IFEX Philippines recognizes daring and creative food products in Katha Awards 2022

The International Food Exhibition (IFEX) Philippines resumed the onsite trade show after two and half years of lockdown with the pandemic. Daring and creative companies on food exports were recognized during the Katha Awards 2022.

Katha Awards seeks to “strengthen the reputation of the Philippines as a go-to destination for globally competitive Asian food and ingredients by recognizing brands or companies that present new flavor profiles, innovative ideas, unique food fusions, and creative packaging methods in their food products.”

This year’s Katha Awardees for major categories are the following:

  1. Beverages – SOL’S ITALIAN FOOD’s Rafael Coconut Cream Liqueur
  2. Fine Food and Specialties – MIGUELITO’S INTERNATIONAL CORP., Instant Puto Bumbong Mix
  3. Processed Fruits and Vegetables – Century Pacific Food Inc.’s unMEAT Luncheon Meat
  4. Baked Goods and Confectionaries – Theo and Philo’s Dark Chocolate Covered Cashew and Honey
  5. Snack Foods/Crisp Savoury Food – Innovative Packaging Industry Corp.’s Osh! Dipped Mango Crisps
  6. Meat and Poultry – Gulf Pacific Integrated Exports, Inc.’s Elarz Canned Meat
  7. Marine/Seafood – Fisher Farms, Inc.’s Fisherfarms Gourmet Fillet Sampler Box
  8. Natural Healthy and Organic – Pasciolo Agri Ventures’ Organic Coconut Aminos

More trade shows/exhibition of Filipino products are expected to take place with the imminent end of pandemic; a good indicator for economic recovery. KJDA

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