ISOA Award

In order to promote high-quality production standarts and innovation development in the industry in 2017 ISOA has launched annual industry award - ISOA Award “Quality and Innovation”. It is an annual international award for best results in innovation implementation and quality standards for sunflower oil producing/processing companies.

The mission of the Award: stimulated producers of sunflower oil pay more attention to innovations and R&D, increase cooperation between science and production, implement new technology solutions into production process in order to guarantee the best quality of sunflower oil.

Award procedure: During one month period, the enterprises sent applications for participation in the Award, and specified what innovations and know-hows they established to improve the quality of products, how actively the companies cooperate with institutions, how much attention is given to training and education of process personnel, etc. As a result, the ISOA commission select winners and divide them into Gold, Silver and Bronze Awards.


In 2017 ISOA has received more than 40 applications from Ukraine, Russia, Moldova and China, ISOA would like to thank all companies for participation and sharing their results.

During the the second International "Sunflower Oil Summit: Science & Industry", the President of the International Sunflower Oil Association (ISOA), Pr. Xu Xuebing together with Member of Boards of Association Pr. Nurhan Dunford presented the awards ISOA "Quality and innovation" to 10 companies:

  • a company from China (Wilmar),
  • a company from Moldova - Floarea Soarelui,
  • and several Ukrainian enterprises (Vioil, Delta Wilmar, Pology Oil Extraction Plant, Nizhynsky fat-and-oil complex, Gradoliya, Mironivsky Hliboproduct (MHP), Melitopol oil extraction plant, Oliyar).

Congratulations to Award winners, thank you for your input into industry development.