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    Food ingredients Europe Announces the 2013 Excellence Awards Nominations

    Food ingredients Europe Announces the 2013 Excellence Awards Nominations.

    The finalists have been announced for the 26th edition of the Food ingredients Europe Excellence Awards Programme. The Fi Europe Excellence Awards coincides with the show and recognises major innovations in the food ingredients industry, across 8 categories. The Fi Europe Excellence Awards 2013 recognises professionals and companies for their ability to demonstrate and stimulate innovation and for their contribution to the food and beverage industry.

    The winners will be announced on 19 November 2013, during the FiE Excellence Awards ceremony, taking place at 18h00.

    We are proud to announce the 2013 Nominees:

    Bakery Innovation of the Year

    Advanta - Nutrisun High Stearic, High Oleic Sunflower Oil
    AIT Ingredients - VitalGlucan H+
    ROQUETTE - Roquette Microalgae High Lipid Algal Flour

    Beverage Innovation of the Year

    DSM Nutritional Products Europe Ltd - OatWell Smoothie
    Handary S.A. - White NisinA
    Tate &Lyle - PROMITOR® Soluble Gluco Fibre

    Confectionery Innovation of the Year AarhusKarlshamn - AAK - CHOCOFILL NH 110
    Barry Callebaut - The Cocoart Collection
    IOI-Loders Croklaan - CristalGreen®

    Dairy Innovation of the Year

    AAK - Akomix LS 25
    Chr. Hansen - SaltLite
    Chr. Hansen A/S - FreshQ® cultures

    Savoury/Meat Innovation of the Year

    Chr. Hansen - Safepro ImPorous
    DSM Food Specialities - MaxiPro HSP
    Ingredion UK Limited - NOVATION Endura? 0100
    SETALG (ROULLIER Group) - AlgySalt

    Snacks/On-The-Go Innovation of the Year

    Kalsec Europe Ltd - Kalsec® Szechuan Pepper Extracts
    Lyckeby Culinar AB - Culinar STAR
    Novozymes A/S - Novozymes Acrylaway® HighT

    Sustainability Initiative of the Year

    Cargill - Cocoa Promise
    Pure Circle - PureCircle stevia sustainability initiative
    Symrise AG - simply vanilla(R) - Symrise Sustainable Vanilla

    These nominees have been selected because they provide the industry with solutions to specific industry needs and are leading the industry in innovation. Therefore, it is imperative that the nominees demonstrate high-level products that create a positive drive in innovation and change across the food industry globally.

    Finally the judges will nominate the Most Innovative Food Ingredient Award, to an overall winner. This nominee has proven to provide the industry with the highest level of innovation, quality and future potential, in their nominated ingredient.

    The judges this year comprised of:

    Peter Wennstrom - The Healthy Marketing Team (chairman)
    Georges Bruelle - Danone
    Luis Fernandez - Tate &Lyle
    Ian Gordon - Giract
    Elodie Lebastard - EAS
    John Madden - Euromonitor International
    Marie-Pierre Membrives - McDonald's
    Anita Scholte op Reimer - Albert Heijn
    Erika Smith - General Mills
    Albert Zwijgers - Unilever

    Source: FI Europe