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SIAL 2016

SIAL 2016 Innovation Award Winners

The famed biennial global food show,  SIAL 2016, took place in Paris from October 16- 20, where 15 SIAL Innovation Award Winners were named.

A total of 2,188 products were submitted for this year’s contest, a popular and integral part of the expo, from 942 companies, with 600 of those products going through to the judging process, which took place in Paris in September.

Winners included Pur Just, a pure, cold-pressed fruit juice (Non-Alcoholic Drinks), Italian carrot liqueur Mama Carrot (Alcoholic Drinks), Lait demi-écrémé UHT (Dairy Products), Gelato-Filled Fruit (Frozen Foods) and French company Sabarot’s Les moulins à champignons (Savoury Grocery, Distribution).

Other products honoured included Petit Polenta Et Petit Quinoa A Trancher, from Sabarot, winner in the Delicatessen category, and La Cave A Vivande, from Puigrenier, in the Meat Products category.

Here are the four top winners:

GOLD Award


Steaks et boulettes de légumineuses 

  • Product description: organic meat substitute using nutrient-rich vegetables and pulses. Source of protein. Rich in fibre. 100 % vegetal. To be pan- or oven-cooked
  • Brand : ICI & LA – LE BOUCHER VERT
  • Variety : green lentil steaks, chickpea steaks, flageolet bean steaks, green lentil balls, chickpea balls, flageolet bean balls=
  • Manufacturer : ICI & LA – LE BOUCHER VERT
  • Country : France
  • Launch date: 11/2015

Selected for healthiness and the pleasure of eating vegetables and pulses


SIAL Silver

Les moulins à champignons

Product description: a mix of dried mushrooms in a mill. Mushrooms are selected by hand 

  • Brand : SABAROT
  • Variety : porcini, morels, and mixed forest mushrooms
  • Manufacturer : SABAROT
  • Country : France
  • Launch date: 03/2016

Selected for the practicality of having dried mushrooms in a mill


SIAL Bronze2

The Meat Cellar

  • Product description: meat, matured for a minimum of 21 days in a cold chamber according to age-old butchering techniques. Tender, tasty French meat. Products selected in partnership with breeders using traditional farming techniques. Presented in a wooden box with cooking instructions. Quality, vacuum-sealed packaging
  • Brand : PUIGRENIER
  • Variety : Charolais – rib of beef, T-Bone steak, faux-filet steak on the bone, filet steak on the bone, marbled steak, spider steak, entrecote, faux-filet steak, filet steak, butcher’s cut, plancha steak
  • Manufacturer : PUIGRENIER.
  • Country : France
  • Launch date: 01/2016

Selected for its high-quality meat, in terms of taste and origin, and for its original packaging

SIAL Bronze

Quinoa with fruit

  • Product description: a dessert of quinoa with fruit served in individual portions with a spoon in the lid.
  • Brand : VIRÚ
  • Variety : mango, blueberry, passion fruit, coconut, papaya, pineapple.
  • Country : Pérou
  • Launch date: 03/2016

Selected for the originality of its quinoa based recipe.

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