IUFoST Global Industry Awards


  • Announcement of Nomination & Guideline – December 2023
  • Close of Nomination – extended to 25 April, 2024 by popular demand
  • Finalists notified 5 May 2024
  • Final Judging – 9 September 2024


This award showcases the creative work of food innovators in the areas of packaging design, nutrition, enterprise, food safety and products. Awards are made in four categories to food products that best display the following qualities which aligned to the congress team Future of Food – Innovation, Sustainability & Health:

  1. Product and/or process innovation including industrialization of traditional foods.
  2. Package innovation, with specifics on the innovative part of the packaging and why it is important.
  3. Product / Packaging / Process support global effort in food and process sustainability
  4. Communicating science-related knowledge to consumers aimed at improving their lifestyle & health (e.g. children, teens, adults, seniors). Marketing campaigns may be nominated in this category.

A maximum of four (4) products can be nominated as award winners in each category.

Judging Process
The nominations are assessed by a global panel. Finalists are required to submit example packaging for final judging and exhibition during the World Food Congress and awards are presented during the event.

Scanned photos requirement
IMPORTANT (either in pdf or jpeg file): Nutrition Label, Front of Packaging and Back of Packaging.