FABI Awards

Food and Beverage Awards

The FABI Awards program recognizing food and beverage products that are breaking new ground in taste, creativity, packaging, and profit potential. These industry-altering products will shape the future of food and beverage with flavorful and marketable items designed to delight diners and drive sales for years to come.

Join us at the 2022 National Restaurant Association Show to taste several years of FABI award winning products. Preview the awardees from 2020 and 2021 that will be exhibiting below and check back in March for the full list of brand new 2022 FABI honorees.

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While you wait to view the new honorees selected in 2022, check out the award recipients from 2021. Hear what makes these products stand out at the top before you sample them at the next Show.


Athletic Brewing Company

Free Wave Non-Alcoholic Hazy IPA

The world's first non-alcoholic Hazy IPA. This mouth watering IPA is loaded with Amarillo, Citra, and Mosaic hops and rings in at only 70 calories. The perfect beer for any occasion.

Before the Butcher®

UNCUT® Plant-Based Taco Ground

UNCUT® Plant-Based Taco Ground delivers the first ground beef replacement that is pre-seasoned with Mexican-style spices for use in tacos, burritos, nachos, taquitos and other recipes requiring a slightly spicy kick. It provides a versatile new option for meatless programs in schools, homes, work and healthcare facilities.

Beyond Meat

Beyond Chicken® Tenders

Beyond Chicken Tenders are a result of a decade of innovation from plant-based leader Beyond Meat. With 14g of protein and 40% less saturated fat than the leading brand of breaded chicken tenders, Beyond Chicken Tenders are a craveable, crispy and delicious plant-based product that veggie-lovers and meat-lovers alike will love.

Brooklyn Food & Beverage

Moshi Yuzu Sparkling Water - Unsweetened White Peach

Introducing the new Moshi Yuzu Sparkling Water – White Peach Unsweetened. The heavenly full flavor pairing of yuzu and white peach with a touch of fizz can now be enjoyed with no added sugar! This beautiful pairing is guaranteed to be a fan favorite.

Eli's Cheesecake Co.

Confetti Cheesecake

It’s a double celebration with a housemade layer of yellow confetti cake topped with birthday cake confetti cheesecake, and hand-piped vanilla mousse with more sprinkles.

Eli's Cheesecake Co.

Mini Dulce De Leche Pie

Creamy dulce de leche caramel, baked in an all-butter shortbread crust and sprinkled with coarse sugar. Its small size makes it a great component for a composed dessert, beverage garnish, or as a small bite.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Apple & Cranberry Sweet Cream Pantart™

Combining the light, fluffy texture of buttermilk pancakes with fresh crisp apples and tart cranberries. Finished with swirls of decadent sweet cream and real maple syrup. Colorful artisan treats are perfect for breakfast or an all-day snack, and are easy to prepare in a TurboChef, microwave, or traditional oven.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Maple Sage Sausage Pantart™

Maple Sage Sausage PanTarts combine the light, fluffy texture of buttermilk pancakes with savory all-natural sausage and hints of real maple syrup and aromatic sage. A hearty artisan treat perfect for breakfast or an all-day snack, and easy to prepare in a TurboChef, microwave, or traditional oven.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Sweet Chili Tofu & Veggie Grain Bowl

OakStove Kitchens’ Grain Bowls are a perfect solution for today’s active and healthy lifestyles. Light tempura battered tofu, paired with a vibrant garden mix of roasted red peppers, crisp broccoli florets, and edamame, drizzled with a sweet chili sauce, and placed on a bed of brown rice and tri-color quinoa.


Incogmeato™ Homestyle Chik’n Tenders

Incogmeato™ Chik'n Tenders are 100% plant-based and a direct 1:1 swap with traditional chicken tenders. They’re exactly what your guests are craving with their premium, crispy home-style breading and juicy, whole muscle texture that looks, cooks and tastes just like chicken.


Incogmeato™ Italian Sausage

Incogmeato™ Italian Sausage is 100% plant-based and looks, cooks and tastes like pork! With its authentic spicy and savory flavor, it’s the juicy, crave-worthy plant-based menu item your customers are looking for. With 78% less saturated fat than Italian pork sausage, it’s ready-to-cook and easily transforms classic Italian favorites.


Incogmeato™ Original Bratwurst

Incogmeato™ Original Bratwurst takes the pig out of brats, so your guests can pig out on plants –that have 74% less saturated fat, but look, cook and taste like pork! Sear them back-of-house to deliver everything from a juicy game-day favorite to an authentic German classic.


