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Nominations Open for 2022 Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest

19th annual competition will honor the most innovative and inspired launches from the past year
CSP 19th annual Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest (BNPC)
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Update: The nomination period has been extended to Friday, July 15.

CHICAGO —CSP is now accepting nominations for its 19th annual Retailer Choice Best New Products Contest (BNPC). The BNPC honors today’s top innovations and tomorrow’s solutions, focusing on the most innovative and inspiring product launches from the past year.

Through June 30, CSP is asking retailers and suppliers to submit their nominations for best new products across several key convenience-store categories. Up to five submissions can be made by visiting here.

After nominations are collected, finalists will be determined by CSP editors and staff, and retailers will have the opportunity to vote for their favorites.

Eligible submissions include products available in convenience-store formats between June 1, 2021, and June 1, 2022, and should show product innovation or groundbreaking advancement. Winners of the BNPC will be announced during the NACS Show®, Oct. 1-4, in Las Vegas, and featured in the October issue of CSP magazine.

“Following the slowdowns in innovation and distribution issues caused by the pandemic, there's no doubt manufacturers have returned to an aggressive schedule of new-product rollouts,” said CSP Editor in Chief Steve Holtz. “I suspect this year’s crop of contest finalists will be an ambitious crop of new solutions, novel flavors and familiar-brand line extensions. Can’t wait to see who comes out on top!”

Click here to submit your nominations today!

Click here to see last year’s winners.

CSP is a publication of Winsight LLC. Chicago-based Winsight is a business-to-business information company serving the restaurant and noncommercial foodservice, convenience and petroleum retailing and grocery industries.

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