Best packaging to be determined at Riga Food 2017!

The “Riga Food 2017 Packaging No.1” Competition will take place during the International Food Fair “Riga Food 2017” in order to promote modern and high-quality packaging for foodstuffs, as well as to find out the most popular packaging among consumers.

The competition will evaluate packaging for drinks, confectionery products and sweets, milk and dairy products, meat and meat products, fish and fish products, bread and groceries, as well as packaging for products not included in any of these groups.

Companies from all the Baltic countries, Poland and Georgia, such as Alias Products, Briis, Badagoni, Camadenu, Latvijas maiznieks, Popers, Rāmkalni Nordeco, Dorex, Margret, Plastco Poland, Rūdolfs Organic, Traškuva, Valērija Lux and others, have registered for participation in the competition.

You can still apply for participation!
Participation in the competition is open to all companies taking part in “Riga Food 2017”. Deadline for application is 4 September 2017 (telephone: +371 67065009; e-mail: arturs.bidins@bt1.lv). See the competition rules here.

International jury
During the fair, competition entries will be exhibited in the lobby of exhibition centre. Packaging entered in the competition will be evaluated by an international panel of judges including professionals from Latvia, Lithuania and Poland, as well as visitors of the trade fair. Everyone will be able to vote for the best packaging using the TapBox self-service terminal.

Award Ceremony
Award Ceremony will be held at 13.00 on 9 September 2017 in the lobby of exhibition centre. The winners will receive the Riga Food 2017 Gold, Silver and Bronze medals, and the Grand Prix. The best packaging according to judges opinion and visitors’ favourites will be exhibited at the International Fair of Packaging for Food Industry "Pakfood 2017", 25–28 September, Poznan, Poland.

Winners of Riga Food 2016 Packaging No. 1
The winners of previous year are as follows: the 3rd place went to Tukuma piens for the “Baltais” protein yoghurt drink packaging, the 2nd place to Latvijas maiznieks New Spelta dark bread packaging, the 1st place to Rāmkalni Nordeco for candied cranberries and candied cranberries in chocolate packaging. The Grand Prix was awarded to Nilsson for the packaging of the Coffee Beans Nilsson Classic Professional.

“Riga Food 2017 Packaging No.1” is held by the International Exhibition Company BT 1 in co-operation with the Packaging Association of Latvia.

Riga Food 2017 – from business contacts to gastronomic pleasures!
The Baltic’s biggest food industry event Riga Food 2017 offering an ambitious exhibition of international and domestic companies and organizations, masters and food competitions, news presentations, educational seminars, exciting shows, master classes and tastings takes place at Kipsala International Exhibition Centre, Riga, Latvia from 6–9 September.

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Photography from the “Riga Food 2016 Packaging No. 1” winners’ exposition at “TAROPAK 2016” in Poznan, Poland.