20-24 FEBRUARY 2023
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

20-24 FEBRUARY 2023
DUBAI WORLD TRADE CENTRE

Innovation Award 2022 - Finalist Announced

Innovation Award 2022 - Finalist Announced

Gulfood Innovation Awards 2022 had some very original, bold and imaginative entries. 11 categories, hundreds of entries from around the world, and some truly managed to impress our jury panel of industry leaders and culinary personalities. See which brands and products made it into our final round.

Coffee fruit cascara extract powder

Coffee fruit cascara extract powder

Normally Coffee Cherry fruit & pulp is considered a waste. Olam Food Ingredients has turned this waste into a superfood that’s rich in antioxidants and flavonoids, with a low level of caffeine.

 

 

Olam Food Ingredients

Hall: 6

Stand No: B6-39 

Cup-Ji Green and Black Tea

Cup-Ji Green and Black Tea

All the goodness of tea, Ayurvedic (Indian herbal) ingredients & refreshing flavours, in an innovative on-the-go cup. The tea is sandwiched between the cup’s base and a paper filter, just pour hot water and the tea brews hassle-free.

 

Aditya Trading Company

Hall: Za'abeel 3

Stand No: Z3-D30

Innovation Cinnamon Coffee

Innovation Cinnamon Coffee

A new Cinnamon Coffee with a unique process that involves processing the Coffee Cherry in a sealed, vacuumed tank for 3 days. Resulting in an extraordinary aroma & flavour with notes of sweet, fruity, caramel & cinnamon.
 

 

Biocafe Oro Tarrazu S.A

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-K22

Rocket Bean Roastery/ Rudy's Kombucha

Rocket Bean Roastery/ Rudy's Kombucha

100% keto, 99% coffee – the cold-brewed Kombucha is a delightful innovation that has no alcohol content and a 100% halal. It is made using the Hard Tank tech, which was awarded the best innovation by Speciality Coffee Association.

 

 King Coffee Service Ltd.

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-G31

Cuor D'Or

Cuor D'Or

 

Cuor d’Or dairy products are packaged with highly sustainable materials - 60% inert minerals. Perfectly suited for food contact, the product preservation inside this packaging simulates the egg-shell environment, guaranteeing quality remains intact.

Argiolas Formaggi S.r.l.

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1

Stand No: S1-D34

Greenzly Coconut Vegangurt

Greenzly Coconut Vegangurt

Perfect for fans of yoghurt and the environment conscious. Greenzly is a 100% plant-based vegangurt fortified with calcium, vitamins D3 and D12 that supports the immune system.

 

 

Magda Plant-Based Sp.z o.o.

Hall: 2

Stand No: 238

Mazoon Frankincense Milk

Mazoon Frankincense Milk

The first-ever recipe where fresh milk is flavoured with natural frankincense ingredients, handpicked from the South of Oman. Frankincense is known for its health benefits.

 

 

Mazoon Dairy Company SAOC

Hall: 1

Stand No: A1-8

Organic Butter Carbonzero

Organic Butter Carbonzero

Middle East gets a first-taste of the world’s first carbon-zero butter. NZMP’s organic butter is made with game-changing solutions across the production lifecycle, from renewable energy to removing methane on-farm.

 

Fonterra

Hall: 1

Stand No: D1-2

Deli Reform Oat Spread, 58% fat 

Deli Reform Oat Spread, 58% fat 

One of the healthiest & popular alternatives to butter, buttermixes & margarine – this spread is made with shea and oats, with the melt-in-the-mouth shea base obtained from nuts.

 

 Bunge Iberica S.A.U.

Hall: Za’abeel 1

Stand No: Z1-F3

Frankincense Premium Ice Cream

Frankincense Premium Ice Cream

A global frozen- treat innovation, this indulgent ice cream has pure dairy cream and comes flavoured with natural frankincense ingredients. A true global innovation from the heart of Oman.

 

Mazoon Dairy Company SAOC

Hall: 1

Stand No: A1-8

Veg-Toona

Veg-Toona

 

A 100% veggie tuna with all the flavour and fibrous aspects of fresh seafood. Its unique composition means it can be kept for 2 months in a tray and 1 year in a can – making it great for trade.

 

KOKIRIKI

Hall: 4

Stand No: A4-22

Zebra Ice

Zebra Ice

 

Super-refreshing and delectable icy treat made with only fruit puree, fruit juice and pineapple sugar. The ice also doesn’t need to refrigerated during transportation, which is  convenient for consumers and helps save CO2 emissions.

Zonama Food GmbH & Co KG

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 3

Stand No: S3- A46

Carob Syrup BIO

Carob Syrup BIO

 

Alternative sweetener that’s healthy, versatile and a 100% natural. Carob is trending worldwide as a great healthy ingredient with many essential nutrients such as iron, calcium and potassium.

 

 Carob World Portugal, LDA

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-L18

Marbaana Unsmoked Chicken Bacon Strips

Marbaana Unsmoked Chicken Bacon Strips

First chicken strip product using exclusively Halal breast meat. The unsmoked bacon strips are made from 100% responsibly sourced chicken meat with higher protein, lower-fat and irresistible natural flavour.

 

Maarbana

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 3

Stand No: S3-C44

Truffle Spice Seasoning

Truffle Spice Seasoning

 

Sprinkle an explosion of flavour that mixes the spice of the chilly with truffle for an enriching condiment. A new type of seasoning, available in a very user-friendly pack.

 

 

Tartufi Jimmy

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1

Stand No: S1-D14

Vitasoy Cafe for Baristas Almond Milk

Vitasoy Cafe for Baristas Almond Milk

Halal-certified milk with the one of the highest content of almond. The café range has been exclusively formulated to froth like milk, enabling baristas to deliver the perfect plant-based coffee every time.

