2017 Bridge2Food Protein Award winners announced

Published: 2-Oct-2017

Innovation in the protein industry was celebrated with the announcement of the winners of the 2017 Protein Awards 2017 at the Bridge2Food 10th Protein Summit 2017, 27-28 September, Reims, France

The Best Plant-based Food was awarded to Hampton Creek for Just Scramble Patty.

The Best New High Protein Food was awarded to Jimini’s for Jimini’s Energy and Protein Snack Bars.

The Most Novel Protein Ingredient was awarded to DSM for CanolaPRO — Canola/Rapeseed Protein.

The Expert Judging Panel:

  • Mike Velings, co-Founder, Aqua-Spark
  • Professor Bernhard van Lengerich, Seeding the Future Foundation
  • Greg Bonnefin, Group Director, Newly Weds Foods (Thailand)
  • Dr Stacy Pyett, Business Development Manager, NIZO (Netherlands)
  • Dr Rickey Yada — Professor, Land & Food Systems University of British Columbia (Canada)
  • Hugo Streetska, DSM, (The Netherlands)
  • Dr Anne Wagner, Corporate R&D Director, Tereos (France)
  • Dr Kees de Gooijer — TKI Agri & Food (Netherlands)
  • Claire Nuttall, Founder, The Brand Incubator (UK)
  • Roger Gilbert, Managing Director, Perendale Publishing (UK)

A full list of finalists is as follows:

Best New High Protein Food

  • Fortified Foods for High Protein & Vitamin Ready Meals
  • Jimini’s for Jimini’s Energy and protein snack bars
  • Synthite Industries for Lentil Bread

Best Plant-based Food

  • Beyond Meat for The Beyond Burger
  • Hampton Creek for Just Scramble Patty
  • Quinta Local Superfoods for Quinta Quinoa

Most Novel Protein Ingredient

  • Bioriginal Europe for Pumpkin Powder Protein
  • DSM for CanolaPRO - Canola/Rapeseed Protein
  • GreenFood50 for Protein Rich Quinoa Flour

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