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Mediterranean Umami Wins IFT17 Food Expo Innovation Award

03:24 EDT 29 Jun 2017 | PR Newswire

ATLIT, Israel, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Salt of the Earth Ltd. is honored to announce that its flagship sodium-reduction ingredient, Mediterranean Umami, won an IFT17 Food Expo Innovation Award. The award will be granted at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Awards Ceremony on June 25, 2017.

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Mediterranean Umami received the award for outstanding innovation. The ingredient solves the challenge of reducing sodium significantly in processed foods while being 100% natural and clean-label. Mediterranean Umami is an "on-trend" sodium-reduction solution, possessing a great umami flavor profile. It allows product developers to formulate across a range of lower-sodium applications, from meats, soups and sauces to bakery and ready-meals. Its unique blend of simple, consumer-friendly ingredients include natural vegetable extracts and sea-salt.

The IFT17 Food Expo Innovation Awards program-inaugurated in 2007-honors "outstanding innovation in products, ingredients, applications, instruments, equipment, technology, and services." A panel of eight jurors from industry, academia, and government, with expertise in ingredients, product development, processing and packaging technology, and food safety, reviewed all entries before voting for Salt of the Earth's Mediterranean Umami.

"We are honored to receive this prestigious innovation award for our sodium-reduction ingredient," says Dovik Tal, CEO of Salt of the Earth. "IFT is the premier organization for the food industry, and this recognition highlights the awareness of the need for significant sodium reduction and the importance of effective natural and clean-label solutions for the industry."

About IFT

Founded in 1939, the Institute of Food Technologists is committed to advancing the science of food. Our non-profit scientific society-more than 17,000 members from more than 95 countries-brings together food scientists, technologists and related professionals from academia, government, and industry. For more information, please visit ift.org.    

About Salt of the Earth 

With innovation and quality as its driving principles, Salt of the Earth has been producing sustainable sea salt solutions for the global food industry since 1922. Salt of the Earth's customers span more than 30 countries on 5 continents. The company controls and tracks sustainable salt resources and works to promote balanced salt consumption through innovative sodium reduction solutions.

Company contact:
Salt of the Earth
Ms. Revital Ben Shachar
Global Marketing Director  
Tel: +972-4-9549531
E-mail: sales@saltoftheearthltd.com
http://www.saltoftheearthltd.com  

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NutriPR
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Tel: +972-9-9742893
E-mail: liat@nutripr.com
Twitter: @LiatSimha
http://www.nutripr.com

SOURCE Salt of the Earth Ltd.

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