Gluten Free Pizza Crust 9.5" Round

ItalCrust's Gluten Free pizza crust is made in Italy using deglutinated wheat flour, vegan, non-GMO and certified gluten free.  It cooks in virtually any oven and was made in a completely controlled environment ensuring safety to customers who have celiac disease.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

Draft Chocolate Milk

A dose of chocolatey nostalgia blended for modern tastes. The perfect combination of simple ingredients like natural cocoa and frothy, non-fat milk, this nitro-infused treat is sure to be an obsession for chocolate lovers of all ages.

La Tourangelle

White Truffle Infused Spray Oil

La Tourangelle's White Truffle Infused Spray Oil features complex notes of woods, earth, and fruit that are characteristic of the Italian White Alba Truffle. This spray is non-aerosol, utilizing BOV (Bag-on-Valve) technology, which has a uniquely designed BPA-free bag submersed into a pressurized recyclable can, surrounded by compressed air.

MorningStar Farms®

MorningStar Farms® Chipotle Black Bean Burger

Newly renovated to be 100% vegan –the Chipotle Black Bean Burger is MorningStar Farms®’s top performing burger, packed with visible vegetable ingredients and a flavorful bite. Made with non-GMO soy, it's free of artificial colors and flavors, and provides 15 grams of protein per serving that guests will love.

Natalie's Orchid Island Juice Co.

Natalie’s Pineapple, Kale, Zinc & Vitamin D Juice

Find your mojo inside this nourishing blend of ingredients made to bring out the best in you. A vibrant combination of hydrating celery, paired with antioxidant – rich spinach & kale that may work wonders on your body. This blend is a natural immune boost with vitamin-c rich pineapples, zinc and vitamin d. With this ingredient list, achieving peak performance is in reach.

Red Gold

Redneck Riviera 1776 Original BBQ Sauce

When you buy Redneck Riviera 1776 BBQ Sauce, you'll join Red Gold and John Rich, of Big&Rich, in the support of our heroes. Proceeds from each bottle go to Folds of Honor providing educational support to the children and spouses of those that have fallen or have been disabled while serving our nation.

RISE Brewing Co.

Original Oat Milk

RISE Brewing Co. Original Oat Milk is love at first taste. It’s simple and pure using only 4 ingredients - simply organic oats, organic sunflowers, water and a dash of sea salt. It's creamy, slightly sweet and refreshingly smooth. Our Oat Milk is proudly Organic, Non-GMO and Gluten-Free.

Sarah’s Homegrown

Sarah’s Homegrown Agua Frescas

Sarah’s Homegrown makes their product with simple ingredients and nothing artificial. They promise to deliver made on the farm, high-quality, great-tasting beverages while continuing to preserve the land they love and support American farming communities.

Sevillo Fine Foods

Fire Roasted Mexican Street Corn

Sevillo Fine Foods frozen Fire Roasted Mexican Street Corn is made with super sweet yellow corn kernels individually roasted over an open flame for char-grilled flavor and appearance. The roasted corn is tossed in an elote style chipotle lime mayo sauce and quick frozen for freshness and crisp corn texture.

Tribe 9 Foods

Taste Republic Pre-Cooked Gluten-Free Cauliflower Gnocchi

Taste Republic gluten-free pre-cooked cauliflower gnocchi has the form and shape of traditional Italian potato gnocchi but with an added twist. Loaded with cauliflower, this gnocchi will not only delight on both taste and pillowy texture – it also delivers about one full serving of vegetables in each 6oz portion!

Tyson Foods Inc

Jimmy Dean® Sausage Tots

Jimmy Dean® Sausage Tots combine two of patrons’ favorite foods, meat, and potatoes into a savory bite. Allow consumers to bite into a delicious Jimmy Dean Sausage coated in a crunchy potato breading exterior. Excite taste buds and satisfy cravings with the new portable offering.

Tyson Foods Inc

Tyson® NAE Fully Cooked Boneless Thigh Wings

A patented boneless, skinless whole muscle chicken thigh uniquely cut to look and eat like a bone-in wing, giving consumers the tender, juicy taste of bone-in wings without the mess. There's never been any wing like it.


Belle Chevre

Belle Chevre Cream Cheeses

Belle Chevre's Cream Cheeses are the latest innovation from a company that focuses on ancient recipes made modern with creative twists. These new cheeses are premium, healthful choices that meet modern consumers’ demand for authentically made, clean-label products.

Beyond Meat

Beyond Breakfast Sausage

Beyond Breakfast Sausage is made from simple, plant-based ingredients. Peas and rice provide the protein; coconut oil ensures mouthwatering juiciness and chew. Just like all other Beyond Meat products, this breakfast sausage is free of gluten, soy, GMOs, and artificially produced ingredients.


