THE JUDGING PROCESS & PANEL
The Judging Panel is responsible for managing the Awards process, and deciding on the winners of the various categories
The judges for this year’s Awards, who are individuals with good knowledge of the industry and market trends in the region,
This year’s judges include the following:
Lois Ndiba – Founder, Food Safety International
Thomas Ochieng’ – Food Industry Consultant
Colm D’Olier – GM Business Development, Promaco Ltd
Charity Magwenzi – R&D Manager, Capwell Industries
Marvin Murphy – General Manager, East Africa, Mane Flavours
Cyprian Kabbis – CRS & Food Business Manager, SGS
Virginia Nyoro – Quality Systems Manager, Brookside Dairy
Gideon Rono – Unilever
Micah Wanyama – Commercialisation Manager East Africa, Coca-Cola Central, East & West Africa
Joseph Nyongesa – Chairman, IOPPK
Chirag Tak – General Manager, Ramco Plexus
THE JUDGING PROCESS
On receipt of the Application Forms, the panel will use the set criteria to assign marks to each of the entries.
The top 3 entries will be shortlisted. The shortlisted entries will then go for the final process to decide the winner.
The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into with any party after the announcement of the winners.
The winners will be announced at the Awards Ceremony on April 27, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya
Only companies manufacturing branded consumer food products for the retail market from Kenya are eligible for the 2018 edition of the New Products of the Year awards category.
Only products launched between January 1, 2016 and March 31, 2018 can be entered for this year’s Awards.
Only individuals from the manufacturing, retail, academia and foodservice industry in Kenya are eligible for the 2018 edition of the Industry Champion Award category.
The deadline for receiving the Nomination forms is April 18, 2018 at 1800 hours.
HOW TO ENTER
Entries must be filled on the online Application Form available on this website only. No other form or means of submitting the nominations will be accepted.