About Annapoorna Food Retail Awards 2017

For Indians, food is more than a necessity – it’s life. Indians love food and are open to food from different cuisines and cultures. Thanks to this passion, the Indian food and grocery market is the world’s sixth largest, with retail contributing 70 per cent of the sales. The Indian food retail market is expected to reach Rs 61 lakh crore (US$ 915 billion) by 2020. The Indian Food Retail scene is sizzling with the influx of fresh players, fresh ideas and fresh brands. Annapoorna Food Retail Awards are an attempt to recognize individuals/companies who with their unique contribution have enhanced the flavor of food retail in India.

End Date for Entry: 5th Sept 2017
Awards Nights on: 15th Sept 2017
Venue: The Lalit, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Category of Awards
  • Hypermarket of the Year
  • Supermarket of the Year
  • QSR of the Year
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Food services aggregator of the Year
  • Food Startup of the year
  • Food CEO of the year
Process for entries:
  • Call for entries
  • Last date for entries 5th Sept 2017
  • First level screening
  • Jury will select Winners
  • Winners will be awarded on 15th Sept 2017
Awards Eligibility:
  • The Company should be registered under Indian Law
  • The company should be either directly or indirectly involved in the Food Industry either offline or online.
  • For ‘Food startup of the year’ category - The startup should be a legal entity that has been in existence for at least 1 year(before Aug 2016) and not more than five years.
  • Applicant/s must be above 18 years of age.

*Any other criteria as decided by Jury
** Decision of RAI Jury regarding terms & conditions, eligibility and selection will be deemed final

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