 

Vitasoy

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-308

Congo Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa Hazelnuts Heart

Congo Dark Chocolate 70% Cocoa Hazelnuts Heart

Developed with years of research and using only fruit as the source of sugar, here’s the first bean-to-bar chocolate with no added sugars, no sweeteners and no additives.

 

Neogourmets

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 2

Stand No: S2-B46

Moon Water

Moon Water

 

 

An irresistible gluten-free, low-calorie soft drink made with 95% mineral water sourced from the spring, 5% natural fruit juice, and lightly carbonated to inject just enough fizz to tantalize taste buds.

 

Falcon Gallant

Hall: Za’abeel Hall 2

Stand No: Z2-E44

Organic Apple cider vinegar with the mother gummies

Organic Apple cider vinegar with the mother gummies

Unlike other apple cider vinegar gummies, Andrea Milano’s product uniquely uses only organic apple cider vinegar, unfiltered with the mother.

 

 

Acetificio Andrea Milano S.r.l.

Hall: Sheikh Saaed Hall 1

Stand No: S1-C16

Watermelon seed oil in capsules

Watermelon seed oil in capsules

 

A product innovation that’s yet to hit retail chains, the capsules contain 50% watermelon oil and no sugar despite it tasting sweet. Perfect as a dessert or as an ingredient in confectionery.

 

International Trade Centre

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-141

Fettuccine Zero+

Fettuccine Zero+

 

Made out of red lentil flour, this unique pasta is designed for athletes and sports lovers. It's packed with protein and fibre that’s ideal for anyone who likes to watch their weight, exercise or simply stay fit.

 

 

Spinosi

Hall: Za’abeel Hall 2

Stand No: Z2-C90

Freakin’ Healthy® Plant Based Cheese Spread

Freakin’ Healthy® Plant Based Cheese Spread

UAE’S first locally-produced clean-label vegan cheese. It’s also a breakthrough in production, as the cheese is based on cashews unlike most products that are coconut-based. Tastes just like cheese, feels so healthy.

 

 

Agthia Group PJSC

Hall: 8

Stand No: B8-9

Happygum

Happygum

 

A global invention ready to spread happiness around the world. Happygum is a science-based gum that supports psychological and cognitive function with calming and relaxing lavender oil, and also helps power metabolism.

 

 

Happygum GmbH

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 2

Stand No: S2-F51

Roosiku organic blueberry raw chocolate

Roosiku organic blueberry raw chocolate

If you thought pure & raw chocolate was bitter, think again. This organic chocolate contains an impressive amount of wild blueberries (40g berries in 37g chocolate) to deliver a silky smooth flavour with vitamins, flavonoids & antioxidants.

 

Roosiku OU

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-E48

DRIP COFFEE- SAN MARCOS AND SAN RAMÓN

DRIP COFFEE- SAN MARCOS AND SAN RAMÓN

Single-serve drip coffee in a compostable envelope and recyclable box, this is an innovative breakthrough not only for its game-changing coffee serving but for its exciting packaging.

 

 

Tertulia Brugge S.A.

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-K22

Galerie du Thé

Galerie du Thé"s Emperor"s Peak white tea

Galeries du The works with gardens across the globe, to vaccum seal the tea at source and delivered to consumers in three-ply packaging that repels any moisture. The result: freshness that is above anything you’ve experienced in small-batch teas.

 

Ahmad Tea Ltd

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 1

Stand No: S1-A16

Long Chips

Long Chips

 

 

An eye catchy and innovative design for a product that’s equally bold and unique. All flavour descriptors are hand-painted by an artist.

 

 

 

Pernes L, SIA 

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-G29

MANUKA HONEY SPOON +20 UMF +83 MGO

MANUKA HONEY SPOON +20 UMF +83 MGO

First and only +20 UMF honey packed in on-the-go spoons, this is one of the best daily doses of nutrition you’ll try this year. The packaging is a breakthrough for the whole honey and beehive industry.

 

 

Al Malaky Royal

Hall: The Pavillion

Stand No: TP-6

Karibon® DP10441

Karibon® DP10441

 

 

A 100% shea-based product that’s without the traditional palm oil. Shea is a wild crop from West Africa, fully sustainable and fully inclusive, as their shea is gathered through a women’s collective, who harvest the nuts and sell what they don’t need for their households.

 

Bunge Iberica S.A.U.

Hall: Za’abeel 1

Stand No: Z1-F3

Lightly Salted Almonds in Composite Canister Packaging

Lightly Salted Almonds in Composite Canister Packaging

Quality almonds that improve bee habitats. In collaboration between beekeepers, the product facilitates best-practice pollinator protection to protect the bee population. It’s packed in a composite canister made from biodegradable, recyclable material.

 

Olam Food Ingredients

Hall: 6

Stand No: B6-39

Peanut Butter Smooth

Peanut Butter Smooth

 

The delicious peanut butter arrives in recycle-friendly glass jars that also preserves the freshness. The product labels are made of compostable material that breaks down into water, biomass and carbon dioxide – disintegrating as compost.

 

 

T&V 4 Life

Hall: Trade Centre Arena

Stand No: S-D34

Z – BRONZE

Z – BRONZE

The first confectionery company in the world to launch a product-line packed in jars made of 100% recycled plastic. The company uses a 100% green energy, reducing CO2 emissions by 98%.

 

 

 

 

 

Lakrids by Bulow A/S

Hall: Sheikh Saeed Hall 2

Stand No: S2-A22

Stay tuned to know which of our innovative exhibitors will be crowned the winners of the Gulfood Innovation Awards 2022. 

 

Winners will be announced on the 13th of February

 

Witness, taste and experience the unique innovations in next-gen food technology and production at Gulfood 2022

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