Sustainable Food Awards, 4th July 2024, Amsterdam

Sustainable Ingredient

Celebrating Novel Ingredients

This award celebrates new ingredients that make a positive sustainability contribution to food and beverage products. The sustainable ingredient makes a difference in some of the following areas:

  • Reduced Environmental Impact: Lower environmental footprint which can be via production method, processing, etc.
  • Sustainable Sourcing: Responsible sourcing practices that prioritise environmental and social sustainability.
  • Positive Social Impact: this can be through ethical partnerships, social premium, or community empowerment initiatives.

2024 Finalists 

The finalists are listed in alphabetical order…

Isanatur Spain PBF+
Nature Bio Foods Kotwa Biodynamic Rice
Pact Coffee Cenicafé 1
Relsus ChanaTein™ Chickpea Protein Concentrate and Chickpea Starch and MungPro™ Mung bean Protein Isolate and Mung bean Starch
TCI VeCollal®
Traditional Medicinals Wild Apple

The winners will be announced at the Sustainable Food Awards reception on 4th July 2024.


  • Ingredient launched within the last three years
  • Current applications in food and beverage products
  • Evidence of sustainability claims

Judging Criteria:

  • Innovation: Some innovation involved
  • Application: The ability to improve the sustainability profile of food and beverage products.
  • Market Relevance: The ingredient meets the needs of customers & the market
  • Impact: Makes a significant difference in terms of environmental, social, and / or ethical impact
  • Verifiable: Evidence of sustainability merits


  • Industry Recognition: Get wider recognition of your sustainability credentials
  • Competitive Advantage: Stand out from your rivals by highlighting your sustainability award
  • Marketing: Communicate your winning achievement to distribution partners and customers.
  • New Customers: Garner new customers by communicating your sustainability award

Key Dates:

  • Entry Deadline: 31st May 2024
  • Finalists Listed: 17th June 2024
  • Winners Announcement:  4th July 2024 (Sustainable Food Awards Reception)

To Learn more about the Sustainable Food Awards