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SIAL Canada unveils 2018 Innovation grand prizes

Three Farmers Products, Cucina & Amore, Crickstart Food, and Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt are the big winners of 2018 SIAL Innovation grand prizes.


May 3, 2018
by Canadian Packaging staff

Montreal—On May 2, 2018 at the 2018 SIAL Canada trade show in Montreal, the three big winners of the prestigious SIAL Innovation contest were unveiled to visitors and media.

Three Farmers Products Ltd. of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan was 2018 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize Gold winner for its roasted green peas. Why this product? A protein-packed, low-fat snack of roasted (not fried) green peas. Rich in fiber and minerals. Nut-, gluten- and GMO-free.

INNOVATIVE QUALITIES
Technology / Manufacturing process
Market positioning / Merchandising

TRENDS
Slimming, Natural, Variety of senses

Cucina & Amore of San Pablo, California won the 2018 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize Silver for its ready-to-eat vegan meals. Why this product? The company, whose name translates from Italian to Kitchen & Love offers meals that are storable at room temperature. Gluten-free and high in fiber. Pasta replaced by cauliflower “rice”.

INNOVATIVE QUALITIES
Recipe / Ingredients
Packaging

TRENDS
Medical, Variety of senses, Plant-based

Crickstart Food Co. of Montreal, won the 2018 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize Bronze for its cricket-based protein bars. Why this product? Organic protein bars made from cricket flower. Also contains seed butters and hemp for a rich texture.

INNOVATIVE QUALITIES
Recipe / Ingredients

TRENDS
Environment-friendly, Medical, Natural,
Variety of senses

Impress Foods of Quebec City, won the Special Organic 2018 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize for its raw, organic gazpachos. Why this product? Cold, drinkable soup; raw and organic. Source of fiber and low in sodium. Gourmet, original recipes.

INNOVATIVE QUALITIES
Recipe / Ingredients
Technology / Manufacturing process

TRENDS
Environment-friendly, Natural, Sophisticated

 

Tree Island Gourmet Yogurt of Courtenay, BC won the Special Packaging 2018 SIAL Innovation Grand Prize. Why this product? Made from whole milk from grass-fed cows and fruits grown in Canada. Does not contain milk powder or thickening agents. 25% less sugar, more fruit.

INNOVATIVE QUALITIES
Recipe / Ingredients
Packaging

TRENDS
Environment-friendly, Slimming, Natural
The SIAL Innovation Contest: Exceptional Visibility for Businesses

$20,000 value to the Grand-Prize Winners:

  • The three Gold, Silver and Bronze grand-prize winners for 2018 receive a free space at each of the SIAL Network’s exhibitions and will equally divide $20,000 from Neilsen.
  • The SIAL Network will provide an exhibition space for free at all the 2018 SIALs—in China, the Philippines, India, Abu Dhabi, and Paris.

SIAL Innovation is the only international contest with a presence in the four corners of the world. Made up of food professionals, including SIAL Canada 2018 food-innovation ambassadors Dana McCauley and Isabelle Marquis, and is presided over by Xavier Terlet and the XTC World Innovation firm.

About SIAL Canada
SIAL Canada, which includes the SET equipment and technology section, is an integral part of the SIAL network, the leading global network of shows dedicated to the food industry, with seven shows (SIAL Paris, SIAL Canada Montreal, SIAL Canada Toronto, SIAL China, SIAL Middle East, SIAL InterFOOD Jakarta, and the all-new Food India Inspired by SIAL) and brings together 14,000 exhibitors and 330,000 visitors from 200 countries. Established in 2001, SIAL Canada is the fruit of three agencies’ labor, all of whom are shareholders in the event: the ADAQ (Association des détaillants en alimentation du Québec), the Agri-Food Export Group Quebec-Canada, and Comexposium. Show information available at https://sialcanada.com/en/.


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