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Italian Food Awards USA 2018: the winners

The 14 most innovative Italian products of 2018 awarded during the second edition of the competition organized by Italianfood.net at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018

The awarding ceremony of the Italian Food Awards USA 2018, the most innovative Italian products presented in the USA trade show Summer Fancy Food 2018, took place yesterday at the Javits Convention Center (River Pavilion) in New York City. The second edition of the Italian Food Awards USA was organized by Italianfood.net, the international B2B integrated project of Gruppo Food, supported by the Specialty Food Association (SFA) and Universal Marketing. A total of 160 products from 96 Italian companies exhibiting at the Summer Fancy Food Show 2018 were voted by a jury composed of US retailers, importers, and distributors. The winners were selected from 11 product categories. Three special awards went to Packaging, Innovation, and Sustainability. The awards have been created to highlight the most creative and versatile food products that better respond to growing U.S. consumer demand for certified quality, natural ingredients, and sustainable innovation.

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1 – Bakery & Snacks
Italian Butter Cookies Round –
Forno Bonomi

2 – Beverage
San Benedetto Organic Tea –
Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A.

3 – Cheese
Cremezzo – Italian Cheese Snack –
Gennaro Auricchio

4 – Frozen Food
Veggie noodles with vegan Bolognese sauce –
Topan

5 – Olive Oils & Condiments
Sustainable 100% Italian Extra Virgin Olive Oil –
Oleificio Zucchi

6 – Pasta
Spaghetti maxi di Gragnano –
Pastificio Dei Campi

7 – Preserves & Sauces
Organic Ready to use Cherry Tomato Pasta Sauces –
Società Agricola Monterosso Coop. S.A.R.L.

8 – Rice, Cereals & Flours
White Quinoa –
D’Amico

9 – Salumi
Gran Biscotto Antibiotic Free –
Rovagnati

10 – Sweets & Confectionery
Organic Panna Cotta –
Cleca

11 – Vinegars & Dressings
Ponti Ginger Glaze with Aceto Balsamico di Modena PGI –
Ponti

12 – Sustainability
Compostable Nespresso compatible Organic coffee capsules –
Torrefazione Caffè Michele Battista

13 – Packaging
Long hand-wrapped Spaghetti –
Pastificio Di Martino

14 – Innovation
Carbonated Soft Drink with Natural Elderflowers Extract Flavor –
Cedral Tassoni