World Beverage Innovation Awards—drinktec 2022

When: September 12, 2022, 16:30

Where:Hall C6

Together with foodbev Media, the World Beverage Innovation Awards will be presented for the 19th time at drinktec on September 12, 2022. The aim of this recognition is to honour excellence and innovation in all categories of the global beverage industry.

This trusted award further highlights the contribution that your company's products and team make to the industry.

As an established programme in the industry, the World Beverage Innovation Awards are a fantastic opportunity for you as a company to enhance your brand's recognition on a global scale. Create greater awareness among the industry's leading companies.

The winners will be announced at a special awards ceremony on September 12, 2022, at drinktec in Munich.


With 23 categories, from end products to packaging and marketing, the award ensures that all aspects of the international beverage industry are considered.


  • Best alcohol drink
  • Best beverage concept
  • Best beverage ingredient
  • Best dairy drink
  • Best functional drink
  • Best health/wellness drink
  • Best infusion/botanical drink
  • Best juice/juice drink
  • Best low/no alcohol drink
  • Best plant-based drink
  • Best premium/adult drink
  • Best sparkling drink


  • Best dispense concept
  • Best environment-friendly packaging
  • Best packaging/label design
  • Best glass design
  • Best metal design
  • Best boxed drink design


  • Best technology innovation
  • Best manufacturing/processing innovation


  • Best new brand/business
  • Best CSR/sustainability initiative
  • Best marketing campaign



FoodBev Media offers all you need to know about food and drink innovation and trends around the world and interprets them to help you improve your business.

The two publications, FoodBev and Cooler Plus, provide up-to-date news, trends, innovations, events and analysis. FoodBev Media also operates the following awards: the World Food Innovation Awards, the World Dairy Innovation Awards and the World Beverage Innovation Awards.

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