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      New food products introduced to the market

      Outcomes of the Consumer Engagement Labs went through complex processes of in-house development by the companies participating in the project. These processes involved the selection of the most promising product ideas, verification of their production potential, technical feasibility and commercial attractiveness. The successful market introductions of 30 products in 19 European countries (as of December 2023) showcase the creative potential of consumers as key actors in the food sector:

      Jerusalem artichoke puree with sweet potato and walnut

      Пюре от гулия със сладък картоф и орехи

      Produced by Venets.T / Венец.Т,
      Scientific partner: University of Food Technologies, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

      Healthy vegetable paste, that can be used as a dip, spread, or eaten as a side dish, combines flavours of pureed Jerusalem artichoke, sweet potatoes, and walnuts creating a savoury base for multiple dishes.

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      Cidrani Kombuchaga Essence with coffee

      Cidrani Kombuchaga esencija s kavom
      Produced by Cidrani, , Croatia

      Kombuchaga Essence combines the best qualities of fermented drink with the deep aroma of coffee. Its acidic taste profile is familiar and pleasing for older adults as they associate fermentation with traditional foods from childhood. The format of the product is lightweight making it convenient to shop, carry and store at home. Packaging is easy to open and includes instructions to make it even more convenient for consumers.

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      Produced by BIOCEN Laboratories,

      Scientific partner: University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague

      Czech Republic

      CHEERS is a dietary supplement that comes in handy “shots” full of vitamins fortified with herbal extracts made to enhance immunity and allow better stress adaptation.

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      Smooth almond porridge

      Jemná mandlová kaše

      Produced by ŠUFÁNEK,

      Czech Republic

      Smooth almond porridge answers to nutritious needs of older consumers in the same way as it ensures their oral and dental comfort. Thanks to unique technology of grinding, the newly proposed product offers ultimate smoothness of the porridge combined with the rich nutrition content ensured by almond butter and almond flour.

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      Curd dessert with Jerusalem artichoke and honey

      Maapirni-mee kohupiimamaiu

      Produced by Pajumäe Talu,

      Scientific partner: BioCC, Tartu


      New dairy product high in fibre and inulin gourmet combination of curd, Jerusalem artichoke, honey, and walnuts offers a healthy and locally sourced snack making it a valuable supplement to a daily diet.

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      Sausage with Greek herbs

      Λουκάνικο με ελληνικά μυρωδικά

      Produced by E.G. PASSIAS / Ε.Γ. ΠΑΣΣΙΑΣ,

      Scientific partner: American Farm School, Thessaloniki


      Low in fat and nitrates free, but rich in flavour thanks to a unique mix of endogenous Greek herbs and spices obtained from small farmers, poultry Bratwurst Mini Sausages offer a healthy and sustainable alternative for popular meat products.

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      TRATA Salad pocket with quinoa, tuna, fruits and herbs

      Produced by KONVA,


      Trata salad pocket with quinoa, tuna, fruits and herbs offers unique taste and flavour by combining fish with sweat pineapples and peaches. Such unexpected combination revives the recipe form the 50s that revokes childhood memories of older consumers. The product addresses nostalgic memories of once popular homemade food in Greece. It also contains much less salt that other products from the same category, making it available for consumers minding their salt consumption.

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      Nostalgic, The Bread of Small Greek Producers

      Νοσταλγικό, Το ψωμί των Μικρών Ελλήνων Παραγωγών

      Produced by Small Greek Producers,


      The bread offered by Small Greek Producers is made of reborn local varieties of cereals and legumes. It uses ingredients that are not widely merchandised such as sourdough starter with hop flowers. Next, the product respects the preferences of older consumers by using yeast with basil holy water, that is popular among smaller bakeries but has not been used on the bigger scale yet.

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      Sliced sweet potato bread with spicy crumbs

      Szeletelt, édesburgonyás vendégváró kenyérke fűszeres morzsával

      Produced by Alba Kenyér,

      Scientific partner: Budapest University of Technology and Economics


      With soft inside and crispy crust Hungarian loaf combines the best qualities of traditional sourdough bread making with an innovative flavour of sweet potatoes and a variety of savoury toppings.

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      Carob Snack

      Carrubo Snack

      Produced by Valle Fiorita,

      Scientific partner: University of Bari Aldo Moro


      Carob Snack is an aperitif cracker made of raw vegetables, enriched by a superfood ingredient - carob flour. Low in calories and rich in calcium and fibre, it is a healthy choice for all customers craving for a crispy bite.

