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Italian Food Awards 2019: the winners

Fifteen innovative Italian products won the fifth edition of the awards organized by Italianfood.net at the Anuga tradeshow. Learn more.

A total of 15 Italian food and beverage products received the Italian Food Awards on the opening day of the Anuga in Cologne before an audience of top personalities from the Italian food industry, buyers, and members of the media.

The winners were selected from 15 product categories, three of them in the special categories Packaging, Innovation, and Sustainability.

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The winners are now available on www.italianfood.net, the platform designed for international buyers looking for authentic Italian products.

WINNER – BAKERY & FLOURS

WAFER WITH COCOA CREAM – SUGAR FREE – Lago Group

First Italian sugar free wafer. Targeted to all those who are aware of the diseases related to excessive consumption of sugars.

WINNER – BEVERAGE

ORANGEADE WITH RIBERA’S ORANGE DOP – Polara Bio Sicilia

Soft drinks using ingredients from organic farming and a PDO ingredient like Ribera’s Orange.

WINNER – DAIRY

CACIO & PEPE – Pezzetta

Premiumness: ideal condiment for pasta and risotto obtained by mixing Pecorino Romano PDO, cream and pepper. Convenience: ready to cook in 2 minutes.

WINNER – DRESSING & VINEGARS

PARPACCIO VINEGAR ZEST – Acetificio Mengazzoli

New destination of use: a new ingredient in Italian cuisine, perfect for appetizers or grated on first courses, such as risottos and pizza.

WINNER – FROZEN

BEER SORBET – G7

Reinterpretation of the traditional sorbet in a modern way. Taste: a fresh and decisive flavor, made with more than 50% of lager beer. Without fats, aromas and colorings. 

WINNER – OLIVE OIL & CONDIMENTS

ORGANIC FLAX SEED OIL – Oleificio Zucchi

Certified supply chain: a healthy and organic condiment, made by cold pressing of the seeds followed by physical processing without addition of solvents or chemical adjuvants.

WINNER – PASTA & CEREALS

VERDIPIÙ LENTIL AND PUMPKIN – Andriani

A complete meal, easy and quick to prepare. It combines the beneficial properties of legumes and vegetables. Taste: high percentages of pumpkin, combined with organic yellow lentils, give all the flavour of fresh vegetables

WINNER – PRESERVES & SAUCES

ANCHOVY FILLETS (reduced oil content) – PET PUCH 25 g – Delicius Rizzoli

Innovative packaging: modern and very handy PET pouch. Low in: the product is 60% less fat, thanks to the very little amount of oil.

WINNER – READY MEALS

PENNE ALL’ARRABBIATA – Pasta Berruto

A new way to enjoy a real Italian dish produced with high quality ingredients. Free from: No Fry, No palm oil, No glutamate, Gmo free.

WINNER – SALUMI

ITALIAN TURKEY BREAST – Leoncini

100% Italian entire turkey breast (82% of meat).

WINNER – SNACKS

ROASTED CHESTNUTS – Noberasco

Premiumness: Italian chestnuts, harvested at the perfect moment and selected for size, packaged in a handy doypack. Ready to use: no need to cook the roasted chestnuts, just put them in the microwave (without piercing/opening the packet) warm them in a pre-heated oven at 180° for 4 minutes.

WINNER – SWEETS & CONFECTIONERY

FIORDIFRUTTA CITRUS AND GINGER – Rigoni di Asiago

A sweet blend of bitter oranges, lemons, mandarins and bergamot grown and harvested in sunny Sicily. Enriched with ginger, a spice with numerous nutritional properties.

WINNER – SUSTAINABILITY

 FUMAGALLI ECO FRIENDLY – Fumagalli

The product is packaged in an eco-friendly packaging made with more than 75% sustainable FSC® paper.

WINNER – PACKAGING

PANETTONE CLASSICO MILANESE PASTRY BOX 500 g – Paolo Lazzaroni & Figli

Soft traditional Milanese cake in a premium and typical pastry box, produced by Augusta 1945.

WINNER – INNOVATION

LE NATURELLE DELUXE – Eurovo

Eggs with a naturally coloured shell laid by ornamental hens whose breeding is organic and antibiotic free. Hand packaged one by one. Taste: the flavour of the yolk is more intense and richer. 

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