scoring 97.2%. This demonstrates synchronized teamwork, high level of dedication to continuous improvement and alignment towards the same goals.

Our company smoothly passed this audit with the efforts of all employees. I would like to thank each member of EASTERNPAK family, not only for passing the audit and achieving one of the highest rankings, but for their strong commitment and efforts to break record after record and to shift EASTERNPAK from good to great.”


In addition to pizza boxes, EASTERNPAK manufactures other corrugated packaging for the catering sector, such as cup carry-out trays, double-decker pizza boxes, single serve takeout boxes, and takeout boxes for meals.

EASTERNPAK is a member of NAPCO GROUP, a sister company of INDEVCO Group.