The SIAL Innovation Contest – The Trend Observatory!

A unique international contest that rewards the best innovations in food and non-food related products, such as packaging and containers.

The contest is open to all exhibitors, and it rewards winners based on the following 4 criteria: packaging, manufacturing process, merchandising, and recipe.

Why register?

  • Try to win one of our 10 SIAL Innovation prizes and benefit from an international recognition 
  • National and international media coverage
  • Generate extra traffic to your booth and increase your return on investment

Register !


Registration has begun! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to highlight your innovation

10 Winners
97% Exhibitors satisfied

Our 2017 Grand Award winner's testomony

SIAL innovation in 4 steps


Step 1

Register for the competition through the registration platform – Deadline: March 21, 2018


Step 2

On April 17, 2018, our Jury will select the winners amongst a pre-selection of the best innovations !


Step 3

The 10 winners will be announced to the press on April 18, 2018


Step 4

During an official ceremony in front of the major actors of the food industry, our Jury will announce the grand-prize winners for the Gold, Silver and Bronze categories on May 2, 2018, the first day of the SIAL Canada tradeshow

Our Partners :

SIAL Innovation 2017 Edition

Congratulations to Taj Food for its Saffron Sugar Cube who brought home the SIAL Innovation 2017 Grand Prize!
This product has been showcased around the world in all the SIAL network’s shows,  in Canada, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Paris and Abu Dhabi!

Press Release 2017

Relive 2017 edition in video

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Our Jury

Xavier Terlet

President of the jury

Dana McCauley

PDG, Blue Unicorn Innovation

Marie-France Gibson

Metro's Vice-President

Karen Proper

Technical Manager, Product & Process Development, Consulting & Technical Services, NSF International

Birgit Blain

President Birgit Blain & Associates Inc.

John Placko

Culinary Director, Modern Culinary Academy and Powder for Texture

Jane Dummer

Principal and founder, Jane Dummer Consulting

Laura Calder

Writer and James Beard Award-winning television host

Brian Hircock

President at Raining Communications

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Magalie Moreau

Marketing and Special Events Director
SIAL Canada