Mann’s Culinary Cuts win Edison Award
Mann Packing’s Culinary Cuts line has been selected as a winner for a 2017 Edison Award for Innovation in the Food & Beverage category. The Edison Awards is an international contest recognizing innovative achievements across industries.
Mann’s Culinary Cuts is a line of fresh vegetables cut into distinctive shapes. The vegetables can be used for a pasta swap and are free from preservatives and gluten, according to Mann Packing. The product line, which includes Cauliflower Cauliettes, Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potato Ribbons and Butternut Squash Zig Zags, are washed and ready-to-eat. Mann Packing recommends the vegetables for multiple uses such as side dishes, stir-fry’s, appetizers, desserts and casseroles.
Culinary Cuts are veggie pasta swap products available nationwide and are backed with promotions and merchandising support to educate consumers and spur sales. The Butternut Squash Zig Zags and Sweet Potato Ribbons are two of the fastest selling branded squash and sweet potato items where sold – AC Nielson 13 W/E_07/30/16.
“We are honored to be an Edison Award recipient for 2017,” said Gina Nucci, director of corporate marketing at Mann’s. “The quality of the companies at this event really demonstrates that businesses of all sizes are pushing forward in creative ways to meet consumer demands and maximize returns. Mann’s has always tested the boundaries in produce and to be recognized with this award is an affirmation of our spirit for innovation.”
The Edison Awards recognizes innovators in Applied Technology, Health & Wellness, Consumer Goods, and Energy & Sustainability, among others. To learn more about the awards and see a complete list of winners, visit: www.edisonawards.com/winners2017.php.