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Saffron Sugar Cube wins 2017 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize


Thursday, May 4, 2017

SIAL Canada has awarded the 2017 Innovation Grand Prize to Saffron Sugar Cube, Taj Food, Minami Inc. The product – a Saffron sugar cube – presents an intriguing combination of flavours and is 100 per cent natural.

The Grand Prize is valued at $120,000 and includes:

  • A Nielsen-sponsored project (worth $30,000) to help the winner get the product to market.
  • Free exhibition spaces at all of the SIAL network shows, which will be held in Canada, China, the Philippines, Indonesia, Paris and Abu Dhabi.

Here are the 10 finalist products:

  1. Le Moulin à musignons, Sabarot, France
  2. Le Petit Quinoa, Sabarot, France
  3. Turbana Plantain Chips, Turbana, United States
  4. Mac & Cheese Sauce, O ‘Sole Mio Foods, Canada
  5. 29 February Maple-in-a-Tree, Group 29 February, Canada
  6. Saffron Sugar Cube, Taj Food, Minami Inc., Canada
  7. Vermouth Vinegar, Vinagrerias Riojanas, Spain
  8. Quinta Quinoa, Katan, Canada
  9. Crispy Dill Pickled Carrots, Safies Specialty Foods Company, USA
  10. Patty Fresh, Tiffany Gate Foods, Canada

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