MANCHESTER – 3rd March 2020: Gama, a global provider of business information and services specializing in FMCG product innovation and international trade, has today officially opened entries for the latest edition of the Gama Innovation Awards.

The Gama Innovation Awards recognise outstanding innovation in the FMCG space across  eight categories: Product, Packaging, Positioning, Branding & Design, Health & Wellness, SME, Best of Britain and Best of Middle East. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony that will take place in Manchester on Thursday 29th October 2020.

Ian Wright CBE, Chief Executive, Food & Drink Federation presenting the Gama Innovation Award 2019 – Branding & Design to Elieen Alban, Product Development Manager, Innocent Drinks.

Gama can today also reveal the top-drawer panel of international judges who will be tasked with choosing the winning entries from a shortlist of innovative products in each category. Representing some of the leading FMCG firms across the globe, the exciting line-up of judges includes thought leaders from companies such as Kraft Heinz, Unilever, Essity, IFF Frutarom and PepsiCo, underlining the established reputation of the Gama Innovation Awards as a major showcase of global innovation.

Gama Innovation Director Silvia Ruiz said:  “As ever, we are looking for the best and brightest FMCG innovations from all around the world to join our exclusive shortlist of nominated products in each category. A Gama Innovation Award will represent a fantastic accolade for every winner, as the judging panel is made up of their industry peers, including top executives from the world’s leading FMCG businesses”.

Entries to the Gama Innovation Awards are open until Friday 15th May, and manufacturers are invited to submit their own product innovations for consideration to silvia.ruiz@gamaconsumer.com, in accordance with the  entry requirements and qualifying criteria.

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