FOUR-STAGE PROCESS How to enter “Voted Product of the Year”? 1 – RECEIPT OF THE APPLICATIONS Receipt of applications for products that are stocked throughout the modern retail sector, and where the launch date corresponds to the one in the regulations in effect. APPROVAL BY THE EXPERT AND SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE Approval by the Expert and Sponsorship Committee, in order to decide on the eligibility of all of the products registered. 2 – DETERMINATION OF THE CATEGORIES A survey institute and Voted Products of the Year classify all of the pre-selected products in consistent categories. 3 – VOTING VIA THE ONLINE SURVEY Consulting a panel that is representative of the population of the country and includes respondents aged 15 and over, in order to determine the results. The panellists vote in accordance with three main criteria: attractiveness, perceived innovation, and satisfaction. 4 – PROCESSING OF THE VOTES AND RESULTS The product that obtained the highest number of votes in each category wins the “2021 Voted Product of the Year” logo, and will be able to use that logo in all of its communications during the year when it won the award.