Exciting industry awards news!
Winner of The ‘Free-From’ Product Innovation Award at the Café Life Awards 2017 Beverage – Oatly – Oatly Barista Edition
We have spotted a rise in demand for plant-based milks in cafes and the discerning customer expects more than just a standard soy as a dairy alternative in their lattes. Oatly have released a version of their liquid oats which is fully foamable especially for baristas.
Raise a toast IGD Sustainable Futures Award winner – Toast Ale
With many coffee houses looking to extend operating hours and boost profits by evolving into evening venues, getting your craft alcohol offering right is key. What better than a sustainably made ale that tackles food waste and the underlying causes, but also tastes great. Toast Ale is brewed from surplus bread, profits to charity – 44% of bread is wasted… “We’re on a mission to change that. Our delicious beer is brewed with unsold loaves from bakeries and unused crusts from sandwich makers” www.toastale.com https://www.igd.com/events/igd-awards
Jimini’s crickets Winner of World Food Innovation Awards 2017 for Best Snacking Innovation
Jimini’s – Energy and Protein Bars Made with Cricket Flour Are your customers ready for this… ? Jimini’s produce, amongst other items, protein bars made with cricket flour, as well as serving up grass-hoppers, meal worms and crickets! Their protein bars are sustainable, environmental and a healthy source of nutrients – cricket flour is naturally high in protein and a source of omega-3 and 6! jiminis.co.uk/