European Organic Food Innovation Award

European Organic Food Innovation Award is a pitching competition for innovative organic products or services. The competition will be held again in 2020. The final will take place on 5th October in Helsinki and the registration for the competition is in summer 2020.




Celebration of innovations and excellence of the organic industry!

The final of the first-ever European Organic Food Innovation Award was held in the fall of 2019 and the winner was Gobbas Gård & Härmän Rati.

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The finalist companies 2019

Arla Oy, service innovation
Gobbas Gård & Härmän Rati,
product innovation
Goodio / Helsinki Heaven Oy,
product innovation
Heikkilän Juustola,
product innovation
Helsinki Mills LTD,
product innovation
Jokilaakson Juusto Oy,
product innovation
Maria of Lapland Ltd,
process innovation
Spices Chef Ltd & Promotto Spices
, product innovation
Suomisen Maito Oy,
product innovation
Valio Oy,
product innovation

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Instructions in a nutshell

  • The competition is available to companies with product, service, technology or process contributing to food products with EU organic certification.
  • The participating company must be incorporated within EEC (European Economic Area).
  • Prepare max. 3 minute video that best describes your organic food innovation by the judging criteria and is viewable online from a public video streaming service (YouTube, Vimeo etc).
  • Fill the electronic application, which is opened in summer 2020.
  • The finalists will be announced in September 2020.
  • The final will be held on 5th of October 2020 at Organic Food Day event.
  • Finalists will give a 3 minute public pitch and 4 minute Q&A to the judges and the audience.
  • The winner and the prizes will be announced after the final on 5th of October 2020 at Organic Food Day event.
  • The grand-prize for the winner is announced in Spring 2020.

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