JOIN US IN CELEBRATING AFRICA'S FOOD INDUSTRY TRANSFORMATION
The 2021 edition of the Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards take place after a year of great challenges in the Africa’s food industry – impacted by the pandemic. Join industry leaders, investors, managers and professionals from the region at this year’s awards ceremony and Gala Dinner as we review the year and celebrate the industry’s innovations, achievements and impact on the community.
DATE: DECEMBER 3, 2021
VENUE: SARIT EXPO CENTRE, NAIROBI, KENYA
ABOUT THE AWARDS
The food industry in Africa is on a transformational journey. Despite the uncertainties brought by the Covid-19 pandemic, the industry has shown deep resilience and continued to invest and innovate.
The Africa Food Industry Excellence Awards have become sub-Saharan Africa’s most respected food industry Awards process and ceremony. The Awards celebrate individual and team excellence and achievements by start-ups, big corporates and multinationals operating in Africa – as the region becomes the next growth and investments frontier.
To add more glitter into the Awards, this year’s Awards ceremony will take place within the region’s largest food industry trade show – AFMASS Food Expo.
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WHAT THE AWARDS CELEBRATE
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
Ensure your brand has prominence as you demonstrate your industry leadership at the Awards ceremony and Gala Dinner. Meet and network with industry leaders.
Be part of a Panel to share your knowledge, skills and experience with attendees on a subject matter close to your heart, at the discussions preceding the Gala Dinner
Sign up to attend the region’s most glamorous Awards ceremony and Gala Dinner. Put your best foot forward, dress to kill, as you seek new networks vital for your business and career
PEOPLEThe People of the Year celebrate investors, managers and professionals
Young Person of the Year (below 35 years)
Africa Food Industry Lifetime Achievement Award
Africa Food Industry Leadership Award
Africa Food Industry StartUp Entrepreneur of the Year Award
NEW PRODUCTSThe New Products of the Year showcase most outstanding packaged food products
Categories - Dairy, Beverages, Milled Products, Baked Goods, Sugar & Confectionery, Tea & Coffee, Meat, Poultry & Fish; Fresh, Frozen & Ready Meals
New Product with Most Outstanding Use of Ingredients
New Product with Most Outstanding Packaging
New Product with Most Outstanding Nutrition Application
SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVESThe Sustainability Initiatives of the Year celebrate projects that reduce impact on climate and make better communities
Renewable Energy Initiative of the Year
Water Management Initiative of the Year
Waste Management Initiative of the Year
Community Impact Initiative of the Year
PACKAGING REDESIGNPackaging Redesign of the Year Awards celebrate the brands that have been rejuvenated through new packaging design or brand packaging extension
Packaging Design of the Year
NEW PLANTSThe New Plants of the Year showcase most outstanding greenfield or brownfield plant investments
New Plants of the Year - Small & Medium Enterprises
New Plants of the Year - Large Enterprises