Most Innovative
New Product Awards


The Most Innovative New Product Awards program showcases the most innovative ideas, concepts and products in two of the hottest categories in the store – candy and snacks! The awards recognize products in 11 distinct categories, as well as Best in Show and Small Business Innovator.

The program is competitive and received over 330 product submissions from nearly 200 companies in 2023.

El panel de jueces incluye a los principales minoristas y mayoristas de múltiples canales de venta al por menor. El poder de compra de los minoristas y mayoristas representados en el panel representa casi el 85% de las ventas de caramelos y aperitivos en los Estados Unidos.



Attend the Pre-Show Awards Ceremony

Selected by a panel of some of the world’s largest retailers, the Most Innovative New Product Awards (MINPA) celebration honors the most innovative products and companies of 2024. The awards will be presented during an exciting kickoff reception the night before the show floor opens.