Gluten Free Detroit & Chicago Style Pizza Mixes

Artisan gluten free dough mixes for authentic Detroit, Chicago, and pan style pizzas as well as focaccia, table breads—even cinnamon rolls. Also free from corn, soy, nuts, and eggs.

Brooklyn Food & Beverage

Moshi Yuzu Sparkling Drink

Moshi Yuzu Sparkling drink line highlights yuzu, the uniquely aromatic Japanese citrus, in a fizzy and refreshing RTD beverage. Native to Japan, yuzu is tricky to grow but incredibly rewarding for its flavor. Moshi’s Yuzu Sparkling drink line is all-natural and made with 100% yuzu juice imported directly from Japan.


CAULIPOWER Chicken Tenders

CAULIPOWER’s better-for-you frozen Chicken Tenders feature a veggie-forward, golden, crispy coating, packed with cauliflower and other gluten-free goodness. The premium chicken is all natural, cage-free, and raised without antibiotics. CAULIPOWER Chicken Tenders are available in two flavors: Original and Spicy(ish).


Gardein Crabless Cake

Gardein™ Crabless Cakes feature a luxurious texture and mouthwatering taste of the ocean. They’re the perfect size for an upscale sandwich or entrée, or simply swap them into your existing crab cake dishes for a quick vegan option.

Eclipse Foods

Eclipse Ice Cream

Eclipse Foods makes plant-based dairy products that are indistinguishable from conventional dairy, starting with a liquid ice cream/soft-serve base. The product is free of common allergens, gums, gels, stabilizers, and GMOs. Eclipse sells neutral, vanilla, and chocolate liquid base, as well as frozen chocolate and vanilla tubs.

Eli's Cheesecake Co.

Goat Cheese Cheesecake

Tangy, rich, and not too sweet, this cheesecake is made with creamy goat cheese and cultured cream cheese, baked on a vanilla crumb crust and topped with goat cheese crumbles. It’s sweetened with honey produced by student bee keepers at the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences.

Eli's Cheesecake Co.

Strawberry Cheesecake Cubies

Tiny half-inch cubes of Eli’s rich and creamy cheesecake are baked on a graham crust and topped with real strawberry puree. Cubies make perfect mix-ins and dessert components, and also great for snacking.

Elmhurst 1925

Barista Editions

Elmhurst Barista Editions deliver a richer and creamier consistency than everyday plant milks, making it a better option for stirring into coffee and blending into the perfect foam for specialty coffee beverages. They’re made without artificial flavors, carrageenan, gums, oils or other emulsifiers, and are Certified Vegan, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified, dairy-free and OU Kosher.

Gourmet Culinary Partners

Roasted Cauliflower Au Gratin

Kabobs’ Roasted Cauliflower Au Gratin provides a side dish/accompaniment alternative to starches (potatoes, rice, etc.). Fresh cauliflower florets are combined with rich heavy cream, gruyere and cheddar cheeses, then accented with fresh garlic and offered pre-roasted, for a rustic visual presentation.

Grecian Delight Foods

Falafel Patties

Falafel I.Q.F. Patties are a trendy and authentic Mediterranean street food and plant-based protein. The same formula as the 2018 FABI award winning Falafel Fritters, in a convenient patty format. Featuring chickpeas, parsley, onions, cilantro, Serrano peppers, garlic, and spices. Patties are gluten free, vegan, halal, kosher, and clean label.

Impossible Foods

Impossible™ Pork Made From Plants

Impossible™ Pork Made from Plants is a delicious, juicy, and umami-rich meat made from plants–produced using a tiny fraction of the environmental impact of animal-derived pork. It contains no animal hormones or antibiotics, no gluten, 0 mg cholesterol, and is perfect in ground pork dishes, including spring rolls and dumplings.

Impossible Foods

Impossible™ Sausage Made From Plants

Impossible™ Sausage Made from Plants is savory, pre-seasoned meat that's perfect as a traditional breakfast accompaniment or pizza topping. Because it's made from plants, it contains 0 mg cholesterol, no gluten, and no animal hormones or antibiotics–and is lower in calories, total fat, and saturated fat than sausage derived from pigs.

J & J Snack Foods Corp.

SUPERPRETZEL® Soft Pretzel Fries

Soft Pretzel Fries from the #1 selling soft pretzel brand, SUPERPRETZEL®, offer a unique alternative to traditional fries. They provide a delicious, intriguing addition to menus as both a side item and appetizer.

Kronos Foods Corp.

