Grupo Bimbo is calling for entrants in the 2012 Pan-American Nutrition, Food Science and Technology Awards, which offers eight awards for research in the field of nutrition, and eight in food technology, with a total prize pool of $56,000.
Director of Innovation at Grupo Bimbo Dr. Patricia Villalobos said in a statement: “This award serves as special recognition to outstanding research work in our field, rewarding the outstanding track record of leading researchers in the areas of Nutrition and Food Technology. We offer this initiative with the hope that we will be able to open doors for these individuals to continue their important work. We seek to create stronger links between the industry and the world of academia to contribute to the development of new technology platforms and innovative products in the market.”
The awards are open to entrants throughout the Americas, and will be given for outstanding research conducted during 2011 and 2012.
Entries can be submitted online via this link , where there is also further information about entry requirements, until the closing date of August 17, 2012.