New Food is pleased to announce the return of our Awards and Dinner – The Apples! Join us for the second edition of this exclusive event, bringing together industry leaders, innovators, and decision-makers from the Food and Beverage industry for a night of celebration, recognition, and networking.

The Apples will once again take place on the first night of Food Integrity Global, on Tuesday, September 10, 2024, promising to be a night to remember!

We aim to honour excellence, innovation, and responsible development in our industry, highlighting those who truly deserve recognition.

When:  September 10, 2024

Where: The Steigenberger Airport Hotel Amsterdam

ENTRY DEADLINE EXTENDED!
Final Deadline: August 2, 2024

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Award Categories

Whether you’re a supplier of an outstandingly innovative technology or a food manufacturer who has stood out in the industry and embodied the spirit of integrity in everything that they do, we want to hear from you as to why you should be named among our award winners. Plus this year we’re taking nominations for each of the categories, so if you want to acknowledge a company or individual within the food industry you can now put them forward.

F&B Manufacturer of the Year
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A chance to celebrate a food and drink manufacturer that has stood out in the industry and embodied the spirit of integrity in everything that they do.

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Food Defender of the Year
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An individual who embodies the spirit of food integrity and has consistently protected our food system, through one or more actions in 2023/24.

Sustainable company of the Year
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A company operating in the food and beverage sector which has enacted significant change in 2023/24 to enable us to continue to feed our population safely and securely into the future, while protecting our planet.

Food scientist of the Year
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A chance to honour a scientist that has made a significant breakthrough or made a significant impact on the food and beverage industry in 2023/24, whether that be food safety, health and nutrition, or food resilience.

Lab of the Year
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A food and beverage laboratory that has significantly contributed to the defence of our food system in 2023/24.

Innovator of the Year
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An individual or business who has demonstrated outstanding creativity, originality, and innovation within the food and beverage sector in 2023/24. This award celebrates those who have shown a commitment to pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo, while also delivering real-world impact and practical solutions to complex problems.

Innovator of the Year

NEW for 2024

Breakthrough of the Year
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Celebrating the pioneers of the food and beverage industry. Are you a food scientist whose ground-breaking research has reshaped the way the industry thinks? Whether it’s a study that’s challenged conventions or research that’s transformed the discussion, this category honours those who’ve redefined the boundaries in our sector and made a breakthrough which could transform food and beverage.

NEW for 2024

Start-up of the Year
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This accolade celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit driving innovation in the food and beverage landscape. Have you launched a game-changing startup that’s disrupting the industry? We’re on the lookout for visionary founders who are reshaping how we manufacture and retail food and drink.

Innovator of the Year

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Reasons to enter

Increased visibility

Winning an award can increase your company’s visibility and reputation within the industry. This can help attract new customers, improve brand recognition, and ultimately increase sales.

Competitive advantage

Participating in an awards competition allows companies to benchmark themselves against their competitors and gain valuable insights into their strengths and weaknesses.

Motivation for employees

Being recognised for their hard work can be a great motivator for employees. Entering an awards competition can inspire them to strive for excellence and take pride in their work. Winning an award can also help to boost employee morale and build team spirit.

Networking opportunities

Entering The Apples will provide valuable networking opportunities and a great place to meet industry leaders, potential customers, and suppliers. This can help to build relationships that may lead to new business opportunities in the future.

Motivation for employees

Being recognised for their hard work can be a great motivator for employees. Entering an awards competition can inspire them to strive for excellence and take pride in their work. Winning an award can also help to boost employee morale and build team spirit.

Networking opportunities

Entering The Apples will provide valuable networking opportunities and a great place to meet industry leaders, potential customers, and suppliers. This can help to build relationships that may lead to new business opportunities in the future.

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Awards entry form

    Your details:





    Award Entrant Details (if different to above):





    Who are you submitting this entry on behalf of?:

    Choose a Category:


    F&B Manufacturer of the Year:
    A chance to celebrate a food and beverage manufacturer that has stood out in the industry and embodied the spirit of integrity in everything that they do.







    Food Defender of the Year:
    An individual who embodies the spirit of food integrity and has consistently protected our food system, through one or more actions in 2023/24.







    Sustainable Company of the Year:
    A company operating in the food and beverage sector which has enacted significant change in 2023/24 to enable us to continue to feed our population safely and securely into the future, while protecting our planet.







    Food Scientist of the Year:
    A chance to honour a scientist that has made a significant breakthrough or made a significant impact on the food and beverage industry in 2023/24, whether that be food safety, health and nutrition, or food resilience.







    Lab of the Year:
    A food and beverage laboratory that has significantly contributed to the defence of our food system in 2023/24.







    Innovator of the Year:
    An individual who has demonstrated outstanding creativity, originality and innovation within the food and beverage sector in 2023/24. This award celebrates individuals who have shown a commitment to pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo, while also delivering real-world impact and practical solutions to complex problems.







    Breakthrough of the Year:
    Celebrating the pioneers of the food and beverage industry, this award shines a spotlight on the visionary minds shaping the future of food. Are you a food scientist whose ground-breaking research has reshaped the way that the industry thinks? Whether it's a study that's challenged conventions or research that's transformed the discussion, this category honours those who've redefined the boundaries in our sector and made a breakthrough which could transform food and beverage.







    Startup of the Year:
    This accolade celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit driving innovation in the food and beverage landscape. Have you launched a game-changing start-up that's disrupting the industry? We're on the lookout for visionary founders who are reshaping how we manufacture and retail food and drink.
    Whether it's a groundbreaking product, a revolutionary service or a transformative business model, we want to hear your story. Join us in recognising the bold start-ups that are making waves and setting new standards of excellence.








    Submission criteria: Your entry should be no more than 200 words per question, as set out in the judging criteria. Supporting material such as photos (jpg), videos (please supply links) and testimonials (PDF) should be uploaded separately in one Zip file.




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