Innovation Contest


Ten years ago we bet on ingenuity and creativity, because through innovation, growth is encouraged and change is generated. Through the Innovation Contest we recognize and reward the efforts of companies to bet on the creation of new products.
This contest is a gateway to business opportunities, contact networks in the industry and brand recognition in an international environment.

Why participate?


  • Be part of a select group of innovative companies
  • Get more exposure at an international fair with more than 40k visitors
  • Your products displayed in the Innovation Show *
  • Recognition of the first two positions in each category
  • Compete for the Best Innovative Product Award 2019 (first places in each category)



Who evaluates my product?

The evaluation of the products has three stages:


  • First stage: in charge of a technical team that will evaluate if you meet the requirements established in the contest rules.
  • Second stage: a qualifying jury made up of professionals and leaders of the food industry will determine the finalist products.
  • Third stage: visitors to the fair will be able to vote for the finalist products in the Innovation Show (only the first two days of the fair)


The winners are chosen through the score obtained between the jury and the visitors.




* Finalist products.



Meet the Contest´s Jury



Perishables Commercial Manager for the Supermarkets division of Cencosud Perú (Wong and Metro). Over the past 20 years, he has held a range of managerial positions in the fields of the purchasing, production, and marketing of perishables at Cencosud Perú, Supermercados Peruanos, and companies in the fast food sector. He joined Cencosud Retail Perú S.A. as Meat & Poultry Business Manager in 2010, before taking charge of the Fruit, Vegetables, Fish, Meat, Poultry, Cold Cuts, and Ready Meals divisions as Perishables Commercial Manager in 2012.

Enrique Ameghino graduated from the National Agrarian University as a food industry engineer, earned an MBA from the PAD School of Business at the University of Piura, and completed the Program for Management Development at the University of the Pacific in Lima.




Food Industries Engineer, with a master's degree in Food Technology from the La Molina National Agrarian University. With over 8 years of work experience in quality and food safety headquarters and food production in national companies and franchises, as well as university teaching and international technical cooperation. Senior Consultant with experience in applied research, technological development, strategic and operational planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of investment projects; and knowledge of financing procedures through competitive funds.

She is currently a specialist in Agroindustry and Agricultural Sciences of CONCYTEC, managing R + D + i issues in the agricultural sciences, as well as being president of the Permanent Special Procurement Committee of the World Bank.




Food Industries Engineer from the National Agrarian University, with a Master's Degree in Food Technology and PhD from the Applied Sciences / Packaging Program (University of Florida, 2008). With specialty in packaging for food, product development, design of agroindustrial plants and food preservation.

Since 1995 he has worked as a teacher at the National Agrarian University, performing teaching, research, administration and social projection tasks. Currently, he holds the position of Dean of the Faculty of Food Industries Engineering of the Agrarian University.





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