New Product Awards

The Fresno Food Expo New Product Award program is a showcase of the new and innovative food and beverage products debuting at this year’s Fresno Food Expo. Participating exhibitors with a new product or packaging concept are encouraged to participate in this exciting platform that will put a spotlight on “What’s New” at this year’s Expo, and be entered to win the 1st, 2nd or 3rd place trophy for the 2018 New Product Awards.

Judging for the New Product Awards will be conducted by members from the California Retail Advisory Panel and special guest, the Supermarket Guru, Phil Lempert, who will be tasked with tasting (when applicable) and evaluating every product entry using the following weighted criteria:

  • Taste 30%
  • Presentation & Packaging 25%
  • Marketability 25%
  • Innovation & Creativity 20%

Award Details

Friday, July 6, 2018 at 5 p.m.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 1 p.m.



Congratulations to the 2017 Award Winners

Buyer’s Choice Award:
1st Place: Half Dome California Wheat
Tioga Sequoia Brewing Company

2nd Place: ENZO Fresno Chili Crush
ENZO Olive Oil Company

3rd Place: California Party Pack - Wine Trail Edition
Busseto Foods

People’s Choice Award:
Purple Yam Brioche
The Brioche Lady