This year's BIOFACH Novelty Stand featured 629 new products. Visitors could vote for the Best New Product Award in seven categories. Next to freeze-dried fruits, protein-rich snacks and drinks we discovered more legume-based products — lupin beans are finally claiming their place back in our diet. Familiar, yet still quite niche ingredients like seaweed and hemp will appear in everyday products, for instance pesto.
Quite a few companies introduce a new trend for our supermarket shelves — products with a mission — while other products serve as great examples of of transparent and consumer engaging brands.
Berlin-based RETTERGUT, the winner of the "Other Dry Products" category, turns industry surplus into delicious soups and vegetable spreads and brings us one step closer to a food system where nothing gets wasted.
Rebelicious makes whole grain great again and disrupts the breakfast tables with healthier cornflakes and cereals for kids. Their products contain 40-50% less sugar than competitive products.
Fairment helps consumers turn their kitchens into fermentation labs and educate consumers about gut health with their starter kits and online academy.