SIAL Paris has announced the winners of the 2022 Innovation Awards. The winning products will be showcased in a dedicated area of the trade show, which runs September 15-19 at Paris Nord Villepinte in Paris, France.
In addition to the winners, three special awards (bronze, silver and gold) for innovation will be presented, which will be announced at the show during the SIAL Innovations Awards ceremony on October 15.
“The 2022 Awards are all the more exciting because food industry stakeholders around the world are driving innovation to meet new demands for change,” explains Nicolas Trentesaux, CEO of SIAL. “So more than at any time in the past, we want to shine a spotlight on initiatives like these and encourage industry stakeholders to embrace change and transition to a healthier and more responsible food industry model, particularly through our own collective movement called “Own the change.”
The SIAL Innovation Grand Jury selected the winners from a total of 1,800 products entered in the competition.
Meat & Fish
La Truitelle tinned organic mountain trout
La Truitelle SAS, France
Selected for its innovative concept of small tinned trout and organic character, rare in small tinned fish.
Meat & Seafood Product Substitutes
Leggie Plant Base
Leggie & Leggie Ready Meals, MRM, Spain
A carob-based, nutriment-rich, clean meat alternative.
Oliba Green Beer
Oliba Green Beer, Erm del pallars production S.L., Spain
Selected for the originality of the kit.
Maté Taragüi First Experience Kit
Taragüi, Establecimento Las Maarias, Argentina
A kit for preparation of yerba mate, considered a source of caffeine, antioxidants, B vitamins and minerals.
Savory Dry Goods
Kimchi V Kimchi Block
Spoonkey, Open Sauce Lab, South Korea
New concept for lyophilized kimchi.
Culinary Aids & Condiments
Terra Del Tuono, Italy
Seasoning concept uses crystallized products (tomato, mushrooms, pesto, lemon, balsamic vinegar, etc.)
Sweet Dry Goods
TooGood Barbe à Papa
Triomphe Snat, France
Real cotton candy prepared with 90 per cent less sugar due to use of chicory fibres.
Fruits & Vegetables
100% Fresh Frozen Wolffia
Make Me More, Thai Coconut Public Company, Thailand
Selected for its nutrient-rich watermeal as a culinary aid.
Dairy Products & Ice Cream
Chestnut Cream Ice Cream
Clément Faugier, France
A new addition to an iconic ice cream brand.
Dairy Product Substitutes
New Plant-Based Soon Range
Soon, Olga, Fraance
Plant-based yogurt desserts made with spelt or hemp.
Zalg, Mache & Co., France
Selected for its easy-to-use seaweed to add to recipes.
Vegetable Collagen (H)
Rawga, Agricultural Corp., South Korea
Selected for the plant-based collagen with a high absorption rate.
Restaurant & Catering Products
Vegan Flavour and Taste
Selected for a range of flavourful options for vegan recipes.
Equipment & Technology
Roastinstep, FCD System, France
Selected for continuous 100 per cent electric roasting with a closed air circuit system to save energy.
Organic Uht Sterilized semi-skimmed cow’s milk
Natur’Avenir, LDSH, France
Selected for its use of 100 per cent recycled raw materials to produce an opaque PET bottle that can be recycled.
Bubble It Drinks, France
Selected for the concept of a kit for preparation of sparkling water at home.