The INC Innovation Award 2024 Is Now Open


Don’t miss this opportunity to show the nut and dried fruit industry your dedication to innovation at the World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress!

This contest will select the Best New Product/Service at the XLI World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress, in Vancouver, May 8-10, 2024. Open only to INC members attending the congress, this is a unique opportunity to reach 1300+ participants from 60+ countries, highlight your new products/services and enhance your company’s reputation for innovation.

Why participate?

  • Participants will be displayed at the XLI World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress, in Vancouver, May 8-10, 2024.
  • The winner will be announced at the XLI World Nut and Dried Fruit Congress in Vancouver.
  • The winner will be featured in the NUTFRUIT magazine and congress video.


  • Submissions must include a description of the product/service (300 words max.), a one-sentence synopsis of the product/service in 35 words or less, up to 4 pictures/images of the product/service in high-quality (jpeg or tiff, 300 dpi or greater) and the company logo.
  • Entrants shall e-mail the information before April 1, 2024, to Irene Gironès.
  • Once accepted, entrants will be asked to send product samples and/or supporting material to the congress venue. Shipment details will be provided.

Deadline to submit the information is April 1, 2024 (only one product or service per applicant).

Eligible products must be newly launched. This includes:

  • A new product or service that has been introduced in the market in 2023 or early 2024.
  • A completely new product, product line, service, packaging or technology launched by the participating company in 2023 or early 2024.
  • A product with significant modification to the original offering introduced in the market in 2023 or early 2024. For example, the addition/deletion of an ingredient, or a significant modification to equipment functionality, or innovation in packaging.

The INC will publish the applications on the congress website and will set up displays in the form of digital posters and glass cabinets at the congress venue. During the congress, delegates will be able to vote for the best product/service on the congress website.

Make sure you don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity.

If you have any questions, please contact Irene Gironès.

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