Finalists announced for Sustainable Food Awards

Health, environment & ingredients top agenda for Sustainable Foods Summit

The finalists for the 2019 Sustainable Food Awards have been announced by organisers Ecovia Intelligence.

Listed below are the finalists selected by an expert judging panel.

New Sustainable Product Finalists

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

This award is given to a new food / beverage product with some important sustainability credentials.

Sustainable Packaging Finalists

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

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

Sustainable Ingredient Finalists

  • 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

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

Sustainability Pioneer Finalists

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

The sustainability pioneer award is given to an operator in the food industry that is a leader / pioneer in some aspect of sustainability.

Sustainability Leadership Finalists

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

This award is given to an operator who leads in various aspects of sustainability. The organisation is displaying overall leadership in sustainability and not mastering a few areas.

The winner and runner-up in each award category will be announced at the Sustainable Food Awards reception in Amsterdam on 13th June.

The reception will take place at the Radisson Blu Amsterdam, hosted alongside the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit.