Innovators in Snacks and Confectionary industry honoured at yummex Middle East Innovation Awards

Sep 19 2017

Global innovators within the snack and confectionary industry were rewarded for their cutting-edge innovation, at the yummex Middle East Innovation Awards, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC). The awards recognised the international innovation of sweets, snacks and chocolates at the 11th edition of trade show yummex Middle East, organised by Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC), in partnership with Köelnmesse GmbH. The awards attracted entries from snack and confectionary companies across the world.

This year’s awards were judged by an independent jury of renowned experts. The criteria were based on the most innovative products within the four categories; Chocolate, Hard & Soft Candy, Bakery Products and Snacks.

The yummex Middle East Innovation Awards 2017 crowned four winners, each receiving praise for shaking up the category through their unique innovations.

The winners are:

• Best Bakery Products: Y3K, LLC – for Y3K cosmic cookie mousse - an ice cream that doesn’t require freezing
• Best Chocolate: Fitmeals GmbH – for Fitmeals protein chocolate - a sugar-free, vegan and high-protein chocolate
• Best Hard & Soft Candy: Blooming Foods FZCO – for Nom Nom Sours - halal-certified marshmallows
• Best Snacks: Agro Bio Seed – for caramoon - caramel fudge popcorn