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Apply for the Quality Juice Award 2021 now!

Statutory task of the Quality Juice Foundation is to foster – through active and financial support – initiatives, measures and projects for the purpose of the foundation, especially those that aim at the improvement of quality and safety or of the image of fruit juices and fruit juice containing drinks. As a special instrument, the QJF annually confers the "Quality Juice Award" that honors special merits in the area of legal, analytical and technological research work and practical further development of the positive and healthy image of fruit juices.

The bestowal of the award will take place in October 2021 in Antwerp, Belgium, in the framework of the global Juice Summit – the yearly mega event of the fruit juice industry – where the award winner will have the opportunity to give a presentation on his research work. The prize money amounts to 2,500 EUR.

If you are about to publish or have recently published a fruit juice related scientific paper or thesis regarding the improvement of quality, safety and image of fruit juices, please do not hesitate to send us your application in English by 30 June 2021 to info@qualityjuice.org.

The application should contain:

  • Cover letter with applicant’s contact information
  • Short summary of your research work (1–2 pages DIN A4)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendation letter written by the applicant’s supervisor


  • Active and full time student (Ph.D. or M.Sc.) or Postdoc
  • Fluent in English (presentation will be held in English)

Evaluation criteria:

  • Application completeness
  • Student’s eligibility for QJF awards
  • Relevance of research project to the QJF award program
  • Innovative nature of the research work

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Ute Latz.

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