Want to see the latest innovations in store brand products? We have a behind-the-scenes look at the judging competition for PLMA’s annual Salute to Excellence Awards. In a special report, Carol Angrisani reveals some of the trends discovered during this year’s judging process. Hundreds of food and nonfood submissions from retailers were evaluated recently by a panel of professional and consumer judges. The entries were judged on several criteria, including taste, packaging, product concept and value for money. The winners will be announced at the upcoming Private Label Trade Show in Chicago. Click here to view video.