The Specialty Food Association awarded companies best new product in a variety of categories.
The frozen pie kit comes with all the ingredients to assemble and bake pies. It includes three all-butter bottom and top pie crusts in a tin, three frozen fruit bags, and three bags of sugar and spice mixes. The pies can come together in under 10 minutes, according to the company.
Amasar’s Breadfruit Pancake and Waffle Mix is made from the breadfruit’s flour. The tropical fruit, which belongs to the mulberry and jackfruit family, contains nutrients and fiber, according to the company.
The company’s Black Truffle Salami is made from pork meat, blended with 5% Black Truffles from Périgord, France, and dry-cured for 90 days.
The Cassava Chips are made with harvested cassava, a root vegetable similar to a potato.
Chuao Chocolatier debuted a white chocolate bar, with the flavoring of carrot cake. The chocolate bar is made with cinnamon, nutmeg, walnuts and carrots.
Red Table Management’s Chingonas Salsa Macha is an oil-based chili crunch sauce from Veracruz, Mexico. It is made with a combination of dried chiles, garlic, nuts and seeds fried in an oil, then finely chopped.
Beecher’s Handmade Cheese launched its take on Mexican street corn, featuring the company’s Flagship cheese sauce on top of corn with serrano peppers.
Recoup Beverage Inc. released its Resilience Sparkling Hydration Beverage, with watermelon and ginger. The beverage supports muscle recovery and replenishes, with no caffeine crash, according to the company.
African Dream debuted Lemon & Garlic Peri-Peri Sauce, made with Thai chili pepper. The sauce comes in a 16.9-oz bottle and is gluten-free and vegan.
Nuovo Pasta Productions released its Ancient Grain Roasted Sweet Potato & Cauliflower Vegan Ravioli. The vegan pasta is made from miracolo, an ancient grain, and the sweet potato and cauliflower filling is blended with spinach, onion, garlic and seasonings.
New to the children’s food category is Snacking Veggies from Rick’s Picks. The savory cauliflower florets are a plant-based snack and come in 3-oz packages.
Rind launched its plant-based cheese made from carrots, which melts like dairy cheese, according to the company.
Little Green Cyclo released Premium Vietnamese Coffee Coconut Mocha, a plant-based variety of the popular caffeinated beverage. The coffee is flavored with chocolate, caramel and coconut.
Freedom Foods launched its allergen-free Chocolate Brownie Pie Crust, which is made from upcycled ingredients from the company’s brownie products.
The 2022 show saw companies debut better-for-you sweets.
New salty and sweet combinations took show by storm.