KronoBROIL® Carvers Korean Barbecue Beef

KronoBROIL® Korean Barbecue Beef is a ground mixture of flavorful ingredients and spices; marinated in a sweet and spicy sauce of toasted sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, green onions with crushed red pepper to enhance flavor and texture. It is fully cooked via flame broiling which delivers added grilled flavor and tender bite from basting in its own juices while cooking. It is carved into random slices for convenient, heat & serve applications.

Kronos Foods Corp.

Kronos Chocolate Hummus

Chocolate hummus is made from sweet cocoa powder blended with chickpeas, tahini, sugar, and vanilla. It’s perfect for pairing with fresh fruit, nuts, and pretzels, and can also be used as a filling for crepes, spread on toast or crackers, or substituted for chocolate frosting.

La Colombe Coffee Roasters

Oatmilk Draft Latte

A plant-based dose of frothy, cold brew creaminess with the full taste and texture of a cold latte and none of the dairy. Made with ingredients like sustainably sourced oatmilk and cold brew, this beverage is best enjoyed chilled!

Mama LA's Kitchen

Mama La's Vegetable Pho Broth Concentrate

This all-natural, plant-based pho broth concentrate is made with fresh vegetables, an award-winning spice blend and hi-oleic sunflower oil, which has three times the vitamin E of extra virgin olive oil.

Miss Mary's Mix, Inc.

Miss Mary's Paloma Mix

The Paloma, Mexico's National Drink, is gaining steam in cocktail bars across the U.S. Miss Mary's Light & Natural Paloma mix offers a handcrafted, turn-key version, featuring fresh ingredients and bright essential oils.

PepsiCo Foodservice

Pure Leaf Cold Brew Tea

New Pure Leaf Cold Brew iced tea is made from leaves carefully selected by Pure Leaf Tea Masters. Its brewing time is three times longer, resulting in a smoother tasting iced tea.  Cold Brew comes in three flavors: Slightly Sweet Black Tea, Slightly Sweet Black Tea with Mango, and Unsweetened.

Red Gold

Huy Fong Sriracha Bloody Mary Mix

This premium cocktail mix is mildly sweet, with the infamous lingering heat of the Original Sriracha Hot Chili Sauce. Cut out recipe irregularity with this carefully crafted blend of sweet tomato flavor and heat!

Sabatino Truffles

Truffle Zest & Cheese Seasoning

Truffle Zest & Cheese Seasoning blends the FABI Award-winning Truffle Zest®, a powdered seasoning of Black Summer Truffles, with grated pecorino cheese. Sprinkle on French fries, popcorn, pizza, salad, and eggs.

Sempio Food Company

Yondu Vegetable Umami

Yondu is a vegetable umami sauce made from triple-fermented beans and umami-rich vegetables. It’s 100% natural, organic, vegan, gluten-free and non-GMO. Yondu adds instant savory flavor to any dish without an overpowering taste or color; a great alternative to fish sauce, bouillons, stocks and liquid aminos. Great for plant-based cooking.


Sliced Grilled Carrots

Originally sourced from Nantes, France these roasted carrots are prepared from fresh vegetables, which are thinly sliced, grilled, coated in oil, and seasoned with Mediterranean spices and herbs. They are sustainably sourced, 100% vegan, fresh, clean label, gluten-free, non-GMO, soy-free, palm oil-free and do not contain any preservatives.

Sweet Street Desserts

Zoe's Crush Manifesto Cookie

Zoe's Crush Manifesto Cookie is sweet with a subtle hint of savory. The crush of toffee, almonds, toasted sesame, candied ginger, single-origin Peruvian chocolate and delicate hint of miso make it umami. Certified gluten free.

Tyson Foods Inc

Jimmy Dean® Frittata Flats

Jimmy Dean® Florentine Frittata Flats are a flavorful blend of eggs, bacon, spinach and caramelized onion, creating a versatile menu item with a good source of protein. Conveniently sized and only three carbs each, they make a great bun replacement and are flavorful enough to be served as an entrée!

Tyson Foods Inc

Jimmy Dean® Morning Combos-Mini Maple Pancakes and Maple Sausage Bites

Help fuel on-the-go customers throughout the day. Classic breakfast fare in portable, bite-size pairings, from Jimmy Dean® Brand, the brand consumers recognize and trust. Flavorful mini maple pancakes and maple sausage bites are ready to eat from the package or heated in under 30 seconds for a tasty snack, anytime.

Wagshal's Imports

100% Iberico Cochinillo

The Iberico (commonly referred to as the pata negra) is considered to be the most prestigious breeds of pork in the world. These tender suckling pigs are 100% pure Iberico.

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