20/03/2024 | Trade Fair

International FoodTec Award 2024: Honouring the winners at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne

The renowned international FoodTec Award 2024, the leading award for food technology, was presented last night at Anuga FoodTec in Cologne by the DLG (German Agricultural Society) and its trade partners. A total of 14 innovation projects from the global food and supplier industries were honoured. Four of these pioneering developments received the International FoodTec Award in gold, while ten more were distinguished with the silver medal. Matthias Schlüter, Director of Anuga FoodTec, on the award ceremony: "The International FoodTec Award is an important form of recognition for pioneering developments in the industry. These innovations play a decisive role for the future of the food and beverage industries and demonstrate the commitment of our exhibitors to sustainable and efficient solutions." DLG Vice President, Prof. Katharina Riehn, was also enthusiastic about the innovative solutions: "Your future-oriented innovation demonstrates impressively that a spirit of progress and ingenuity coupled with the highest degree of the art of engineering is always in a position to overcome technological hurdles and to reveal new potential with respect to sustainability and efficiency." The award winners include: - Gold: Albert Handtmann Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, Biberach a. d. Riß, Germany: ConProSachet-System: sustainable packaging of alginate - Silberauszeichnung TOMRA Sorting GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich, Germany: Foreign Material Identification (FMID) &. TOMRA Insight: identification of foreign bodies powered by artificial intelligence