Food and Beverage Awards
The FABI Awards program is 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 2023 National Restaurant Association Show to taste several years of FABI award winning products.
Members of the expert panel of judges will be leading a discussion at the Education Super Center Session, Breaking New Ground in Food & Beverage on Sunday at 10am. Be sure to swing by the FABI Tasting sessions on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. A different group of awardees will be featured on each day, making this spot the best destination for FABI fans.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2022 FABI AWARDS RECIPIENTS
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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™ 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 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.
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 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 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—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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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® 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 - 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.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FABI AWARDS 2021 RECIPIENTS
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Elmhurst Barista Editions deliver a richer and creamier consistency than everyday plant milks, perfect 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, are Certified Vegan, gluten-free, Non-GMO Project Verified, dairy-free and OU Kosher.
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.
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.
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.
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® 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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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® 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.
CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF THE 2020 FABI AWARD RECIPIENTS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
KronoBROIL® Carvers Korean Barbecue Beef
KronoBROIL® Carvers Korean Barbecue Beef is ground and seasoned with zesty herbs and spices, then blended in a sweet soy sauce with toasted sesame. It is flame broiled and carved with innovative technology delivering random sliced appearance for convenient, heat & serve applications.
Kronos Chocolate Hummus
Sweet cocoa powder blended with chickpeas, tahini, sugar and vanilla. Perfect for pairing with fresh fruit, nuts and pretzels. It can also be used as a filling for crepes, spread on toast or crackers or substitute chocolate frosting for a better-for-you cake.
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™ 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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