|The top award for the fresh produce industry will be presented on 8 February 2019 in Berlin. More than 77,000 trade visitors from over 130 countries will have a chance on 6 & 7 February 2019 to vote for the innovation of the year. Here are the nominees at a glance.
The nominees for the FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award (FLIA) 2019 have been selected. According to FRUIT LOGISTICA Senior Product Manager Madlen Miserius: “The FLIA is regarded as the most important industry award. Accompanied by high-profile media coverage, it recognises new products, services or technical solutions that are destined to drive the global fresh produce industry forward, from production to point of sale.”
What makes the FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award so special? More than 77,000 top-class buyers and trade visitors from over 130 countries vote for the innovation of the year on the first two days of the fair 6 & 7 February 2019. The ten nominees are presented in the passageway between Halls 20 and 21. This is also where the winners will be announced on 8 February 2019 at 2:30 pm. The FLIA will be presented for the 14th time in 2019.
A panel of experts from all levels of the fresh produce industry selected the following ten nominees from more than 70 submissions:
“Avocado Pitter 300-AVC”, CTI Food Tech, Italy
“Oriental Red® – Red Kiwifruit”, Jingold, Italy
“Fred® – the pear”, VariCom, Switzerland
“DCM Viscotec® Blue”, De Ceuster Meststoffen – DCM, Belgium
“Modula”, Roter Italia, Italy
“Top-sealable compostable, recyclable strawberry punnet”, CKF, Canada
“PerfoTecO2Control”, PerfoTec, Netherlands ‘
“Redlander”, Bejo, Netherlands
“Softripe® Ripening Technology”, Frigotec, Germany
“Slide Valeriana Eco”, Hortech, Italy