Named in honor of its inaugural recipient, the Ruby Award for Supplier Innovation celebrates break-through innovations from the supplier community that advance the confectionery industry.
The NCA Ruby Award for Supplier Innovation is given annually to recognize a break-through innovation from the NCA supplier member community that advances the confectionery industry. The award celebrates companies that have presented an innovation that significantly improves the ability of confectioners to manufacture, distribute, market and/or sell chocolate and candy.
Barry Callebaut – WholeFruit Chocolate
Blommer Chocolate – Armstrong Gold Reduced Sugar Chocolate Flavored Drop
American Packaging Corporation – FSC-Certified Enhanced Paper Pouch
Mantrose-Haeuser Co., Inc. – MantroShield
Schubert Additive Solutions GmbH – Partbox
Winner: Cascades – Northbox packaging
Finalist: Tate & Lyle – Dolcia Prima Allulose
Barry Callebaut – Ruby Chocolate