The cereal Tritordeum receives a new recognition from the food sector. This time, Tritordeum has been nominated as a finalist in the Food Matters Live Awards 2018, in the category of “Best Better-for-You Ingredient of the Year”.

Food Matters Live is an annual event that brings together professionals from the food, beverage and nutrition sectors from around the world. The current edition will take place from November 20 to 22 in Excel, London, and will feature a variety of seminars, talks and exhibitors. An ideal forum to share ideas, discover innovations and deepen insight into new trends in the diets of the future.

As part of the event, the Food Matters Live Awards are held, which recognize the latest developments and initiatives in the sector with special emphasis on health and sustainability. The finalists of the 12 categories of this year have already been revealed and Tritordeum has been included – along with 5 other finalists – in the category “Best Better-for-You Ingredient of the Year”.

The winners will be announced on November 21 at the event’s conference theatre Twenty-four experts from the food and beverage industry form the jury that will be in charge of testing, evaluating each product and giving the verdict.

In June of this same year, Tritordeum won the prize in the category “Sustainable Ingredient”, within the Sustainable Food Awards 2018, in Amsterdam.

“It is an honour that Tritordeum is once again recognized by the industry as a new ingredient that makes a difference at a nutritional, social and environmental level. This nomination also helps us take our first steps in the British market, “says Veronica Guerra, head of communications and marketing at Agrasys.