AWARDS CATEGORIES

SUBMIT YOUR ENTRY TO WIN

Winning at the Food Business Africa Industry Excellence Awards is a great way to stand out from the crowd, and to bring your team together.

Nothing brings a team together better than winning!! And everyone wants to be part of a winning team!!

Submission of entries begins January 5, 2018.

The awards ceremony takes place on April 27, 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya

The countries eligible for the 2018 edition of the awards are Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda

The following are the award categories at the Food Business Africa Industry Excellence Awards.

AWARDS CATEGORY DESCRIPTION

INDIVIDUAL AWARD CATEGORIES 

Industry Champion Award Awarded to individuals who have over the years impacted the greater industry in a major and positive way as an investor, manager, Government official, NGO/development organisation manager. This award is similar to a Lifetime Achievement Award
Person of the Year Award Awarded to an individual who has over the last year made important contributions to the growth of the industry and to unlocking challenges faced by the industry through their investments, entrepreneurship, excellence, advocacy and other critical contributions.

NEW PRODUCT OF THE YEAR AWARD CATEGORIES

Dairy Product of the Year The most outstanding new dairy product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Milled Product of the Year The most outstanding new milled product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health 
Bakery & Snack Product of the Year The most outstanding new bakery and snack product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Alcoholic Beverage Product of the Year The most outstanding new alcoholic beverage product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Soft Beverage Product of the Year The most outstanding new soft beverage product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Meat, Poultry & Fish Product of the Year The most outstanding new meat, poultry and fish product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Chilled & Fresh Product of the Year The most outstanding new chilled and fresh product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Sugar & Confectionery Product of the Year The most outstanding new sugar and confectionery product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Processed Food Product of the Year The most outstanding new processed food product introduced in the last one year with a focus on packaging, application of ingredients, consumer focus, nutrition and health
Most Outstanding Package of the Year The new product with the most outstanding package, including the package’s sustainability cedentials and consumer acceptance
Most Innovative use of an Ingredient  The most product that has utilised an innovative new ingredient in innovative ways that meet important attributes including nutrition, current trends and consumer focus

PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD CATEGORIES

Dairy Industry Project of the Year The dairy company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Milling Industry Project of the Year The milling company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Bakery & Snack Industry Project of the Year The bakery and snacks company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Chilled & Fresh Industry Project of the Year The company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Meat, Poultry & Fish Industry Project of the Year The company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Beverages Industry Project of the Year The beverages company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Sugar & Confectionery Industry Project of the Year The sugar/confectionery company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Processed Foods Industry Project of the Year The processed foods company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry
Animal Feeds Industry Project of the Year The animal feeds company that has recently commissioned a new manufacturing facility or factory extension which stands out from the rest for its adoption of new technology and impact on the company’s performance and the broader industry