FABI Awards

Recognizing Food & Beverage Excellence


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Food and Beverage Awards


The FABI Awards program recognizes the food and beverage products that are breaking new ground in taste, creativity, packaging and profit potential. Designed to delight diners and drive sales, these flavorful and marketable items are shaping the future of the foodservice industry.

Meet the 2022 FABI AWARDS RECIPIENTS

Angel Bakeries, USA LLC

Angel's Artisan Pocket Bread

Angel’s Artisan Pocket Bread features a soft and fluffy texture, well-developed cell structure, and no-leak pocket. Developed and formulated with the foodservice operator in mind, this pita bread can be “refreshed” and served to customers in 5 minutes or less. It is also all-natural and contains only six kitchen cabinet ingredients.

Australis Aquaculture

The Better Fish® Skinless Barramundi 4 oz IQF Portion

The Better Fish® Barramundi 4 oz skinless portion by Australis Aquaculture eliminates prep, waste, and uncertainty in any foodservice operator’s seafood program. All The Better Fish® products are Fair Trade certified, sustainably ocean farmed, humanely harvested and individually quick frozen within hours of harvest.

Beyond Meat

Beyond Pepperoni

Beyond Pepperoni tastes like the classic pizza topping you know and love but is made from simple, plant-based ingredients. With perfectly crisped edges and a mouthwatering savory flavor, Beyond Pepperoni is crafted to perfection with the added benefits of plant-based ingredients including no GMOs, no soy and no gluten!

Blind Tiger, LLC

Blind Tiger Spirit-Free Cocktails & Mixers

Prohibition-inspired pours made for the modern drinker. All-natural and organic, Blind Tiger creates bar-quality spirit-free cocktails ready to sip or mix.

Demitri's Gourmet Mixes

Demitri's Bloody Mary Seasoning

Demitri's All-Natural Bloody Mary Seasoning is a bartender-created, best kept secret at restaurants and bars, hotels, sports stadiums, cruise lines and multi-unit foodservice operators nationwide. Mix 2oz of Demitri’s Bloody Mary Seasoning with a quart of tomato juice, V8, Clamato or vegetable juice for perfect handmade-quality cocktails every time, in no time.

Distant Lands Coffee

Java Trading Thai Iced Coffee Latte

Java Trading’s newly launched Thai Iced Coffee is a delicious blend of coffee, milk, cane sugar and cardamom, bottled up so it can be enjoyed on the go! Inspired by Thailand’s traditional spiced coffee, this sweet retreat offers an authentic and delicious experience.

Eat Just, Inc.

JUST Egg Folded

JUST Egg Folded is a plant-based egg that makes breakfast easier than ever. Pop it in the toaster, microwave, oven, or skillet for a delicious breakfast. It uses less water, land, and carbon emissions than conventional eggs. Plus, it has about the same amount of protein as an egg but with less saturated fat and zero cholesterol, making it good for you and the planet.

Good Catch

Plant-based Salmon Burger

These plant-based salmon burgers bring you the best part of salmon — its delicate, mild-yet-rich flavor — without any of the downside. Each juicy burger has a touch of citrus to round out its flavor story. Serve with a side of fresh veggies or fries with a squeeze of fresh lime. Enjoy!

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Oatmeal Bake: Chocolate

A unique twist on traditional oatmeal, Kabob’s Oatmeal Bake: Chocolate contains whole grain oats paired with heavy cream, brown sugar, and creamy milk chocolate accents, all twice baked into a cylindrical shape. This versatile product can be offered plated or as a grab n’ go meal solution.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Oatmeal Bake: Peaches & Cream

A unique twist on traditional oatmeal, Kabob’s Oatmeal Bake: Peaches & Cream contains whole grain oats paired with heavy cream, brown sugar, and sweet peaches, all twice baked into a cylindrical shape. This versatile product can be offered plated or as a grab n’ go meal solution.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Omelette Patty: Smoked Hardwood Bacon

Kabob’s Omelette Patty: Smoked Hardwood Bacon consists of whole eggs, heavy cream, a velvety blend of Swiss and Monterey Jack cheese and accents chives and hearty crumble hardwood smoked bacon. This rich, savory omelette patty is perfect for breakfast sandwiches and can serve as a base for healthy toppings like arugula and roasted tomatoes.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Omelette Patty: Spinach & Artichoke

Kabob’s Omelette Patty: Spinach & Artichoke consists of whole eggs, heavy cream, a velvety blend of Swiss and Monterey Jack cheese and accents of spinach and artichokes. This rich, savory omelette patty is perfect for breakfast sandwiches and can serve as a base for healthy toppings like arugula and roasted tomatoes.

Impossible Foods

Impossible™ Meatballs Made From Plants

Impossible™ Meatballs are one of the newest products from Impossible Foods, made with a custom mix of the award-winning Impossible™ Burger and Impossible™ Sausage Made From Plants, and a savory homestyle seasoning blend. They’re delicious, nutritious, sustainable, and work perfectly in every classic meatball recipe — from spaghetti to meatball subs.

Oatly

Oatly Frozen Dessert Bars - Strawberry Swirl

Oatly’s newly released Strawberry Swirl Frozen Dessert Bar is a delicious strawberry flavored non-dairy frozen dessert tucked inside a dark chocolatey shell. This dairy and gluten free treat is made with real strawberries for a premium indulgence experience.