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      Produced by Sestre,


      Blueberry, Apple and Carubba juice recommended for women is designed to help older women keep balanced diet and lower the risk of osteoporosis. Juice is enriched with the Vitamin D, which helps reducing the loss of bone mineral in post-menopausal women. Similarly, calcium helps to reduce the risk of osteoporotic bone fracture caused by low bone mineral density.

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      Vegetable paste with spirulina

      Dārzeņu pasta ar spirulīnu

      Produced by KEEFA,

      Scientific partner: Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies, Jelgava


      Vegetable paste with spirulina offers a healthy, gluten- and lactose-free gourmet vegetable-based alternative to meat and dairy bread toppings.

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      Pea-based curd cheese for breakfast

      Zirņu biezpiens brokastīm

      Produced by Got Foods,


      The pea-based curd cheese for breakfast serves as an innovative, upgraded version of a well-known Latvian product. It is familiar, yet has improved nutritional qualities. The vegetable-based curd has a good microbiome profile improving digestion, due to natural fermentation used in production processes.

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      Produced by Ekofrisa,

      Scientific partner: Kaunas University of Technology


      Grikola is a granola made of organic buckwheat (grikis in Lithuanian) coming in different colours from freeze-dried vegetable, fruit, and berries powders. Grikola produced with innovative technology gives the sensation of crunchiness without having to worry about teeth.

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      Healthy Beets

      Burak na zdrowie

      Produced by Folwark Wąsowo,

      Scientific partner: Poznan University of Life Sciences


      A spiced-up version of a traditional homemade dish with a healthy supplement. It combines a well-known recipe for a beetroot salad with a touch of exotic taste thanks to the fresh turmeric and ginger, zhuzhed up by collagen.

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      Parsnip & lentils with gravy

      Pasternak i soczewica w marynowanych pieczarkach

      Produced by LYOFOOD,


      A vegan readymade meal that is gluten and lactose free, making it easy to digest and prevents inflammatory response. Older consumers value natural composition of the product, thus Parsnip & lentils with gravy does not contain any additives. Thanks to lyophilisation, proposed meal keeps the best nutritious qualities. Its composition is tailored to specific needs of older consumers and their dietary requirements.

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      Balance Biscuits

      Bolachas Equilíbrio

      Produced by SONAE/Continente,, & Vieira de Castro,

      Scientific partner: National Institute For Agricultural and Veterinary Research (INIAV), Oeiras


      Balance biscuits offer consumers tasty yet nutritionally responsible, low in fat, sugar, and salt whole-grain biscuits that will be perfect to enjoy alone or share with loved ones.

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      Noble pork ham Gourmeticus Academicum Senior

      Sunca Gourmeticus Academicum Senior

      Produced by Agronomia Agro Food Innovation,

      Scientific partner: Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca


      Ham is made of high-quality pork, sourced locally, with a twist of hot pepper jam, combining the best sweet and spicy flavours.

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      fit4you Breakfast mash for seniors

      fit4you Raňajková kaša pre seniorov

      Produced by Maxim Pharm,

      Scientific partner: Slovak University of Agriculture


      fit4you Breakfast mash for seniors is rich in collagen and fibre hypoallergenic buckwheat based breakfast idea packed in convenient single-portioned bags.

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      Lejka zlejvanka

      Lejka zlejvanka

      Produced by Bevo,

      Scientific partner: University of Ljubljana


      Lejka zlejvanka is a protein-rich and low cholesterol variation on a well-known, traditional Slovenian dish. A healthy base made of buckwheat and chickpea allows consumers to tailor their dish to their preferences.

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      Tuna pâté with piquillo peppers

      Crema de pimientos de piquillo con atún

      Produced by Iberitos,

      Scientific partner: University of Extremadura, Badajoz


      Pâté of original flavour embedded in Extremadura culinary heritage yet difficult to recreate at home, packed in a jar suitable for 1-2 people to be used as tapas, an appetizer, or a snack for small households.

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      Boletus with truffle pâté

      Crema de boletus con trufa

      Produced by Iberitos,

      Scientific partner: University of Extremadura, Badajoz


      Pâté of original flavour embedded in Extremadura culinary heritage yet difficult to recreate at home, packed in a jar suitable for 1-2 people to be used as tapas, an appetizer, or a snack for small households.

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