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Sustainable Food Award finalists announced

Sustainable Food Awards
The awards program aims to give recognition to operators that are helping build a sustainable food industry.

Ecovia Intelligence is announcing the finalists of the 2019 Sustainable Food Awards. The judging panel (comprised of an organic products firm, international food company, specialist research agency, packaging materials firm and media) has selected the following finalists, listed in alphabetical order:

New Sustainable Product Finalists

This award is given to a new food/beverage product with some important sustainability credentials.BEE & YOU Propolis Raw Honey Spread

  • BEE & YOU Propolis (Turkey)
  • Fairtrade Original Young Jackfruit (The Netherlands)
  • IBIS Rice (Cambodia) 
  • Naturli' Foods Chick Free (Denmark)


Sustainable Packaging Finalists

Vegware cupThis award is given to a new packaging format that has low environmental footprint in terms of design and/or materials. 

  • EcoTensil (USA)
  • VPZ Verpackungszentrum (Austria) 
  • VegWare (UK)


Sustainable Ingredient Finalists

This award is given to a new ingredient that makes a significant difference in terms of environmental and/or social impact. 

  • Barilla (Italy) with Mulino Bianco Soft Wheat
  • Diana Food (France) with Carrot Juice Powder 
  • DuPont Biosciences (USA) with HOLDBAC® YM VG and DANISCO® VG Cultures


Sustainability Pioneer Finalists

The sustainability pioneer award is given to an operator in the food industry that is a leader/pioneer in some aspect of sustainability. Sophie's Kitchen Vegan Fish Fillet

  • Alara Wholefoods (UK)
  • Bio Foods (Sri Lanka) 
  • Sophie's Kitchen (USA)


Sustainability Leadership Finalists

This award is given to an operator who leads in various aspects of sustainability. The organization is displaying overall leadership in sustainability rather than mastering only a few areas.

  • ABP Food Group (Ireland)
  • Bio Foods (Sri Lanka)
  • Cà Colonna (Italy)

The winner and runner-up in each award category will be announced at the Sustainable Food Awards reception in Amsterdam, Netherlands on June 13. The reception will take place at the Radisson Blu Amsterdam, hosted alongside the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit.

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