Nominations for Food and Beverage Industry Awards open

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Nominations for the 16th Food and Beverage Industry Awards are open for 2019.

From November 7, you can submit your favourite food and beverage companies and services that bring the wow factor to the industry.

With 2018’s event showcasing some of Australia and New Zealand’s latest and greatest innovations, the number of applications in each category is expected to ramp up next year.

This year, finalists, winners and sponsors displayed their products and services on the big screen at an awards night at Sydney’s Darling Harbour, with some companies offering attendees a chance to taste their new wares on the evening.

READ: Insights from the Food and Beverage Industry Awards winners

More than 200 people came together for a night of delicious food, celebrations and music.

The 2019 awards evening is set to be another thriving event that will bring industry professionals together.

All companies working in the food and beverage sector can enter a variety of categories celebrating the equipment, technology and innovative ideas behind new products and services.

From automation and data management systems that help businesses create thousands of consistently great products, to packaging solutions, to companies that are taking centre stage on an international market – the categories aim to highlight all aspects of the industry.

Nominated companies should be able to show how they stand out against the rest with the best processing and manufacturing methods, food safety standards, and technology that has helped grow their products or services into a ‘must-have’ item in the food and beverage industry. 

The categories for 2019 include:
Beverage of the Year
Paddock to Plate
Ingredient Innovation
Meat, Poultry and Smallgoods
Health Foods
Packaging Innovation
Best in Design
Innovative Technology of the Year
Food Safety Equipment and Materials
Best of the Best – Awarded to the product that stands out in a crowd of products and services that make it as a finalist in one of the above categories

It is free to submit a nomination, and a company can be nominated in up to three separate categories.

To nominate a company that you think should be recognised for their dedication to the industry, please click here. 

Next year’s awards evening will be held in July, in Sydney.