The New Plant of the Year showcases greenfield, brownfield or facility extensions in the food industry that increase production, storage, utilities or laboratory capacity.
Please note that you can nominate as many plants as possible. For each plant, you must fill this form separately.
The plant must have been commissioned from January 1, 2016 to March 31, 2018 and be located in any of the Eastern & Central African countries.
Please note that this will be the primary contact person with the judges for the entire process
Please type in clear, short and concise sentences. Attach any relevant documentation or photos to support your application, where applicable. Please note that the judges may contact you from time to time to provide further information regarding your application.
Please explain the key driver of your company investing in the new plant, and how it changes the game for your company and the industry
Please provide details about the new plant, its installed capacity, investment value, product capability and other relevant information, highlighting the salient features that make your plant unique in your country and region.
How does the new plant improve on efficiencies in production and packaging of your products? How does your plant compare with similar plants in your industry, country and the region?
Explain in detail how the new plant delivers on sustainability (water and energy savings, waste reduction etc), highlighting how the plant compares with similar ones in your industry, country and region. Does your plant have any unique sustainability certification?
Is your plant the first ever in your industry, country or region? If not, what makes your plant unique from the others?
Explain in detail how the new plant incorporates product and personnel safety, highlighting unique attributes that make it stand out from the others.
Food companies exist in increasingly complex communities, with an increasing focus on how they impact the communities in which they operate. How does the new plant benefit the communities in which it is operating?