The award was presented by Nestlé Professional's Managing Director Neil Stephens
The amount of packaging used in the foodservice industry is voracious which is necessary to protect the quality and safety of the product. Challenges include type of materials, quantity and disposal. Innovation in this sector is key. Judges were looking for reductions, use of materials, strategy for re-use, lifecycle, communication and innovation.
Shortlisted in this category were:
The Runner Up, for what the judges called ‘Some great thinking that helps the user to understand the impact of chemical style cleaners’ is Delphi's Eco.
The Winner, with what the judges said was ‘An innovative solution to a problem that will only grow in the future’ for the Gourmet Hotbox, is Vegware