SEATTLE, March 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Vana Life Foods - Green Chickpea Superfood Ready to eat Meals have been selected as a finalist for the prestigious 2017 NEXTY Awards. The NEXTY Awards are presented at Natural Products Expo West, which is the leading food trade show in the natural, organic and healthy products industry. Over 70,000 industry professionals and 3,000 exhibitors attend the show at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California. Vana's Green Chickpea are one of three finalists in the "Best New Packaged Food" category. The awards are judged on three criteria: innovation, inspiration, and integrity. According to the NEXTY Awards' website, "These are products that show truly creative thinking and execution; adhere to a mission with wide-reaching potential; or take a new approach to clean ingredients, sustainability, or transparency.
Vana Life Legume Bowls harness the nourishing power of one of the earth's most incredible superfoods: VANA's green chickpea. Their non-GMO, USA-grown chickpeas are picked fresh off the vine in their optimal state, which means they're still green and brimming with protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals.
But Vana LIfe Food's know that being truly healthful is more than a simple nutritional breakdown. It's also about using sustainable ingredients and earth-friendly production methods. It means enjoying whole foods that are as tasty as they are healthy. So for their Legume Bowls, they called on their favorite chefs to pair VANA's green chickpea superfoodTM with high-quality ingredients and fresh, internationally inspired flavors like chipotle, chimichurri, kale potato rosemary and coconut lime cilantro.
Then they package up all that goodness in an innovative BPA-free pouch that converts to a bowl so you can eat it anytime, anywhere. Just tear, heat, and eat. No muss, no fuss.
Vana LIfe Foods is driven to educate consumers and enrich their lives with our Green Chickpea Superfood TM ready to eat meals!
About Vana Life Foods: Vana Life Foods green chickpeas are grown on small, family-run farms in the USA. These plants naturally replenish nitrogen in the soil leaving it healthier and richer. Vana Life Foods love giving back to the earth, and investing in the farmers who nurture our crops.
A green chickpea is a garbanzo bean harvested from the vine in its optimal nutritional state that is immediately blanched and flash frozen to preserve all its inherent goodness. That's because when it's green, the flavorful young legume is packed with protein, fiber, A, B, and C vitamins, and minerals—while being low in fat, saturated fat, and cholesterol. Basically, it's a superfood at its best.
Vana LIfe Foods commitment to earth-friendly methods starts with a non-GMO chickpea seed and extends to the production of our BPA-free pouches. They produce everything in the USA at a facility dedicated to recycling water, energy-efficient practices, and producing the lowest possible carbon emissions
It's all part of the Vana Life simple philosophy: food should be wholesome, delicious, and sustainable.
Vana LIfe Foods source the highest-quality ingredients to bring you food that's always nourishing and always delicious—in a convenient built-in bowl.
Join the movement. Stop by and sample our Superfoods at the Expo West Hilton Pavilion Both H914.
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