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The Fi Europe Innovation Awards return

Article-The Fi Europe Innovation Awards return

The Fi Europe Innovation Awards, held at Fi Europe 2021 co-located with Hi Europe, celebrate people, companies and organisations breaking new ground in the Food & Beverage industry.

This year for the first time, the Future of Nutrition Award* will acknowledge a person or team for actively contributing to and supporting pioneering ideas or innovative educational initiatives in food and nutrition, likely to positively impact the health and well-being of consumers.

Achievements in various categories will be assessed by an esteemed jury of industry professionals, chaired by Prof. Colin Dennis, Chair Board of Trustees at IFIS and the BNF . The categories are Future of Nutrition, Sensory Innovation, Plant-based Innovation, Diversity & Inclusion Innovation, Clean Label & Natural Innovation, Health Innovation, Food Tech Innovation, Sustainability Innovation.

“Innovation in the food industry is vital to its future success, in meeting consumer and market needs, with people and planet health, and diversity and inclusivity being the key drivers for companies. Innovations in processes, ingredients and products continue to deliver nutritional benefits and/or new sensory experiences. The Fi Europe Innovation Awards recognise the many exciting developments in all these areas and illustrate the pace of innovation in the sector. I very much look forward to working with colleagues on judging the entries for 2021.” Prof. Dennis said.

The Fi Europe Innovation Awards 2021 are open only to companies and organizations who are exhibiting at Fi Europe Online 2021 and/or at the in-person Fi Europe, co-located with Hi Europe 2021 event. Only the Future of Nutrition Award is open to nominations from non-exhibiting companies, associations or organisations.

The winners will be announced at a live and online Awards Ceremony during Fi Europe 2021, which will take place in Frankfurt from 30 November – 2nd December 2021.

Please find the Fi Europe Innovation Awards entry criteria here. The deadline for submissions is 6 October 2021.


*This award is open to nominations for people from non-exhibiting companies, associations or organisations.