Monday, 2 May 2016, 12:10 pm
Press Release: Massey University Food Awards

2 May 2016 Entries open for the 2016 New Zealand Food Awards today, calling for all local food and beverage producers to showcase the success and innovation of their products and businesses. The New Zealand Food Awards, in association with Massey University, provides the food and beverage industry with the opportunity to boost their profile and achieve recognition for their brands and businesses, and this year has seen some changes to the award categories to provide more opportunities for businesses to enter.

Entrants have the opportunity to put forward their products to an expert judging panel, receive feedback, and benchmark themselves against industry peers which provides valuable insights for future development and approaches. The award categories for the competition have been refreshed this year providing lots of opportunities for both large and small manufacturers to enter. Awards are also available for health and wellness, novel ingredients, primary sector products, food safety, business innovation, export innovation and the overall supreme winner.