Sustainable Food Award finalists announced

Sustainable Food Award finalists announced

The awards program aims to give recognition to operators that are helping build a sustainable food industry. EcoTensil is finalist in the sustainable packaging category.

May 28, 2019

Ecovia Intelligence is announcing the finalists of the 2019 Sustainable Food Awards. The judging panel (comprised of an organic products firm, international food company, specialist research agency, packaging materials firm and media) has selected the following finalists, listed in alphabetical order:

Sustainable Packaging Finalists

  • EcoTensil (USA) with the EcoSpoon
  • VPZ Verpackungszentrum (Austria)
  • VegWare (UK)

GoPack with EcoSpoon 4 by EcoTensil

More about the EcoTensil finalist entry:  Convenience meets sustainability with an alternatives to the plastic spoon and cup

EcoSpoon®, the ground-breaking, renewable alternative to the plastic utensil by EcoTensil® was launched with the eco-friendlier grab-and-go IntegraFlex™ pop-open paperboard pouch.


One nifty fold creates a sturdy paperboard spoon made from silky smooth renewable SFI paperboard, similar to that of a paper cup.

EcoSpoon4 uses 55-80% less material than a plastic, bio-plastic or wood spoons!




Sustainability Pioneer Finalists


The sustainability pioneer award is given to an operator in the food industry that is a leader/pioneer in some aspect of sustainability.

  • Alara Wholefoods (UK)
  • Bio Foods (Sri Lanka)
  • Sophie's Kitchen (USA)

Sustainability Leadership Finalists

This award is given to an operator who leads in various aspects of sustainability. The organization is displaying overall leadership in sustainability rather than mastering only a few areas.

  • ABP Food Group (Ireland)
  • Bio Foods (Sri Lanka)
  • Cà Colonna (Italy)
The winner and runner-up in each award category will be announced at the Sustainable Food Awards reception in Amsterdam, Netherlands on June 13, 2019. The reception will take place at the Radisson Blu Amsterdam, hosted alongside the European edition of the Sustainable Foods Summit.