Celebrating distinctive and ground-breaking ingredients
Food Matters Live introduces…
The Future Ingredients Competition
The Food Matters Live first ever Future Ingredients Competition has been designed to recognise the innovation in the ingredient sector and celebrate ingredients that are truly distinctive and ground-breaking.
The competition recognises outstanding new ingredients that support innovation across the global food and nutrition sectors, that can make a significant impact on mainstreaming nutritious, sustainable and healthy diets.
Entry to the Future Ingredients 2021 Competition is now closed and the shortlist, along with the winner, have now been announced below.
X-TRA Guard – Millbo Srl
Extracted from the Rowan Berry, X-TRA Guard by Millbo Srl Italian is a natural preservative created to replace the use of chemical preservative Sorbic Acid.
X-TRA Guard is fully derived from Rowanberry’s natural botanical compounds. The extraction of the preservative has been developed with precision to keep all the properties of the Rowan Berry.
X-TRA Guard contains natural sorbic acid and can be used in a variety of consumer goods, including carbonated low sugar drinks and sandwich fillers.
Millbo Srl is an Italian company based in Piedmont that specialises in innovative and natural baking solutions. Established 40 years ago, Millbo Srl is E-free and prides itself on the quality of its products, raw materials, and ingredient production.
Meet the judges
Sr. Associate Principal Scientist Product and Ingredient Innovation, RSSL
Technical Director, Chrysalis Health & Beauty
Health & Nutrition Communications Officer, Quorn Foods
Scientist – Portfolio Transformation & Pipeline, PepsiCo
Dr Sally Moore
Lecturer in Nutritional Science, School of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Leeds
Innovation Controller, Greencore Prepared Meals
The benefits of being shortlisted…
A dedicated digital showcase on the Food Matters Live website, reaching tens of thousands of industry professionals who use Food Matters as a key resource to identify the latest and most innovative products and ingredients
An opportunity to virtually pitch your ingredient to an esteemed judging panel of industry experts and the chance to be considered the gold, silver or bronze winner
One complimentary ticket to our Food Matters Live event on the 16 – 17 of November including access to 1-2-1 meeting requests from food, drink and nutrition Innovation & Insights live programme
Social media support reaching over 20,000 followers across LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook*
What is the criteria?
You are a supplier of natural, better for you, functional and sustainable ingredients
You’ve launched a new ingredient into the UK or EU markets since January 1, 2020
You can demonstrate your ingredient’s nutritional, sustainable, or functional credentials