14 / 02 / 2020

Best manufactures, foods receive awards at Expocentre

The award ceremonies of several prestigious professional competitions took place on the last day of the Prodexpo 2020 International Exhibition of Food, Beverages and Food Raw Materials.

One of them was the award ceremony of the Best Consumer Properties competition, which was organised by ANO Soyuzexpertiza of the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and Expocentre AO.

The goal of this competition is to promote competitiveness of Russian products on the Russian and foreign markets, popularization of the best Russian and foreign products, and higher awareness of consumers and potential buyers of quality goods, said Head of ANO Soyuzexpertiza Food Testing Department the Russian Chamber of Commerce and Industry Elena Klochkova at the award ceremony.

Victorious contestants received diplomas of Best Consumer Properties of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd degrees and gold, silver, and bronze quality medals. The winners were added to the register of laureates of the competition and Prodexpo 2020. They have the right to use their awards for marketing and advertising purposes, include them in their product labels, and mention them during tenders and auctions.

Awards were also given to winners of the Best Product 2020 international tasting competition, which is traditionally held by the Agroexposervice company of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture within Prodexpo.

Grand prix, gold, silver and bronze medals, and diplomas were presented to winners in nominations embracing every segment of the food market, such as meat products, confectionary products, butter, fruit and vegetables, canned products, liquors, dairy products, ice cream, fish products, seafood, honey, tea, coffee, bread products, non-alcoholic beverages, packing and labeling, wine, and innovative products.

Products were evaluated by the competition commission led by renowned Rosselkhoznadzor expert Alexey Alexeyenko. The organisers noted the increased number of participants and high qualities of their products. In certain nominations there were no awards lesser than silver medals.

The day before, Prodexpo 2020 hosted the award ceremonies of the Innovative Product and Choice of Retail Chains competitions. Their organisers are the Imperia congress and exhibition company and Expocentre AO. Companies using state-of-the-art production technologies won the Innovative Product competition. For the first time the competition was opened for exhibitors of the Prodexpo Organic Salon in the Food for Healthy Lifestyle nomination.

Food manufacturers, the winners of the Choice of Retail Chains, were determined by buyers of federal and regional retail chains.

Press Service, Expocentre AO