ASB calls for 2016 Innovation Awards entries
The American Society of Baking (ASB) is accepting applications through Jan. 13 for its annual Innovation Awards Program, which recognizes industry leaders and companies in the grain-based food industry for their innovative development and implementation of leading-edge products, equipment design and advancements in ingredient technology.
Interested individuals and organization are invited to submit applications in one of three categories:
- Health, Nutrition and Wellness, for companies that have demonstrated dedication and ongoing contribution to the advancement of bakery products and operations promoting healthy lifestyle.
- Eco Design and Sustainable Technologies, for organizations within the bakery industry that have developed and implemented effective, environmentally sustainable initiatives. The initiative should demonstrate positive sustainable benefits, along with a clear commitment to enhancement, preservation and protection of the environment.
- Operational Excellence, for companies that have demonstrated continuous improvement, dedication, best practices, creativity, innovation and ongoing contribution to the advancement of bakery production and operations.
Finalists will be selected by a panel of bakers in the wholesale baking industry. Honored products will be showcased at BakingTech 2016 and MarketPlace 2016, held Feb. 28 to March 1 at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago. To learn more about the program and how to enter, visit www.asbe.org/innovationawardsmain.