PepsiCo Foodservice

Nitro Pepsi

Nitro Pepsi has smaller bubbles, also infused with nitrogen, that create an unbelievably smooth, creamy texture made possible by a unique widget placed at the bottom of every can. This is the first time this type of widget technology, often seen in beer and coffee products, is being applied to the cola category and creates the frothy, foamy, smooth texture unique to Nitro Pepsi. The product will be available nationwide on March 28 in two delicious flavors – Draft Cola and Vanilla Draft Cola.

Ripple Foods

Ripple Dairy-Free Soft Serve

Ripple's Dairy-Free Soft Serve gives soft serve lovers what they’ve been missing—a delicious & indulgent, dairy-free soft serve option with a rich and creamy texture. Straight from the machine to batch freezing, Ripple's Dairy-Free Soft Serve is as real as it gets.

Sabatino Truffles

Sabatino Tartufi Truffle Parmesan Seasoning

The Sabatino Tartufi Truffle Parmesan seasoning is an all-natural truffle seasoning that combines two glorious Italian flavors into a versatile seasoning. Valued for their intense, earthy flavors, luxurious black truffles are combined with premium parmesan cheese to create a deeply flavorful seasoning. Try it on pasta, pizza, and more.

Sevillo Fine Foods

Chimichurri

Sevillo Fine Foods’ Chimichurri—an herb sauce made with parsley, cilantro, garlic, shallots, oil and spices—is known as a culinary specialty of Argentina and Uruguay. Traditionally served alongside grilled and roasted meats and sausages, chimichurri is a delicious accompaniment to a wide variety of dishes.

Taste It Presents

Cremino Individual Dessert

Taste It Presents’ Cremino Italian Dessert is an elegant, individual dessert with three classic layers: Italian gianduja mousse (hazelnut & chocolate combo), light, milk chocolate mousse and a sublime dark chocolate sauce. Mousse layers sit on top of a crunchy, wafer-thin biscuit and have surprising bits of hazelnuts inside. MADE IN ITALY.

Taste It Presents

Mascarpone Semifreddo Bar Cake

Taste It Presents’ Mascarpone Semifreddo Bar Cake is made with authentic, Italian mascarpone, smooth Bavarian cream and a tender sponge cake base. Rich, dark chocolate sauce oozes from the center. Topped with crunchy, crumbled amaretto macaroons and swirls of dark chocolate. MADE IN ITALY. A truly spectacular, wow dessert.

Taste It Presents

Sorbissimo

Called ‘The Sippable Sorbet’, Sorbissimo is Italy’s #1 dessert to drink. Offering the refreshment of sorbet, the convenience of a drink, and the creaminess of gelato, this innovative cross between a sorbet and a frappe can be served in champagne glasses or used for signature cocktails. MADE IN ITALY.

TiNDLE

TiNDLE

Created by food startup Next Gen Foods, TiNDLE is a delicious chicken made from plants which offers the aroma, taste, and texture of chicken! Crafted with chefs in mind, TiNDLE is versatile and easy-to-work-with in a range of cuisines – plus is a good source of protein and fiber. It is also free from antibiotics, hormones, cholesterol, GMO ingredients.

Tribe 9 Foods

Taste Republic Pre-Cooked IQF Gluten-Free Four Cheese Tortelloni

Taste Republic's Pre-Cooked IQF Gluten-Free Four Cheese Tortelloni combines our award-winning gluten-free pasta dough with a delicious combination of mozzarella, parmesan, asiago and ricotta cheeses and maintains the same taste and texture as traditional filled pasta.

Tru Fru LLC

Natures Raspberries Frozen Fresh in White & Dark Chocolate : 1.5oz Mini Single Serve

Tru Fru’s Nature’s Raspberries is a fresh, delightful, “permissible indulgence snack” featuring hyper-chilled white and dark chocolate covered raspberries. At only 90 calories per serving, Nature’s Raspberries is the perfect guilt-free grab n’ go snack.

Tru Fru LLC

Piña Colada ~ Natures Pineapple Frozen Fresh in White Chocolate & Coconut : 5oz Grab & Go

Tru Fru’s Piña-Colada is a fresh, delightful, “permissible indulgence snack” featuring hyper-chilled white chocolate and roasted coconut covered pineapple slices. At only 70 calories per serving, the Piña-Colada is the perfect guilt-free grab n’ go snack.

Tyson Foods Inc

Hillshire Farm® All Natural Fully Cooked Pork Chorizo Crumbles

Hillshire Farm® All Natural Fully Cooked Pork Chorizo Crumbles are minimally processed, have no artificial ingredients and deliver authentic flavor, appearance, texture and superior quality.

Tyson Foods Inc

Tyson® Chicken n' Waffle Sandwiches

Tyson® Chicken n’ Waffle Sandwiches feature a homestyle or spicy breaded chicken breast nestled between two, sweet, sugar-topped Belgian-style waffles. Each sandwich is individually butcher-wrapped for heating in the microwave and holding in warmers for up to 4 hours.

Zùsto

Zùsto - Sugar Substitute

Zùsto substitutes sugar with a patented blend of dietary and plant-based fibers, resulting in prebiotic benefits, 75% fewer calories and a diabetes-friendly low glycemic index value. It comes with excellent taste and behaves just like sugar. Same taste – more pleasure.

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