Finalists for Startup Innovation Challenge 2019 announced

25 Nov 2019

Since 2016, Food Ingredients Global is pleased to present some of the most ground-breaking Food and Beverage solutions currently being developed. This year’s edition makes no exception with 20 exciting innovations answering the challenges of tomorrow’s customers.

The most exciting innovations are coming from small start-ups who are largely unknown to the wider industry.

Finalists for Startup Innovation Challenge 2019 announced

This year’s categories are: 1) Most Innovative Food or Beverage Ingredient 2) Most Innovative Plant- or Cereal-based Food or Beverage Ingredient 3) Most Innovative Alternative Food or Beverage Ingredient 4) Most Innovative Process, Technology or Service Supporting F&B. In addition to the category winners, one shortlisted startup will be selected by EIT for a special €10,000 EIT Food Prize.

Finalists category ‘Most Innovative Food or Beverage Ingredient’
• Amai Proteins
• microPow
• PANVEGA
• Epinutra
• Hempfy

Finalists category ‘Most Innovative Plant- or Cereal-based Food or Beverage Ingredient’
• Better Nature
• CaffeInk
• Krusli
• Innovopro

Finalists category ‘Most Innovative Alternative Food or Beverage Ingredient’
• FUMI Ingredients
• Tamago Food
• Higher Steaks
• Pleurette
• Lab Lab

Finalistst category ‘Most Innovative Process, Technology or Service Supporting F&B’
• Solar Foods
• Rival Foods
• Cellular Agriculture Ltd
• Connecting Food
• Qwarzo
• Sphera Encapsulation

Visitors of Fi Europe can discover new technologies and meet their inventors in the Startup Lounge, Located in Hall 7, right next to the Industry Insights Theatre.

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