Purely Pinole Named Finalist for Editor’s Choice Award

Industry: Food Manufacturing

Purely Pinole selected as a top finalist to receive the CPG Editor's Choice Award at SupplySide!

Santa Monica, CA (PRUnderground) August 25th, 2015

Purely Pinole™, the first brand to introduce the ancient Aztec power food pinole (pih-­‐nole) to the U.S. consumer, has been selected as a finalist to receive the CPG Editor’s Choice Award at SupplySide West 2015.

Five consumer packaged goods (CPG) products were selected by the SupplySide editorial team for achievements in innovation and market impact in 18 different categories.  Purely Pinole™ was named as a finalist in the functional food category.

Founders Angela Palmieri and Claudio Ochoa stated, “We are honored to have been selected as a finalist for this award. Given that Purely Pinole™ has yet to be released to the general public, it speaks volumes about the anticipation for this amazing, nutrient-­‐dense food in the marketplace. Consumers are demanding better choices, and Purely Pinole™ delivers great taste and 360 degree complete nutrition in an exciting new way.”

Upon release of the finalists Heather Granato, Vice President of Informa’s Global Health & Nutrition Network and panel lead, stated, “In considering hundreds of products, our team narrowed the field based on unique positioning and ability to serve consumers with truly cutting-­‐edge products.”

The 2015 SupplySide West CPG Editor’s Choice Award Presentations will be held on October 7 and 8 in Las Vegas, NV.

About Native State Foods, Inc.

Native State Foods is on a mission to provide better food for people and the planet by putting real nutrition back into the hands of consumers. Based in Santa Monica and co-founded by Claudio Ochoa and Angela Palmieri, the company is the first to introduce pinole, an ancient Aztec power food, to the U.S. market. The company’s Purely Pinole line of hot cereal and snacking products provides one-stop nutrition with 7g of protein, 7g of fiber, 40g of whole grains, and powerful antioxidants in every bowel. The line is also non-GMO, gluten free, and soy free. Native State Foods is a proud member of 1% For The Planet.

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