Welcome to PLMA's International Salute to Excellence Private Label Awards, honouring retailers for quality and innovation in private label.

Who can nominate products?

  • Retailers and wholesalers can nominate their own brands.
  • Manufacturers can nominate products with the permission of the retailer or wholesaler for whom they manufacture the product.

What products can be nominated?

Only new products that have been introduced within the past twelve months and that are currently available for purchase by consumers in stores, online or through catalogues. Only one product per category can be submitted.

Entries must be for specific products – not product ranges. Please choose only one flavour or item in the product range.

DO NOT SEND SAMPLES OF THE ACTUAL PRODUCTS. DETAILED SHIPPING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE SENT UPON RECEIPT OF NOMINATIONS.

How to nominate:

  1. Enter the product information below.
  2. If you have a product image, browse to the image using the form then click Upload.
  3. To enter another product, click Next Product at the bottom of the form and a new blank form will appear. Repeat as necessary.
  4. After completing the product information for all entries, click Nominated By.
  5. Fill out the form and click Submit.
  6. Your entry will be reviewed by PLMA staff and you will receive a confirmation email. PLMA reserves the right to assign products to the category that best represents their use and to add new categories as appropriate. PLMA reserves the right to accept or reject a product nomination.
  7. The confirmation email will contain detailed shipping instructions for nominated products. These instructions must be followed precisely to ensure proper handling and safety. Do not send products until you have been notified.

Judging will take place in April by a panel of international industry experts. Award winners will be notified by PLMA.

Deadline for nominations: 22 February 2019

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Product Nomination

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Product Categories

(Classification is for descriptive purposes only and does not necessarily reflect the category to be assigned for judging).

Food

Food for the Family

Bakery, Desserts and Dairy

Snacks

Meal Preparation

Healthy Eating

Beverages

Non-Food

Health and Beauty

Health Care

Home and Household