As some may have seen in my previous post about the GRAPAS Innovations Awards, we received nine brilliant entries into the 2020 awards!
The GRAPAS Innovations Awards are a yearly celebration of new milling technologies, organised by Milling and Grain magazine and hosted by VICTAM International at their annual trade exhibition. In 2019, I was very pleased to beat our record with an amazing 15 applicants from seven different companies. This year, we received nine applications from nine companies, which were all brilliant contenders for the GRAPAS trophy! Applications came from Turkey, Germany, USA and China, to name but a few.
The GRAPAS Conference, where the winners were due to be crowned following a day of presentations, was due to take place March 24th, 2020 at VICTAM Animal Health and Nutrition Asia in Bangkok, Thailand. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, the event has now been postponed to 2021 and plans in regard to GRAPAS 2020 are still being finalised.
Before the impacts of COVID-19, Milling and Grain magazine assembled a collection of articles from each company that applied for the awards, to discuss their unique innovations for the sector in more detail. Five companies took part in this series of articles and we provided readers with an in-depth analysis of each solution and its own unique benefits for millers.
Read more about GRAPAS and the other conferences/awards I have hosted, here!