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Innovation Award FLIA

Top ideas with top potential

We roll out the red carpet for the Innovation of the Year. The price: The most prestigious international prize in the fresh produce trade.

The FRUIT LOGISTICA Innovation Award (FLIA) is presented by Messe Berlin together with FRUCHTHANDEL MAGAZIN and rewards outstanding innovations throughout the fruit and vegetable supply chain from production to the point of sale.

Whether fresh products, services, technology and technical systems - exhibiting companies/organisations that have marketed an innovation in the period from 1 November 2021 to 31 October 2022 could submit it for the FLIA by the deadline on 11 November 2022.


In good mood at the award ceremony: Kaasten Reh (Director Events + Awards, Fruitnet Media International) and Kai Mangelberger (Director FRUIT LOGISTICA)

1st Place 2023

Tatayoyo, Rijk Zwaan, Netherlands

2nd Place 2023

IDEAL Melons , Syngenta Seeds, Netherlands

3rd Place 2023

Anecoop S. Coop., Brocomole Y si?, Spain

The 2023 Innovation Award nominees

Contact Messe Berlin

Xiang Zhi
Messedamm 22
14055 Berlin
Tel. +49-(0)30-3038 2278

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

Fresh Produce Forum
Innovation Award FLIA  
Location FLIA exhibition in the transition between halls 20 and 21