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Innovation Award

Innovation Award

This award recognises a project, action or initiative carried out by a private label / contract manufacturer that can best demonstrate true innovation. The innovation can be in any area – for example a new product or packaging, innovative use of technology or a strategic partnership which has brought your organisation to the next level.


Entry is by a 5 A4 page PDF submission; the judges will be looking for clear information backed up by facts that pays particular attention to the criteria listed below.


  • Rationale: What was the rationale behind the project or initiative? Was there a specific problem that required this innovation?

  • Innovation: Is the innovation an improvement on existing methods and, if so, how much of an improvement? What are the unique aspects of this improvement?

  • Idea Development: How was the idea developed from concept through design and implementation?

  • Wow factor: What is the wow factor? Judges are looking for ideas that leapfrog current processes or technology and provide simple and elegant solutions to long standing issues.

  • Outcomes: How effective is the innovation, and what are its benefits?

  • Include any other facts or statements that you feel are relevant to support the entry.

  1. Visit our 'HOW TO ENTER' page for our Items Checklist & Step-by-Step Guide.

  2. Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the ONLINE ENTRY FORM.

HOW DO I ENTER?