JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Convenience Store News is extending the entry period for the 2017 Best New Products Awards.
Products introduced to the market between April 1, 2016 and March 31 of this year may be entered through Friday, Aug. 11.
Only products designed for resale to consumers will be considered; no store equipment, fixtures or technology products are eligible. Products will be judged on value, convenience, appearance and packaging, along with attributes such as taste and ingredients for food items.
Products will be judged by a panel of consumers on value, convenience, appearance and packaging, along with attributes such as taste and ingredients for food items.
Each entry must include three samples of the product; the receipt for its online entry and payment; any supporting documents; and logo and product shots. All entries should be sent to Susan Durtschi, CEO and president, Past Times Research, 77 Hudson Watch Drive, Ossining, N.Y. 10562.
Visit www.csnews.com/bestnewproducts for a full list of the rules and to enter.
Last year's 20th annual Convenience Store News Best New Products Awards recognized 17 products chosen by a panel of consumers as the best of the best. The winning products represented the latest trends of protein snacks, healthy bites, crunchy products, alternative waters, value pricing, and 24-hour snacking.