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The FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award

The FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award (FLIA) is presented annually at FRUIT LOGISTICA in Berlin. It honours outstanding innovations in the entire fruit and vegetable supply chain from production to the point of sale.

Be it fresh products, services, technology and technical systems, exhibiting companies/organisations that have commercialised an innovation during the period from 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2022 could submit it to FLIA by the deadline of 11 November 2022.

...and the winner 2023 is....

„Tatayoyo“, Rijk Zwaan B.V., Netherlands

Prizewinning ideas to drive success

The ten best innovations – selected and nominated for FLIA 2023 by an expert jury – will be presented in Berlin in passage between halls 20/21:

  • to international trade visitors to FRUIT LOGISTICA
  • to the international press in a series of press releases and mailings
  • to more than 300 000 visitors of the FRUIT LOGISTICA website

organised by: Messe Berlin and FRUCHTHANDEL MAGAZINE
Eligible to participate: all exhibitors and co-exhibitors

Apple AirPods Pro


The winner of the FLIA will be chosen by FRUIT LOGISTICA visitors who cast their vote for the best innovation of the year on the first two days in the FLIA exhibition space.

The winner will be announced on the final day of the exhibition at the special FLIA award ceremony in the transition foyer between halls 20/21., one of the highlights of FRUIT LOGISTICA.

Vote for the best innovation and win Apple AirPods Pro

Passage between halls 20/21.

Voting ends 9 February, 6.00 pm. The awards ceremony will take place on 10 February 2023, 2.30 p.m. in the transition foyer between halls 20/21.. Prizes sponsored by FRUCHTHANDEL MAGAZINE. Valid votes which include personal contact details will be eligible for the prize. The legal procedure is impossible.

The 2023 Innovation Award nominees

Contact Messe Berlin

Christoph Göring
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin
Tel. +49-(0)30-3038 2045

Contact Fruitnet Media International GmbH

Sabine Reh
Lindemannstraße 12
40237 Düsseldorf
Tel. +49-(0)211 991 0426

Review: FLIA winner 2006-2022

  1. FLIA winner 2006

    „Salanova® lettuce variety“ (Rijk Zwaan, Netherlands)

  2. FLIA winner 2007

    „Vitamini’s“ – a vegetable snack (FresQ/Rainbow Growers Group, Netherlands)

  3. FLIA winner 2008

    „Intense“ – flesh tomato (Nunhems Netherlands BV, Netherlands)

  4. FLIA winner 2009

    FLIA winner 2009

    "Sweet Green Paprika“ (Enza Zaden, Netherlands)

  5. FLIA winner 2010

    FLIA winner 2010

    „Arils Removal Tool“ – der Granatapfel-Entkerner (Mehadrin Tnuport Export, Israel)

  6. FLIA winner 2011

    FLIA winner 2011

    „Limeburst Fingerlimes“ – Australian citrus fruit (Limeburst Fingerlimes, Australia)

  7. FLIA winner 2012

    FLIA winner 2012

    “Angello – Sweet & Seedless Pepper“ (Syngenta Seeds BV, Netherlands)

  8. FLIA winner 2013

    FLIA winner 2013

    „City-Farming“ – a greenhouse-concept (Staay Food Group, Netherlands)

  9. FLIA winner 2014

    FLIA winner 2014

    „BBQ Grill-Mix“ – a new convenience product for BBQ fans (eisberg Group, Switzerland)

  10. FLIA winner 2015

    FLIA winner 2015

    „Aurora Seedless Papaya“ (Aviv, Israel)

  11. FLIA winner 2016

    FLIA winner 2016

    „Genuine Coconut” - organic coconut with a special patented opening (World´s Coconut Trading, Spain)

  12. FLIA winner 2017

    FLIA winner 2017

    “Knox™” – Delayed pinking in fresh cut lettuce (Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt en Zaadhandel BV, Netherlands)

  13. FLIA winner 2018

    FLIA winner 2018

    „Pook Coconut Chips“ (PookSpaFoods, Germany)

  14. FLIA winner 2019

    FLIA winner 2019

    „Oriental Red® – Red Kiwifruit“ (Jingold spa, Italy)

  15. FLIA winner 2020

    FLIA winner 2020

    „Tomato YOOM™“ (Syngenta Seeds B.V., Netherlands)

  16. FLIA winner 2021

    FLIA winner 2021

    sorry - the winner was coronavirus Covid-19!

  17. FLIA winner 2022

    FLIA winner 2022?

    „Amela Tomato“, Granada La Palma, S.Coop.And., Spain