13.07.2017

Vegan Innovation Award to be conferred at veganfach 2017 in Cologne

With the "vegan innovation award“, the German Vegan Society regularly honours products suited to promoting the vegan lifestyle. In addition to this, new products are honoured that also convince non-vegans. After 2016, this prize will now be awarded for the second time in the context of veganfach in Cologne. All exhibiting companies of veganfach 2017 can participate. The award ceremony takes place on 4 November 2017 at 4:00 p.m. on the veganfach stage. Applications are possible effective immediately under www.veganfach.com/award; deadline for application is 30 September 2017

A jury of experts for the vegan lifestyle will select the winners from all submissions. The "vegan innovation award" will be conferred in six categories: in the category "Food & Beverages: deliciously vegan", products will be honoured that simply taste good and convince everyone. Companies that don't manufacture food products have a chance to win a prize in the category "Non Food: Vegan Lifestyle". This category is for products that belong to a vegan life and lifestyle, for example, fashion and interior.

"Sustainably vegan" distinguishes innovations that are both vegan and sustainable. The category "Startup: young, innovative & vegan“ is oriented especially to young companies.Honoured here are products of young startups who create innovative ideas and products and enrich the vegan life in doing so. It is a special art to convince determined non-vegans with vegan products. Companies that know how to do so can apply for an award in the category "Vegan for non-vegans: Flexigan“. That vegan and athletic are not mutually exclusive is demonstrated last but not least in the category "Healthy, sporty & vegan". Products are distinguished here that promote athletic activities and a vegan way of life equally.

veganfach 2017
Around 4,000 visitors, including 1,000 international trade visitors from industry, commerce and food service came to the premiere of the central public and trade fair in Germany that exclusively presents vegan products. veganfach is open to both trade visitors from the retail trade and food service sectors, as well as to consumers. It is the only public exhibition and trade fair in Germany, which exclusively presents vegan products. The event is sponsored by the German Vegan Society e.V.
 Koelnmesse - Global Competence in Food and FoodTec: Koelnmesse is an international leader in organising food fairs and events regarding food and beverage processing. Trade fairs such as the Anuga, ISM and Anuga FoodTec are established world leaders. Koelnmesse not only organises food trade fairs in Cologne, Germany, but also in further growth markets around the globe, for example, in Brazil, China, India, Italy, Japan, Thailand, the United States and the United Arab Emirates, which have different focuses and contents. These global activities enable us to offer our customers a network of events, which in turn grant access to different markets and thus create a basis for sustainable and stable international business.

Further Information is available at: http://www.global-competence.net/food/

The next events:
ANUTEC – International FoodTec India, New Delhi, India, 21.08.-23.08.2017

ANUFOOD China, Beijing, China, 30.08.-01.09.2017

Annapoorna – World of Food India, Mumbai, India, 14.09.-16.09.2017

Note for editorial offices:
veganfach photos are available in our image database on the Internet at www.veganfach.com in the “Press” section. Press information is available at: www.veganfach.com/Pressinformation

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Michael Steiner
Communications Manager
Koelnmesse GmbH
Messeplatz 1
50679 Cologne
Germany
Tel +49 221 821-3094
Fax +49 221 821-3544
m.steiner@koelnmesse.de

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