Prepared Foods 18th Annual Spirit of Innovation Awards hosted by CBCI

Prepared Foods 18th Annual Spirit of Innovation Awards

Prepared Foods’ 18th Annual Spirit of Innovation Awards honor research and development teams that collaborate. In addition, these collaborations focus on market opportunities and new product development.

The competition is open for all food and beverages that are specifically developed for retail, commercial, and noncommercial foodservice operations. This year, Prepared Foods received over 200 submissions for this year’s competition.

CBCI Chefs Charlie Baggs, Nicole VanWort, and Michael Battocletti were judges in this year’s Spirit of Innovation Awards.

18th Annual Spirit of Innovation Award winners listed below:

Editor’s Choice / Most Innovative: Mind Blown Coconut Shrimp, Plant Based Seafood Co.

Retail Food: Green Giant Cauliflower Breadsticks, B&G Foods Inc.

Retail Beverage: KÖE Shelf Stable Organic Kombucha, Stratus Group LLC

Front of House/Foodservice Product: Tyson Crispy Thigh Strips, Tyson Foodservice

Back of House/Foodservice Product : Marco’s Adovada Sauce, Ready Foods

Alternative Channel Product: Lobster Salad Sensations, King and Prince Seafood Corp.

Retail Food/Honorable Mention : Ground Veggie Meatless Mix, Urban Accents

Technical Achievement/Honorable Mention: Spaghetti Squash Pasta, Solely Inc.

Technical Achievement/Honorable Mention: Caliper CBD Powder, Caliper Holdings