Each year, the International Association for Food Protection (IAFP) honors a single company with its most prestigious award, The Black Pearl Award, in recognition of that company’s efforts in advancing food safety and quality through consumer programs, employee relations, educational activities, adherence to standards and support of the goals and objectives of IAFP.
To qualify, nominees must be a corporate entity currently involved in or with the food industry, have employees with active membership with IAFP, and not be a previous Black Pearl Award recipient. Self-nominations are encouraged.
The award, presented annually by IAFP, is sponsored by F & H Food Equipment Company, Springfield, MO. The 2019 Black Pearl Award be presented at IAFP 2019 in Louisville, Ky, in July.
Application deadline is Tuesday, February 19, 2019. For more information, criteria, and application, visit the IAFP Black Pearl Award page.